SHERMAN OAKS, CA – May 3, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — The Berzack Group, led by its President, Warren Berzack, has joined Lee & Associates – LA North/Ventura, Inc., a full-service commercial real estate brokerage firm and member of the Lee & Associates group of companies, specializing in multifamily investment sales throughout the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles markets.
Warren Berzack joins Lee & Associates as Principal and retains his title of President of The Berzack Group, which will continue to operate under the Lee umbrella. One of the San Fernando Valley’s top producers, Berzack has transacted in excess of one-half billion dollars in sales. He was formerly with Investment Real Estate Associates for 10 years where he was a Vice President and among the top agents every year since 2003. He was most recently honored as Top Broker.
“Warren and The Berzack Group are a perfect fit with Lee’s entrepreneurial business model,” said Mike Tingus, President of Lee & Associates-LA North/Ventura. “Warren has built an impressive multifamily investments business over the past 10 years, and the Lee platform will allow him to expand on that tremendous success.”
The Berzack Group brings over 50 years of combined experience with particular expertise in multifamily and triple net, single-tenant retail properties. The team has extensive experience assisting clients to transition from multi-family to management- free NNN assets and facilitating 1031 exchanges.
Berzack will be joined by his partner, Stephen Geiger, who maintains decades of comprehensive, in-depth real estate experience and began working with Berzack two years ago.
“Stephen’s years of experience working in the Los Angeles North and Southern California markets make him a great addition to our multi-housing investments group,” Tingus added. “When you can add a team with this kind of proven track record, it’s just a winning combination.”
Berzack has garnered numerous accolades in his stellar career including the Top Gun Award from GE/Trustreet Properties. He is also active in the Jewish Federation and a longstanding member of its Real Estate and Construction Division.
Glen Kutsovsky and Slavic Zlatkin will also be joining The Berzack Group at Lee as Associates specializing in multifamily investments. Both were formerly with The Berzack Group at Investment Real Estate Associates.
“We are truly excited to join the multifamily team at Lee & Associates,” said Berzack. “We look forward to continuing and building on our group’s success here.”
About Lee & Associates – LA North/Ventura, Inc.
Celebrating more than 30 years of leadership in the commercial real estate industry, Lee & Associates®, is the largest broker-owned commercial real estate provider in the nation with 42 offices in California, Arizona, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, Texas and Wisconsin. Lee & Associates-LA North/Ventura, Inc., a member of the Lee & Associates group of companies, provides industrial, office, retail and multifamily/investment brokerage services across the San Fernando Valley, Conejo Valley, Antelope Valley and throughout Ventura County. Lee & Associates’ clients enjoy a comprehensive range of commercial real estate services including: sales and leasing; real estate investment consulting, property acquisition, disposition and 1031 exchange transactions; tenant representation and relocation, land assemblage, site selection, mixed-use and urban in-fill, property and portfolio evaluation and market research. Founded in Sherman O aks in 1994, Lee & Associates-LA North/Ventura now operates four California offices including Calabasas, Ventura County and Antelope Valley. For more information, contact us in the San Fernando Valley at 818.986.9800; in Ventura County at 805.626.1200; or in Antelope Valley at 661.341.3300. Or visit us online at www.lee-associates.com.