Education & Affiliations
University of Southern California
CA Bureau of Real Estate License No. 01244075
Board Member Korean American Chamber of Commerce
Jay Chu is one of the Founding Partners & President of Secured Properties. He is widely considered one of the leading investment real estate advisors in the Los Angeles area with a focus on the Mid-Wilshire/Koreatown sub markets. Jay has participated in sales and leasing transactions totaling more than $3 billion in value including over 5,000 Multi-family units sold under his belt.
With nearly 25 years of experience, Jay leads an experienced group of investment real estate professionals specializing in the acquisition and disposition of investment real estate on behalf of local and institutional clients. He has been instrumental in shaping the local real estate markets throughout the various market cycles.
Through his leadership, Secured Properties has gone on to become the leading full service Commercial Real Estate firm in the Koreatown area of Los Angeles. Jay’s trusted expertise has led him to represent institutional investors such as Jamison Services, Cypress Equity Investments, Century West Partners, Arc Capital, Fairfield Residential, Bascom, and Equity Residential along with high net worth individuals such as the Sterling Family Trust.
He has cemented his place as the leading Commercial Real Estate advisor in the area and is often consulted and quoted by leading industry media sources such as the Los Angeles Business Journal and The Real Deal. Recently, he has been named as a nominee for Broker of the Year 2017 and 2018 by the Los Angeles Business Journal.
Aside from his professional obligations, Jay resides in Palos Verdes, CA with his family and is also an avid triathlete having finished 6 Ironman events around the world.