Optimizing stakeholder’s value through commercial real investments since 1991.
Optimizing stakeholder’s value through commercial real investments since 1991.


As the Founder and CEO of Pacific Allied Asset Management, LLC (“PAAM”), J. Lawrence Han has successfully transformed PAAM into a leading fully integrated global commercial real estate investment and management firm.

Mr. Han began his career in real estate investment in 1983 working for Realty World-Stars, a full-service Real Estate Investment, Management, and Development firm located in Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania. Upon moving to Southern California in the mid-1980s, he served as a commercial real estate investment consultant for a major real estate company before starting PAAM in 1991. Throughout his career, Mr. Han has offered the full range of real estate portfolio services for both domestic and international investment partners.

Leading PAAM since 1991, Mr. Han has represented over $750 million in real estate and financing transactions and managed assets in excess of $570 million. He acquired, financed and managed diversified real estate portfolios which include shopping centers, apartment complexes, office buildings, hospitality facilities, and sports facilities. Currently, Mr. Han represents numerous investment entities either as a managing partner or partner. He also actively invests with PAAM’s partners to share the risk and profit of each investment.

Mr. Han graduated from The Graziadio School of Business and Management at Pepperdine University with a degree in business management. He further extended his quest for expertise by completing: 1) Study Abroad Program at the University of Oxford, England, 2) Executive Education Program at the Harvard Business School, 3) Advanced Management Program at the Seoul National University, and 4) CFO Academy at the Seoul National University. 


  • Certified Commercial Investment Member since 1994 (CCIM)
  • Certified Merger & Acquisition Advisor since 2010 (CM&AA)



2009 - Present: Board Member of Korean American Chamber of Commerce in LA

2015 - 2016: President of Korean American Chamber of Commerce in LA

2016 - Present: Advisor of Social Data Analysis & Visualization (SoDAVi)

2019 - Present: Advisor of US - Korea Conference 2020 (UKC)/Korean-American Scientist & Engineers    
           Association (KSEA)

2019 - Present: President of Leaders Society 

2015 - Present: CEO Summit Member / Korea Daily News Media

2016 - Present: Global CEO Board Member / Hankuk University of Foreign Studies

2008:  Vice President/ Board Member of Glendale Chamber of Commerce

2005: Business Advisory Council Member of the National Republican Congressional Committee

1988: Vice President/ Board Member of Korean-American Jaycees in Los Angeles

1987: Board Member of Korean-American Equestrian Association in USA

J. Lawrence Han