Gadi Kaufmann

Managing Director, CEO

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Gadi joined RCLCO in 1979. He specializes in economic consulting for real estate projects and portfolios; corporate strategy planning and management consulting enterprise; transactional and negotiation services; and financing and capital formation strategy formulation/implementation.

He is an active board and committee member of several industry and academic organizations, including the PREA Board of Directors, Editorial Advisory Board Member of The Institutional Real Estate Letter – North America, Chairman of the New Programs Committee of PREA, Trustee of the Urban Land Institute (ULI), Governor of the ULI Foundation, and member of the boards of the Ziman Center for Real Estate and the Luskin School for Public Policy at UCLA. He previously held leadership and board positions in ULI, YPO and CEO organizations. Gadi earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from UCLA.


Industry Involvement

Urban Land Institute (ULI)

  • Frequent Guest Speaker
  • Mentor, ULI Partnership Forum Los Angeles (2017 - Present)
  • ULI Foundation Governor (2001 - Present)
  • Trustee (2001- Present)
  • National Advisory Board, ULI Terwilliger Center for Housing (2015 - Present)
  • ULI DC Regional Competitiveness and Cooperation Task Force Co-Chair, Washington, DC (2014 - 2016)
  • Membership Committee Chair (2011 - 2014)
  • Operating Committee Member (2011 - 2014)
  • 2010 Annual Meeting Chair
  • Vice Chairman of the Board, Product Councils (2005 - 2007)
  • Vice Chairman of the Board, Chairman of the Program Committee (2003 - 2005)
  • Executive Committee Member (2003 - 2007)
  • Chair of the Residential, Community Development, and Senior Housing Councils (1990 - 2003)

The UCLA Ziman Center for Real Estate

  • Founding Member of the Board (2006 - Present)
  • Chair, Professional and Community Outreach Committee (2008 - 2014)

The UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs

  • Board of Advisors (2014 - Present)

Pension Real Estate Association (PREA)

  • Board of Directors (2018 - Present)
  • Chairman, Affinity Groups (2017 - Present)
  • Chairman, New Programs Committee (2010 - Present)

Young Presidents' Organization and World Presidents' Organization (YPO-WPO)

  • Member, YPO Gold Los Angeles (2015 – Present)
  • Member, YPO International Board of Directors (2004-2006)
  • Member, Northeastern U.S. Regional Board (2003-2007)
  • Various leadership positions in the Santa Monica Bay (1988-1999), and Washington, DC (1999-2010) chapters, including chapter chair of the Washington, DC chapter.

Chief Executives Organization (CEO)

  • Executive Committee of the International Board (2006-2009)


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