Leverage Our Expertise

We Know What to Look For

As consummate experts in industrial real estate, we help hundreds of diverse businesses satisfy their property needs every year. We specialize in brokerage services, tenant representation, property management, and property acquisitions/sales of property, consistently exceeding client expectations with our service and results. Our experts understand the critical importance of distribution access, industry-specific design requirements, regional infrastructure, local regulations, and more—which means we know what to look for when it comes to your business.

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Your Trusted Industrial Real Estate Advisor

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    Our proven track record is built on long-term relationships in which we serve as industrial real estate advisors to tenants, owner-users, landlords, and investors alike.

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    Our success is the direct result of our client-centric approach to leveraging our understanding of your needs to seize opportunities.

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    We put our strategic edge to work by sourcing properties with untapped potential, including raw land and obsolete facilities.

Your Business,
Our Priority

As a client-centric firm, LAREM has a vested interest in your long-term success. Our experts work tirelessly to understand your unique needs, leverage our expertise and connections, and guide each transaction to its conclusion in a seamless process. From brokerage to property management, we prioritize your goals.

3 Decades of Experience

Founded in 1993, LAREM has consistently helped our long-standing clientele exceed their industrial real estate expectations. Principals Jay Jasaitis and Ed Whittemore both have extensive experience in the industrial real estate industry and lead an expert team to provide personalized client service. With over 5,000 lease and sales transactions to our name, we leverage our unrivaled knowledge and cross-industry experience to create a standard of excellence that few companies can achieve.

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Expertise You Can Trust

The LAREM team consists of experts in the fields of real estate, business, finance, management, and communication. We apply our combined insights and resources to help you make informed real estate decisions. For every client and every transaction, we harness our strengths to anticipate market opportunities, seize competitive advantages, and execute the most appropriate real estate strategies.

LEASES & SALES

Meet the LAREM Team

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Sasha Hakimi
Associate shakimi@lareminc.com 310.436.6488

Sasha has been with LAREM for several years now.  He has quickly obtained a solid understanding of the needs of both owners and users of industrial real estate, having completed several significant transactions.  His success has made him an integral member of the brokerage team.  In addition, he provides additional support through the creation of marketing materials, obtaining market data, conducting property tours, and executing the marketing plan.

Education

  • University of Southern California
Alex Guanche
Property Manager aguanche@lareminc.com 310.436.6489

A former NFCA All-American Scholar-Athlete with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Studies from Purdue University, Alex brings her passion for sports and commitment to excellence to her role as property manager. She offers her clients expertise in a diverse array of management activities including tenant relations, overall budget management, and property maintenance. Alex’s precise decision making ensures that the properties in her portfolio are well taken care of and her clients’ best interests are served.

Business and Trade Affiliations
  • American Industrial Real Estate Association (AIR)
  • National Association of Realtors (NAR)
  • Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM)
Certification

Certified Property Manager (CPM)—IREM

Education

BA, Communication, Purdue University

Matt Ginocchio
Vice President, SIOR mginocchio@lareminc.com 310.436.6483

Matt has worked with a variety of logistics, manufacturing, assembly, and distribution companies to assist them in identifying real estate opportunities for their current and future needs. He applies his extensive knowledge of the greater Los Angeles industrial real estate market to accommodate and exceed his clients’ expectations by providing each tenant, landlord, and investor with unsurpassed attention to detail and unconditional commitment to their needs.

Business and Trade Affiliations
  • American Industrial Real Estate Association (AIR)
  • Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR)
  • National Association of Realtors (NAR)
  • Harbor Trucking Association
  • Los Angeles Transportation Club
Education

BS, Kinesiology, California State University, Long Beach

Jay Jasaitis
Principal jjasaitis@lareminc.com 310.436.6487

Jay possesses more than 30 years of industrial real estate experience, which he leverages to his clients’ advantage when advising them on their brokerage, property management, and investment needs. His extensive industry expertise provides LAREM clients with the knowledge and foresight to successfully navigate their way through any type of industrial real estate transaction. With his front-line leasing experience, Jay also plays an active role in growing LAREM’s property acquisition portfolio, building value and functionality into its offerings.

Business and Trade Affiliations
  • American Industrial Real Estate Association (AIR)
  • Rancho Dominguez Property Owners Association
  • Harbor Trucking Association
  • Los Angeles Transportation Club
Education

BS, Business Management, Boston University

Ed Whittemore
Principal, SIOR ewhittemore@lareminc.com 310.436.6482

Ed focuses on all aspects of industrial real estate brokerage, investments, and property management. A recognized expert in tenant representation and leasing, he represents clients in a wide range of industries, from trucking, logistics, and warehouse/distribution to light assembly and manufacturing. For three decades, Ed has successfully executed more than 2,000 transactions on behalf of tenants, owner-users, landlords, and investors. His extensive background includes leasing, sales and acquisitions, investment analysis, and property administration. He plays an integral role in the expansion of LAREM’s property portfolio, capitalizing on his ability to assess opportunities and create value in every property acquired.

Business and Trade Affiliations
  • American Industrial Real Estate Association (AIR)
  • Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR)
  • National Association of Realtors (NAR)
  • Rancho Dominguez Property Owners Association
  • Harbor Trucking Association
  • Los Angeles Transportation Club
Education

BS, Real Estate Finance, University of Southern California

Farah Vitale
Office Manager fvitale@lareminc.com 310.436.6480

Farah Vitale is the office manager at LAREM and is responsible for day-to-day operations. She also manages marketing initiatives and provides additional brokerage support services to ensure every client’s needs are met. She has more than 15 years of commercial real estate experience, including over 10 years of experience in marketing and transaction coordination.

Certifications
  • Business Administration, Cerritos College
  • California Real Estate License
Wesley Babi
Vice President, SIOR wbabi@lareminc.com 310.436.6481

Wesley leverages his industrial real estate and entrepreneurial knowledge to meticulously analyze concerns and execute precise strategies that lead to real results. His client-centric approach reflects his commitment to achieving their bottom-line objectives and best interests. Wesley represents tenants, landlords, and investors, specializing in the greater Los Angeles industrial market.

Business and Trade Affiliations
  • American Industrial Real Estate Association (AIR)
  • Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM)
  • Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR)
  • National Association of Realtors (NAR)
  • Harbor Trucking Association
  • Los Angeles Transportation Club
Education

BS, University of Southern California – Marshall School of Business, Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies

Charmaine Nielsen
Accounting Manager cnielsen@lareminc.com 310.436.6484

Charmaine expertly handles all of LAREM’s accounting. She records financial transactions, manages payroll, updates statements, and checks financial records for accuracy.

Join Our Team

If you’re an industrial real estate professional looking to join a collaborative team of experts and take your career to the pinnacle of success, contact LAREM today.