Mt. Laurel, NJ – August 15, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — Metro Commercial Real Estate, Inc. is pleased to announce that Lars Kerstein has joined the company, where he will expand the firm’s presence in Center City Philadelphia.
Most recently, he worked for Legend Properties where he was involved with a number of successful leases in South Philadelphia, University City and Center City for both landlords and retailers.
Lars holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Franklin and Marshall College and is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers. He is active in numerous societies including the Young Friends of Rittenhouse Square and the Multiple Sclerosis Society where his community service includes nomination and participation in the Leadership Class of 2011. He lives in Center City with his wife, Arielle.
“Lars has all of the qualities and skills that make a successful real estate professional,” said Steven Gartner, president of Metro Commercial Real Estate. “We are delighted in having him join our Center City team.”
Metro Commercial is one of the largest full-service retail real estate firms in the region with transaction considerations exceeding $1.1 billion.
About Metro Commercial
Metro Commercial specializes in retail tenant representation, shopping center leasing, property management, and investment property sales. With 3 offices located in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Metro Commercial currently represents nearly 50 national retailers and serves as the exclusive leasing agent for more than 200 properties, totaling nearly 20 million square feet.