About Us

Young Lewin Advisors exists to serve our commercial real estate clients.

We do this by focusing less on any specific transaction and more on genuinely understanding our client’s short and long term goals and working with them to devise and execute a portfolio-wide strategic plan to achieve those goals.

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Dan Lewin

Managing Partner

Dan Lewin

Managing Partner

Dan Lewin began his investment real estate career in 2012, while a student at USC, working with Turnstone Capital, a Gardena-based apartment syndicator, as an acquisitions associate. Upon graduation, Dan joined Marcus & Millichap where he built a niche as a student housing, land development, and multi-family specialist. Dan founded Young-Lewin Advisors in April, 2020 alongside his partner, Shane Young with the goal of establishing a brokerage that encourages genuine, comprehensive advisory relationships instead of the transactional emphasis that is widespread in the brokerage industry.

On the brokerage side of Dan’s career, he has been one of the most active brokers in the USC student housing market and has continually set the market record for small-lot development sales in the immediate USC area. Dan has closed over $300M worth of real estate transactions in his career with $200M of those transactions in the student housing space.

On the principal side of Dan’s career, he has been the active partner in 19 projects focusing on multifamily, student housing and ADU/value-add strategies Los Angeles County and Orange County as well as Silicon Valley. Dan prides himself on advising clients from a place of experience as a principal investor as well as an investment sales broker.

Dan was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area before coming to USC in 2010 where he completed a double major in political science and business. Dan is a passionate supporter of the YIMBY movement focusing on providing missing middle housing throughout California through his development projects as well his political advocacy to support pro-housing legislation.

Dan also proudly serves on the board of the Resident Relief Foundation - a Los Angeles based non profit that helps responsible tenants who are facing a situation beyond their control avoid eviction and homelessness. Dan currently resides in Long Beach, CA with his wife.

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Shane Young

Managing Partner

Shane Young

Managing Partner

Shane is a multifamily and 1031 exchange specialist and Managing Partner at Young Lewin. As a lifelong SoCal resident Shane offers invaluable knowledge of the local market. His unrivaled work ethic and dedication to providing his clients with the best advisory, research underwriting services available helped him maintain an unrivaled reputation in the industry. At his previous firm, a publicly traded company, he climbed the ranks to be one of the Top Producers, as well as the youngest in company history to achieve the rank of First Vice President of Investments. Since then he has founded his own investment sales firm called Young Lewin.

Shane is known for his ability to create unique opportunities for his clients, and maintaining the highest level of integrity and honesty to protect the interest and wealth creation of his clients. Young Lewin specializes in multifamily investment properties throughout Greater Los Angeles. The company boasts over $600M in sales volume.

In his free time, Shane enjoys spending time with family & friends, competitive sailing, and working with local philanthropic efforts. He is proud to be a sitting board member of the Resident Relief Foundation, a non profit that provides grants to assist with underprivileged renters.

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Daniel Gomez

Senior Associate

Daniel Gomez

Senior Associate

Daniel Gomez is a multi-family investment sales specialist in partnership with Young Lewin Advisors. Daniel began his career on the construction side of the real estate industry, working for 5 years as a union-certified HVAC technician for ACCO Engineered Systems - the largest commercial HVAC company in California. Daniel subsequently joined Young Lewin as an agent and has quickly established himself as one of the rising stars of the industry.

Daniel has represented buyers and sellers in over $20 Million of commercial real estate transactions in his first 18 months in the business. He rapidly achieved this initial success because of his approach to brokerage that eschews a transactional approach in favor of playing a truly advisory role with his clients to help them genuinely understand all of their options before making the best decision to achieve their objectives.

Daniel has a wide variety of experiences, having helped clients navigate not just sales and purchases but also refinances, 1031 exchanges (out of state and in-state), and joint ventures. He specializes in the Whittier Gateway Cities where he has sold the highest price per unit apartment to date in Whittier.

Daniel was born and raised Whittier, CA graduating from La Serna High School and Mt St. Antonio College where he wrestled competitively. He currently resides in Manhattan Beach, CA where he enjoys golfing, surfing, and spending time with family and friends.

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Jack Jorgensen

Senior Associate

Jack Jorgensen

Senior Associate

Jack Jorgensen has specialized in multifamily sales since 2016 starting his career at Marcus & Millichap where he quickly rose through the ranks, being awarded Rookie of the Year for first year agents with the highest sales volume. Throughout his career Jack has prioritized exclusively representing sellers through a thorough and transparent marketing process. From the first conversation with a client, a thoughtful and meticulous approach is taken on how to best leverage their position for each circumstance – including tax differed 1031 exchanges into different asset types and locations. Throughout his career Jack has taken on some uniquely challenging assignments including court ordered probate sales, properties in extreme physical and legal distress, and dealing with affordable housing covenants.

Jack grew up in Pasadena and attended the College of Charleston in South Carolina and graduated with a marketing major and also was apart of their national winning sailing team.

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(626) 399-2415
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Sitha Cheung

Operations Manager

Sitha Cheung

Operations Manager

Sitha Cheung brings over 14 years of experience as an Operations Manager to the Young Lewin staff.  She previously  worked at multiple nationwide firms and is responsible for coordinating marketing campaigns, organizing due diligence files, preparing transaction documents, and overseeing the day-to-day operations of the firm.

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Sunny DiMaggio

Transaction Coordinator

Sunny DiMaggio

Transaction Coordinator

Sunny DiMaggio is a knowledgeable, motivated and diligent Transaction Coordinator (TC). She works in commercial and residential real estate sales, including vacant land, industrial buildings and multifamily projects in the Los Angeles and Orange County markets. Her success in real estate has been attributed to her responsiveness, integrity and exceptional customer service. With a strong commitment to the highest professional standards, she is enthusiastic to provide Listing agents and Buyer's agents with the support and tools they need to be successful in their real estate business.

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Apollo Infinity

Young-Lewin Advisors proudly donates 5% of every commission to a charitable organization of our client’s choice in their name through our Apollo Infinity program.

Young-Lewin Advisors is proud to offer as a default donation option the Resident Relief Foundation - an organization that focuses on helping historically responsible tenants who fall on unexpected financial hardship avoid eviction.

The Foundation accomplishes this via direct payments to landlords so it's a productive intervention for all parties and there is a corresponding financial planning training program for the tenant to help them avoid a similar situation in the future.

We feel RRF effectively and efficiently addresses the housing/homelessness crisis with a positive net effect for all parties involved. Dan currently serves on the board of RRF.

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