Sares Regis Group Promotes Three Staff

SAN MATEO, CA – UPDATED March 25, 2013 – Sares Regis Group of Northern California is excited to announce the internal promotions of three members of its staff: David Hopkins, Yayu Lin, and Deborah Childress.

Hopkins_DaveDavid Hopkins has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Commercial Development.  He has been with SRGNC since 2007 as Vice President of Commercial Development. Hopkins has overseen the entitlement, design, and construction process on several large-scale commercial development  projects including the $300M Taube Koret Campus for Jewish Life, a 1,000,000 SF office entitlement at 700 E. Middlefield Road, a land assemblage and development of the San Mateo County Jail, and the redevelopment of a 300,000 SF office property to house the Marin County Emergency Operations Facility.  He holds a BA in Mathematics from Emory University, a BS in Civil Engineering from Georgia Tech, as well as an MBA from Berkeley with an emphasis in Real Estate Development and Finance.

Yayu__Lin_130128_4311306Yayu Lin has been promoted to Vice President of the Commercial and Residential Development divisions.  She has been a Project Manager with SRGNC since 2005, and has assisted in the completion of over 340 units of new residential housing on the Peninsula, as well as working on complex redevelopment projects for Stanford University.  Currently Yayu is working on the new Google Bayview Campus and other master-planned developments.

“We are excited to announce Yayu’s promotion to Vice President of the Commercial and Residential Development divisions,” said Todd Regonini, Chief Development Officer at SRGNC.  “Yayu has earned high levels of respect from our clients at Stanford for her work ethic, can-do attitude, well-rounded skill set, and sense of humor.”

Lin’s projects with SRGNC have won the 2007 Gold Nugget Grand Award, the 2008 Builder’s Choice Merit Award, 2008 Green Community of the Year by HBANC, as well as the 2011 Gold Nugget Grand Award for Olmsted Terrace.  She holds a BS in Civil and Environmental Engineering, with a Minor in Business Administration, from UC Berkeley, and a Master of Science in Construction Engineering and Management from Stanford.

Deborah_Childres_130128_4310431Deborah Childress has been promoted to Marketing Manager for Regis Homes Bay Area.  Since graduating from the University of Iowa in 1997, Childress has worked as Director of Marketing at O’Brien Homes, Brookfield Homes and Shea Homes.  She has been at Regis Homes Bay Area since 2011 working as marketing coordinator for the new multifamily projects, including The Plaza in Foster City.

About Sares Regis Group Northern California
Sares Regis Group of Northern California and its affiliates, Regis Homes Bay Area  and Regis Contractors of Northern California are regional companies based in San Mateo, California and are affiliated with Irvine-based Sares Regis Group.  One of the leading developers and managers of commercial and residential real estate in the western United States, the companies have more than 6.5 million square feet of commercial properties valued at $500 million and over 2,800 residential units under development.  Sares Regis Group has a combined portfolio of property and fee-based management contracts valued at more than $4 billion, including 16,000 rental apartments and 15 million square feet of commercial and industrial space.  Since its inception, the company has acquired or developed approximately 44 million square feet of commercial properties and 19,000 multifamily and residential housing units.