Investment banker and writer buy 11BD in Echo Park

Medium ef681f800a3795e3881c6b7b066a9c49 H. Andrew Thornburg and Barbara M. Thronburg bought an 11-bedroom, six-bath home at 801 E. Edgeware Road in Echo Park from American Home Mortgage Servicing Inc. for $900,000 on Oct. 26.

The property was transferred to American Home Mortgage Servicing Inc. in Oct. 2008. The 7,461-square-foot home was built in 1904.

Mr. Thornburg is a consultant, strategist and investment banker at Thornburg & Co., Inc. in Los Angeles.
With over 35 years of experience in investment banking, corporate finance, acquisitions, divestitures, corporate startups, strategic planning, crisis management, turnarounds, industrial engineering and information systems.

He previously worked as managing director at Taurus Capital Group, LLC and Kibel, Green Inc., CEO of Bridgewater Resources Corp. and Conner Forest Industries, Inc.

He earned a B.S. in mechanical engineering from University of Wisconsin, an M.S. in industrial engineering from UCLA, and an M.B.A. in international business from New York University.

Ms. Thornburg is a freelance journalist and author. She is the author of the book L.A. Lofts, published by Chronicle Books in 2006. She has appeared in a number of HG-TV programs, including "Rooms for Improvement" and "Celebrity Gardens." She has also been a contributor to Working Woman, Cosmopolitan, Regional West, Flower, Family Circle, Working Mother and the Herald Examiner.

Previously, she worked as a West Coast City Editor for Metropolitan Home and as an editor for the Los Angeles Times Sunday Magazine. Prior to her career as a writer, she worked as an interior designer in New York City and Los Angeles.

She holds a B.A. in Spanish from UCLA. She also attended the New York School of Interior Design.

According to, there have been 117 home sales in Echo Park during the past 12 months, with a median sales price of $403,000.

Address: 801 East Edgeware Road
Buyer(s): Barbara M Thornburg and Thornburg H Andrew
Seller(s): American Home Mortgage Servicing Inc
Sale date: Oct. 26, 2010