David Takakawa is the Founder and Fund Manager of BRC Investment Company which manages debt and equity real estate investments on behalf of institutional, individual and family office clients. Mr. Takakawa is a commercial banking veteran with 20 years of lending experience and has closed over $2 billion in commercial real estate loans, while serving as VP and Senior Loan Officer with Bank of America and Union Bank. In 2012 Mr Takakawa co-founded Arch Bridge Loans and BRC Loans, private direct lending companies providing bridge loans to investors and developers of value-add residential and commercial properties in California.
Mr. Takakawa has hands-on experience in turning around distressed properties and non-performing notes in all major asset classes. He has bought, managed, and sold over 100 properties in Southern California. This unique experience as both a lender and investor allows him to apply his institutional banking background, understanding of risk management, and hands-on investor experience to the private lending business.
Mr. Takakawa earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Los Angeles. Currently, he serves on the board of Blind Start of America, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping visually impaired Americans live independent lives.