About True North CRE

Multifamily Brokerage from a Principal’s Perspective

With over 20 years of investment sales brokerage experience, our team offers an absolute advantage in the real estate industry. Our dual expertise not only includes a solid brokerage foundation, but also 14 years as active principals involved in acquisitions, dispositions, asset management, and development.

This combination provides us with a comprehensive understanding of the real estate transaction process from both a buyer’s and seller’s perspective. We anticipate and skillfully manage potential challenges, offering solutions that stem from a profound market insight exclusive to our team. Whether you're navigating a complex deal or seeking professional advice, we are committed to guiding you to successful outcomes with the wisdom and experience that only we can provide.

We take the time to get to know our clients on a personal level, building lasting trusting relationships that are essential to a successful transaction.

Core Values

Our core values are client driven. We LISTEN to and UNDERSTAND our clients’ needs and investment goals. We pride ourselves on honesty, integrity and respect and treat our clients like family. As principals and brokers, we understand all facets of a transaction and will always be transparent with our clients.

Our extensive knowledge of the Southern California multifamily market coupled with an unparalleled network of apartment owners, buyers, and investment sales brokers enables us to achieve unprecedented results for our clients.

Sincerity. Responsibility. Doing the right thing. That’s what you can count on when we work together. Multifamily real estate is an industry filled with hard decisions and the need to acquire valuable assets to secure meaningful ROI. Through it all, we hold ourselves accountable—to our clients, their investors, and each other. We celebrate our wins collectively and learn from our losses in the same manner. When corrections need to be made, we are open and honest about finding a better path to success. When we achieve success, we ensure it's not solely ours. It belongs to our team, clients, investors, and anyone within the community that stands to benefit from our unified achievement.

For multifamily investments to succeed, all interested parties must have access and insight into a transaction's full scope, not just the numbers on the front or back end of a deal, but the dedication and commitment of the team brokering their asset or portfolio. Whether a private client or institutional investor, we ensure those who trust us with their financial success are accorded complete insight into our processes related to their assets and how we conduct ourselves professionally beyond any specific transaction. Where we uncover concerns, our assessments are frank and forthcoming. Communication is open and frequent, available through numerous channels, and suitable to the client. Whatever questions need to be answered or visibility provided, we aim to deliver to the client full disclosure, so they move forward with complete confidence.

Positive outcomes are at their most meaningful when everyone's voice is heard. From the front-line representative to the top-level executive, we support all stakeholders from the earliest stages of identifying an asset to purchase or sell through executing the pre-closing transition to supporting the post-closing management. We support the team and are empathic to the individuals that play a role in pushing transactions across the finish line. Where ideas flourish, we encourage them. Where assistance is necessary, we provide it. Where there is an opportunity to advocate for others, we embrace it.

It's not enough to simply listen to what a client says. We strive to put ourselves in their shoes; to gain a complete picture of what they hope to achieve and, more importantly, what they need to achieve to ensure a truly successful real estate transaction. To realize the whole vision, to understand, we engage our clients. We ask questions. We uncover what's important to them. Yes, we listen, but we seek to know more, learn more, and position ourselves to be what the client requires.

We take the time to get to know our clients on a personal level, building lasting trusting relationships that are essential to a successful transaction.  We'd love to get to know you and your team; open up a discussion, and see what transpires.  Even if a deal isn't feasible today, we value the chance to trade philosophies on buying or selling multifamily real estate, exploring short and long-term goals, and establishing a relationship. After all, real estate portfolios ebb and flow, but the relationships we build within the industry are what endure.



In the pursuit of living the American Dream, one of the best ways families can generate financial security is through real estate investment. And no agent understands the power of real estate investing better than real estate broker John Swartz. Primarily serving Los Angeles and the surrounding area, John has over 20 years of experience working with buyers and investors of multifamily income properties, helping his clients build long-term, multi-generational wealth. 



Jackie is a skilled professional with a wealth of experience in analyzing, marketing, and selling multifamily assets across the Los Angeles region. Her extensive knowledge of local property values and bicoastal network is complemented by her ability to understand the unique needs of her clients and provide effective strategies to improve their financial position.

Work With True North CRE

We take the time to get to know our clients on a personal level, building lasting trusting relationships that are essential to a successful transaction. Having worked on the principal side of the business we understand both sides of the transaction and can overcome any hurdle that may come up during a deal.  Our goal is to provide an enjoyable experience that leads to a successful outcome for all involved.  We'd love to get to know you; open up a discussion and see what transpires.

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