Lee & Associates-Newport Beach is Making Waves

Names New President and Adds Veteran Broker to Roster

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.--()--The Newport Beach office of Lee & Associates, the largest broker-owned commercial real estate firm in North America, has named Chris Coyte, a 28-year CRE veteran, President and Managing Director. Additionally, veteran CBRE broker Bob Goodmanson has joined the Newport Beach office.

“My role going forward will be to use all the tools and systems Steve developed to increase our office’s market share through aggressive recruiting, training our growing sales team, and leveraging technology to maximize the market presence of Lee & Associates – Newport Beach.”

Coyte, who has been with Lee & Associates-Newport Beach since 1989, replaces Steve Jehorek, who stepped down as President after a 22-year tenure. Jehorek will remain with Lee & Associates as a Senior Vice President.

“Steve set the bar high in leading our office over the past 22 years. His administrative skill, organizational expertise, and steady demeanor were critical factors in our office growth and success,” said Coyte. “My role going forward will be to use all the tools and systems Steve developed to increase our office’s market share through aggressive recruiting, training our growing sales team, and leveraging technology to maximize the market presence of Lee & Associates – Newport Beach.”

A graduate of California State University – Fullerton, he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a focus on International Business Relations. Coyte is also a member of AIR Commercial Real Estate Association.

Goodmanson, who has more than 36 years of commercial real estate experience in Orange County, joins the office as a Senior Vice President and Principal. In addition, Brad Schneider, who worked with Goodmanson at CBRE, also has joined the office as a Senior Associate.

Goodmanson, who prior to joining Lee & Associates had spent 33 years with CBRE Newport Beach where he left as a Senior VP, is an expert in industrial and flex properties and businesses in Orange County. He has represented more than 1,300 different landlords, buyers and tenants who have transacted more than one billion dollars in consideration.

A graduate of California State University, Sacramento where he received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business with a concentration in Real Estate, he is a member of the AIR Commercial Real Estate Association.

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The Newport Beach office of Lee & Associates names Chris Coyte, President and Managing Director and adds veteran broker Bob Goodmanson.

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