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Andy Burnett Photo Andy Burnett
Sperry Van Ness/ William T. Strange & Associates, Advisor

"Run Your Business from Your Pocket!"

Listen to Briefing from 04/02/10 & Receive Handout

Interview Summary:

Sperry Van Ness investment advisor Andy Burnett provides tech tips for commercial pros and other agents who want to do some commercial business. He is already practicing much of what tech Gurus recommend. "Everything we [Sperry Van Ness] do is Web based, so when we get a listing for a property, we build web sites", says Burnett. SVN is a pioneer in the use of "cloud computing" and the development of a "Listing Link" to market properties online -- both of which support Burnett in the field. He explains how these and other key tools enable him to make his smart phone his "office in a pocket".Burnett compares commercial vs. residential use of technology. He shares his thoughts on what technological improvements are most needed and what the next tech breakthrough for the commercial side will be. Listeners will find his recommendations of smart phone apps for real estate and his favorite places on the Web to be helpful.

Andy Burnett serves as an investment advisor for William T. Strange & Associates/Sperry Van Ness specializing in the sale of multifamily and retail property and land in Oklahoma. In his three years with Sperry Van Ness, Burnett brokered over $275 million in commercial real estate transactions.

He was named Sperry Van Ness Rookie of the Year in 2007 and also received the Sperry Van Ness Partner's Circle Award in 2007 and 2008, given annually to the top performers in the company.

In 2008, Burnett co-brokered the sale of a $132.2M luxury apartment portfolio, setting a state record. This transaction marks one of the largest price per unit prices of nearly $100,000 ever achieved for apartments in the Oklahoma City area.

In October 2009, Burnett brokered the sale of a portfolio of three apartment complexes located in Oklahoma City and Edmond for a price of $44.5 million, marking the largest commercial real estate transaction in the state of Oklahoma for 2009.

Burnett is a member of the Sperry Van Ness National Apartment and Self Storage Teams and a member of the Self Storage Association. He is a board member of downtown Oklahoma City's Urban Neighbors Council.

Burnett earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in international business with a double minor in Spanish and marketing from Oklahoma State University.

Contact Information:

Andy Burnett
Advisor, Sperry Van Ness/ William T. Strange & Associates
101 Park Avenue, Ste. 1010
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
(v) 405-602-2934