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John Asadoorian

Principal Broker

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Founding principal of Asadoorian Retail Solutions, John is a native Washingtonian. His entry into the world of retail real estate occurred in 1986. Having witnessed the ebb and flow of retail in the Nation’s Capital, John developed a personal drive to see retail return to the city’s core. In the years that followed, his entrepreneurial style suited him well as the Director of Retail Leasing for The Oliver Carr Company (now CarrAmerica) and then Grubb & Ellis as Senior Vice President. Today, he employs the unique skills learned from the property owner’s perspective with those particular to the tenants. His experience is broad as he has assisted start-up retail and restaurant operations and has been retained by nationally known, multi-unit concepts. He is also adept at representing the interests of property owners and their unique demands. The breath and depth of John’s knowledge of the regional retail market comprises the Greater Washington and Baltimore markets. On a national level his focus includes major urban centers. Recognized as an authority in the regional real estate market, John has been recognized as an expert by various zoning commissions and planning councils. He has spoken at various trade conferences and is quoted regularly in various newspapers and publications. John graduated from Syracuse University in 1984 and received a bachelor’s degree in accounting. He enjoys regular travel to Jackson Hole, Wyoming and is an active skier, rower and mountain biker.

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Jeffrey A. Handler

Sales Executive

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Jeff joined Asadoorian Retail Solutions in 2005. Prior to joining the Company, Jeff was employed by Corridor RF&S Real Estate as a leasing executive, handling such clients as CitiBank, Sprint PCS and Provident Bank. Jeff has built a career in commercial real estate with a wide range of knowledge and experience in appraising properties, performing market research and analysis, and the leasing and selling of retail properties. Jeff received his Bachelor of Urban Planning at the University of Cincinnati and his Masters Degree in Business Administration with dual concentrations in Finance and Marketing from the University of Cincinnati. Jeff is an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers, the Greater Washington Commercial Association of Realtors, and the District of Columbia Building Industry Association. In his spare time, Jeff enjoys spending time with his family and enjoys skiing, tennis, biking, racquetball and volleyball.

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