Assistant Vice President
DRE License# 02092276
Mr. Hamada joined George Smith Partners as an Assistant Vice President in 2021. His main responsibilities include debt and equity underwriting and placement, as well as growing and maintaining client and capital partner relationships.
Mr. Hamada began his real estate career as a Loan Production Analyst with First Foundation Bank in the CREF division. Brian assisted in originating and underwriting new debt assignments and the closing of over $700 million of multifamily and commercial real estate loans during his tenure. Prior to joining George Smith Partners, Brian worked as a Loan Analyst on the Rose Community Capital team at Jonathan Rose Companies, a private real estate firm based in New York specializing in HUD financing – USDA 538 loans, along with LIHTC and other affordable/mixed-income housing programs. While employed by Rose Community Capital, Brian produced the underwriting and due diligence of prospective multifamily loans across the United States, prepared comprehensive concept meeting packages and assisted with the development of the firm’s new bridge lending program.
Brian graduated from Loyola Marymount University with a degree in Urban Studies. For fun, Brian enjoys playing basketball, attending sporting events with his dad and visiting his family in Hawaii.