Get Involved!

If you are a member of the NAIOP San Francisco Bay Area Chapter and would like to become more actively involved — we welcome your participation! Please check out the items below for current opportunities to join our various committees and other Chapter activities. Contact with any questions.

Apply Now to Join a Committee!

NAIOP San Francisco Bay Area Chapter is accepting applications to join a committee for the coming year, November 2023 - October 2024. Applications are due by October 13, 2023. Any current member of the Chapter may apply to join a committee during this period by submitting the application form below. Applicants will be notified between October 16-20 about whether they have been selected to serve on a committee. Due to the limited number of seats available, not all applicants may be selected. Questions? Contact


Programs & Events

Plan and implements a wide variety of programs focused on providing educational, social and networking opportunities for our membership. Sub-committees include: Multi-Family, Real Estate Insider (REI), Industrial, Behind the Scenes, and major annual events such as Best of the Bay Awards and the Real Estate Challenge.

Co-Chairs: Courtney Trunnell, Cushman & Wakefield & Josh Westerberg, Mesa West Capital

Get Involved in Programs


Help shape our chapter's government affairs activities through legislative contacts, educating our membership on the legislation that affects our industry, and liaising with NAIOP’s Bay Area, Sacramento and D.C. lobbyists.

Currently Seeking: Committee Members with an Industrial Focus. Click below if you want to help!

Co-Chairs: Tess Brandwein, Shartsis Friese & Justin Shapiro, Long Market Property Partners, LLC

Become an Advocate

Marketing & Communications

Work with other committees to ensure consistency of branding and message internal and external communications including the website, email marketing campaigns, social media, media relations, chapter marketing brochures, press releases, podcasts, and more.

Currently Seeking: Social Media ambassadors to build the NAIOP SFBA presence on LinkedIn and Twitter. Click below if you want to help!

Chair: Becka Studer, Phase 3 Real Estate Partners

Support our Marketing & Communications

Developing Leaders

Provide members 35 and younger the tools, networking and resources to gain a competitive edge in the commercial real estate industry. Develop programs that provide education, insights, mentorship and networking to future leaders.

Co-Chairs: Lauren Alders, BGO & Darren Hollak, Newmark

Get Involved with Developing Leaders

Membership & Networking

Proactively identify and engage with new member prospects to grow the association, welcome new members and assist in coordinating events that deliver value and show appreciation to members.

Currently Seeking: Support for membership renewal efforts by helping to reach out to current members. Click below if you want to help!

Co-Chairs: Jon Colton, JP Morgan Chase & Shawn Cully, Prime Finance

Get involved with Membership

Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, & Accountability

The I.D.E.A. committee ensures that the Chapter's Diversity Mission Statement is considered in all organization activities, actions, and decisions, and develop related educational programs or resources where needs are identified. 

Co-Chairs: Lauren Young, PCCP LLC & Ayrika Ng, Shorenstein

Support our Diversity Mission

Engagement & Connectivity

Assist members with becoming more involved with the Chapter and helping them to receive the most out of their NAIOP membership at any stage of their career. This includes engaging board members and volunteers to feel the value of their contributions, helping members join the right committee, and supporting committee best practices.

Co-Chairs: Jonathan Colton, JP Morgan Chase & Madison DiNapoli, PCCP LLC

Get Involved


Oversee the development and implementation of our sponsorship program, recruit sponsors, and serve as our chapter liaison with our valued sponsors to ensure they capture and enjoy all of the benefits to which they are entitled. 

Co-Chairs: Chris Banke, Eastdil Secured & Makrizia Fabio, Gemini Rosemont

Join the Sponsorship Committee

YPG Alumni

Graduates of the NAIOP Young Professionals Group (YPG) program are invited to help lead, plan and execute the YPG program for future years, as well as to develop new programs to foster the growing alumni network. 

Alumni Committee Chairs: Kellam Nelson, Colliers Inc. & Brandy Buttram, NorthMarq

  • Behind the Scenes Chairs: Kristian Weeks, Tishman Speyer, Irene Kyuak, JP Morgan and Banke Abioye, Prologis
  • Recruitment & Curriculum Chairs: Delaney Lepak, Tishman Speyer, Nic Romano, Campus LLC & Barrie Grinberg, DECA
  • Social & Community Outreach Chairs: Joe Hamway, Prado Group, Claire Marszalek, JP Morgan & Mindy Bacharach, Ritchie Commercial
  • Alumni Relations: Ian Cassell, New York Life

Join the YPG Alumni Committee