Andrew Berk, a native of Los Angeles, has been practicing real estate since 1994. Andrew joined Avison Young (formerly Ramsey-Shilling) as an Associate, and quickly propelled to Vice President and subsequently to an ownership position as a Principal by establishing himself with Landlords, Tenants, Sellers and Buyers in the Central and North Los Angeles locales from Pasadena & San Gabriel Valleys to Burbank, Glendale, & the SF Valley. Frequently featured in the press, including LABJ, CoStar, and Bisnow, Berk has been a top performing broker in his LA office for the last dozen plus years.
Initially specializing in representation of small to medium size companies, Andrew developed a broad and devoted client base over his years in the industry. Since then, he has broadened his work and client representation to include larger corporate and Fortune 500 Companies such as PPG, Menasha, Atlas Copco, and individuals including Quentin Tarantino. Recent notable transactions include:
Lease up & Sale of 85,000 SF, 8 story Class A Office Building in Arcadia, CA for $25.4M+
Lease up & Sale of 125,000 SF Class A Office/Industrial Building in Monrovia, CA for $25M+
Sale of a 30-unit mixed use commercial building in Pasadena for $10.5M and then again for $14M
86k SF Specialized R & D industrial warehouse Lease for PPG in Los Angeles
Over 200k SF of industrial leases in Central and Southern CA for Atlas CopCo
Landlord Representation of a of a 40,000 SF Office and Flex Building in Pasadena, CA for 15 years
25k SF Lease for Sun Chemical in SF Springs
Sale of a 30,000 SF office & warehouse for a long-time aerospace client in Los Angeles
Complex blend/extend and new build to suit Lease totaling over 200k SF for Menasha Packaging
Sale of Warner Bros occupied 56,500 SF TV production facility in Glendale, CA
100% Lease up of a 293,000 SF Class A Multi-Tenant Office Building for LACERA (Largest Employee Retirement Association in North America)
Representation of Quentin Tarantino for personal CRE in SoCal
With a degree in Psychology from the University of Colorado, Andrew maintains his business acumen with a strong connection to the community and an insistency on giving back. Past positions as Chair of the Board of Directors of the South Pasadena Chamber of Commerce, the South Pasadena Educational Foundation (delivering over $850k annually to SPUSD), the Superintendent’s Real Property Advisory Committee, and Business Director of the Eagle Rock Neighborhood Council. An active participant with the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce, and Habitat for Humanity, Berk finds that owning, managing, and maintaining his own commercial property, he is keenly aware of both the rewards and challenges that Landlords address.
Mr. Berk resides in South Pasadena with his wife (originally from Mexico City), two sons (@CalPoly Pomona & USC), and a younger high school daughter.