ANDY HOAR serves as the President and Co-Managing Partner of CB Richard Ellis/New England, a joint venture between Whittier Partners Group and CB Richard Ellis. A 25-year commercial real estate veteran, Mr. Hoar began his career with LM&W Properties and Leggat McCall/Grubb & Ellis before joining CB Richard Ellis in 1991. As President and Co-Managing Partner, Mr. Hoar leads a team of more than 400 real estate professionals including leasing, financing, sales and management specialists for all commercial property types. He has personally arranged over 500 lease transactions throughout the New England region. Mr. Hoar was recognized by the Greater Boston Real Estate Board as the 2001 Broker of the Year and by CoreNet Global as the 2008 Real Estate Advisor of the Year. Throughout his career, Mr. Hoar has been consistently recognized as one of the top senior professionals in the commercial real estate industry due to his exceptional level of professionalism, value-added approach, diligent focus on client service and tremendous sense of integrity. He brings a high level of understanding to numerous philanthropic organizations, serving on the Board of Directors of United Way and Heading Home, a non-profit organization focused on ending homelessness throughout Greater Boston. Mr. Hoar is a graduate of Denison University.