As Senior Vice President, Phillip specializes in urban investment sales and office leasing, primarily in Downtown Los Angeles. Phillip began his career in 1991 with the Grubb-Ellis Company, Julien J. Studley, Inc. and Newmark Capital Group. Phillip joined CBRE in 2011. More recently, Phillip’s team has been No. 1 for investment sales in Downtown Los Angeles multiple years running.
Phillip was the head of the Financial Services Asset Management Division for the Western region for the Grubb-Ellis Company from 2008-2010. During that period, Phillip’s team underwrote and evaluated $3.4 Billion in distressed debt and properties across the United States. Phillip’s primary clients were Rialto Capital, Saehan Bank, California Bank and Trust, Chinatrust and Far East National Bank.
Phillip joined CBRE in 2011 and is part of Urban Investment. With more than 29 years experience in the Downtown core, specializing in value-add, adaptive re-use, ground-up and creative tech. During the course of his career he has negotiated investment sales transactions totaling more than $4.5 billion in sales, and leasing transactions in excess of 4,000,000 square feet. Phillip is proud to represent the interests of such esteemed clients as Federal Reserve Bank, County of Los Angeles, Far East National Bank, Chase, The Hearst Corporation, American Red Cross, Bechtel Investment & Development, Operating Engineers Pension Fund, Downtown Properties, The Alliance for Children’s Rights, YWCA of Greater Los Angeles, among many others. 2019 Interior Design – Power Grid L.A. voted Phillip the 2nd most influential broker in Southern California.
- Investment Sales
- Landlord Representation
- Owner/User Sales
- Property Evaluations
- Senior Vice President of Grubb Ellis Co.
- Managing Director of Julien J. Studley, Inc.
- Managing Director of Newmark Capital Group
- Graduate of Fresno State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing