Sperry Van Ness is now SVN. SVN | First Guardian Group is a franchise of SVN. We are a full-service brokerage firm specializing in the sales, investments and management of all commercial real estate assets including: multifamily, office, retail, industrial, hospitality, and land. We also provide a one-stopshop for investors seeking to defer taxes through utilizing the 1031 Exchange tax code. See our 1031 Exchange website at www.FGG1031.com for more information.

SVN | First Guardian Group currently ranks among the top 10 franchisees within the SVN global network. Since our inception, we have closed more than $1.5 billion in commercial real estate transactions throughout the US. We have also managed millions of square feet of income producing investment properties and assisted our clients to execute successful tax deferral strategies including the reinvestment of sales proceeds into higher yielding tax advantaged investments.

Our mission is to partner with our clients and collaborate with all other brokers to attain the highest value for our client’s commercial investment properties. Our team is a tightly integrated group of talented professionals with access to industry-leading market research and market intelligence data analysis capabilities. Local knowledge and marketplace information is key for an effective understanding of how to provide strategies and goals of our clients’ businesses and investment portfolios.

SVN is the 6th most recognized commercial brokerage firm in the US.



Whether you're buying, selling, or leasing we stand ready to serve your needs on a national and local level.


SVN Advisors will help you buy, lease, or sell everything from a Class C office building to a CBD trophy high-rise.


Understanding the factors that impact Hospitality investment, we offer national reach and local expertise.


We have the capability to advise you on your multifamily needs, from local apartments to multi-state portfolios.


Protecting the value of your properties while providing exceptional reporting and responsiveness.


From new construction to master leases, we have the expertise on how to buy, sell, and lease medical office properties.

Student Housing

We know how to add value to the student housing spectrum and the factors that impact these properties.

Single Tenant

Our Advisors have proven methods to help you quickly buy, sell, or lease a quality single tenant property.