Robert Levyssohn has joined Progressive Real Estate Partners as a senior retail specialist. In his new role, Levyssohn will focus on the lease and sale of retail properties across the Inland Empire and San Gabriel Valley markets.
With 25 years of industry experience, Levyssohn most recently led his own firm, Stuart Thomas & Company, providing an array of services including commercial leasing, land sales, and entitlement services. He also has experience with brokerage, site acquisition, and ground-up development, having held corporate real estate positions at Starbucks, McDonalds, Applebee's, Jack in the Box, 7-Eleven and Wachovia, during which time he completed more than 250 retail lease
transactions including 90 new Starbucks across Southern California.
"We are excited to have Robert join our team of professionals," said Brad Umansky, founder and president of Progressive. "His experience with national retailers combined with his vast knowledge of the Inland Empire and San Gabriel Valley markets makes him a great addition to our firm."
Levyssohn holds an MBA from California Polytechnic University Pomona. He is a member of ICSC and the Association of Corporate Real Estate Executives (ACRE).