Evan Farahnik is a Principal at StarPoint Properties with an extensive background in real estate, operations and acquisitions. As head of the Commercial Division he has overall responsibility for the acquisition, development and management of StarPoint’s commercial portfolio.
Mr. Farahnik has been investing in and operating real estate interests for his own and family account, for over 20 years. During this period he has successfully managed commercial developments including repositioning retail centers, office buildings and single tenant properties, acquired land for future development and executed on condo conversions, representing in excess of $500 million overall in real estate transactions. His expertise extends through acquisitions, dispositions, financial analysis, underwriting, risk assessment, as well as property marketing and operations.
Prior to StarPoint Properties, Mr. Farahnik served as Sr. Vice President at PeopleSupport, Inc. (PSPT), a public company specializing in business process outsourcing. As an early employee of PeopleSupport and as a key member of its executive management team, he led PeopleSupport through a successful IPO in 2004 with 50% year-over-year increases in revenue, high profitability, a multi-national footprint, and acquisitions that helped grow his previous company into an industry leader within a few years.
Mr. Farahnik is a graduate of California State University Northridge with a degree in Business Marketing as well as the UCLA Anderson School of Business MDE program.