Ghobadi Multifamily Investment Team

Multifamily Investment Services in the San Fernando Valley


Colliers International’s Ghobadi Multifamily Investment Team specializes in providing multifamily investment services in the many communities across the San Fernando Valley and in the Tri-Cities of Glendale, Burbank and Pasadena. Lead by Senior Vice President Reza Ghobadi, the team has more than 20 years of experience in the North Los Angeles market working with individual and private investors who buy and sell single asset or portfolio apartment properties. Over the years, the team has commanded great loyalty from clients, who value not only the guidance of someone who knows the market intimately, but also the level of professionalism, care and attention to detail that Reza and his team provide.

Our team


Reza Ghobadi

Senior Vice President | Encino
Los Angeles - Encino

With more than a decade of experience in representing investment clients in the multi-family markets of the sprawling San Fernando Valley and the Tri-Cities markets of Burbank, Glendale and Pasadena, and, in the process, has consistently won top producer honors. His most recent achievements include: 2017 Everest Club Top 10% Producer of Colliers Brokerage and the recipient of Max Green’s 2017 Top Producers Award.

Earlier in his professional career, Ghobadi owned and operated a hospitality and transport company whose success provided him with invaluable business acumen and gave him a running start when he decided to change careers in 2006, the year he began his commercial real estate career. Just 12 months later in 2007, he won “Rookie of the Year” honors and has never looked back.

Ghobadi, who is fluent in three languages – English, Swedish and Farsi – continued to win top sales awards despite the economic downturn of The Great Recession of 2008, until it ended five years later in 2012. It was during this five-year period that he won top sales honors despite the severe economic downtown.

After continuing to climb the brokerage ranks at his previous firm, he held progressively more senior brokerage and management positions, including Director of Special Asset Services, where he specialized in the disposition of distressed and REO properties.

His lengthy experience first as a business owner and now as a senior investment broker, including stints at two other brokerage firms, along with his ability to fluently speak three languages in the polyglot markets that comprise so much of the Los Angeles Basin, has allowed him to create and maintain a loyal, ethnically diverse following of clients from a variety of backgrounds.

Jocelyn Garcia

Client Services Coordinator
Los Angeles - Encino

Jocelyn Garcia, is currently studying at Cal State Los Angeles University with a Major in Finance. She has over 7 years of experience in Social Media Marketing and Graphic Design. Her strong background in the fashion industry has made her a valuable creative asset to this company. Since Receiving her Real Estate License in 2017 She has joined Team Ghobadi with Senior Vice President Broker Reza Ghobadi specializing in Multi-Family Investments. She is in charge of the team's marketing and transaction cordinating. 

Alex Forster

Associate | Encino
Los Angeles - Encino

Alex Forster joined Colliers International in Encino as a Research Intern in August 2017 for the Ghobadi Multifamily Investment Team. In February 2018, Alex earned his real estate license and transitioned to the role of Associate Broker. Alex specializes in the brokerage of multifamily assets in the San Fernando Valley and the Tri-Cities markets of Burbank, Glendale, and Pasadena with a focus on owner representation. 

With the Ghobadi Team, Alex has developed new opportunities throughout the San Fernando Valley through diligent research and consistent prospecting efforts. The Ghobadi Team take a personalized approach to every prospective client striving to assist them to achieve the maximum return for their asset and thus prioritizes long-term relationships built on honesty, trust, and performance. 

Alex comes from a management and entrepreneurial background. Prior to joining Colliers International, he worked as an operational manager of a Los Angeles based prepackaged meal company and eventually founded, owned, operated, and sold a mobile food vending enterprise. This work impacted Alex greatly, providing him with business experience, a deep knowledge of Los Angeles County, and entrepreneurial drive and spirit that has facilitated his successful career transition in 2017. 

Jared Papazian

Associate | Encino
Los Angeles - Encino

Jared Papazian began working with Colliers International in the fall of 2017 as an Associate Broker with the Ghobadi Multifamily Investment Team. The team and he focus on the brokerage of multifamily assets located in the San Fernando Valley and Tri-Cities area which include Burbank, Glendale, and Pasadena. He began his real estate career as an intern and eventually became a research assistant at the Charles Dunn Company in Century City for Barry Rothstein. His daily tasks included prospecting new potential clients, maintaining and updating Barry's database, and assisting the team with any needed research or support. During this time, Jared really became interested in the Los Angeles multifamily market. 

Jared is a former professional fighter, with 40 professional fights. He is 2x time king of the cage champion.Winning the title and defending the belt it escalated him on getting signed with the biggest fight promotion in the world the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He has competed in boxing, kickboxing and mixed martial arts. Jared was able to achieve a record of 25-15.He plans on bringing the same work ethic and champion mindset to his new venture in brokerage.

Arthur Dedeyan

Associate | Encino
Los Angeles - Encino

Mr. Dedeyan started his commercial real estate career in Montreal Canada.  After receiving training and operational experience with a local brokerage firm, Arthur quickly excelled to the top, negotiating deals such as $5M  and becoming a local market expert .In 2018, Arthur has joined Colliers International  and focuses on the Glendale & Burbank apartment market, and is considered as the local market expert.Arthur and his dedicated commitment to constantly deliver record results for his clients,  and  has excelled as the trusted advisor.

 

Arthur is an avid cyclist and currently competes in Southern California  circuit with several top  place finishes.  

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Honesty, integrity & ingenuity

Our mission is to provide our multifamily clients with proven, personalized service that not only achieves—but exceeds—their investment objectives. Through a spirit of honesty, integrity and ingenuity, our team of brokerage, research and marketing professionals with expertise in the San Fernando Valley and Tri-Cities area aims to maximize returns while safeguarding the best interests of our clients.

Personalized advice

Part of Colliers’ extensive worldwide Multifamily Services Group, Ghobadi Multifamily Investment Team is globally connected with investor clients and capital resources every day. This connectivity gives the team a unique vantage point from which to advise our clients on the most advantageous strategies for buying, selling and financing multifamily assets throughout all parts of the real estate cycle. We help both large-scale investors and private individuals to secure multifamily assets that provide stable income and exceptional ROI. Our services expertise includes buyer and seller representation for single assets and portfolios, with personalized guidance at each step.

 

 

 

 

 

 

What our clients are saying

“Reza and I have done business for 15-20 years on multiple projects, where he has represented me as both a buyer and a seller. I have had nothing but outstanding service, and I recommend his team very highly.”

—Gary Mark, Gary Mark Inc.

 

“Your guidance, knowledge and seasoned approach was key to getting our deal done in a way that made it seem easy. I look forward to working with you again.”

—Ken Rosenblatt, Sylvan Street Apartments

 

“Reza was our first choice to list our 45-unit apartment building. He worked very hard to market and sell the building, and he was also extremely diligent about finding us another property to complete our 1031 exchange.”

—Barry S. Goldbaum

 

“Thank you for helping settle a difficult situation for me. In just 30 days, your efforts and expertise, combined with the expertise of your colleagues, moved my situation from a near foreclosure to a sale.”

—George C. Cady

 

“After working with you for about 10 years, I can honestly say you are by far the best agent I have dealt with. You treated my property like it was yours, and I felt throughout the process that I was well protected.”

—George Yousefzadeh, Holmes Plaza LLC

 

“In 10 years working with Reza, he has always been extremely professional, honest and, most of all, he always puts his clients first and does not push or pressure them. He is very detail oriented and has always brought great opportunities to me.”

—Bobby Motamedi

 

“As a real estate investor, I have always looked for a professional, knowledgeable, hardworking and caring real estate agent. Reza Ghobadi possesses all these characteristics. No transaction comes without challenges, and Reza meets each obstacle with positive energy that leads to smooth closings. He is there from start to finish and makes sure clients get the maximum for their investments. I am happy to be Reza’s client and I am looking forward to completing more transactions with him.”

—Sean Namvar

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