Staff   |   Career Opportunities   |   Privacy Policy

Sanna Phinney
Certified Exchange Specialist®
1031 Asset Exchange, LLC
President and Founder

Sanna Phinney founded 1031 Asset Exchange, a national Qualified Intermediary firm, in 2003. She has been actively involved in various aspects of the real estate industry for over 25 years. For the past 16 years her focus has been facilitating 1031 tax deferred exchanges and managing company operations. She specializes in reverse and construction exchanges, as well as delayed exchanges, for both real and personal property transactions. Her enthusiasm for her business fosters her goal of making 1031 exchanges easy for clients to save their tax dollars and grow their wealth.

Sanna received her Certified Exchange Specialist® designation in 2003. She is actively involved with the Federation of Exchange Accommodators (FEA) and is currently serving as the Chair of the FEA's Certification Council for Certified Exchange Specialists®. This Council consists of a panel of up to 16 experts who represent a cross section of the qualified intermediary industry who develops the eligibility requirements and examination materials for the CES® designation. She also participates as a Board Member for the Commercial and Industrial Division of the Central Oregon Association of Realtors and for the Central Oregon Chapter of the Oregon Escrow Council. She is an active member of the Rotary Club of Bend.

Sanna frequently teaches continuing education classes on 1031 exchanges. If you would like more information on upcoming classes or if you would like to request a class, please contact us at