Mr. Todd Clarke is the owner of the New Mexico Apartment Advisors and Cantera Consultants & Advisors. He is the co-founder of the Commercial Association of Realtors in New Mexico and has been an international instructor for the CCIM institute, opening up the eastern European and Chinese markets for commercial real estate education. In the last dozen years he has taught more than 4,000 students in 173 courses, a half dozen of which he has authored. For the last 23 years he has focused his brokerage efforts on apartments in the Southwest, and he has listed and sold more than 10,000 units. As a consultant, he has handled thousands of property tax protests involving more than $1 billion, winning 97 percent of his cases with an average penalty reduction of 27 percent.