After fleeing Iran when he was a baby in 1978, Reza Jahangiri and his family knew they had to take advantage of the opportunities … here in the United States. “I had parents that had to uproot, leave all their assets behind and figure things out from scratch,” Jahangiri said. The Newport Beach resident …is now living his version of the American Dream as chief executive of Orange-based American Advisors Group, the nation’s top player in the reverse mortgage lending industry. … A University of California-Irvine graduate with a bachelor of science in economics, Jahangiri was involved in the health industry before entering the reverse mortgage sector.

For the full story, please visit


© UC Irvine School of Social Sciences - 3151 Social Sciences Plaza, Irvine, CA 92697-5100 - 949.824.2766