Personnel Announcement: John Giang Tran Joins Faris Lee Investments as Director

Irvine, CA – May 19, 2023 - Faris Lee Investments is thrilled to announce the addition of John Giang Tran to our team as Director. Mr. Tran brings over two decades of experience in the real estate industry, with a focus on retail/mixed-use development, and single-tenant and multi-tenant retail investments.

With his creative solutions, development advisory expertise, investment finance experience, fundraising knowledge, and pre-sale strategies, Mr. Tran provides a full-service platform to investors. Additionally, his clients benefit from the Faris Lee Team with over 100+ years of combined experience.

Before joining Faris Lee Investments, Mr. Tran represented local and international investors in the investment of residential and commercial real estate assets. His expertise in shopping center leasing, tenant representation, and business acquisition adds tremendous value to our team. Mr. Tran is a second-generation Vietnamese-American who is proficient in both Vietnamese and English. He specializes in working with owners and investors of commercial properties within the Vietnamese and Asian American communities in the United States and abroad.

Mr. Tran graduated from California State University, Bakersfield with a Bachelor of Science degree, concentrating in finance. He has held his real estate broker license since 2013 and is an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).

When not focusing on real estate, Mr. Tran practices “The 5 AM Club,” which involves waking up at 5 AM, exercising, planning, meditating, learning, and journaling. He also enjoys spending time with family, watching basketball, and studying commercial real estate.

Please join us in welcoming John Giang Tran to the Faris Lee Investments team. We are excited about the expertise he brings and the value he adds to our clients.

About Faris Lee Investments:
Faris Lee Investments is a retail brokerage advisory firm founded in 1996 and is based in Irvine, California. The firm specializes in commercial real estate investment sales, brokerage, and advisory services. In addition, the firm provides a national marketing platform of properties for sale, asset appraisal, property valuation, debt structuring, negotiation, market research, and analysis services. Faris Lee combines underwriting and research that exceeds industry standards with a marketing strategy to transform investment potential, enhance value and provide their clients the competitive advantage needed when making investment decisions. The firm also serves as institutional advisors in the areas of acquisitions and dispositions, merchant banking, distressed asset disposition, private equity, and corporate sale-leaseback. For more information, visit


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