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“Foundation Capital has been working with Lori Sweeney and Tom Sweeney for the past six years.  In that time, they have done an incredible job finding appropriate properties for many of our portfolio companies – some of them multiple times as they’ve grown.  Lori and Tom have saved these young firms a great deal of money and aggravation by representing their interests professionally and helping them manage their complete real estate strategy.”
- Adam Grosser
  General Partner
 
 

“Lori and Tom differentiate themselves from the other brokers in the market through their perseverance and uncompromising pursuit of obtaining the best deal for their clients.  Moreover, they are cognizant of the nuances of this unique real estate market and through their business acumen were able to leverage their knowledge to create great results for Peribit and Aruba Networks.”
- Steffan Tomlinson
  CFO
 
 

“Lori and Tom exceeded all of my expectations and were able to get us a deal over and above what I could have imagined.”
- Fred Patton
  CFO
 
 

"Lori and Tom are terrific professionals to partner with for commercial real-estate. I’ve worked with them on a number of deals as they offer sound advice and have a very firm understanding of what are the most important elements to structuring a successful deal between landlord and tenant. I have, and will continue to recommend Lori and Tom to many of my business associates”.
- Conrad Burke
  President & CEO
 
 

“I have had the opportunity to work with Lori and Tom Sweeney on two different occasions. They are an outstanding realty team.  They quickly develop a clear understanding of the client’s needs, work relentlessly to find a building that meets those needs and then negotiate to obtain the best deal once the property is found.  They know the market and they know what is available. The results are significantly reduced burden and pain for management, and locating the right premises in a minimum amount
of time.”
- Art Goldberg
    President and CEOr
 
 

“Lori always puts the client’s interests first, and is very willing to go the extra mile.  Lori went as far as meeting me for a drink when I was on vacation!”
- Jon Bohane
  VP Finance
 
 

I’ve been working with Tom for over 12 years now, and none of the deals he has found has gotten me fired yet.”

- Jon Bode
  CFO
 
 

“LS and her firm scored a '10' for Teros and Untangle under difficult time constraints and even more difficult landlord issues. Her help and guidance allowed us to land an A+ space and a great price!“
- Bob Walters
  CEO
 
 

Lori is a kick-ass commercial real estate agent who can secure cost-effective space for any of our companies.”

- Jeb Miller
  Partner
 
 

"Lori and Tom located a lease property for our high tech start-up business in Silicon Valley. Lori and Tom were absolutely professional from start to finish and provided service and produced results that greatly exceeded our expectations. Lori and Tom saved us a lot of time by filtering properties, then negotiated excellent lease terms, and worked to resolve minor problems with the property after the lease closed. I highly recommend Lori and Tom as the best agents I have ever worked with."
- John Busch
 President & CEO
 
 

"Our company is fortunate to have worked with Lori on several successful projects. She came to us as a referral from one of our venture investors and has consistently exceeded our high expectations. We were new to the market and Lori's significant knowledge of the area helped us select a value-priced, ideal location for a new office. Regardless of deal size, Lori has approached each project with passion and commitment."
- Mark Novakovich
 VP Finance
 
 

“I have had the pleasure of working with Tom and Lori on multiple lease transactions and they have come through for me with flying colors every time.” 
- Hitesh Shah
CFO
 
 

"Tom Sweeney has been our broker on four lease transactions. He is extremely knowledgeable in commercial real estate presenting us with the best options in the market while offering us great advice on strategy and negotiation. Tom is incredibly responsive, flexible, always on top of it. He goes beyond the call of duty. Bottom line, he delivers."
- Cathy Huang
 Human Resource Manager
 
 

“The OPEX Team was not only there to manage our initial real estate process...they were there to help when we needed them to get our OPEX expenses reduced after the deal was closed…”
- Bruce Fram
CEO
 
 

“Lori and Tom are a great team.  They really went the extra mile(s) to make our deal happen.  Not only were they accessible and responsive, but they were also thorough in running the numbers and willing to take the lead in negotiations that promised to be complex and frustrating.  They really changed my perception of what a commercial real estate broker could do for a business. ” 
-Katherine Noeson
 GM
 
 

"In addition to having key contacts and being very knowledgeable of the local market, Tom Sweeney has proven to us to be an extremely competent and helpful problem solver.  After we suffered for years under an onerous lease, Tom was able to negotiate another tenant into our space, and he secured a much better lease in a building that was more appropriate for our situation.  This was the most impressive added value that I have seen from a Realtor, and I would whole-heartedly recommend Tom Sweeney for your commercial real estate needs."


- Bruce Bastl
President and CEO

 
 

“We had the pleasure of working with Derek to find a office space that met our location, size, and budget goals.  Derek educated us and gave us a thorough evaluation of the market.  In the end we got the office we wanted with a very good lease.  Thanks Derek!”
- James M. Wong
  General Manager
 
 

“Derek helped us find an ideal location and also negotiated more favorable terms on a lease extension.  He is excellent with follow up and has the ability to work with both tenants and leasing companies to find a fair deal for all involved.  I can highly recommend Derek.”
-Ken
 
 

“Derek was very patient in working with us to understand our business real estate needs & showing us solutions that met the requirements. He did not push us towards any deal we did not want & eventually helped us find suitable office space at a great rate. I would recommend Derek for any business real estate transaction & certainly use him for our next move”
-Manish Vaidya
 CEO
 
 

“Derek was diligent and responsive in finding several spaces for us to review and his patience with our specific needs paid off!  We appreciated the professional experience and for Derek securing us an excellent rate on the Lease.  Thanks again for a job well done!”
-Ron Habit
 President
 
 

“I had the pleasure of working with Sean on multiple engagements in finding office spaces for our life sciences portfolio companies.  Sean is detail oriented, honest and easy to work with.  He has an innate ability to manage difficult requests while meeting pressing deadlines.  I highly recommend working with Sean on your next big project!”
-Victor Tong
 Principal
 
 

 

 

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