As we begin our new fiscal year, ULI San Francisco is proud to announce our incoming District Council officers. Serving alongside the District Council Chair, these member positions make up District Council leadership and are responsible for setting a strategic direction as well as on-going operations. Each position will serve a 2-year term from July 2019 – July 2021.
We would also like to thank our outgoing Treasurer for her time and commitment to ULI SF: Teresa Ruiz, Vice President, Associate Principal at SB Architects.
Meet our leadership!
Tomas Schoenberg: Tomas, Executive Vice President at The Swig Company, has been selected to serve a second term as the ULI SF Chair of Mission Advancement. The position serves as a liaison between the District Council and ULI global offices by assisting in the creation of the annual program of work and ensuring that ULI best practices, policies, and programs are integrated into the District Council’s activities and outreach.
Tomas Schoenberg joined The Swig Company in 2005 and was promoted to Executive Vice President in 2014. He spearheads the Company’s new investment and capital sourcing efforts. Prior to joining The Swig Company, Mr. Schoenberg was Director of Real Estate for a Berkeley-based, private family real estate company, and Director of Investments for Peninsula-based developer, SARES-REGIS. He also previously held senior real estate officer positions with Kemper Real Estate Management, Integrated Resources and Metropolitan Life. Mr. Schoenberg grew up in Richmond, graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, and has lived most of his life in the San Francisco Bay Area. He sits on the Board of ULI’s San Francisco District Council and is very active in mentoring younger real estate professionals through ULI and the UC Berkeley Haas School of Business.
Nikki Lowy: Nikki, Business Development and Partnerships at Landed, Inc., has been selected to serve as the next Treasurer. This position is responsible for the monitoring and approval of revenues and expenditures of the District Council, as well as reporting this information to leadership and supporting strategies and decisions to maintain sound financials.
Nikki has spent her career at the intersection of real estate, education, and social impact where she’s been driven to find innovative solutions to increase access and equity across diverse communities. She is currently the director of partnerships at Landed, whose mission is to help essential professionals build financial security in the communities they serve by increasing access to homeownership. Her past experience includes stints at Project Frog, where she worked with California public schools to replace aging portable classrooms with greener, healthier, prefab buildings, and our own ULI San Francisco, where she co-developed programming and strategy with the Bay Area’s 2,000+ members from 2006 – 2011. In addition to ULI, Nikki is actively involved in her native Bay Area community and proudly serves as an assistant swim coach for the Boys and Girls Club of San Francisco. Nikki holds an MBA from UC Berkeley Haas School of Business and a B.A. from University of Pennsylvania.