Commercial Real Estate Committee


The Commercial Real Estate Committee of the Policy Advisory Board was established in September 2001 and consists of real estate professionals from the various disciplines of commercial real estate. This includes real estate development, investment, finance, consulting, appraisal, title services, legal, sales and leasing. The committee's members focus on assisting the staff and faculty of USD's Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate in the areas of curriculum development, programming and conferences, applied research projects and expansion of relationships within the commercial real estate industry.


Charles (Charlie) Abdi '83 (BBA), Principal, Finest City Realty Advisors

Staff Liaison:

John C. Ferber, Director of Commercial Real Estate, Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate


Bryce Aberg '99 (BBA), Cassidy Turley BRE Commercial

Robert F. Anselmo, Executive Vice President, The Corky McMillin Companies

David Bark '87 (JD), '87 (MBA), Foreclosure Trustee, First American Title Insurance Co.

Robert (Bob) D. Bell, Esq., Managing Partner, McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP

Thomas (Tom) G. Blake '70 (BBA), Founder and President, Coast Income Properties Inc.

Deborah A. Bossmeyer, Vice President-Commercial Division, Stewart Title of California

Richard A. Caterina, Senior Vice President, Johnson Capital

Kristen Conner, Senior Manager, PricewaterhouseCoopers

David (Dave) F. Davis, President, D.F. Davis Real Estate Inc.

Lionel R. Deschamps, Partner, KPMG LLP

Domenic Drago, Partner, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

Curtis Gabhart, Senior Vice President, ACI Apartments

Louis (Lou) A. Galuppo, Esq., Attorney, Galuppo & Blake APLC

Brian Gates, Project Manager, H.G. Fenton Co.

Mark E. Hoekstra '86 (BBA), President, Heritage Real Estate Advisors Inc.

Jerry H. Jacquét, Principal, Meissner Jacquét Investment Management Services

Michael Kazemzadeh, Senior Vice President, Regional Manager- Orange County, City National Bank

Jim H. Laverty, Client Executive, Commercial Division, Barney & Barney LLC

Daniel (Dan) P. McCarthy, Associate Director, Cushman & Wakefield

David C. Michan '05 (MSRE), President, Strata Equity Group Inc.

Rodd R. Miller '01 (BBA), Miller Wealth Management

Nathan L. Moeder '98 (BA), '06 (MSRE), Principal, The London Group Realty Advisors Inc.

Vicki R. Mullins, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Newland Real Estate Group, LLP

John C. Mulvihill '84 (BBA), President, JM Real Estate Consulting

James Nigro, Senior Vice President, San Diego Market Manager, U.S. Bank

John S. Pagliuso '84 (BBA), '86 (MBA), Vice President, Wells Fargo

Christopher (Chris) J. Pascale '83 (BBA), Senior Vice President, CB Richard Ellis Inc.

Daniel J. Phelan, President and CEO, Pacific Southwest Realty Services

R. Andrew Pollin '98 (MBA), President, The Pollin Group

Roger Simsiman, President, Rho Advisory Group

Lori L. Smith, Owner, Smith Financial Networks

Kelly A. Souza '03 (BBA), Senior Vice President - Real Estate Group, Wells Fargo

Jeffrey R. Stoke, Esq., Partner, Procopio Cory Hargreaves & Savitch

Shawn Tobias, Project Manager, Hines

John Vorsheck, Regional Manager, Marcus & Millichap

Christopher (Chris) F. Wood, Managing Director, Voit Real Estate Services

Donald (Don) S. Zech '83 (BBA), President, CDC Commercial Inc.