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Hessam Nadji

Hessam Nadji

President and Chief Executive Officer

Calabasas, CA

Hessam Nadji joined Marcus & Millichap in 1996 as vice president of research and advisory services and was named CEO in 2016. During those years, he assumed various responsibilities, including chief marketing officer, overseeing all specialty division sales, launching the company’s institutional services division (IPA), and leading its IPO in 2013 as chief strategy officer. Prior to that, he was senior vice president of research and technology for Grubb & Ellis, where he started his career in 1986. He is frequently quoted as an industry trends spokesperson in major media, including CNBC, Fox Business, Bloomberg, Yahoo Finance, the Wall Street Journal, and various real estate publications.

Mr. Nadji has served as President and Chief Executive Officer and as a director of the Company since March 2016. He previously served as Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer. He joined the Company as Vice President of Research in 1996 and held various other senior management roles through the years, including Chief Marketing Officer and head of the Company’s specialty brokerage divisions. He launched the company’s institutional services division (IPA) and played a leading role in the Company’s initial public offering in 2013. Mr. Nadji received a B.S. in information management and computer science from City University in Seattle and has over 35 years of experience working in the real estate industry.

Marcus & Millichap is the largest firm in North America, specializing in real estate investment brokerage, financing, research, and advisory services. Founded in 1971, the company has grown to over 1,700 brokerage and financing professionals in 80 offices in the U.S. and Canada and was once again the leading broker by transaction count in 2023. Last year, Marcus & Millichap completed over 7,500 transactions and nearly $44 billion in volume covering every property type. Well known for its dominance in the private investor segment, the company started Institutional Property Advisors (IPA) 10 years ago as a specialized division to cater services to institutional clients.

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