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NAIOP SoCal Announces 2021 Leadership and Board of Directors

NAIOP SoCal Announces 2021 Leadership and Board of Directors

For Immediate Release


NAIOP SoCal Announces 2021 Leadership and Board of Directors

Santa Ana, CA (January 11, 2021) – The Southern California chapter of NAIOP, the leading association for developers, owners and investors of office, industrial, retail and mixed-use real estate, is pleased to announce its 2021 Executive Committee and Board of Directors, encompassing a diverse ensemble of commercial real estate leadership throughout Southern California.

The NAIOP SoCal 2021 Executive Committee is led by President Rob Antrobius, Prologis; President-Elect Greg May, Newmark; Justin McCusker, C.J. Segerstrom & Sons; W. Eric Paulsen, Topside Real Estate; Mark Mattis, Madison Marquette; Fran Inman, Majestic Realty Co.; and Past-President Pamela L. Westhoff, Sheppard Mullin.

“I am honored to be named President for the NAIOP SoCal chapter. This past year was one of the most challenging in our history, impacting and changing almost every sector of our industry,” said Antrobius. “I have already witnessed the incredible resilience and creativity of our membership this past year and now look forward to working alongside our board, sponsors and members to focus on the upcoming legislative challenges facing CRE as well as continuing the strength of our hallmark business development events and educational programs.”

NAIOP SoCal’s newly-installed 2021 Board of Directors includes: Taylor Arnett, CapRock Partners; Angela Azizian, MetLife Investment Management; Brian Baker, Bank of America; Andy Bratt, Gantry; Eric Brown, LBA Realty; Greg Brown, JLL; John Casasante, DWS; Michael Chukwueke, Duke Realty Corporation; John Drachman, Waterford Property Company; Chris Drzyzga, Voit Real Estate Services; Drew Emmel, Allen Matkins; Ryan Gallagher, Space Investment Partners; Brooke Birtcher Gustafson, Birtcher Development; Ryan Jones, Panattoni Development Company; Lillian Kuo, Shea Properties; Emily Mandrup, ECM Management; Thomas McAndrews, Tiarna Real Estate Services; Parke Miller, Lincoln Property Company; Zach Niles, JLL; Lindsey Olson, Bixby Land Company; Susan Orloff, Ryan; Steve Pearson, DAUM Commercial Real Estate Services; John Premac, Chicago Title Company; Martin Pupil, Stream Realty Partners L.P.; Alison Ramsey, JP Morgan Chase; Rodney Richerson, Sterling Bay West; David Salisbury, U.S. Bank; Kurt Strasmann, CBRE; Richard Sung, Newmark; Christopher Tipre, Trammell Crow Company; Jay Todisco, Ware Malcomb; Sean Treglia, CBRE; Stephane Wandel, Thrifty Oil Co. along with Young Professionals Group (YPG) Liaison Jamie Kline, JLL.

The 2021 Board of Directors will work closely with NAIOP SoCal Chief Executive Officer Tim Jemal who is committed to elevating the chapter’s thought leadership in Southern California as well as further strengthening the role of NAIOP within the commercial real estate industry. “In 2020 we launched a number of important initiatives, including an increased focus on diversity and inclusion. As we begin to recover from the devastation of the COVID pandemic, I look forward to accelerating our work to provide greater value to members and showcase the positive impact commercial real estate has on our economy and community,” Jemal shared.

About NAIOP SoCal -- NAIOP SoCal is the premier association representing commercial real estate in Los Angeles and Orange counties. More than 1,000 real estate professionals and 500 of the top commercial real estate firms in Southern California are part of the powerful NAIOP SoCal network. NAIOP is the leading organization for developers, owners and related professionals in office, industrial and mixed-use real estate, with more than 18,600 members in North America.  NAIOP advances responsible commercial real estate development and advocates for effective public policy.  For more information, visit

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