Steven Gentry, a Commercial Real Estate Attorney
Gentry represented banks in large commercial real estate loan transactions and provided advice and counsel regarding business law issues to both businesses and individuals.
Gentry spent two seasons as a key member of Gonzaga University, helping them win West Coast regular season and tournament championships as well as reaching the Sweet 16 this year. Gentry previously made his mark as a walk-on for Gonzaga during the 2000s.
Early Life and Education
Steven Gentry grew up in Corbin, Kentucky where his parents instilled him with strong work ethics and an undying devotion to family. These values propelled him towards reaching his goals in life – whether at his job or attending car shows with his wife Donnella.
He participated in three years at Xavier University as a player, helping lead them to three conference championships during his time there. Additionally, he taught and coached at Withrow and Lockland high schools – winning multiple Cincinnati Hills League coach of the year awards during this period.
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Steven Gentry has over three decades of experience practicing commercial real estate law and has extensive knowledge in a variety of commercial transactions such as land acquisition and sale transactions, leasing agreements and redevelopment projects. Additionally, Steven is also active in litigation regarding real estate such as property disputes and foreclosure proceedings.
Gentry has served on coaching staffs at Lakota East, Papillion La Vista South and Ohio Northern University. Among his proteges have been two All-SLC performers and a former Division III sectional champion.
Gentry was a four-season assistant coach at Gonzaga, winning two West Coast Conference regular season and tournament championships and three appearances in the NCAA Second Round Tournament. Additionally, he held positions at Stephen F. Austin and Oklahoma State universities.
Achievement and Honors
Gentry was a four-year student at Gonzaga under coach Mark Few, winning back-to-back West Coast Conference titles and twice qualifying for the NCAA Tournament. Gentry also was part of Few’s 2006 national championship squad.
Gentry excelled as a standout player at Deer Park High School and led them to a 29-0 state title during his sophomore season, being honored as three-time Cincinnati Hills League Player of the Year and District Champion as well as being recognized with two All-State nods.
At Illinois, Gentry oversaw schematic changes that improved both defense and offense for his team. He mentored players such as Khris Middleton from Texas A&M and Thomas Walkup from Stephen F. Austin; before joining SFA’s staff for four years as assistant coach Brad Underwood’s team – four of those years included SFA as well.
Steve was an outstanding husband, father, son, brother and friend to many. His presence will be deeply missed by those he touched – particularly his family and the University of Kentucky basketball fans, he would not miss a game and memorize all players names each season!
Gentry joined Gonzaga’s coaching staff as an assistant coach under Mark Few in 2021, serving in roles such as recruiting and on-court coaching. Gentry helped the Bulldogs post an undefeated 28-4 record and reach their seventh consecutive Sweet Sixteen appearance during his inaugural year on staff. Gentry previously served at Stephen F Austin where he mentored players like Khris Middleton and Thomas Walkup en route to becoming NBA players; as well as coaching high school basketball at Deer Park, Shroder Lockland and Withrow.
Gentry was instrumental in Aggie basketball’s early successes during his four seasons as video coordinator, helping guide them to four consecutive NCAA Tournament berths. He was responsible for scheduling, recruiting database management and correspondence, scouting programs, camps and various administrative duties.
He played four seasons under coach Mark Few at Gonzaga, contributing to their 107 wins and 2006 Sweet Sixteen appearance. Additionally, he helped develop many future NBA players during this period.
Wisconsin Republican Sen. Ron Johnson disclosed a minimum net worth of $25 Million on his 2002 disclosure forms, including real estate holdings in Florida and California valued between $5 and $25 Million each; two Carlsbad properties valued between $1 Million and $5 Million as investments; and an estimated stock portfolio estimated between $1 Million and $5 Million. Unfortunately he did not establish a blind trust as some wealthy lawmakers do.