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Ara Karapetian | CCIM, CPM

Ara Karapetian, CCIM, CPM is one of the top commercial sales professionals in the Southern California area. His ability to service commercial real estate clients has been proven time and time again.

With a variety of prominent projects throughout Southern California, Ara has excelled in his ability to assemble land for the development of new projects – and in the leasing and resale of those projects as well. His acute problem solving abilities allow him to offer clients creative solutions to the challenges faced by commercial Real Estate developers and investors. In addition to handling shopping centers, community centers, multi- family development and industrial property he has become one of the leading brokers in the consulting and leasing of urban mixed-use developments.

Bringing with him a reputation for integrity and intelligence, Ara has consistently focused on the representation of property owners in the sale and leasing of commercial properties. Over the past eight years, his experience has made Ara cognizant of the distinctive opportunities that face clients who are particularly active in urban Southern California markets.

In many cases, it is necessary to assemble multiple properties for redevelopment to create an optimal site for his clients. As a result, Ara has developed a keen awareness of redevelopment opportunities throughout the region.

A vital element of Ara’s success is his long-standing relationships with the majority of the owners, buyers and developers in the marketplace. He has cultivated invaluable connections with the large numbers of tenants looking for space as well. Matching these groups and their needs is a particularly satisfying aspect of his job.

Ara is a Graduate of Civil Engineering from Greenwich University School of Engineering in London, England, Ara holds Registered Investment Advisory license, having managed his own Hedge Fund from 2002 to present, allowing him to combine knowledge from both fields of construction and high finance to simplify complex matters for investors.

Ara holds Commercial Real Estate industry’s highest and most prestigious CCIM designation since 2005, he also holds the Commercial Real Estate Management’s highest and most prestigious CPM designation.


2004 – Dilbeck Realtors “Rookie of the Year Award”
2004 – Dilbeck Realtors “Shooting Star Award”
2004 – Dilbeck Realtors “Award of Distinction”
2004 & 2005 – Consistently recognized as Quarterly Award Winner
2005 – Dilbeck Realtors “Award of Excellence”
2006 – Dilbeck Realtors “Award of Merit”
2007 – Dilbeck Realtors “Award Of Merit”
2009 – Dilbeck Realtors “Award of Merit”
2009 – Dilbeck Realtors “Commercial Associate of the Year”.
2010 – Dilbeck Realtors “ Winners Circle”.
2011 – Dilbeck Realtors “Award of Achievement”.
2011 – Dilbeck Realtors “Commercial Associate of the Year”.
2012 – Dilbeck Realtors “Commercial Associate of the Year”.
2013 – Dilbeck Realtors “Commercial Associate of the Year”.
2013 – Dilbeck Realtors “President Council”.
2013 – Dilbeck Realtors “Award of Excellence”.
2013 – Dilbeck Realtors “ Winners Circle”.
2014 – Dilbeck Realtors “Commercial Associate of the Year”
2014 – Dilbeck Realtors “Award of Achievement”.
2014 – Dilbeck Realtors “ Winners Circle”.

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