Former MLB Commissioner, Time Magazine Man of the Year, Peter Ueberroth to Speak

Peter Ueberroth will speak at the Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate's Breakfast at the BMC event, scheduled for May 31 from 7:30 to 9 a.m. on the University of San Diego campus.

Ueberroth is managing director of Contrarian Group, an investment and management company. He also is an owner and co-chairman of the Pebble Beach Company. Ueberroth founded First Travel Corporation in 1962, which was the second-largest travel business in North America when he sold the company in 1980. From 1980 to 1984, Ueberroth was president of the Los Angeles Olympic Organizing Committee, the organization responsible for staging the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games–the first privately financed Games, which resulted in a surplus of $238 million.

From 1984 to 1989, he served as the sixth Commissioner of Major League Baseball. He was named Time Magazine’s Man of the Year in 1984, and his 1985 book Made in America was a bestseller.

Registration for Breakfast at the BMC costs $35. To register, go to

The Breakfast at the BMC distinguished lecture series was launched by the University of San Diego’s Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate in 2007 and has featured renowned speakers, including philanthropist Ernest Rady, CB Richard Ellis CEO Brett White, Singapore’s GIC Real Estate president Seek Ngee Huat, and Janet Yellen, vice-chair of the Federal Reserve.

As part of the University of San Diego's nationally ranked School of Business Administration, the Burnham-Moores Center offers a Master of Science in Real Estate degree, an undergraduate major in real estate, two continuing education certificates and several major industry conferences throughout the year. For more information, go to

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