Malin Burnham, Emeritus

Malin Burnham, Emeritus

Chairman, Burnham Foundation

Malin has been chairman of John Burnham & Company Insurance and Burnham Real Estate since 1949 and stays involved in their successor companies. He has been an active board member for more than 16 companies. Malin currently serves on the board of the Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine, Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, UCSD Foundation, Rady School of Management, USS Midway Museum and the Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate (BMC), which he co-endowed. Additionally, Malin has chaired nine major non-profits and co-founded 14 organizations to benefit the community. His awards and achievements are numerous and include: the 2012 Stanford Real Estate Hall of Fame; 2002 Junior Achievement/San Diego Business Hall of Fame; Philanthropist of the Year; Civic Entrepreneur of the Year; Mr. San Diego; and many more. Malin is a world-recognized sailor for more than 50 years. At age 17, he became the youngest skipper to win a world championship in the international star class. In 1987, Malin played a leading role in bringing the America’s Cup to San Diego. He is a former partner/owner of the San Diego Padres and the San Diego Sockers. Malin is a native San Diegan and he graduated from Stanford University with a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering.