Brett Swartzbaugh


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    18111 Von Karman Avenue
    Suite 1000
    Irvine, CA 92612
    United States

    Lic: 01742530

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    +1 949 930-9217

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Brett S. Swartzbaugh joined The Yahn Group in 2006 from a 10-year career in telecommunications and technology consulting of Fortune 500 clients.

Brett is the Associate Director of the Orange County office of Cushman & Wakefield on The YAHN GROUP, which serves tenants and owners in the Irvine Spectrum, South Orange County, and John Wayne Airport area. Projects include industrial, high-tech properties and office properties. The Team's current assignments consist of over 1,700,000 square feet of properties for lease or sale valued at over $100 million.

The Team represents the affiliated entities of Hyundai Motor Corporation – Korea including $400 Million of property assignments: a 4,000-acre desert land acquisition program for their North American Proving Ground in California City; the spinoff of their finance unit, Hyundai Capital America, with the leasing of 400,000 square footage of office for headquarters and operations centers, a 350,000 square foot warehouse distribution facility built-to-suit in Aurora, Illinois, and a land acquisition and built-to-suit of their international design center in Irvine Spectrum, and currently the design and construction of their 470,000 square footage world class North American Headquarters. 

Brett is a graduate of the University of Southern California with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications. He currently resides in Newport Beach with his wife and two children.  Brett’s interests include automobiles, volleyball, fishing, golf and skiing. He has been an active participant in NAIOP, Orangewood PALS and The Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce.


IndCor Properties, Arden Realty, Sares Regis Group, JP Morgan, Alere Properties, Hyundai Information System North America, Hyundai Motor America, Hyundai Capital America, Hyundai America Technical Center, Mobis, Kaseya Corp, Franklin Covey,, ITT Industries/XYLem, First American Title Insurance Company, Master Foods/Mars Brands, Danaher Corp/Keithley/Tektronix, Freshstart/Galasso Bakeries, Saddleback Valley Unified School District, Fisker of Orange County, Fastenal Corporation, Lost Enterprises, Ezekiel Brand, St. Anton Partners, Worldpac, Shur-lok/Precision Cast Parts, Jaguar Land Rover, Caliber Collision Centers, Penn Mutual Insurance, DaVinci Bioscience and GE Global.. The Yahn Group leads the Irvine Spectrum market for both Tenant and Landlord sale and lease transactions.