Hanna (John) Azar is a Broker-Associate at Compass Commercial who focuses on multi-unit, mixed-use, and commercial building sales throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, with a focus on San Francisco and San Mateo counties.
Over the past eight years, Hanna John has led the expansion of both a private real estate investment portfolio and a cell phone retail dealership throughout San Francisco and San Mateo Counties. During this span, Hanna John has amassed over $30 million in real estate transactions as an advisor, broker, and principal. Hanna John is well qualified to assist clients with their investment needs, through the eyes of an experienced real estate investor.
During his past experiences, Hanna John has gained particularly strong knowledge and hands-on experience in maneuvering complex multi-faceted value-add investments.
He is well versed in local laws and regulations such as 1031 Tax Deferred Exchanges, San Francisco’s Soft Story Retrofit Ordinance, and state and local Rent Control. Hanna John has also recently completed a six-month real estate development program, hosted by a local developer, allowing him to further assist clients when assessing an investment’s best and highest use.
Hanna John graduated from San Francisco State University with a bachelor's degree in Finance and is currently a member of the San Francisco Apartment Association, San Mateo County Association of Realtors, and the Urban Land Institute. When not working, Hanna John enjoys spending time with his wife and two young children.
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