Ron enjoys being a member of his client's team and collaborating to create strategies that lead to practical business solutions. In addition to his land use and entitlements background, Ron has in-depth experience with entitlements, purchase and sale transactions, leasing, master planned communities, financing, and title and survey matters.
Land Use Advisor For National Land Owners And Developers
Ron works with his clients to develop creative approaches that lead to the client's entitlements in a timely and cost effective manner. This includes identifying CEQA exemptions; carefully reviewing conditions to maps and conditional use permits to ensure clarity and consistency; and determining whether vesting tools are available that will preserve the client's right to build out its project. During this process, Ron has significant experience successfully working with elected officials and staff members at every level of government.
Professional Affiliations And Recognition
Since 1988, Ron has been actively involved (at both the national and local levels) with the Urban Land Institute (ULI). As a member of ULI, Ron has served as a ULI Trustee, Chair of the Audit Committee, Chair of the Public Private Partnership Council, a Counselor to the District Council Program and Chair of the Los Angeles (ULI-LA) District Council. From July 2011 to June 30, 2014, Ron served at the national level of ULI as Co-Chair of the Chairs of Mission Advancement. At the local level Ron serves as a member of the ULI-LA Advisory Board and Governance and Management Committees and as Co-Chair of Mission Advancement. Through his network of ULI colleagues, Ron enjoys introducing his clients and colleagues to trusted ULI resources (all over the world).