Sares Regis Hires Arturo Taboada and Peter McDonnell as Commercial Division Vice Presidents

SAN MATEO, CA – May 24, 2017 – Sares Regis Group of Northern California (SRGNC) has welcomed Arturo Taboada and Peter McDonnell as Vice Presidents in its Commercial Division, where they will provide team leadership on multiple Bay Area projects.

“Arturo and Peter come to SRGNC with impressive backgrounds and an extensive list of delivered projects, and we’re excited for them to apply their combined management experience to our commercial developments,” says Jeff Birdwell, President of Sares Regis Group of Northern California’s Commercial Division. “We’re confident that their strategic leadership and direction will help us deliver many remarkable projects in the coming years.”

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Taboada has over 30 years of experience in the planning, design, construction, and development of commercial, residential, cultural, educational, and institutional facilities of various scales. He previously worked at Turner International as the Vice President and Regional Manager of Latin America and the Caribbean Region, where he was responsible for all operations, management, and profit and loss for the company’s regional office in Mexico City. Most recently, Taboada has managed both planning efforts and the implementation of strategies and policies for local economic development, including executive presentations and workshops for executive boards and governmental entities, as well as municipal and state commissions.

Before Turner, Taboada was President/Partner of the boutique consulting firm ALMA Strategies. He attended UC Berkeley, where he received an MBA from the Haas School of Business and both his Masters in Architectural Studies and B.A. in Architecture and Planning from the College of Environmental Design.

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McDonnell was a Principal at Conversion Management Associates for 20 years, where he provided a wide array of services that included development and construction management services, development feasibility analysis, acquisition and construction financing, and problem asset management. McDonnell has been involved in an array of developments across Northern California, including the Letterman Digital Arts Center for Lucasfilm, the Cathedral of Christ the Light in Oakland, Wells Fargo’s portfolio of properties, the Center Street Garage in Berkeley, and multiple projects for Marin Catholic High School.

Prior to working at Conversion Management Associates, McDonnell held positions in real estate financing at Bank of America and Wells Fargo. He attended California Polytechnic State University, where he received a B.S. in Economics.

About Sares Regis Group of Northern California
Sares Regis Group of Northern California and its affiliates, Regis Homes Bay Area and
Regis Contractors Bay Area, are regional companies based in San Mateo, California. As 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. Since its inception, the company has acquired or developed approximately 46 million square feet of commercial properties and 20,000 multifamily and residential housing units. For more information, please visit:

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