NAI Capital - West Los Angeles
11835 W. Olympic Blvd.
Suite 700E

West Los Angeles, CA United States 90064
f(310) 440-8525
CA BRE License #:00852490
Angelle
Wacker (Ghiz)
Senior Vice President

Specialties: Investment, Retail

Scope of Service Experience
Angelle Grace Wacker has excelled in Real Estate year after year since 1990! - specializing in the Sale of Investment properties and the Leasing and sales of Restaurants, Movie Theaters, Hotels, Nightclub and Entertainment properties. Mrs. Wacker has been the recipient of many awards for her record-breaking sales. Prior to entering the real estate field she worked in one of her family businesses, Paddock Pools, Patios and Spas as a Purchasing Agent in Arizona which are now also in Las Vegas, Nevada. Angelle also designed, manufactured and marketed her own swimwear line (Angelle's Swimwear) in 1985 and 1986. Then, in 2007, she co- wrote the TV shows Big Shots and Hot Spots in 2008 she co-wrote Dream Chasers. Angelle has been involved in Commercial Real Estate transactions globally, has been a member of ICSC for 12 years when Angelle was invited to serve as Secretary of the NAI Global Retail Council Board of Directors in 2005, elevating the entertainment retail council to a whole new level of exciting and innovative retail and restaurant venues for developers and property owners world wide. Angelle was then promoted to Vice Chairman of NAI Global Retail Council Board of Directors in 2006 after rebuilding the Retail Council Board by increasing membership and revenues for the company globally. Angelle was to become Chairman January 2007, until falling in love with her Swiss Banker, Roger Wacker, they married in November 2006 when Angelle gracefully resigned the Chair position to stay the Los Angeles local front to support her new husband and family. Angelle has conducted transactions nationally in Arizona, Las Vegas, Chicago, New York, Mississippi, Florida, New Mexico, and Texas from 1990-2009. Since her marriage to prominent UBS Vice Chairman, Roger Wacker, Angelle has since become involved in lease and sales transactions in Spain, London and Morrocco and has an appetite to become more invloved in commercial real estate in Switzerland.

In addition to her busy career, Angelle currently sits on the Boards of the Music Center, LA Opera, Cal-Arts, and Rerpise and, since 1998 has fundraised for St Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis. In October of 2000, Angelle was recognized by the Board of Governors of St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital and was appointed to the Board of Governors that same October in Memphis. Angelle has been a strong advocate of St. Jude's ever since and continued to serve as a National Committiee Member as well as started the Los Angeles Chapter in 2005, raising over $2,000,000 per year at the Runway for Life Gala. She is active in a variety of Community and International Charitable Organizations including The Century City Chamber of Commerce 1990-1991, The American Cancer Society 1985-2009, The American Heart Association,1988-2009 Easter Seals 1984-2009, and The Special Olympics, 1991-1996.. Angelle served as a National Committee Member on The Board of Goveners for St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn, and continues Co-Chaired the Los Angeles Runway for Life Gala Charity Event. She works to help abused children and has supported two adopted children overseas since 1994 . Angelle has mentored numerous next generation promisees each year, she plays tennis, she loves to cook, sails on weekends with her husband Roger on their sailboat, hikes and adores Salsa dancing.
Background & Experience
Angelle Wacker began her real estate career in Scottsdale, Arizona at Ed Post Realty and Coldwell Banker. She was a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Club at both firms! Moving to California, Mrs. Wacker brought her expertise and skills to Celeste Yarnall & Associates as the Sales and Leasing Director.

In the four years prior to joining NAI Capital Commercial, she worked with Lambert Smith Hampton in Beverly Hills. Mrs. Wacker was appointed Exclusive Leasing Agent for the development of the 750,000 sq. ft. Shopping Center, Eaton Village and Exclusive Leasing Agent for Universal City Walk, The Majestic Luxury Resort and Residences in Las Vegas, Nevada, Cinema Grill, Cinema Grill Cafe, American Screen Works, American Theater Corp., Music Box and Restaurant Entertainment Group.

Mrs. Wacker has transacted approximately 2,500,000 square feet of office and retail space, representing both landlords and tenants and has closed more than $600 million of commercial and industrial escrows during her eighteen years in commercial real estate.

In addition to her successful consummation of many Restaurant and Nightclub sales, she is also noted for her association and recognition with film and entertainment clients such as Sylvester Stallone, Kenny Rogers, Madonna, Barry Gordy, Kevin Costner, Ben Affleck, Matt Damon and Louis Anderson, as well as many celebrity chef restauranteurs.

A member of the Association of Realtors, Mrs. Wacker is a consecutive five-time winner of the Outstanding Restaurant Broker Award. She currently represents many of Los Angeles's "Golden Rolodex Retailers, Restaurants and Restaurant/Nightclub properties.

Education
A graduate of Arizona State University with a degree in Business and a Minor is Dietetics. She sereved as an Army Cadette in College and is and has studied many foreign languages including Spanish and Italian.
Professional Associations & Designations
American Cancer Society, On the Board Of Govenor's for St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, St. George Orthodox Church, Restaurant Association, Century City Chamber of Commerce, Beverly Hills Chamber of Commerce, Board of the Music Center, LA Opera, Board of Reprise and supports CAL ARTS and MOCA.
Transaction History
Le Dome, BLT Steak House, Hamburger Hamlet, Flemings Prime Steak House and Wine Bar, Roy's Restaurants, Republic LA, Rivera, Fat Fish, Akawa, Saddle Ranch Chop House, Miyagi's, SBE Entertainment, Cote West, AOC, EM, Barfly, Westwood Brewing Company, Reata, Sparks Wood Fire Cooking, Rookes, Lush, Ivy at the Shore, Atlantic, St. Marks Jazz Club, L.A. Nicola, Vesuvius, Geoffreys, Rix, Luques, Yu, The Gate, and Latin Lounge, Tribeca Restaurant, Vertigo/Glan Slam and II Pastaio, C-Bar, Joya, Las Palmas, Tengu, James Beach, Canal Club, Cobalt Cantina, Fat Fish, Saddle Ranch Chop House, Mandarette and Bar Investment Group (Tiki Bobs and Have A Nice Day Cafe).

In addition, Mrs. Wacker (Ghiz) consults with Restaurant Owners/Operators across the United States. She travels throughout the year to New York, Las Vegas, Miami, Arizona, Chicago, Texas and Atlanta to visit and promote all of her commercial properties and business. Mrs. Wacker has also handed Hotel and Manor Palaces in The US, Morrocco and England.