PASADENA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lee & Associates Pasadena has announced that John Berger, longtime veteran of Southern California commercial real estate, has joined the Pasadena office as a Founding Principal.
“We are especially pleased that John has joined our team. His experience and expertise in helping businesses and individuals with acquisitions, dispositions and leasing of commercial properties in the greater Los Angeles area is phenomenal. He is a welcome addition to our local and national platform,” said Christopher Larimore, founding principal of Lee & Associates Pasadena.
Before joining Lee & Associates Pasadena, Berger was a Senior Vice President with Coldwell Banker Commercial Advisors for almost 10 years. Prior to that, he was a financial advisor with Morgan Stanley in its Private Client Wealth Management division. There, he worked closely with individuals and families regarding the oversight and management of their liquid assets. John then served as an Investment Advisor for the UBS Private Client Group, as a part of one of the most successful teams in the region.
During his commercial real estate career, Berger negotiated a number of significant transactions, including the 83,000-square-foot Community Bank Pasadena headquarters relocation in 2014. In addition, he has represented numerous tenants and investors in the Pasadena, Glendale, Burbank and surrounding areas markets.
A graduate of USC with a BS in Business Administration with an emphasis on Finance, Berger is an active member of the community, volunteering for numerous charities and currently serving on the Board of Trustees of Chandler School. He resides in Altadena with his wife and two daughters.
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