A California real estate broker since 1979, Francyne Shapiro-Lambert is a specialist in brokerage of commercial properties and apartment buildings on the Westside of Los Angeles and surrounding areas. In 1986, she joined Lambert Investments, bringing her wealth of experience in Westside real estate along with her proven negotiating and closing skills. Vice President at Lambert Investments, Francyne and her partner Carl Lambert are commonly referred to as "the Broker's Broker," other brokers seek their expertise and services.A goal oriented, detail conscious person, Francyne began her professional career as a correspondent for Newsweek Magazine in the Los Angeles bureau. She joined Lambert Investments in 1986 and has established a solid reputation for exceptional negotiating and closing skills in addition to an uncanny ability to structure and bring complex transactions to closure. Francyne spent several years with Watt Commercial Properties marketing and leasing commercial and retail space in neighborhood shopping centers up to 500,000 square feet. While with Watt, she earned a reputation for being able to bring high vacancy centers to 100 percent occupancy at increased rental rates by adding value to previously troubled properties.Francyne is highly accomplished in all aspects of site acquisition, subdivision recordation, marketing, project management, leasing, property management and communication and negotiation with governmental agencies. Her expertise includes condominium conversions and navigating the complexities of apartment rent control in Santa Monica. Since 1979, Francyne has sold some of the same properties numerous times. She has repeatedly demonstrated the ability to assess and satisfy clients' needs and buying criteria along with strong solid marketing presentations that equal results. Her exceptional marketing skills, longevity and closing record is matched by very few Westside Brokers. Francyne is a mentor to Women in Business through the Jewish Federation and frequent contributor to the Westside Apartment and Apartment Age Magazines.