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phone: (949) 313-7704
mobile: (949) 500-4668
fax: (866) 480-4887
Brian Rich
Broker, Banker, MBA, CMP, GRI,  Pure Lending
301 Forest Avenue
Laguna Beach,  California  92651
About Me
Brian Rich is an experienced real estate executive with over 10 years of experience within the real estate industry. Over his career, Brian has successfully executed over $335 million in real estate transactions, including investment sales and the placement of mortgage financing. In addition, Brian directed the successful expansion from a start-up to a 62 person team during a down-turned economy.
Brian received his Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from University of Southern California (USC) and his Bachelors of Science in Finance from Chapman University’s George Argyros School of Business and Economics with cum laude honors. He holds professional affiliations with California Association of Realtors, Urban Land Institute, and the Mortgage Bankers Association. In addition, Mr. Rich possesses the GRI designation as a Graduate of the Realtor Institute.
PROFILE:  Forward-thinking, outcome-oriented professional with strong expertise in successfully running and developing multimillion-dollar business operations  Rapidly identify, define, and solve business problems  Efficiently control P&L and positively impact the bottom-line by building and motivating highly effective work forces  Acute skills in analyzing business operations for need, organizing for results, planning for controlled changes, and administering effectively  Innovative, resourceful and persuasive with a multifaceted perspective and broad understanding of today’s business environments  Enthusiastic, insightful relationship builder
License Information
California Department of Real Estate License #01768606 National Mortgage Licensing (NMLS) - 243520
Employment History
Branch Manager, Omni-Fund
Privately Held;101-250 employees;Agents and Brokers
March 2011 - Present (3 Years 8 Months)
President, Pure Lending
Privately Held;26-100 employees;Agents and Brokers
June 2006 - Present (8 Years 5 Months)
BUILT a 62 person multi-functional retail team for this start-up enterprise in an extremely competitive market during a down-turned economy that reached $85,000,000 in annual loan volume. DIRECTED every facet of business operations, sales, customer service, and personnel development. DEVELOPED and implemented training program on effective techniques for improving cold-calling, proposal, presentation, and negotiation outcomes, which KEPT pace with market trends, conditions, and the competition for maximum results. DEVELOPED highly effective operational and sales/marketing protocols and procedures; capturing and utilizing client feedback and effectively utilizing customer referrals.
Regional Vice President, Nationstar Mortgage
Privately Held;500 + employees;Agents and Brokers
February 2001 - June 2006 (5 Years 4 Months)
PROMOTED through positions of increasing responsibility to management within the first year, the range and scope of responsibilities and accomplishments have been far reaching. DIRECTED every facet of business operations, sales, customer service, and personnel development. CONTROLLED P&L for Oxnard branch with some $37 million in annual sales volume. BUILT brand new branch to be the company’s highest producing branch. ACHIEVED numerous and unprecedented commendations/awards citing “Management & Business Development Excellence”. • #1 Producing Branch Nationwide in 2006 despite an extremely difficult market • Incentive Contest Winner, 2005-2006 • Consistent Pinnacle Club Winner • #1 in Branch Management Nationwide, 2006 ESTABLISHED a reputation for relational excellence – cultivating and maintaining productive business relationships, recruiting, training, and retaining excellent employees, and utilizing a natural ability to work well with others; exercising diplomacy and tact…
Education
1992 - 1995
Chapman University - George Argyros School of Business - Orange, CA
Finance
Bachelor of Science degree - Cum Laude Honors
2009 - 2011
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business - Los Angeles, CA
Masters in Business Administration (MBA)
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