Elizabeth joined IRC in early 2016 as their Contract Administrator and Business Development Consultant. Her experience in restaurants is multi-faceted and spans more than 25 years, beginning with managing multiple successful restaurants throughout the greater Los Angeles area and moving into restaurant brokerage for the past 15 years with top real estate firms. Her brokerage accomplishments include some of Los Angeles’ landmark restaurants with a proven track record of repeat clients.
Elizabeth takes a comprehensive approach to restaurant brokerage, including her knowledge and application of ABC & CUP work, concept formation and design. Utilizing her long-standing relationships with other professionals in the industry, Elizabeth is able to build a team specific for each project to meet the needs of buyers, sellers, landlords and developers with their respective requirements. Elizabeth worked with IRC on many of her projects before joining the company. With her unique set of crossover skills, she understands IRC client needs and is dedicated to the goal of helping restaurant owners find creative solutions in planning and design to achieve their ideals.
Born in Indianapolis, Indiana, Elizabeth is a graduate of Indiana University with double major B.A. Degrees in English Literature and Telecommunications. After moving to Los Angeles, she earned her real estate license and started in high-end residential home sales before gravitating to the commercial sector and ultimately specializing in restaurant sales and leasing. Elizabeth is a member of the BHGLAAR and a licensed agent with eXp Realty where she continues to work actively as a restaurant broker. She also works for several Southern California cities as an Economic Development Consultant under her own consulting label, O’Neil Venture, Inc., on mixed-use commercial project evaluation, restaurant relocation and business development.