Brian was born in Highland Park, Illinois. He graduated from Stanford University with a B.A. in International Relations and is a proud grad school drop-out from Stanford as well. Hoffman’s early exposure to real estate and construction included stints as a laborer, concrete worker, and apprentice bricklayer.
Today, as a 3rd-generation owner of the firm, Brian is responsible for Red Seal’s Nashville expansion, market strategy, financing and sales team. He and co-owner Todd Fishbein collaborate on the firm’s land acquisitions. Over the past 27 years in the industry, Mr. Hoffman has been involved in the development, construction or property management of properties totaling over $1 billion and including a portfolio as diverse as the $270 million redevelopment of Fort Sheridan and the $100 million redevelopment of the Mission Hills golf course.
Active in his community and civic life, Brian has served as vice-chairman of the Business and Economic Development Commission of the City of Highland Park. He is also a long time director and incoming president of the Solomon Schechter Day Schools of Metropolitan Chicago; as well as a past president of Green Acres Country Club in Northbrook. Mr. Hoffman and his wife continue to be involved in various community and philanthropic pursuits.