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NAIOP SoCal

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NAIOP SoCal is the premier association representing commercial real estate in Los Angeles and Orange counties providing unique networking, top-notch education, and public policy advocacy for members.

Welcome Tim Jemal, NAIOP SoCal CEO, as he sits down with a diverse network of industry leaders, rising young professionals, and elected officials and to discuss what drives these individuals to succeed and contribute the communities in which we live. Stay up-to-date with industry trends and learn from the personal and professional journeys of those who have influenced our industry.
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EP - 12 Lew Horne

NAIOP SoCal Mar 11, 2022

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EP 22 - Jay Tanjuan

EP 22 - Jay Tanjuan

The NAIOP SoCal Podcast is back with the second installment in our podcast series for 2023! Tune in and listen as NAIOP SoCal CEO, Tim Jemal, is joined by Jay Tanjuan, Director of Development at Scannell Properties. In this role, Jay is responsible for site acquisition, due diligence, entitlements, construction, management, marketing, leasing, and dispositions for ground-up industrial developments throughout Southern California. Prior to joining Scannell, Jay was a Senior Development Manager for Panattoni Development Company and was an office tenant rep broker with JLL in Orange County. Prior to his career in commercial, Jay served six years in the U.S. Navy in support of Operations Enduring and Iraqi Freedom as a supply officer in logistics/supply chain management. A self proclaimed "deal guy at heart", Jay is an active mentor and cultivator of young professionals. In this episode, Jay takes us on a journey through his career and details his transition from the military to the commercial real estate brokerage community. He shares with our audience the importance of staying top of mind in this industry and how best to develop relationships and build a strong network through an engaging and active social media presence.
Mar 20, 202301:03:10
EP 21 - Fran Inman

EP 21 - Fran Inman

The NAIOP SoCal Podcast is back with the first installment in our podcast series for 2023! Tune in and listen as NAIOP SoCal CEO, Tim Jemal, is joined by Fran Inman, Senior Vice President of Majestic Realty. As Senior Vice President of Majestic Realty, Inman has overseen the company's government relations work for over two decades. Fran is a community leader and has served on a number of civic, business, economic development, and transportation boards throughout California. In addition to her numerous awards and honors, Fran was recently awarded Visionary Business Leader of the Year at the region's Mobility 21 Summit and has also been recognized as a national leader in the transportation sector for her work on the global supply chain. Many know Fran as a legend in legislative affairs, but what you didn't know is the unique path that took her to Majestic Realty. In this episode, Fran takes us through that journey. From waiting tables at Knott's Berry Farm to her work in the Las Vegas gaming industry, Fran shares with our listeners key lessons she learned along the way. Notably, the importance of mentorship throughout her career and how to get young people energized about legislative affairs.
Feb 16, 202301:00:14
EP - 20 Bud Pharris

EP - 20 Bud Pharris

The NAIOP SoCal Podcast is back the final installment in our podcast series for 2022! Tune in and listen as NAIOP SoCal CEO, Tim Jemal, is joined by Bud Pharris, Senior Managing Director West Region, of Link Logistics. With over 25 years of commercial real estate experience, San Francisco native Bud Pharris boasts an impressive career with a focus on industrial ground-up development, value add projects and leasing. He has sourced nearly $4 billion in capital deployment and development deals, with an additional $2.8+ billion in regional transaction oversight throughout the western United States. He is involved in a number of associations including Industrial Development Forum VII, SIOR as Men's Committee Chair, Childhelp, and is a proud member of NAIOP SoCal! In this episode, Pharris peels back the curtain and sheds light on Link's meteoric rise since 2019. Notably, their customer focused business approach as well as ESG and environment sustainability efforts. Pharris also offers an optimistic outlook for the industrial, real estate, and supply chain industry as well as advice for the incoming generation of commercial real estate professionals.
Dec 20, 202257:31
EP 19 - Kimberly Brown

EP 19 - Kimberly Brown

The NAIOP SoCal Podcast is back with another exciting episode just in time for the holiday weekend! Tune in and listen as NAIOP SoCal CEO, Tim Jemal, is joined by Kimberly Brown, Managing Director of Cushman & Wakefield. Los Angeles native Kimberly Brown boasts over 30 years of experience in operations, leasing, accounting, project management and business development. Her broad skill set has afforded her an impressive portfolio which spans all sectors of commercial real estate including office, industrial, retail and multifamily. She is also the president of African American Real Estate Professionals (AAREP) and is a proud member of NAIOP SoCal! In this episode, Brown shares with our listeners the power of building a strong professional network and how this has enabled her to engineer a unique career path tailored to her skill set. Additionally, she speaks to her experiences as a black woman, how what is happening in communities of color directly affects the commercial real estate industry and the responsibility older generations have to connect young professionals to new opportunities.
Nov 23, 202242:03
EP 18 - Malcolm Johnson

EP 18 - Malcolm Johnson

The NAIOP SoCal Podcast is back with another exciting episode! Tune in and listen as NAIOP SoCal CEO, Tim Jemal, is joined by CEO & Founder of Langdon Park Capital, Malcolm Johnson. As CEO & Founder of Langdon Park Capital - a real estate investment management company - Johnson directs the company's strategy and operations. Johnson boasts quite an impressive resume as - prior to his career in the commercial real estate industry - he played professional football with the Cincinnati Bengals, New York Jets, and Pittsburgh Steelers from 1999-2003. Johnson has also received his Masters in Business Administration from Carnegie Mellon University as well as his Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame. In this episode, Johnson shares his wealth of knowledge as he details his transition from the NFL to the commercial real Estate industry, the mission and vision of Langdon Park Capital, the secret to attracting the best talent when building a team, as well as his goals looking forward.
Oct 26, 202201:07:10
EP 17 - **2022 People's Choice Awardee: Developer of the Year** with Nancy Shultz

EP 17 - **2022 People's Choice Awardee: Developer of the Year** with Nancy Shultz

The NAIOP SoCal Podcast is back with another exciting installment featuring our Awards Gala Awardees. In this episode, NAIOP SoCal CEO, Tim Jemal, is joined by the 2022 People's Choice Developer of the Year, Nancy Shultz of Duke Realty. As Regional President of Duke's Western Region, Shultz is responsible for development, leasing, marketing and property management of its growing industrial portfolio in California and Seattle. Under her direction Duke's portfolio has grown more than 6 million square feet in the last 3 years. Tune in as Shultz details Duke's business practices; specifically, the steps Duke has taken in sustainability, building wellness, and resiliency as it applies to development and building operations. She also shares with our listeners how Duke expertly navigated the obstacles presented in 2021, that diversity, equality, and inclusion are woven into the very fabric of the company's values, and how the culture at Duke directly impacts the success of their endeavors.
Aug 03, 202228:23
EP 16 - **2022 People's Choice: Deal of the Year Awardee** with Jay Nugent and George Thomson

EP 16 - **2022 People's Choice: Deal of the Year Awardee** with Jay Nugent and George Thomson

In this special installment in our podcast series we take a break from our normal one-on-one format! Join NAIOP SoCal CEO, Tim Jemal, as he sits down with our 2022 People's Choice: Deal of the Year Awardees, Jay Nugent and George Thomson, as they discuss The Press. Nugent and Thomson, detail the economic impact this redevelopment project has on Orange County, their environmentally conscious approach, and offer listeners the keys to completing a successful deal!
Jul 26, 202229:28
EP 15 - Sandy Sigal

EP 15 - Sandy Sigal

NAIOP SoCal CEO, Tim Jemal, is joined in this episode by Founder, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of NewMark Merrill Companies, Sandy Sigal. Sigal walks us through his 30+ years as an entrepreneur in the real estate industry. From starting his first business at the age of 12, to becoming CEO of a company at 27, Sigal advises young Commercial Real Estate Professionals on the importance of adapting with advances in technology, changes in the market, and building a diverse network of mentors.
Jun 16, 202254:21
EP 14 - Jana Turner

EP 14 - Jana Turner

In the latest installment in our podcast series NAIOP SoCal CEO, Tim Jemal, sits down with California native and Commercial Real Estate veteran, Jana Turner. With more than 30 years experience in the services sector Turner is currently a principal with RETS Associates where she thrives on networking and recruiting diverse talent. Turner details her transition from a career in broadcast journalism to the commercial real estate industry, best practices for speaking up for yourself and your accomplishments in the work place, and how colleges can help increase diversity and strengthen the talent pipeline in the commercial real estate industry.
May 23, 202244:32
EP. 13 - Jaime Lee

EP. 13 - Jaime Lee

In this episode, NAIOP SoCal CEO, Tim Jemal sits down with Jaime Lee, CEO of Jamison Realty, Inc. Lee rounds out her impressive resume by engaging with the community in a number of civic, philanthropic, and industry organizations. In addition to roles as board member on the California Film Commission and the 2028 Olympic Games, Lee was appointed by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and currently serves as the President of the Board of Harbor Commissioners for the Port of Los Angeles. In this episode, Lee discusses the challenges women in leadership roles face in the Commercial Real Estate Industry, her role in combating the supply chain crisis, and also imparts industry insight on the demands of younger millennials and Gen Z.
Apr 11, 202258:32
EP - 12 Lew Horne

EP - 12 Lew Horne

Listen to our latest podcast as NAIOP SoCal CEO, Tim Jemal, sits down with CBRE's President of Advisory Services, Lew Horne. Horne has built an impressive 30 year career with CBRE and currently leads the strategic direction and performance of the firm's Advisory Services in Los Angeles, Orange County, and the Inland Empire. In this episode, Horne discusses his passion for the entrepreneurial spirit of the Commercial Real Estate Industry, the importance of building and sustaining trust throughout your career, as well as how to create community in the office.
Mar 11, 202201:03:38
EP 11 - Brandy Birtcher

EP 11 - Brandy Birtcher

Listen to our latest podcast as NAIOP SoCal CEO, Tim Jemal, sits down with Orange County native Brandy Birtcher, the CEO and Co-Owner of Birtcher Development. Now in it's fifth generation of family ownership, Birtcher details how growing up around the business has equipped him with the tools to lead it and shares valuable insight he has garnered from conducting business in the states as well as overseas.
Jan 06, 202254:38
EP 10 - Gene Seroka

EP 10 - Gene Seroka

Listen to our latest podcast as NAIOP SoCal CEO, Tim Jemal, sits down with Gene Seroka, the Executive Director of the Port of Los Angeles. With over 33 years of experience in shipping, global logistics, and executive management, Seroka discusses the function of the Port of Los Angeles, pinpoints the cause of the bottleneck crisis, and offers advice for young professionals.
Dec 20, 202140:10
EP. 9 - John Keisler

EP. 9 - John Keisler

Listen to our latest podcast as NAIOP SoCal CEO, Tim Jemal, sits down with John Keisler, the Economic Development Director of the City of Long Beach. Keisler discusses how his degrees in philosophy and religion directly impacted his career in government service, how infrastructure affects the success of the city of Long Beach, and lends fresh perspective on the supply chain bottleneck issue affecting its port.
Nov 22, 202143:12
EP. 8 - Robert Hertzberg

EP. 8 - Robert Hertzberg

Listen to our latest podcast as NAIOP SoCal CEO, Tim Jemal, sits down with California Senate Majority Leader Robert Hertzberg to discuss his impressive bio and body of work. Senator Hertzberg discusses what sparked his interest in politics, his work in renewable energy, and how his work ethic affects his success.
Oct 28, 202145:08
Ep. 7 - YPG Founders

Ep. 7 - YPG Founders

Listen to our latest podcast as NAIOP SoCal CEO, Tim Jemal, sits down with the Founders of the prestigious YPG Program on the occasion of its 15th anniversary. In this special episode, Jim Camp, Thomas Sherlock, Sayres Dudley and Al Beaudette discuss the genesis of the program, the original vision, and how YPG retained its relevancy over the last 15 years. The founders also discuss what the future looks like for this unique program.
Sep 20, 202147:23
Ep. 6 - Kevin Shannon, Newmark

Ep. 6 - Kevin Shannon, Newmark

Newmark Co-head of U.S. Capital Markets and self-proclaimed deal-junkie, Kevin Shannon sits down with NAIOP SoCal CEO, Tim Jemal. Shannon shares what he believes is necessary to be successful in the commercial real estate industry, his thoughts on the post-pandemic markets, and the importance of giving back to the community.
Jul 28, 202143:22
Ep. 5 - Jeffrey Prang, Los Angeles County Assessor

Ep. 5 - Jeffrey Prang, Los Angeles County Assessor

NAIOP SoCal CEO Tim Jemal and Los Angeles County Assessor Jeffrey Prang sit down to swap Michigan State University stories and discuss Prang's journey to California where he served as a council member and Mayor of the City of West Hollywood prior to his current role as Los Angeles County Assessor. 
Jul 08, 202149:11
Ep.4 - Bridget Herdman, Herdman Architecture & Design

Ep.4 - Bridget Herdman, Herdman Architecture & Design

Tim Jemal, NAIOP SoCal CEO, sits down with the podcast's first female guest, Bridget Herdman. They have a conversation around growing up in a large family, making the scary jump from a secure-paying job to starting your own business, and what it is like being a woman in a male-dominated field.
May 20, 202141:01
Ep. 3 - Josh Childress, Landspire Group

Ep. 3 - Josh Childress, Landspire Group

Josh Childress and NAIOP SoCal CEO, Tim Jemal, discuss diversity, growing up in a family of all boys in Compton, CA, and playing professional basketball for the Atlanta Hawks and in Greece. Childress also shares the importance of changing the narrative around minority-owned businesses.
Apr 22, 202143:33
Ep. 2 - Vicente Sarmiento, Santa Ana Mayor

Ep. 2 - Vicente Sarmiento, Santa Ana Mayor

Vicente Sarmiento, Santa Ana's first new Mayor in 26 years, sits down with NAIOP SoCal CEO, Tim Jemal.
Mar 25, 202147:41
Ep. 1 - Kim Snyder, Prologis

Ep. 1 - Kim Snyder, Prologis

NAIOP SoCal CEO, Tim Jemal, sits down with Kim Snyder, President of Prologis' West Region.
Feb 11, 202149:07