Where Experience, Knowledge, & Integrity Count
The Apartment Investment Specialists℠ team has over 40 years experience in central coast commercial real estate. Company founder, President and Chief Executive Officer, Craig Lieberman has been a leading commercial real estate broker, counselor and consultant along the California central coast for over 40 years.
Craig Lieberman’s specialized real estate education makes him uniquely positioned to professionally counsel his clients is all aspects of real estate related topics:
- B.S. Business Administration with real estate / finance emphasis
- M.S. Business Administration, Real Estate Appraisal & Investment Analysis
- C.C.I.M. Designation (Certified Commercial Investment Member) (the highest designation for a commercial real estate professional)
- AIS is qualified for 1031 exchanges and is the 2011 recipient of the Santa Barbara Association of Realtors coveted Jack Kelly Exchange or the year award
Craig has successfully grown the business in its first five years to become one of the leading commercial real estate brokerages on the central coast. The company’s growth is attributable to the consistent hard work and dedication of our team, our strong belief in doing business the ethical and right way, exceeding client expectations, and complete accountability from the beginning to the end of every sales transaction.Expanded Business Focus and Presence
The Apartment Investment Specialists℠ has expanded their business focus with a range of new services and management capabilities. We began by exclusively providing brokerage services on multi-family investment property along the central coast – The Apartment Investment Specialists℠ – in 2003. Since then, the firm has grown rapidly and expanded with additional business lines, service capabilities, team members, and a growing geographic presence to become The Apartment Investment Specialists℠.
We continue to expand our regional presence with new offices and a growing team of professionals. We are headquartered in Santa Barbara, with property listings as far south as Los Angeles county and as far north as northern San Luis Obispo county. The Apartment Investment Specialists℠ team pride ourselves on providing our clients with the most comprehensive and timely market knowledge and insight.
At The Apartment Investment Specialists℠, we believe accountability is key from the first client dialogue to the close of the sales transaction. We maintain close relationships with many of our clients long after the sales escrow has closed. In fact, we regularly represent buyers, sellers, landlords, and tenants of commercial property on more than one transaction.
Building our clients’ personal wealth and security is our number one goal. We are dedicated to earning trust every step of the way – your trust in us is truly our most valuable asset.
The Apartment Investment Specialists℠ are dedicated to counseling their clients on how to analyze commercial properties that they are considering buying or selling in order for them to have the confidence that they are looking through the eyes of the investment community. From the basics of income and expenses to pro-forma’s and internal rates of returns, we show our clients how to fully understand all aspects of buying and selling investment properties to make the most intelligent and informed decisions possible. We provide our clients timely market information and are committed to bringing them market opportunities that serves to generate competitive advantages and enhanced returns.
We believe in offering only first-class service based upon experience, integrity and in-depth knowledge.
Certified Commercial Investment Member