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 is a Partner at the Harbor Vista real estate investment firm.
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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