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Auction.com Tags Industry Veteran Yan Khamish to Develop Commercial Broker Channel as Managing Director of Business Development

NEW YORK AND SILICON VALLEY, Calif. – Oct. 21, 2015 – Auction.com, LLC, the nation’s leading online real estate marketplace, today named Yan Khamish managing director of business development. In this new role focused specifically on nurturing the company’s commercial real estate broker channel, Khamish will draw from his 20-plus years of industry experience and deep understanding of the commercial broker mindset to drive strategies and programs intended to provide enhanced support to brokers. Khamish will be based in Auction.com's New York office. 

“Because brokers play such a key role in the real estate ecosystem, we’re committed to partnering with them across the country and doing everything we can to help them succeed,” said Gordon Smith, general manager of Auction.com’s commercial real estate division. “I’m thrilled to add Yan Khamish to the Auction.com team, where his expertise will be instrumental in helping us establish long-term, mutually beneficial partnerships within the broker community.”

Khamish comes to Auction.com from Fortress Investment Group, where he served as Senior Vice President managing a diverse commercial real estate, infrastructure and transportation portfolio valued at $3.5 billion. His previous positions include chief operating officer and managing director for The STG Group, senior vice president at Fowler Property Acquisitions, and director and commercial broker at Marcus & Millichap.

“Partnering with Auction.com can be a game changer for commercial real estate brokers who are looking to expand their business and provide their clients with a competitive edge beyond the local market,” said Khamish. “Auction.com provides a value-added resource for brokers that delivers advantages such as global exposure, a multi-million dollar marketing program, faster closings and other benefits, all of which enable brokers to focus their attention on meeting their clients’ needs and growing their business through referrals and repeat engagements.”

Auction.com is unveiling new incentives and program enhancements focused on attracting commercial real estate brokers and making it easier than ever for them to find, buy and sell investments for their clients. These include platform functionality updates including an easier-to-use registration page, a dedicated broker-specific portal, and the ability to submit listings and search for properties offering buyer co-ops.

In an exclusive broker webinar event on Oct. 30, commercial brokers will be introduced to all that Auction.com has to offer, including certainty of commission, superior marketing power and a full range of services, from client management to contracts and closing, all of which allow brokers to focus on building relationships and further growing their business. Brokers can register for the event by clicking here or visiting http://pages.auction.com/broker-webinar.html.

For more information about what Auction.com can offer commercial property brokers, visit http://www.auction.com/lp/commercial-brokers/.

About Auction.com:  

Auction.com, LLC, is the nation’s leading online real estate marketplace. Founded in 2007, the company has sold more than $32 billion in residential and commercial real estate assets. Auction.com has over 900 employees and headquarters in Irvine and Silicon Valley, California, as well as offices in key markets nationwide. Visit www.auction.com for more information.

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