SAN DIEGO—NAIOP San Diego, the commercial real estate development association, installed Nelson Ackerly, senior leasing director at Irvine Company Office Properties, as its 2016 president.

During 2016, Ackerly and NAIOP’s board of directors will continue to promote and develop NAIOP as the region’s premier commercial real estate association through:

  • Networking and educational opportunities;

  • Developing Leaders program;

  • The ever-popular University Challenge, tasking local university real estate student teams against each other to devise a development proposal;

  • Philanthropic initiatives, including NAIOP San Diego’s ongoing support for 1st Marine Raider Battalion at Camp Pendleton; and

  • Influencing legislative affairs that affect the commercial real estate industry.

            In addition to Ackerly, the other elected board members are Dan Broderick of Cushman & Wakefield as immediate-past president; Gary Katz of NetREIT as treasurer; and Tom Turner of Procopio Cory Hargreaves & Savitch as secretary.

The other directors include:

  • Hack Adams, Westcore Properties (executive committee)

  • Lauree Sahba, San Diego Regional EDC (executive committee)

  • Dennis Visser, Cushman & Wakefield (executive committee)

  • John Alderson, Westfield

  • Doug Arthur, SENTRE Partners

  • Devin Beale, Fenway Properties

  • Scott Bedingfield, Cavignac & Associates

  • Jay Boyle, Locale Advisors

  • Jack Burger, Burger Construction

  • Steve Center, Cushman & Wakefield

  • Jeffrey Forest, Sheppard Mullin Richter Hampton

  • Brian Gates, H.G. Fenton Company

  • Jamas Gwilliam, Kilroy Realty

  • Kevin Heinly, Gensler

  • Tim Himstreet, Plaza Bank

  • Derek Hulse, Colliers International

  • Reg Kobzi, CBRE

  • Paul Komadina, CBRE

  • Randy LaChance, Voit Real Estate Services

  • Jim Laverty, Barney & Barney

  • Mike McNerney, Lowe Enterprises

  • Ron Pepper, Retail Insite

  • Nick Psyllos, HFF

  • Tony Russell, JLL

  • Adam Seery, Plaza Bank

  • Ted Shaw, Atlantis Group

  • Brian Stanton, Bycor

  • Lori Ann Stevens, Turner Construction

  • CJ Stos, SR Commercial

  • Melissa Scofield, CBRE (Developing Leaders Council chair)

  • Chris Williams, Colliers International (Developing Leaders Council chair)

About NAIOP San Diego

NAIOP San Diego is a chapter of NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, and it comprises more than 600 members serving the local San Diego market.  NAIOP is the leading organization for developers, owners and related professionals in office, industrial and mixed use/retail real estate, with 15,000 members in North America.  NAIOP advances responsible commercial real estate development and advocates for effective public policy