Joseph Lam


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"I can help you find, save, invest, and grow your money so you can live and breathe easier."  Joseph

I am a business owner for over 30 years, and help clients using real estate and modern day asset class to generate current income and create long-term sustainable wealth.

I support (a simplified version) the movement FIRE—Financial Independence, Retire Early!   I am an International Best Selling Co-Author of  ‘Creating Your Legacy’ and GameChangers & Co-Author of Short Sale 911 Manual. I also the author of the forth coming book ‘Hidden Money For Homeowners’.  My business philosophy is helping people, having fun and making money. Perhaps I can help you too!

In 1990, I founded Adtech Realty & Financial Corporation and served as the president until 2003. I operated a National Real Estate Franchise from 2003 – 2006. I was a Broker-Associate with Keller Williams Realty & I was an Instructor of Keller Williams University. I was a Broker-Associate with Coldwell Banker & Alliance Bay Realty. I am a Broker-Associate with eXp Realty of California, Inc.; I am also a financial services partner with Exertus Financial Partners and I am the CEO of Homeowner Money Academy, LLC.

I hold a BS from Oregon State University, and a MS & MBA from Binghamton University (SUNY).  I enjoy reading, travel, cooking and good foods, horseback riding, swimming and a game of Chinese ‘mahjong.’ You may also find me frequently heading up a Meetup group, or giving a seminar/webinar on business development and how to invest in real estate, life & annuity products, etc., I am an ADU specialist.  I maintain my Real Estate Broker License, DRE #01077762 and my Health, Life Insurance & Annuity License CDI #0M76850. 

I speak Chinese (Cantonese & Mandarin), English.

Volunteer Experience 

• President: California Mortgage Broker Association--San Jose Chapter 
• Board of Director:   NCCAR--Northern California Commercial Association of Realtors 
• Broad of Director:  South Bay Association of Mortgage Broker 
• Broad of Director:  WGBA – Willow Glen Business Association 
• Chair, Technical Committee: South Bay Association of Mortgage Brokers 
• Chair, Lender Relations Committee: South Bay Association of Mortgage Brokers 
• Education Committee Member:  Santa Clara County Association of Realtors 
• Project Banking: San Jose Unified School District  (Teaching fifth graders on “How to Balance Your Check Book”)
• Facilitator:  Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership (HOBY) 

Find my Blog on Medium:

• https://medium.com/@josephlam

Certificates & Designations

• NAR’s Green Designation / GREEN
• Certified Residential Specialist / CRS
• Seniors Real Estate Specialist / SRES®
• E-PRO®
• Short Sales & Foreclosure Resource / SFR®
• ADU Specialist™ accredited with Earth Advantage®, Inc.