Phil has concentrated exclusively on retail real estate property since 1986, with a major focus in the Southern California marketplace; specifically in tenant and landlord representation.
Prior to joining Providence, Phil was a founder of Tri Pacific, Inc. He was the top producer for the firm six years running from 1986 through 1991. Since 1991, he has served as the founder and president of Commercial West Brokerage, Inc., bringing a wonderful mix of talent and experience to the Providence Team.
Phil has personally completed over 600 lease and sale transactions. These transactions include lease transactions with national chains, local retail chain tenants, government agencies and the disposition of shopping centers and land transactions totaling over One Billion Dollars. The Irvine Company honored Mr. Berry as Broker of the Year in 1998, 1999, 2003, 2004 and 2006. He has also been a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) for 20 years.
Phil received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Business from Westmont College in Santa Barbara in 1985 with an emphasis in International Trade and Finance. He lives in Newport Beach with his wife and three children and enjoys traveling and surfing.