Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, the leading provider of real estate services in the Silicon Valley, announced today that veteran top-producing Realtor Joseph Lam has joined the company as a real estate broker in its San Jose Willow Glen office.  Lam will continue serving the local San Jose market, specializing in Willow Glen, Blossom Valley and surrounding areas.

Lam has been a licensed broker for more than 20 years and prior to joining Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, was with Keller Williams Realty in Cupertino.  His vast business and real estate experience includes a background as a business analyst, database specialist, consultant, entrepreneur, trainer and author.  In 1990, he founded Adtech Realty & Financial Corporation and served as the president until 2003 when he went on to operate a national real estate franchise.

Lam has served as president of the San Jose Chapter for the California Association of Mortgage Brokers, was a member of the board of directors for the Willow Glen Business and Professional Association, and is an active member of the education committee for the Santa Clara County Association of Realtors (SCCAOR).

“We are extremely excited to welcome Joe to Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage,” said Joe Brown, manager of the company’s San Jose Willow Glen office.  “He is a tremendously talented and well-respected agent in the San Jose community and a leader amongst his peers.  Joe is continuously learning and sharing his knowledge with fellow agents.  He is a true real estate professional and we’re happy to have him on board.”

Lam has co-authored the books Short Sale 911 Manual.  A Homeowner’s Guide on How To Survive The Worst Real Estate Market in History, and Game Changers: The World’s Leading Entrepreneurs: How They’re Changing The Game, and You Can Too!

He has been actively involved in the community as a volunteer of Project Banking, a program that teaches fifth graders in the San Jose Unified School District how to balance a check book.  He was also a facilitator of Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership (HOBY). 

Beyond real estate, Lam enjoys reading, travelling, cooking and playing mahjong.  He frequently heads up “Meetup” groups and gives seminars on business development and how to invest in real estate.  Lam is fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin. 

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage’s San Jose Willow Glen office is located at 1712 Meridian Ave. and can be reached at 408.723.3300.   Lam may be reached directly at 800.399.9577, via e-mail at and through his website at