Andrew Sparks, a former CEO and graduate of Yale University, is the Founder and Managing Broker of The Sparks Agency, a firm that specializes in commercial and investment properties nationally in California, New York, and Washington, D.C and internationally in Latin America and Europe. Andrew holds certifications and membership in several national real estate associations, has served on various boards, and was awarded 2018 Commercial Realtor of the Year for Greater Los Angeles and Beverly Hills by BHGLAAR.
As a senior executive and principal, Andrew demonstrates a track record of value creation and a history of delivering over multiple economic cycles, asset types and markets. Andrew has 20 years of management experience in commercial real estate, operations, fund raising, marketing and educational administration. He has a proven ability to spot trends and value ahead of others, and is an experienced leader, team builder, operator, and capital allocator.
Andrew represents high-profile companies and individuals in pursuit of successful retail and office locations and creates partnerships with clients to locate, negotiate and acquire underperforming value-added real estate. Andrew’s experience draws on having been involved in many aspects of CRE including landlord and tenant representation, development, project management, and office and medical properties. Andrew has worked with new and emerging businesses to manage and maximize their growth potential by providing site selection and disposition services. Andrew’s clients have included a top fashion retailer ($4b annual revenue), a hedge fund principal, and Kuafu Properties. Andrew has an international network of developers, investors, and real estate professionals.
EDUCATION Temple University, Philadelphia, PA • MBA (Strategic Management) 2008 Yale University, New Haven, CT • STM (Summa Cum Laude) 2001