California Policy Summit 2018
Chairman and CEO, Related California
Bill Witte, who founded Related California in 1989, oversees all of Related California's multi-family and mixed-use development activity in California which includes development portfolio of over 15,000 residential units completed or under construction and more than 1,500 affordable and 3,500 market rate units in pre-development. Previously, Mr. Witte served as Deputy Mayor for Housing and Neighborhoods under Mayor Art Agnos where he oversaw all housing, development and redevelopment activities for the City of San Francisco. He was Director of Housing and Economic Development under Mayor Dianne Feinstein and served as an appointed Commissioner of the San Francisco Housing Authority. Mr. Witte graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a bachelor’s degree in Urban Studies and a Master in City Planning. Mr. Witte is a member of the Board of Overseers of the Graduate School of Design at the University of Pennsylvania and is Vice Chair of the Board of the Lusk Center for Real Estate at USC.