Eric K. Nishimoto, an associate at Lee & Associates-LA North/Ventura Inc., a full-service commercial real estate company and member of the Lee & Associates group of companies, specializes in investment brokerage, landlord and tenant representation throughout the Los Angeles area with a focus in the San Fernando and Conejo valleys. A seasoned sales and marketing professional, Mr. Nishimoto’s real estate expertise includes leasing, underwriting and sale of investment properties as well as the development of long-term business strategies for his clients.

Career History / Professional Recognition

2012 Cadillac Jack Award - Commitment to the Community

Named 2010 Rookie of the Year Lee & Associates - LA North/Ventura, Inc.

Mr. Nishimoto began his commercial real estate career at Marcus & Millichap where he was most recently an investment sales associate and member of The Azzi Group. He joined the brokerage company as a marketing coordinator and financial analyst.

A four-time Division 1 Varsity Letter Winner in Gymnastics and member of the All Big Ten Gymnastic Championship Team on the Vault while a student at the University of Illinois, Mr. Nishimoto began his business career as an instructor at the Nova English Language School in Hitachi, Japan. As the Voice Room Head Coordinator there, he increased Voice Room student enrollment through creative restructuring programs.

In 2005 after returning from Japan a new found interest in the Hip Hop arts took stage. Mr. Nishimoto’s gymnastic background and Japan’s street dance influence emerge into a new profound love for breakdancing and the Hip Hop arts.  Today Mr. Nishimoto organizes and directs every Saturday a 501c(3) non profit Hip Hop arts collective called Justice by Uniting in Creative Energy(J.U.i.C.E.) located at the MacArthur Park recreation center. J.U.i.C.E. is a unique free community organization that utilizes the Hip Hop arts for creative expression and social change. Web Site: Facebook: JUiCELosAngeles

Education / Affiliations

• B.S. Economics, University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, IL

• Board of Governors, The Valley Economic Alliance

• Member, Multi-Cultural Music and Art Foundation of Northridge

• Board President, J.U.i.C.E., a youth program focused on skill-building in the hip-hop arts

• Board Member, Asian Business Association Online San Fernando Valley

• Board Member, Nikkei Senior Gardens Assisted Living In The San Fernando Valley