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Faris Lee Names 35-Year Veteran as Director of Real Estate Operations

Faris Lee Investments hired Greg Lukosky as director of real estate operations, based in Irvine. The 35-year veteran will collaborate with managing principal Jeff Conover and senior managing director Scott DeYoung on various aspects of business development.  

Previously serving as VP of development for VantageOne Real Estate Investments, Lukosky played a vital role in the acquisition, marketing, entitlements, and construction of retail shopping centers across multiple communities in Southern California. Prior to that, he was a partner with Peninsula Retail Partners, where his expertise in acquisition, planning, entitlements, tenant leasing, and investment analysis led to the successful development of various retail projects in the region. 

As regional real estate manager for Ralphs Grocery Company & Food 4 Less, divisions of The Kroger Company, he managed a wide range of responsibilities, including new development opportunities, relocations, lease extensions, acquisitions, and asset management duties across several geographical areas. 

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