About Us

In 2005, co-founders Joseph Chaplik and Bernard Gehret saw a void in the apartment market for a quality, service-oriented brokerage firm and knew they could fulfill that need. Joseph Bernard Investment Real Estate was formed on the foundation to provide outstanding real estate brokerage through high quality professionalism, integrity, and service.

We specialize solely in multifamily apartments, and our brokers have over 90 combined years of experience in the apartment market. Our rapid growth as a company has led us to expand into several locations including Oregon, Washington, and Arizona.


Our mission is to build long-term relationships with our investors by combining the highest quality of professional services with full honesty and integrity. At Joseph Bernard, LLC, it is our clients' needs and goals --not our own-- that are at the forefront of every transaction. We feel confident that our superior knowledge, standard of service, and ethical practice as a firm will exceed your expectations, and invite you to experience the difference with all of your investment real estate needs.


Clients can expect the brokers at Joseph Bernard, LLC to have advanced knowledge and expertise of the apartment market, wealth building, and portfolio planning. We understand and respect how important your investment is to you. It deserves a professional approach to asset management, for which we have set the standard, to better protect your equity and help you reach your goals.


Our firm operates in a manner of truth and trust in all ways. In order to serve at the highest level, operating with integrity is essential. Our focus is to serve our clients for many years to come, and provide a tremendous level of service with complete honesty and integrity.


The brokers at Joseph Bernard, LLC are diligent in providing clear and timely communication with our clients through every step towards their goal. By being well-informed, our clients are able to accurately understand their investments and make sound decisions for their portfolio.


Our teamwork approach to serving clients gives them the benefit of having our entire firm working towards their success with our vast resources. Clients can also take advantage of our profound relationships with other skilled professionals in the marketplace who may assist them in reaching their investment goals. We have a national reach with various resources and tools to better serve you.

Wealth Building

Our brokers have truly mastered the wealth building process better than anyone, with unparalleled knowledge and training in the area of investment real estate. We understand the complex facets of apartment transactions and are experts in financial analysis, property valuation, deal structuring, and contract negotiations. Since we focus on the long-term wealth building process, our clients are assured we serve as non-biased advisors to best serve their interests.


We dedicate ourselves to serving our clients and are constantly asking "How can I help?" and "How can I serve?" We strive to provide exceptional service to our clients and seek out opportunities daily on their behalf. We believe in helping all clients that have a need, regardless of their size of investment. If we are not best suited to help you, you can depend on our honesty to recommend other options.