Committee Leadership

Committee Leadership


The mission of the ULI San Diego-Tijuana Young Leader’s Group (YLG) is to serve the greater ULI mission by educating, engaging and supporting our members. We strive to offer our members:

1. A forum for the leaders of tomorrow’s real estate companies to meet, interact with and learn from the industry leaders of today.

2. Professional opportunities and educational events that allow members to grow and form valuable relationships with each other early on in their careers.

3. A commitment to developing strong leadership skills in the young professionals involved in ULI to create a pipeline of future industry leaders.

Nicholas Wilson

Douglas Wilson CompaniesYL Co-ChairEmail Me(619) 906-4384

Justine Nielsen

ProcopioYL Co-ChairEmail Me(619) 906-5787

University Outreach

The University Outreach Chair organizes outreach and programs with local universities and manages student sponsorships.

Shayan Rajabi

Nakhshab Development & Design, Inc.University OutreachEmail Me619.255.7257

Matt Sirianni

Fident Capital(585) 694-0314

Social and Community Outreach Committee

The Social and Community Outreach Committee organizes community service opportunities and monthly networking events for the ULI Young Leaders Group — including the popular “Cocktails + Content” series, which provides existing and potential members the chance to regularly hear from industry leaders and connect with other young professionals.

Jon Gordon

Sweet 100, LLCSocial & Community Outreach Co-ChairEmail Me916-220-3272


Programs Chair

The Programs Chairs organize three Project Tours each year (Spring, Summer, Fall)

Matt Cook

Nova Services Inc.Email

Communications Chair

The Communications and Membership committee creates awareness of the Young Leaders Group, promotes and supports existing members, and communicates member benefits and updates to keep new and existing Young Leaders informed and engaged.

Ashley Johnson

Southwest StrategiesEmail Me(858)541-7800

Amy Spear

Southwest StrategiesEmail Me(858)541-7800


Partnership Forum Groups

The ULI San Diego-Tijuana Partnership Forum Groups provides an ongoing opportunity to share and discuss with a group of peers the issues that real estate professionals and related industry professionals face each day. Sharing many of the same characteristics as a ULI Product Council the ULI Partnership Forum Groups are reminiscent of the tradition of ULI’s culture of sharing experience gained, mistakes made, and lessons learned.

Melissa Stern

C&S CompaniesEmail Me(619)819-2280

Alberto Lopez

Gensler Email Me(619)557-2563