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Stepp Expands 605 Corridor Presence With Two Strategic Hires

Multifamily brokerage firm Stepp Commercial is adding to its presence in Long Beach, making a pair of personnel moves to bolster the 605 Corridor. The firm has welcomed John Alden as Vice President and Derek Branch as Investment Associate. 

“The decision to expand into 605 Corridor was a natural fit for us. We will now be able to provide our Long Beach clients the opportunity to grow their portfolios locally by trading into larger assets in prime markets such as Downey, Bellflower, Norwalk and Paramount,” said Stepp’s Principal, Robert Stepp.

Prior to joining Stepp, John Alden owned and operated his own brokerage specializing in the Long Beach market. He will focus on the exchange, acquisition and disposition of multifamily investments in the 605 Corridor. 

Derek Branch began in the multifamily investment industry as an analyst in 2019. He has expertise in 1031 exchanges in the Los Angeles market, and Stepp says he will bring that commitment to detail as he consults with clients.


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