Committees

Make the Most of Your NAIOP Membership by Getting Involved.

Join a committee and get involved! Here you can enhance leadership skills and build unique working relationships with fellow real estate professionals. Got ideas for a great event or venue? Contact the chapter or connect with a committee chair for more information.

Communications

Oversees the chapter’s media relations and marketing activities. Responsible for the NAIOP brand at the local level, as well as furthering its social media platforms.

Chair
Ryan Jones
Panattoni Development
949.296.2924

Vice Chair
David Rowley
Colliers International
949.724.5568

Community Relations

Recommends and builds relationships with charitable organizations for community involvement. Some of these organizations include: Building Block Foundation Fund; UC Irvine Center for Real Estate, Paul Merage School of Business; CRE-NAIOP Fellowship; University Challenge for Charity; among others. The committee also advises and supports efforts of Young Professionals Group (YPG) Community Outreach Subcommittee.

Chair
Mike Hodges
Irvine Company Office Properties
949.720.2230

Vice Chair
Lillian Kuo
Shea Properties
949.389.7115

Golf Tournaments

NAIOP SoCal Annual Golf Tournaments, held in Orange and Los Angeles counties, are some of the most popular in the industry which is why they are almost always sold out. The committee helps with planning, sponsorship and logistics.

OC Co-Chair
Eric Hinkelman
Voit Real Estate Services
949.263.5328

OC Co-Chair
Rob Antrobius
Prologis
562.345.9211

LA Chair
Kevin Burkhalter
Walker Dunlop
310.407.3251

LA Vice Chair
Spencer Rose
Equity Office
310.417.4625

Legislative Affairs

One of the core tenets of NAIOP, legislative affairs represents the interests of the commercial real estate industry at the local, state and federal level.

Chair
Justin McCusker
C.J. Segerstrom & Sons
714.546.0110

Vice Chair
Stephane Wandel
Thrifty Oil Company
310.418.6588

PAC Chair
Marty Stradtman
Chattan Group
949.677.6669

Membership

Helps to attract new members and coordinates development of membership campaigns and outreach events.

Chair
Steve Pearson
DAUM Commercial RE Services
949.242.1703

Vice Chair
John Casasante
Deutsche Asset Management
714.640.3840

Night at the Fights

Considered one of the must-attend events in Southern California, Night at the Fights is the premier networking event attracting close to 1,000 industry pros each year. This committee oversees the creative aspects of the event as well as sponsorship, ticket sales and logistics

Chair
Zach Niles
JLL
949.885.2922

Vice Chair
Ryan Gallagher
HFF
949.794.7474

NAIOP University

NAIOP U is a members-only educational program that provides brief and thought-provoking presentations on topics important the Southern California industry. This committee plans for and executes each session and secures presenters.

Board Liaison
Alison Vukovich
LBA Realty
949.955.9312

Co-Chair
John Premac
Chicago Title Company
949.724.3111

Vice Chair
Clark Welton
EY
949.437.0341

Programs and Events

This committee plans for the chapter’s exclusive Leadership Symposium & Fall Forum, helping to secure industry leaders as presenters.

Co-Chair
Todd Tydlaska
HFF
310.407.2175

Co-Chair
John Premac
Chicago Title Company
949.724.3111

Real Estate Challenge

The annual UCLA vs. USC Real Estate Challenge is held in the fall each year in conjunction with the college football season. The committee helps to determine the real estate challenge site, work with the schools and their representatives, and plans for and executes the final program and event.

Chair
Mark Mattis
PMRG
310.215.8500

Vice Chair
Jim McFadden
Cushman & Wakefield
949.955.7656

Sponsorship

This high profile committee helps to identify and secure sponsors as well as further build upon relationships of these valuable organizations with the chapter.

Chair
Jim Camp
Rockefeller Group
949.468.1800

Vice Chair
Jeffrey Moore
CBRE
949.725.8600

Young Professionals Group (YPG)

Serve as advisors and/or leaders of YPG Alumni Committee, which oversees planning and coordination of speakers for the YPG curriculum, reviews and approves YPG candidates, and provides mentoring and networking activities.

Chair
Scott McPherson
U.S. Bank
949.863.2367

Vice Chair
Angela Azizian
Wells Fargo
310.789.5081

YPG Alumni Chair
Taylor Arnett
CapRock Partners
949.342.8000

YPG Alumni Vice Chair
Brad Schmitt
Savilis Studley
949.660.3546