Los Angeles, CA (December 5, 2011)  
Studley, an international commercial tenant advisory firm, is pleased to announce that John B. Bertram has joined the firm’s West Los Angeles office as an executive managing director. Previously, he was with Coldwell Banker Commercial WESTMAC.

Bertram has 30 years of commercial real estate experience, with expertise in office leasing, building and site acquisitions, dispositions, and investment sales. Over this time, he has been one of Los Angeles’ top commercial real estate producers, having executed transactions totaling more than 4 million square feet.

Recent representative clients include Ares Management, Trust Company of the West, Crescent Capital, Moelis & Co, S. Mark Taper Foundation and 72andSunny. 

One of his most notable transactions included the site selection and relocation of Investors Business Daily to a 300,000-square-foot office/industrial complex in Marina Del Reyl, Calif.

“John is well known as a consummate professional and is highly regarded within the real estate and business communities. Recruiting John will result in a significant advantage for our team and our clients and will provide a national platform for his existing relationships,” said Mike Catalano, executive vice president and branch manager of Studley’s West LA office.

John co-founded WESTMAC Commercial Brokerage Company in 1988. The firm became Coldwell Banker Commercial WESTMAC in 2003.

He is a member of the Los Angeles Commercial Real Estate Association and the Los Angeles Board of Realtors and is a board member of Santa Monica Baykeepers.

Bertram graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, with a B.S. in accounting, finance and real estate.

About Studley
Studley is the leading commercial real estate services firm specializing in tenant representation. Founded in 1954, Studley pioneered the conflict-free business model of representing only tenants in their commercial real estate transactions. Today, with 19 offices nationwide and an international presence through its London office and AOS Studley, a partnership with Paris-based AOS, Studley provides strategic real estate solutions to top-tier corporations, not-for-profit organizations and law firms. Information about Studley is available at