We are thrilled to invite our sponsors to our annual appreciation event! This invitation-only event, organized exclusively for ULI San Francisco 2024 Annual Sponsors, will be held on Thursday, March 28 in the North Lobby of One Sansome, San Francisco. Join us for an afternoon of engaging programming featuring some of the most dynamic and significant leaders in our industry, along with networking and drinks.
Oz Erickson, Emerald Fund
Denise Pinkston, TMG Partners
K. Cyrus Sanandaji, Presidio Bay
Linda Mandolini, Eden Housing (Moderator)
3:00-3:20 PM: Registration & Networking
3:20-3:30 PM: Opening Remarks
3:30-4:30 PM: Panel Discussion & Q&A
4:30-6:00 PM: Happy Hour
Tickets available for each sponsor
Urban Partner: 6
If you are a 2024 Annual Sponsor wishing to take advantage of your tickets, please reach out to ULI SF Senior Associate, Pooja Sharma, to register. If you would like to learn more about Sponsorship and how you too can attend this annual event, please take a look at our sponsorship brochure, or reach out to ULI SF Executive Director, Natalie Sandoval.
A special thank you to David Cropper, Melinda Ellis Evers, Jennifer Eskildsen, Jeanne Ho, Drew Hudacek, and Mike Jameson for leading our Sponsorship efforts this year and helping us to plan this special event to celebrate ULI SF and all your support of the district council.
You can view the attendee list for this event here.
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The health and safety of our members, staff, and event attendees remains a priority of ULI SF. We ask that you please take precautions and/or refrain from attending our events if you believe you have been exposed to COVID-19, are experiencing symptoms consistent with COVID-19, or are feeling ill prior to the event. You are welcome to mask at your discretion. ULI SF may require that attendees comply with additional COVID-19 procedures of the event venue and local health authorities and may update its policies from time-to-time if circumstances require.
Linda Mandolini has served Eden Housing as a Project Developer, as Director of Real Estate Development, and since 2001, as Executive Director. Eden Housing is one of California’s most successful non-profit housing development companies and has developed or acquired more than 6,500 units, throughout California and has more than 1,000 units in its immediate pipeline. Eden’s management company currently manages approximately 4,500 units. Linda oversees affordable housing production, resident support services, property management and asset management components of the organization. Eden and its affiliates employ 200 staff. Founded in 1968, Eden has a considerable track record in the development and management of affordable housing. Over the past few years, Eden has been consistently recognized by Affordable Housing Finance Magazine as one of the Top 50 Owners or Developers of Affordable Housing. Eden’s new projects are consistently recognized for their excellence – in 2010 and 2011, two developments won the Affordable Housing Readers Choice Awards and the Affordable Housing Tax Credit Coalition Edson Awards. As a long-term owner, Eden is also a leader in property repositioning and green retrofitting. In addition to receiving many local awards for work in conservation, Eden was recognized in 2010 with the Sustainability Showcase Award for multi-family housing by the California Sustainability Alliance. Prior to moving to California in 1996, Linda held various community development positions in Boston, including Director of Real Estate Development for the Codman Square Neighborhood Development Corporation and Director of Affordable Housing Lending for the Massachusetts Community Development Finance Corporation. Linda also served as the Director of Transportation and Land Use Development at the Silicon Valley Leadership Group in Silicon Valley. While at SVLG, Linda was instrumental in starting the Housing Trust Fund of Santa Clara
Denise Pinkston has over 30 years of experience in real estate including acquisitions, asset and construction management, marketing, leasing, planning/entitlements, transit and green building program development, and public affairs. Denise was named one of the Bay Area’s Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business by the San Francisco Business Times in 2012, 2013, 2016 and was named to their Forever Influential Honor Roll in 2014. Denise directed Current Planning, Code Enforcement, Housing, and Redevelopment as the Marin County Planning Services Coordinator. She has also served as a planning commissioner, chamber of commerce board member, and instructor at San Francisco State University. Denise has taught at the Lorry I. Lokey Graduate School of Business at Mills College. Denise has been involved in infill housing and alternative transportation innovations in the Bay Area including: ? Founding and serving as the Board President of the Casita Coalition, which advocates for small homes - ADUs, cottage clusters, and duplexes - to help improve housing choice and opportunity throughout California. ? Founding and serving as Founding Member, Chief Executive and Board Chair for Mountain View’s first privately funded shared shuttle MVGO, serving as Board Chair of the Emeryville TMA operator of the EmeryGoRound shuttle; ? Chairing the Bay Area Council Housing and Sustainable Development Committee where she wrote and lobbied SB1069 to expand second units as an affordable housing source in California. Chair and Vice Chair of the Berkeley Zoning Adjustments Board, a member of the SPUR Housing Committee; and ? Technical Committee ABAG/MTC Committee to House the Bay Area (CASA) ? Jobs and Housing Coalition Legacy Award 2018 with personal recognition from State of California Assembly and Senate, Oakland City Council, Alameda County Board of Supervisors for leadership in Bay Area and California. Denise attended the University of California at Berkeley where she earned a B.A. in History, and a Masters in City and Regional Planning.
Oz Erickson founded Emerald Fund in 1979 and has been actively developing projects in the Bay Area since that time. Oz identifies new projects and is involved with the entitlements, financing, project design and sales and marketing. Oz has been recognized with many industry honors including the San Francisco Business Times’ Lifetime Achievement Award for Most Admired CEO in 2013. Oz received a BA degree from Harvard University and a MBA from Stanford University
K. Cyrus Sanandaji serves as the Managing Principal and Founder of Presidio Bay Ventures, currently leading a $3.3 billion projected value portfolio, spanning 3.9-million square feet across 31 assets. Cyrus is actively involved in all aspects of the company’s operations, overseeing strategic planning, business development, fundraising, capital markets and team building. Most recently, Cyrus was responsible for the delivery of Springline, a 6.4-acre mixed-use development in Silicon Valley’s Menlo Park. Growing up in Dubai, Cyrus watched the city transform from a fishing port to a global city, inspiring his passion for the built environment. Following graduate school, Cyrus joined the Real Estate Acquisition Division of the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA). He sourced, negotiated and executed more than $400 million in lease transactions for the development of mission-critical facilities for the Federal Bureau of Investigations, among other agencies. In 2012, Cyrus founded Presidio Bay, bringing his global perspective to thoughtful placemaking, urban revitalization and user-centered design. Presidio Bay’s pipeline includes several ground-up creative office developments, advanced life science projects in San Francisco and San Carlos, and high-profile mixed-use developments spanning the west coast. Cyrus holds a master’s degree from St. Antony’s College at the University of Oxford and a bachelor’s degree in International Relations with highest honors from the University of California, San Diego. He is fluent in five languages and earned professional designations such as LEED-AP (BD+C), CCIM and PMP. Cyrus is an outdoor enthusiast and adventure seeker, spending much of his free time skiing, kite surfing and running around the Bay alongside his family.