Aghfar joined Bradford Allen in August 2022 to lead the firm’s hospitality group. In this capacity, he actively manages the existing hotel portfolio and oversees lodging acquisition and development strategy. With eight years of experience as an investment sales hotel broker, Aghfar specializes in institutional-quality and value-add hotel assets.

Prior to joining Bradford Allen, Aghfar served as a vice president for Hodges Ward Elliott’s select service/portfolio investment sales group in Atlanta, Georgia. In this role, he managed sales execution, transaction management, and financial analysis, while directly facilitating deals worth over $100 million. Overall, he was involved in investment sales and refinancing assignments totaling more than $1 billion.

Aghfar graduated cum laude from Georgia State University, earning a bachelor’s degree in managerial sciences and finance. He was raised in Warner Robins, Georgia, and now resides in Chicago’s South Loop with his wife, Ayesha, and their mini Goldendoodle, Yayo. Outside of work, Aghfar enjoys traveling, cooking, boxing, and hiking.