It started early, this entrepreneurial spirit in Charles Lederman. Not your regular kid to run the proverbial paper route with homes on a list the paper gives the boy to deliver to; no, first Chuck went door to door and lined up his own customers for delivery of the Sunday Los Angeles Examiner. Then, he arranged to have the necessary quantity delivered to his door at the crack of dawn every Sunday morning, and then proceeded to make his own deliveries. He bought the newspapers at wholesale and sold and delivered them at retail. This way, he had created his own paper route, not just to deliver to, but to sell to, too. With no boss to answer to but himself. He was ten.More Less
Charles has spent the majority of his professional life, over 30 years, in many aspects of the real estate business.
Currently, he’s a licensed real estate broker in the states of California and Nevada. In addition to residential real estate, his experience includes:
Land acreage sales
Commercial real estate acquisition
Sales and Management of apartments, office buildings and shopping centers
Lending: both residential and commercial
During his versatile and colorful career, Charles was the president of Western Consolidated Management and Investment, a multi-million-dollar company dealing with the sales and management of shopping centers and office buildings, as well as private lending. Founder and president of Marina City Realty in Southern California, his wife and business partner, Kristina Kuri, specialize in residential sales in the Marina Del Rey, Venice, Playa Del Rey, and Santa Monica areas. Charles currently sits on the board of directors of Block Sportswear a multi-million-dollar apparel company. The Magic Mountain Herbal Tea Company was the first of its kind to be sold on the shelves of West Coast supermarkets. Charles Lederman was its co-founder, successfully marketing Magic Mountain Herbal Tea, and playing an instrumental role in the growth of herbal teas’ popularity across North America, planting the first seeds of the major industry it is today. So, the next time you’re relaxing with some chamomile or lemon mint, you have Charles to thank for it. Charles is a veteran of the business world, across several, entirely different industries. And it’s his lucky clients who ultimately benefit from that breadth and wealth of business experience. His multi-faceted career equips Charles to answer a broader spectrum of questions about a client’s specific goals, needs, or investment issues than might a less experienced, and more narrowly focused broker. Both Charles and his wife and partner, Kristina Kuri, go that extra mile for every client. “There are highs and lows, ups and downs in life,” explains Charles, “and in 30-plus years, we have been through them all, so we can solve any problem in any situation that might arise along the way. "As you will see by the praise on the Testimonials Page from their high-profile client list, Charles and Kristina do everything they do with utmost care and unsurpassed professionalism.