About us Management Team
James Huang - Managing Partner, Founder


Downtown Los Angeles Office:
700 S. Flower Street; Suite 1400
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Direct | 213-226-8708
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James Huang

Managing Partner, Founder

As the Founder of BRC Advisors, James Huang leads a team of distinguished professionals who share the same innovative approach to commercial real estate: a belief in the power of superior market knowledge and exceptional client service. While other firms elevate competition at the expense of cooperation, which creates an environment that is neither successful nor flexible, Jim emphasizes the value of partnership. This openness, based on personal integrity, collaboration and mutual advancement, makes BRC Advisors the preferred resource for buyers and sellers in the real estate industry. These principles guide Jim’s decisions, highlighting the advantages he provides and the long-term insight his colleagues appreciate.



Sam H. Grayeli - Managing Partner

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Beverly Hills Office:
9301 Wilshire Blvd; Suite206
Beverly Hills, California 90210
Phone | 310-525-3711
Fax | 310-651-9626
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Sam H. Grayeli

Managing Partner

With his expertise concerning multifamily, retail and NNN transactions, Mr. Grayeli is an integral part of the success of BRC Advisors. His accomplishments are an extension of the values that define the firm: collaboration, accessibility and transparency – lasting ideals that further a genuine partnership between buyers and sellers, making every transaction an opportunity to extend the importance of trust. He applies these principles to every facet of his career.

Having began his real estate career at Marcus & Millichap, where he won numerous Sales Achievement Awards and a National Achievement Award, Mr. Grayeli believes cooperation is an essential component for all real estate professionals. This philosophy is not mere boilerplate; it is, instead, at the heart of his achievements, resulting in more than 265 commercial transactions (in five states) with a combined value of over $300 million.

A graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles with a Bachelor of Arts in History, Sam is also a NCAA Division I Champion in water polo, Collegiate All-American, as well as team captain.
Richard Enderlin - Managing Partner


Downtown Los Angeles Office:
700 S. Flower Street; Suite 1400
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Direct | 213-226-8714
Fax | 562-304-7672
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Richard Enderlin

Managing Partner

Rich Enderlin became a Managing Partner of BRC Advisors in 2007 after merging his successfully run boutique brokerage firm, Papoulias | Enderlin Commercial Real Estate from 2004-07.  Prior to that he was with Prudential Commercial Real Estate as a Senior Investment Associate from 2000-2004 where he was awarded the Chairman's Circle Award which is the highest honor possible in four of his five years with the firm.  Mr. Enderlin started his brokerage career with Marcus & Millichap as a Broker Associate in 1990’s.

Enderlin has personally brokered more than 250 transactions worth close to ½ billion dollars and is now overseeing BRC Advisors (75) Brokers as the Broker of Record.  Since joining BRC Advisors,  Enderlin has seen the growth of the firm jump from $111,000,000 in sales to over $400,000,000 in 2012.  He has also highly integrated in BRC’s expansion to (5) offices in Los Angeles County and he has active real estate broker’s licenses in California, Arizona and Nevada.

Prior to transitioning into brokerage, Enderlin worked in property management for 15 years.   He was asked to join the transition management team for Donald Trump in his acquisition of the Plaza Hotel in New York City in 1988.  He also worked for Harry Macklowe at the Macklowe Hotel in mid-town Manhattan (now the Broadway Millenium Hotel).  Rich returned to Southern California in 1991 with Investors’ Property Services, asked him to oversee a portfolio of hotels and apartment buildings that were in Receivership.  Enderlin became a turnaround specialist taking underperforming properties, re-habbing them, increased occupancy and assisted in the disposition of those assets as they became stabilized.

Rich attended Long Beach State and San Diego State Universities before receiving his Bachelors Degree in Business Administration from Pace University in New York City in 1987.  He is currently the Associate Chairman on the Board of Trustees for Alverno High School in Sierra Madre, CA. He currently resides in Pasadena, CA with his wife and has a daughter who graduated Mills College in Oakland, CA.

Sean O'Shea - Managing Director, Net Lease Group


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Sean T. O’Shea

Managing Director, The O’Shea Net Lease Advisory of BRC Advisors

Sean O’Shea, Managing Director of the BRC Advisors/The O’Shea Net Lease Advisory, brings over 39 years of rigorous experience in a full range real estate activity to our senior management staff. Prior to joining BRC Advisors, Mr. O’Shea was an Executive Vice President at a Santa Monica-based Net Lease Advisory.  He has served in the capacity of an Officer and Shareholder of a regional commercial brokerage firm in major markets on the East Coast to serving as a Senior Asset Manager for a $2++ Billion private REIT in Santa Fe, NM with a personal portfolio responsibility of over $130 million of office, industrial, and mixed-use assets.

He has completed in excess of a Billion Dollars of transactions throughout the country in different asset classes. He brings a track record of superb client/investor relationships and ‘hands-on’ management experience with nationally recognized real estate management companies throughout the country.

Mr. O’Shea is a graduate of Franklin & Marshall College and attended the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania; and has completed a number of Advanced Investment and 1031 Exchange workshops and ongoing course work to stay abreast of current developments in a range of real estate investment-related subjects.

He formerly served on the Board of Directors of the Home Builders’ Association of Philadelphia, NAHB; and is an active member of the Urban Land Institute and the International Council of Shopping Centers.

He is a member of the Real Estate Section of the California Bar Association.  He maintains real estate licenses in California, New Mexico and Colorado.  He has served on the Advisory Conference Board of The Net Lease Forum and Net Lease Summit. He has been interviewed by a number of nationally recognized publications including Globe St. regarding market intelligence in the Net Lease sector. He has served as a Panelist and Moderator for Interface Net Lease, Real Share Net Lease and ICSC ReCon Net Lease Panels in recent years.  He attends the Jeremiah Long Advanced 1031 Annual National 1031 Conference, each year, which affords cutting edge marketing intelligence and tax intensives by industry experts. He serves on the Editorial Advisory Boards of Shopping Center Business and Real Estate Forum and Globe St. as well.

BRC Advisors Net Lease Group has been selected by Commercial Property News as a “Top Net Lease Players for 2007-2008” during a very challenging time in the recent real estate market cycle.

Andrew Chen - Chief Strategy Advisor

Andrew Chen

Chief Strategy Advisor

Mr. Chen is the chief strategy advisor to the BRC Management Team, and has provided guidance on business strategy and developed technology solutions utilized by the company. He brings over 13 years of experience from a career that has spanned 3 global corporations, including General Motors and IBM. During that time, he has held roles in engineering, manufacturing, product management, and corporate strategy. Mr. Chen has previously led large organizations (>50 persons) and successfully executed multi-million dollar projects.

Mr. Chen holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering (Cum Laude) from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, a M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles, and an M.B.A. from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley.

Thomas Hofvenschiold - Director of Research

Thomas Hofvenschiold

Thomas Hofvenschiold

Director of Research

Mr. Hofvenschiold comes from a research background with experience in commercial real estate and marketing. He has developed and maintained real estate databases covering properties and property owners nationwide as well as having marketed commercial properties in California and the Midwest. In addition to database management and data integrity, Mr. Hofvenschiold oversees the development of data and graphics for our regular market forecast reports.

Mr. Hofvenschiold graduated from Loyola Marymount University with a B.A. in Communications.


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