Marcus O’Bryant is a senior associate at Compass Commercial. He is recognized in business and commercial real estate circles as an industry-leading expert in Los Angeles retail. Marcus’ network and know-how have led to over $30 million dollars in deals in street retail, mixed-use residential developments, neighborhood retail, and office retail – primarily in LA’s dynamic metropolitan. Marcus’s success throughout his career has been centered on two core business philosophies: Trusted long-term relationships with his clients, and understanding the ever-evolving needs of a growing and changing marketplace.
Marcus began his Real Estate career with Fogel Real Estate, where he began his focus on retail, eventually landing trending retail clients like Intelligentisa Coffee & Tea. He then spent the next five years at BRC Advisors, where he and Shane Won Murphy, formed The Social Division which went on to serve as BRC Advisors leading retail-focused team. Clients included: CIM Group, Culinary Lab, NurtriShop, various hospitality groups, name chefs and celebrity clients. As one of the city’s ambassadors, Marcus maintains close relationships with developers, landlords, hospitality groups, restaurateurs, and other retail professionals to ensure a comprehensive knowledge of the retail industry.