Global Luxury Real Estate Mastermind Podcast

James Huang “If You Do What You Want, You Are Retired” on Global Real Estate Mastermind with Michael Valdes Podcast #111

March 17, 2020

James Huang on Global Real Estate Mastermind with Michael Valdes Podcast #111

The coronavirus and luxury real estate provides the backdrop for a very timely conversation with James (Jim) Huang, President of AREAA (Asian Real Estate Association of America) as well as President of Sperry Commercial.  Host Michael Valdes and Jim Huang speak about the global coronavirus, lowering of Federal rates, Bank of England lowering rates and the global
opportunities that currently exist.

More About James (Jim) Huang

Prior to joining Sperry Commercial Global Affiliates, James was the
founder and CEO of BRC Advisors, a full-service commercial real estate
brokerage firm based in LA and specializing in investment sales and
leasing, property management and advisory services, debt and equity
investment platforms, and construction design/build services to a
national client base. With seven offices throughout Southern
California and over 100 commercial brokers, James successfully led a
team of real estate professionals who shared the same innovative
approach to commercial real estate; a belief in the power of superior
market knowledge and exceptional client service. James brings with him
more than 20 years of experience in the commercial real estate
industry and currently sits on several advisory boards of both local
and national industry organizations.


More About Michael Valdes

Michael Valdes is the Senior Vice President of Global Servicing for Realogy Corporation. In that role he oversees the international servicing platform for all Realogy brands including Century 21, Coldwell Banker, ERA, Better Homes & Garden, Corcoran, Climb and Sotheby’s International Realty in 113 countries. He has been with Realogy in a variety of roles for the past 14 years. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Valdes was Director of Private Banking at Deutsche Bank for just under a decade where he oversaw a book of business of just under $1 billion. He has the distinction of being the first Director in the United States of Latino descent.

Mr. Valdes is the Chair of the AREAA Global Advisory Board and co-host of the 2020 AREAA Global Luxury Summit. He is also a current member of the NAHREP Corporate Board of Governors. Additonally, he is a member of the Realogy Diversity Board as well as the Executive Chair of the ONE VOZ, Hispanic ERG for the firm. He is a former Board Member of Mount Sinai Hospital in Miami Beach as well as the Shanti Organization in San Francisco. Michael was also a Board Member of Pink & Blue for 2, an organization started by Olivia Newton-John to promote breast and prostate cancer awareness. He currently resides in New York City and has a home in Miami.