Commercial Brokers Association

Joseph Lam

Mr. Joseph Lam is a licensed Real Estate Broker for over 25 years; he has background as a business analyst, computer database specialist, information technology consultant, trainer and author.  He co­ wrote two books: Short Sale 911 Manual and Game Changers both available at

In 1990, Joseph founded Adtech Realty & Financial Corporation and served as the president until 2003. Mr. Lam operated a National Real Estate Franchise from 2003 -2006. Currently, he is a Broker-Associate with Alliance Bay Realty.

Joseph was the President for the California Association of Mortgage Brokers-San Jose Chapter. He was a member of the Board of Directors for the San Jose Willow Glen Business and Professional Association. He was a member of the Education Committee-for over 7 years, for the Santa Clara County Association of REALTORS® (SCCAOR). Mr. Lam was a volunteer of “Project Banking” with the San Jose Unified School District on teaching fifth graders on “How to Balance Your Check Book.” He was a Facilitator of Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership (HOBY).

Joseph is also a certified Facilitator of ‘Ninja Selling,’ and was a Faculty Member of Keller Williams University. Mr. Lam holds a BS from Oregon State University, and a MS  & MBA from Binghamton University (SUNY.) Among the many designations he possesses are: the Accredited Buyer

Representative (ABR), the Accredited Staging Professional (ASP), the Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE), the Certified Foreclosure Specialist (CFS), the Certified Residential Specialist (CRS), the Certified Short Sales & Foreclosure Resource (SFR), the Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES), the Certified Computing Professional (CCP), the Certified Home Affordable Foreclosures Alternatives Specialist (HAFA) and ePro.

Joseph enjoys reading, travel, cooking and good foods, horseback riding, swimming and a game of Chinese ‘mahjong.’  You may also find him frequently heading up a Meetup group, or giving a seminar on business development and how to invest in real estate. Joseph speaks Chinese-Cantonese, Mandarin and some Spanish.