Marcus & Millichap Hessam Nadji is president and chief executive of the Calabasas real estate brokerage Marcus & Millichap. Nadji joined the company in 1996 as vice president of research and became a provider of market trends, analysis, and expertise. Nadji, who began serving in his current role in April 2016, was given the Commercial Property Executive’s 2020 Executive of the Year Award (as in 2018). Since the pandemic, Marcus & Millichap had a record fourth quarter, successfully completed the acquisition of four companies, and executed strategic technology initiatives. ALMA MATER: City University of Seattle. BEST ADVICE: True limits are those we impose on ourselves. BEST BOOK: “The 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader” by John C. Maxwell. BUCKET LIST: To quadruple Marcus & Millichap’s growth.