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Marc A. Thurston

Senior Vice President

CA RE License #01099353

Marc Thurston began his real estate career in 1990 as a realtor for Watson Realty Company, the largest residential brokerage firm in Kern County, building a successful clientele for seven years. In 1997, he joined ASU & Associates as its primary multifamily specialist where he has continued his record of excellence. Mr. Thurston has completed numerous investment transactions throughout the Southern San Joaquin Valley, including the acquisition and disposition of duplexes, four-plexes and institutional size apartment communities, land and development properties. Over the course of his career, he has completed hundreds of transactions with a market value in excess of $340 million. Mr. Thurston has experience with both national and local investors. His dedication and market knowledge has made him an invaluable asset, not only to his company but most importantly to his clients. In 2002, he ranked seventh among affiliated professionals nationwide, earning him the firm's prestigious Circle of Excellence award. In 2004, he ranked sixth and again received the Circle of Excellence award in 2005, 2006 and 2007. 

An active industry and community leader, Mr. Thurston's roster of memberships and honors include:

  • California Apartment Association
  • Income Property Association of Kern County
  • Bakersfield Association of Realtors
  • Fresno Association of Realtors

Mr. Thurston holds a Bachelor of Science degree from California State University, Bakersfield.

Marc A. Thurston
Marc A. Thurston
Senior Vice President
Newmark Grubb ASU & Associates
2000 Oak Street
Suite 100
Bakersfield, CA 93301
United States
T  661.616.3585

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Areas of Specialization
  • Multi-Housing Investment

Years of Experience
23 years