President, Weintraub Real Estate Group

THE LATEST: Notable deals brokered recently by Weintraub included the $50 million sale of La Villa Contenta, a Malibu estate5previously rented by Beyoncé and Jay-Z, to a private investment firm executive. Weintraub also originally built the estate.

BACKGROUND: During the past two decades, Weintraub has acquired, developed or entitled properties across Southern California worth about $1 billion. The firm's projects include commercial shopping centers as well as infill projects to revitalize neighborhoods. High-profile developments include the Malibu Lumberyard, a luxury shopping center in a former lumber yard, and the 600-unit Warner Center apartment complex on a former boat building lot in the San Fernando Valley.

WORTH NOTING: Weintraub's civic involvements include working with the Valley Community Clinic, L.A. River Revitalization Corp., and the Boys and Girls Club of Malibu.

YEARS ON THE LA500: 4

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