Our San Francisco Team

Catherine E. House, FRICS, CCIM

Co-Chair National Medical Office Council | Lic. 01327824

our-teamCatherine E. House, FRICS, CCIM is the Sperry Van Ness National Co-Chair for the Medical Office Product Council. With over 18 years experience in the commercial real estate industry, she is one of the top producing brokers within Sperry Van Ness. She is responsible for selling medical office buildings, medical condominiums and neighborhood commercial buildings throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. Considered the acknowledged medical real estate industry leader by San Francisco physician groups, investors, developers, and lenders focused on the healthcare sector. Past clients include California Pacific Medical Center, Planned Parenthood, as well as numerous small businesses including dentists, optometrists, as well as other medical businesses. Her annual medical office seminar is the only one of its type in the area. She is also a member of the Asset Recovery Team and has represented US Bank, Union Bank, East-West Bank, America California Bank, Bank of the Orient, Sterling Bank & Trust, Redwood Mortgage, Wells Fargo Trust Department, amongst others.

In 2010, San Francisco Business Times named her one of the “Most Influential Women in Business in the Bay Area”. Catherine’s career in commercial real estate began in 1993 in London, England and she was recruited to this country in 2001. Prior to joining Sperry Van Ness, Catherine was an investment broker with CB Richard Ellis’s Private Client Group in San Francisco. Much of her success in the real estate field can be attributed to her early years of training as a Chartered Surveyor. At Sperry Van Ness she is one of the top producing brokers, ranked in the top 10% of over 1,100 brokers nationally.

Catherine’s professional affiliations and accreditations include the following: Chair of Northern California RICS, Past President of CREW SF (Commercial Real Estate Women San Francisco), a Director of the San Francisco British American Business Council, a Fellow (FRICS) of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, a member of ULI (Urban Land Institute), a CCIM Designee, a SPUR member and a licensed California Real Estate Broker.

Catherine earned her commercial real estate degree (BSc. Hons.) in commercial real estate at South Bank University, London.

Catherine is affiliated with several regional and national real estate organizations, including: CCIM, ULI,CREW Network, SPUR, San Francisco Association of Realtors, California Association of Realtors, National Association of Realtors, Belden Club, Association of Asian American Bankers, RICS, British American Business Council.


Lisa Moore-Long

Associate Advisor | Lic. 01839619

Lisa Image cropped for websiteLisa Moore-Long is a broker specializing in medical office leasing in San Francisco. She represents businesses throughout all neighborhoods in the city helping them with their commercial real estate goals. She assists businesses with their office space requirements, identifying optimal locations, structuring cost effective transactions that complement their business objectives. She specializes in tenant representation of private physician groups as well as small businesses in San Francisco. She is a member of the Sperry Van Ness Medical Office Product Council and Office Product Council.

Lisa has been in the commercial real estate industrial since 2005 as a client services coordinator at CBRE where she was responsible for liaising with clients, creating a range of marketing materials, research and transaction management. In addition to her commercial real estate experience she is also a local artist and recently received her MFA in Sculpture from The Academy of Art.


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Nurturing my career while valuing the importance of family, health, and community

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Our Firm

Sperry Van Ness® Medical Office Product Council

The National Sperry Van Ness Medical Office Product Council, consists of  over 100 national members across the US.  Catherine House, CCIM, FRICS  is the National Co-Chair specializing in the sale of San Francisco Bay Area medical office buildings. Lisa Moore-Long specializes in medical office leasing. Paul Getty runs the Northern California Property Management division. Our team has the specialized skills required to assist in making informed, intelligent real estate decisions regarding the complexities associated with the sale of medical office buildings. Sperry Van Ness Commercial Real Estate Advisors is able to partners with some of the best brokers in the country from within our ranks of over 1,100+ brokers.