Antoine has been in the real estate business and is a seasoned real estate proffessional broker since 1988 with extensive experience handling a diverse range of transactions including acquiring Managing and disposing of all type of properties, his Commercial real estate expertise includes Retail centers, Office buildings, Multifamily, Landlord and Tenant Leasing & Representation, 1031 exchanges and Business opportunities.
A highly talented and accomplished management professional with skills and experiences in Property and Asset Management and solid and extensive experience in the computer field including International Distribution and Marketing of Mini Computer Systems.
Antoine came to real estate from a corporate career in the computer industry. Working in International Sales and Marketing in the United States and abroad, Antoine was responsible for developing and assisting Distributors and their customers in the Middle East, Europe and Africa. Gaining business knowledge all along the way, he eventually became partner and ran a computer and telecommunications company in Kuwait and another Computer Software company in the San Francisco Bay area, and a Computing and telecommunication company in Los Angeles.
Following his education, Antoine decided to stay in the US and make it his permanent home. Married to Malak Hakim since 1987, Antoine and his wife have a son Michael and a daughter Maya. He has been a resident of Los Angeles since 1966 and of Cerritos since 1978.
Antoine's well-rounded business experience is vital in the success of his clients today. He understands the importance of solid business practices and of outstanding customer service, all of which make him one of the area's quality Investment councelar and Realtor.
Antoine has been in the real estate business and a real estate broker since 1988
After owning and operating a small Realty World franchise brokerage firm with several real estate agents, Antoine went on to be the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of an international group of companies “The Lidas Group” consisting of “ Lidas Inc. , Dalist International Inc, Chelidas inc. and Lidas Realty Investment, Inc. a Barbados company” all owned by foreign investors and based in Century City for ten years. Being the only person in charge in the United States Antoine handled a diverse range of issues and transactions, including interfacing with overseas trust companies and doing all federal and state compliance documents and acquiring and managing a shopping center, an office building and several multifamily Condos from day to day property management to tenant leasing and acquisition and disposition of properties. After the owners of the Lidas group of companies decided to leave the United States, Antoine placed their holdings on the market and within two years sold all their properties and dissolved their corporations.
Member of the CCIM Institute and a CCIM Designee since 2004 Member and the Government Affairs Director of the Southern California CCIM Chapter GRI designation from the National Association of Realtors “NAR”Member the Realty Investment Association of Orange County “RIAOC” since 1988 Member of the Land and Investment Group,Board of director member of The Realtor Commercial Alliance of Orange County “RCAOC”Member the Real Estate Cyber Space Society “RECS”Member of the Rancho South East Association of Realtors “RSAOR”Member of California Association of Realtors “CAR” since 1988Member of the National Association of Realtors “NAR” since 1988
Education • Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA Master in Business Administration Executive Management program. 1979• Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA Master of Science degree in Computer Science. 1976• California State University, Los Angeles, CA Bachelor of Science degree in Electronics Engineering. 1971• . CCIM Designation 2004 - Certified Commercial Institute Member - Post Graduate Commercial and Investment Real Estate