Managing Director - San Diego Investment Sales

John Chu, Managing Director, has over 31 years of experience in commercial real estate, specializing in multifamily communities with a focus on the Southern California and Las Vegas marketplaces.

Prior to joining Berkadia in October of 2015, Mr. Chu was with Cushman & Wakefield and Burnham Real Estate.  Mr. Chu has completed over $14 billion in transactions.  While at Cushman & Wakefield, he was in the Top 10 brokers in the San Diego office from 2008 – 2015 and amongst the Southern California Region’s Top Producers.  He was ranked amongst the Top 5 while at Burnham Real Estate and was also the Top Producer for 2002 – 2005.  Mr. Chu is also one of the founding members of the Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate4 at the University of San Diego.

Mr. Chu received both his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Masters from San Diego State University.  He is a member of the San Diego Apartment Association San Diego Board of Realtors and the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA).

Education & Certifications

  • San Diego State University, B.A.
  • Harvard Business Review
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