Torrance, CA – August 28, 2012 – (RealEstateRama) — Erik Thompson and Luke Hudson of Lee & Associates, one of the largest national commercial real estate providers with regional expertise, have been promoted to principal of the Orange office. The former associates host a wealth of knowledge of the local real estate market.
“Erik and Luke exemplify Lee’s model and its path to success,” said Bob Sattler, president of the Orange office. “They utilize all the tools we provide, are hard-working, and offer their clients unrivaled market knowledge and results. Both are important members of our office and will make an excellent addition to our team of principals.”
Thompson joined the Lee Orange office in June 2009. Previously, he worked at Daum Commercial Real Estate for four years. Thompson specializes in representing buyers, sellers, landlords, tenants and investors in the selling and leasing of office properties. He has closed over $15 million in transactions already in 2012 and was consistently recognized as a top producing associate. Thompson earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Real Estate Finance from California State University of Fullerton.
Also with the Orange office since 2009, Hudson has extensive experience working with industrial building buyers, sellers, landlords, tenants and investors in the North Orange County region. He was named a top 10 producer in 2011 and associate of the quarter for all four quarters in 2011 for Lee’s Orange office. Prior to his career in real estate, he played six seasons of Major League Baseball as a pitcher for the Cincinnati Reds and Kansas City Royals. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Finance from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
Thompson is a candidate for Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) the industry’s most respected designation as well as a member of Association of Industrial Real Estate (AIR). Hudson is also a member of (AIR)
About Lee & Associates
Celebrating more than 33 years of leadership excellence in commercial real estate, Lee & Associates is the largest broker-owned firm in the nation, with 45 locations across the nation including Arizona, California, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Illinois, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, South Carolina, Texas and Wisconsin. With a roster of nearly 700 expert brokers, Lee & Associates provides a wide range of specialized commercial real estate services. Additional information is available at www.lee-associates.com.