- Managing Partner
Josh Bean is a co-founder of Ethos Commercial Advisors, manages the firm’s operations, and has deep expertise in investment sales, land sales, agency leasing, and tenant representation. As a Portland native and 5th generation Oregonian, Josh cares deeply about the vibrancy of the region.
Josh leverages his local relationships and extensive market knowledge to present Ethos’ clients with exclusive opportunities. Drawing on his diverse background in real estate, he is able to fine-tune the performance of a building in anticipation of a sale to maximize value. Additionally, Josh helps clients uncover unique opportunities to strengthen and diversify their investment portfolios. Helping businesses create real estate strategies to support their growth is his passion, be it through strategic acquisitions, dispositions, or lease transactions.
Josh began his real estate career in 2007 at Doug Bean & Associates, Inc. before co-founding Ethos Commercial Advisors in 2017. During this time, Josh successfully completed over 600 lease transactions and 100 sale transactions.
Josh studied real estate finance at Portland State University, is a member of the Commercial Association of Brokers, and holds an Oregon Real Estate License. In In addition to his professional endeavors, Josh is on the board of SOLVE, a Portland-based environmental non-profit, and does pro-bono work on behalf of non-profits to help them develop and execute real estate strategies.
In his spare time, Josh enjoys spending time mountain biking and hiking with his wife and two Australian cattle dogs.