Our Professionals

Scott A. Blumfield, Broker/Owner



Mr. Blumfield is the Broker/Owner of Catalyst Commercial, a Montana-based commercial real estate firm, focused on sales, leasing and consulting services for clients throughout Montana. Catalyst currently has local agents and a network of affiliated brokers around the state and nationwide.


Scott has been in the commercial real estate field for over 10 year following 16 successful years in the computer software industry, working for firms such as Sunguard, SAS and SAP, until deciding to move back to Montana. He has negotiated a wide range of transactions including leases, leases with equity participation, build-to-suits, purchases, sales and sale/leasebacks. There are only a handful of commercial-only brokers in Montana so brokers are required to be knowledgeable in all verticals from industrial, retail, multifamily and office, and work with local and national clients, alike.


Mr. Blumfield graduated from the University of Montana in 1989 with a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration with an emphasis in Marketing.


Neil Fortier, Residential Real Estate Specialist


Neil is the Director of Real Estate Development at NeighborWorks Great Falls. He has extensive experience in residential real estate and a passion for helping individuals and families find the right home. Originally from Grand Forks, ND, Neil graduated from the University of North Dakota and enjoys spending time with his family; especially outdoors.


Allison Smith, Real Estate Specialist & Brokerage Assistant


Allison focuses on assisting Mr. Blumfield and agents with daily tasks. She specializes in commercial leasing, market analysis, marketing, commercial and residential sales. She has extensive experience in administration, human resources, finance, customer service, office and property management.



Ryan Pachek, Commercial Real Estate Specialist


Ryan Pachek exemplifies integrity, energy, hard work and creativity in every detail of your real estate transaction. Ryan was born and raised in Great Falls. He attended the University of Montana before returning to Great Falls to work in his family businesses. For the past 20 years, Ryan has managed commercial properties as well as owned and operated successful restaurants, bars and casinos. His comprehensive knowledge of every aspect of the Great Falls commercial real estate market ensures that his clients’ goals are met. Ryan is a family man with a devotion to his wife and 3 children. Most weekends find him cheering at soccer matches, swim meets and basketball games or enjoying the great Montana outdoors. Four words you can count on from Ryan Pachek: integrity, commitment, passion and fun.


Jason Hufford, Commercial Real Estate Specialist


Jason Hufford is a Commercial Real Estate Agent specializing in Industrial, Retail and Multi- family Development in all markets in and around Great Falls.

Jason is a life-long resident of Great Falls. He attended CMR high School and went on to The University of Montana and earned a BA in Finance with a minor in Marketing in 1997. Jason joined the team at Catalyst Commercial in December 2017, after a 15 year career as a Market Maker/ Intuitional Trader at D.A.Davidson & Company. He has owned and operated a successful Nightclub/Bar/Casino since 2009.

Jason is focused on building his business around solid core values: Hard work, market knowledge, doing his homework, commitment to the win-win mindset and dedication to you, the customer.