Category Archives: Lunching With Leaders

Thai Food and Stakeholders with Dan Safier

Webster’s Dictionary defines a stakeholder as “one who is involved in or affected by a course of action”.  In San Francisco, each neighborhood is filled with numerous different organizations that fit this definition, each with their own unique “stake” in the local community.  Dan Safier, President of the Prado Group, welcomed eight members of the ULI San Francisco Young Leader’s Group into his office, where he discussed the importance of aligning stakeholders’ interests with respect to obtaining land entitlements in the city of San Francisco. After brief introductions and Thai food, … Read More

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Lunch with Michael Cohen

ULI San Francisco YLG held the third installment of the Lunching with Leaders series with Michael Cohen on Monday, February 27.  Michael Cohen was the featured speaker at an intimate group of 24 young land use professionals. Michael is Principal at Strada Investment Group.  Before joining Strada, Cohen served as the Director of the City of San Francisco Office of Economic and Workforce Development, overseeing economic and real estate development for the City. Cohen was the City of San Francisco’s primary negotiator on many of the largest development projects over … Read More

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