Todd Nathanson is Founder and President of illi Commercial Real Estate, a commercial brokerage, property management and investment advisory service firm specializing in retail real estate and headquartered in Encino, California. Since launching the company in 2007, illi Commercial Real Estate has grown to over 30 agents and brokers, and has over 220 listings throughout Southern California. illi Commercial Real Estate recently opened a satellite office in Long Beach, CA to service the firm’s client base in that area. illi Commercial Real Estate has retail real estate experts handling leasing, investment sales, acquisitions, over 3,200 transactions, valuation, business brokerage and tenant representation.
illi’s motto is, only performance counts, not promises.
Prior to launching his own brokerage, Todd headed the San Fernando Valley Division for Centers Business Management. During his 17 year tenure at CBM, he was responsible for generating exclusive listings, negotiating and closing lease transactions and management of the San Fernando Valley office. In addition, he recruited, hired, trained and mentored agents and supervised both agents and administrative staff. Todd’s team closed over 2,000 transactions and he supervised 15 agents and staff during his tenure at CBM. Todd also worked for Santa Monica based Muselli Commercial Real Estate and Forest City Development.
Todd has brokered almost 1,500 lease and sales transactions during his career. He has strong established relationships with national retailers, regional tenants/franchisees and local mom ‘n pop tenants. His attention to detail and timely execution of complex transactions has earned the trust of over 600 shopping center investors, from the single center owner to the nation’s largest institutional owners. Todd’s team pride themselves on leasing the more difficult in-line and elbow shop spaces by expending exceptional effort and utilizing their deep database of prospective tenants in the market. Todd has fostered a collaborative and open culture where data and opportunities are shared providing the best service and performance for illi Commercial Real Estate’s clients.
Born and raised in Southern California, Todd Nathanson is supported by his wife and two children not to mention his faithful dog Beau. Todd prides himself on his physical conditioning which includes endurance running, cycling and daily workout regiments that start each morning at 4:30 a.m.
Todd’s favorite pastimes are quick weekend retreats to the California’s Central Coast to enjoy fine wine, tasty hole-in-the-wall Mexican cuisine, amazing Pacific Ocean sunrises and sunsets, as well as spending quality time with his family and entertaining friends.
Todd has been a member of Big Brothers Big Sisters for 24 years and especially proud of his relationship with his Little Brother and the fine, responsible man he has become. For the last four years Todd has held a Board of Director’s position with The Harmony Project, an organization developed to bring music lessons and instruments to children of Los Angeles to promote the healthy growth and development of children through the study, practice and performance of music. It is The Harmony Projects’ goal to build healthier communities by investing in the positive development of children through music. As well as to develop children as musical ambassadors of peace, hope and understanding amongst people of diverse cultures, backgrounds and beliefs.