Lee & Associates-LA North/Ventura Managing Director Jim Fisher Named Broker of the Year
Multifamily specialist among those honored at profit distribution luncheon
SHERMAN OAKS, CA – Mar. 26, 2015 – Lee & Associates-LA North/Ventura Managing Director and Principal Jim Fisher earned Broker of the Year honors, heading the list of the firm’s top producing brokers for 2014.
Fisher, a multifamily investment specialist, transacted in excess of $520 million in sales in 2014 to clinch the top spot.
Among the transactions he completed in 2014 was the sale of a 14-building multifamily portfolio in Los Angeles, San Diego, San Bernardino and Riverside counties to Los Angeles-based TruAmerica Multifamily. Fisher represented the seller JH Real Estate Partners, Inc., a Newport Beach, based private investor.
Also making the top producer list were Lee Principals, Mike Smith, a multifamily specialist, Scott Romick, an office sales and leasing specialist; Joe Jusko, an industrial specialist; Warren Berzack, a multifamily specialist; Grant Fulkerson, an industrial specialist; Jay Rubin, an office specialist; Mark Leonard, an office specialist; industrial specialists, John Ochoa SIOR and Grant Harris (tied for 9th place); and Associate Justin Cusumano, an investment specialist who also won Associate of the Year honors.
Presiding over the awards ceremony held at North Ranch Country Club in Thousand Oaks, Lee LA North/Ventura President Mike Tingus noted that the company surpassed its goals in 2014.
“Our top producers did a great job of increasing Lee’s market share in our trade areas,” Tingus said. “We picked up many new projects and we added a group of new clients that I am confident will be with us for many years to come.”
The top producers were treated to a weekend trip to The Alisal Guest Ranch & Resort in Solvang, CA.