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Evan Sanderson

Chief Executive Officer


         As CEO of Duke City Property Investments Inc (DC) Evan’s primary duties include leading the organizations short- and long-term strategies. He oversees the growth of DC while strengthening the organization to ensure long term proficiency and profitability.  Among Evan’s talents, included and notable, is his talent for Investor Relations and Raising Capital. Evan is the face of the company and often represents DC at functions and in the public eye. Working with the other partners Evan analyzes the implied risks of investments and uses his experience to advise the team on how to mitigate risk while maximizing return. In Evan’s former life he was a career Fireman. The lessons and teachings from the Fire Service are readily abundant in Evan’s ability to alleviate risk, in his critical thinking and decision making, as well as leadership skills. Among other notables Evan helped to found Meraki Equity’s, the sister company DC. Evan is also the youngest Board member of one of his communities most generous charities Los Ojos De La Familia. Evan is a humble and servient leader who is obsessed with seeing his Team and Community WIN!

Joshua Maestas

Chief Operating Officer


          As a native New Mexican and property owner in Albuquerque, it is with great confidence that Joshua believes there is no place quite like the Land of Enchantment. Due to his extensive knowledge of Albuquerque and the surrounding areas, Josh is equipped with the expertise to assist clients in making the best possible decision when it comes to buying and selling homes. Furthermore, Josh has specialized training in real estate negotiation and investment management.  Whether it comes to buying your first home, your family home, or your last home, Josh is here to assist. With a passion for investing and all things real estate, Josh is always an essential part of your team in your next real estate venture. 


Jarett Tigges

Chief Financial Officer


           Jarett Tigges is the Chief Financial Officer of Duke City Property Investments as well as a co-founder of Duke City’s sister company, Meraki Equity. Before beginning his career in real estate, Jarett obtained his bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of New Mexico. His degree, coupled with three years of work experience at Sandia National Laboratories gives him the ability to analyze and understand complex data and problems. Jarett focuses on strategic financial planning, investment underwriting, and equity/debt management within the company. Through real estate, Jarett hopes to improve the neighborhoods we invest in and his community as a whole. His main passion in life is to create abundance for those around him, whether through health, lifestyle, or financial freedom. 

Cody Leslie

Acquisitions Lead


            Cody Leslie is a high energy, enthusiastic, and kind person whose love for real estate and people is quite obvious after meeting him. As a child, Cody grew up around real estate his entire life and has felt a strong pull towards the business of real estate from a young age. Cody has been aligned with Duke City Property Investments since the age of 17, and has now come on as a full-time member of the team years later. Cody currently attends UNM part time and hopes of attaining his business degree while also working full time. His passion for sports and spending time with his family has taught him both the need for an unshakable work ethic, and taking time to be with those you love. His genuine care or people has brought him to Duke City Property Investments, where he prides himself on an alignment of personal and company core values. As Cody gets older his plan is to continue working as an real estate investor and broker and eventually work to run his own team or company in the future. He lives every day excited as he grows closer and closer to this goal. 


Amanda Sanderson



           Amanda Sanderson has spent over a decade in sale specific jobs and has realized that connecting with heart-beating people and building relationships drives her passion for life. What better way to fuel that passion then to help you find your Dream Home. Amanda strives to build trust and confidence by understanding your needs and wants first and foremost, which build the foundation of a great working relationship. Her thirst for knowledge and friendly approach allows her to connect with clients so they feel confident and assured that she can sell and/or find the home of their dreams. Born and raised in northern New Mexico, a graduate of Espanola Valley, and resident of the Duke City for the last ten years, Amanda is both familiar and knowledgeable of the area. Why choose anyone else when you can choose to work with someone who is driven and passionate about finding you the Home that you have been looking for.

Jason Marino

In-House Counsel

            Jason graduated from Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. with a bachelor’s degree in philosophy. He continued his education by attending Washington University in Saint Louis earning his juris doctor. He spent the next 10 years advising billion-dollar companies as a real estate attorney. Over the last decade, Jason and his wife have been investing in short-term and long-term rental properties both locally and internationally. His passion for real estate made collaboration with Duke City Property Investments a natural fit.

Evan Sanderson
Joshua Maestas
Jarett Tigges
Cody Leslie
Amanda Sanderson
Briana Lockman
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