Commercial Brokers Association

Rick Alexander – Region 20 Chair

Senior Advisor

Sperry Van Ness/Finest City Commercial



Rick Alexander has recently joined Sperry Van Ness | Finest City Commercial. Rick has been active in commercial real estate for over 30 years. Throughout his career, Rick has been an integral part of many projects from land acquisitions, subdivisions, build-out and final sales.

Rick has successfully solved many real estate problems both in the private and public sectors. In the public sector, as a previously elected official, he worked closely with Fish and Wild Life, Fish and Game and the San Diego County Board of Supervisors to craft and successfully have issued the first 4d permit in California for the gnat catcher. This initial step opened the opportunity for many other developers, both public and private, to go forward with their projects. In the private sector he has been active in helping owners solve problems with hazardous materials, which require the removal of tanks and contaminated soil.

Rick has done numerous build-to-suits, tenant improvements and complicated corporate moves, including working with the U.S Government moving both the Census Bureau and The Federal Bureau of Investigation. As an investment specialist Rick has helped clients both purchase and sell investment opportunities. He has represented private, public and non-profit clients in their search for income producing properties.

Rick is deeply involved in the community. He served for twenty years as a publicly elected member of the Grossmont Cuyamaca Community College District. He is a Past Chairman of the East County Economic Development Council and has served on the San Diego County’s Assessment Appeals Board. This wide range of expertise works to give Rick’s clients the very best in service and knowledge. As a dedicated professional, his experience translates into a smoother project, sold at the best price, with minimum aggravation to the investor.

During his real estate career Rick has earned several prestigious awards such as the Commercial Real Estate Alliance San Diego & San Diego Business Journal, 2013 Finalist, for Dealmaker of the year for Multifamily. In 2013 he received the National Association of Realtors National Commercial Award. In 2010 he was also honored by Congressman Duncan Hunter for public service, and by Assemblyman Joel Anderson for public service.


Sale – Industrial

Sale – Land

Sale – Multifamily/Apartment

Lease – Industrial