Stan Johnson Opens SF Bay Area Office

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF. (May 28, 2012) – Stan Johnson Company, one of the nation’s leading real estate brokerage and advisory firms specializing in single tenant, net lease investment sales, announced today the continuation of its national expansion plans with the opening of a new regional office in the San Francisco Bay Area located at 530 Lytton Ave in Palo Alto, Calif. In connection with the new office opening, Stan Johnson Company announced the hire of two new lead brokers – Andrew Barnes and Justin Stark.

Barnes is a 10-year veteran of corporate real estate brokerage, acquisition, and sale-leaseback structured financing. Prior to joining Stan Johnson Company, Barnes founded the National NNN Investment Group in 2008 and was Senior Vice President with Sansome Pacific Properties and its brokerage division, Battery Commercial Corporation for six years. Previous to that, he was the Managing Partner and co-founder of the San Francisco based real estate investment firm Kyodai Holdings. Barnes has been involved in over $815 million in real estate transactions and brings both buy-side and sell-side expertise to his transactions.

Joining Barnes in the San Francisco office is lead broker Justin Stark. Prior to joining Stan Johnson Company, Stark was part of the Cornish & Carey Commercial Net Leased Investment Group in San Francisco, and previously began his career focusing on net lease transactions at BT Commercial.  Stark, who will focus in the retail and industrial sector, has represented some of the most active developers, institutions, and private capital investors from across the country.

“We are really thrilled to launch the San Francisco office as part of our national expansion plans,” said Daniel Herrold, Executive Managing Director.  “Now that we have offices in both Los Angeles and San Francisco, we now have begun to establish a stronger West Coast presence which will further enhance our platform and services we offer our clients.  Both Andrew and Justin provide strong net lease experience to our firm that will help us establish our roots in San Francisco.”

About Stan Johnson Company
Stan Johnson Company is one of the nation’s leading commercial real estate brokerage and advisory firm’s that focuses on single tenant, net lease transactions. The net lease group is the largest team of professionals focused exclusively on the acquisition, disposition, and financing of net leased real estate. Building on a 25-year foundation in the single tenant, net lease industry and completing more than $11 Billion in transactions nationwide, Stan Johnson Company is aligned for continued growth. A dynamic team approach focused on nothing but net, refined marketing processes and a foundation built on integrity, professionalism and relationships create a winning combination that enable the firm to consistently deliver quality service and superior results to each unique client. For more information regarding job opportunities with Stan Johnson Company, visit

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