About Brian Furstenfeld
With over 25 years of experience as a real estate principal, manager, and broker, Brian Furnstefeld has been actively involved in both familial projects and countless real estate transactions on behalf of clients and investors. Some of his most recent listings involve spec home developments in coastal Orange County, including a pair of recently completed $20 million dollar homes in Newport Beach, and a $30 million dollar home near completion in Corona Del Mar.
While working at his family’s business, The Furstenfeld Group, Brian was involved in every aspect of managing their portfolio of over 500 properties, including hotels, restaurants, retail, condominium complexes, apartment buildings, and single-family houses in San Diego, Chicago, and Palm Springs. He participated in investment analysis, site selection, financing, and selling strategies. He acted as liaison with onsite managers and served on 12 HOA boards. Brian also coordinated vendor and contractor services, including bidding, and negotiating on maintenance, repairs, and new development projects.
He pursued his early childhood knowledge of real estate through education at the UC Berkeley where he earned his B.S. in American Studies, with an emphasis in Planning & Urban Development, and Business Administration. Brian’s memberships include the National Council of Exchangers, Southern California Creative Investors Association, San Diego Association of Realtors Investment Exchange, and the San Diego/Vladivostok Sister Cities Society.
During his time outside of work, Brian enjoys an active lifestyle of hiking, surfing, waterskiing, and boating. His greatest fulfillment comes from serving local community youth and homeless organizations, such as the Southern California Rescue Missions, Juvenile Hall, and Special Olympics.