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2015 Spirit of Life Award Dinner

The Real Estate & Construction Council (REC) has been supporting the research advances and patient focused care of the City of Hope for 29 years. The REC's Spirit of Life
Award Celebration is the premier real estate and construction philanthropic event in the Bay Area which has generated over $6 million in funds for City of Hope.
 
The Spirit of Life Award is presented to a broad range of leaders from various industries who exemplify the ideals and values that have guided City of Hope for a century, and whose professional and humanitarian accomplishments are worthy of celebration. The REC Directors Council has selected Ron Zeff of Carmel Partners to be the recipient of the 2015 Spirit of Life Award in recognition of his outstanding personal, professional and philanthropic achievements.
 
Ron Zeff serves as the chief executive officer at Carmel Partners, a real estate investment management firm based in San Francisco and focused exclusively on U.S. multifamily investment strategies including development, renovations and debt. Zeff founded Carmel Partners in 1996 and is chairman of the Carmel Partners’ Investment Committee. Prior to forming Carmel Partners, Zeff was a partner at Trammell Crow Residential. He holds an M.B.A degree from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, and a bachelor’s degree from the University of California at Berkeley. Zeff is also a member of the Executive Committee of the National Multi Housing Council.
  
 

Cornerstone Sponsors
 
 
2014 Photo Gallery
 

Sponsors

Thank you to our 2015 Spirit of Life Award Celebration sponsors!
 
Cornerstone Sponsors
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Premier Sponsors
 
Gold Sponsors
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Silver Sponsors
 
 
 
 
 


 
 
 
 
 

Event Details

Thursday, May 7, 2015
5:30 pm - Silent Auction & Cocktail Reception
7:00 pm - Dinner & Award Presentation
 
Marriott Marquis
Yerba Buena Ballroom
780 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94111
 
Attire:
Business Professional
 
Recommended Parking:
5th & Mission/Yerba Buena Parking Garage (directions)
 
For more information:
415-788-1002

Past Spirit of Life Attendees

2014 Spirit of Life Award Celebration Attendees
870 Market Street Associates, L.P.
Able Engineering Services
ABM OnSite Services
ACCO Engineered Systems, Inc.
Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
Allied Fire Protection
Amwins Brokerage Group
A-One Construction
Architects Orange
Ares Management LLC
Arup
Avison Young
AXIS Architecture + Design
Balfour Beatty Construction
Bank of America
Bank of the West
BAR Architects
Barry Swenson Builder
BCV Architects
BDE Architecture
Belvedere Pacific
BKF Engineers
BNBuilders
Brereton Architects
Canyon Capital Realty Advisors
Carbon Lighthouse
Cassidy Turley
CBRE
CleanSource/Metro Services Group
CMG Landscape Architecture
Coblentz Patch Duffy & Bass LLP
Colliers
Complete Building Services
Consolidated Engineering Laboratories
Cornish & Carey Commerical/Newmark Knight Frank
Cox Castle & Nicholson LLP
Critchfield Mechanical, Inc.
Cushman & Wakefield
David Taussig & Associates, Inc.
De Anza Tile Co., Inc.
Decker Electric Co., Inc.
DivcoWest & MWest
DSB+
Eastdil Secured
Economic & Planning Systems, Inc.
Edgewood Partners Insurance Center
Emerald Fund
ENGEO
Environmental Building Strategies
Equity Office
Finlay Pacific, LLC
FirstService Residential
Fisher Development, Inc.
Forell/Elsesser Engineers
Forest City
G.F.BUNTING+CO
G2 Insurance
GCI Inc.
GE Capital/Arden Realty, Inc.
Genesis Building Services
Gibson Dunn
GLS Landscape/Architecture
Glumac
Goodfellow Top Grade Construction
H&M Fire Protection, Inc.
Hall & Foreman, Inc.
Har-Bro
Hart Howerton
HFF LP
HOK & Nishkian Menninger
Holmes Culley
Hudson Pacific Properties
Impark
International Proinsurance Associates
J.W. McCLENAHAN CO.
Johnstone Moyer, Inc.
Jones Lang LaSalle
Kilroy Realty Corporation
Knoll
KPFF Consulting Engineers
KPMG LLP
Kreysler Associates
KTGY Group, Inc.
Landbank
Langan Treadwell Rollo
Legacy Mechanical & Energy Services, Inc.
Lennar Urban
Lockard - Marduel
Lowney Architecture
Macquarie Capital
Malcolm Drilling
Marcus & Millichap
Marelich Mechanical Co., Inc.
Marin Country Mart
McCarthy Building Companies
McLarney Construction
Mesa West Capital
MGWest/Broadmoor Partners
Millennium Partners
Mission Glass Company
Moffatt & Nichol
Montgomery Capital
Moss Adams LLP
Nibbi Brothers General Contractors
Northmarq
Novo Construction
Otis Elevator Company
Page & Turnbull
Pankow Builders
Paul Hastings
Peacock Construction, Inc.
Perkins + Will
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
Plant Construction Company, L.P.
Polaris Pacific
Pribuss Engineering, Inc.
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
RealFoundations
Remy Moose Manley, LLP
Risk Solutions & Investigations Inc.
RLH Fire Protection
RMW Architecture & Interiors
RN Field Construction Inc.
Rollo & Ridley
Romak Iron Works
Ronin Project Consulting
Rudolph & Sletten
Russell Hinton Co.
SB Architects
Seiler LLP
Shartsis Friese LLP
Shea Homes
Skyline Construction Inc.
Star Elevator, Inc.
Stockbridge Capital Group, LLC
Suffolk Construction
Superior Tile & Stone
SWA Group
Syska Hennessy Group, Inc.
TEF
TMG Partners
Townsend Management, Inc.
TRI Pointe Homes
Turner Construction
Unisource Solutions/Haworth
United California Glass & Door
Universal Protection Services
ValleyCrest Companies
Vintage Elevator Services
Walker Parking Consultants
Waxie Sanitary Supply
Webcor Builders
Westbrook Partners
William Hezmalhalch Architects, Inc.
William Wilson III Management Co.
Wilson Meany
WSP
Yardi Systems

Spirit of Life Award Dinner

2015 Spirit of Life Award Dinner

The Real Estate & Construction Council (REC) has been supporting the research advances and patient focused care of the City of Hope for 29 years. The REC's Spirit of Life
Award Celebration is the premier real estate and construction philanthropic event in the Bay Area which has generated over $6 million in funds for City of Hope.
 
The Spirit of Life Award is presented to a broad range of leaders from various industries who exemplify the ideals and values that have guided City of Hope for a century, and whose professional and humanitarian accomplishments are worthy of celebration. The REC Directors Council has selected Ron Zeff of Carmel Partners to be the recipient of the 2015 Spirit of Life Award in recognition of his outstanding personal, professional and philanthropic achievements.
 
Ron Zeff serves as the chief executive officer at Carmel Partners, a real estate investment management firm based in San Francisco and focused exclusively on U.S. multifamily investment strategies including development, renovations and debt. Zeff founded Carmel Partners in 1996 and is chairman of the Carmel Partners’ Investment Committee. Prior to forming Carmel Partners, Zeff was a partner at Trammell Crow Residential. He holds an M.B.A degree from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, and a bachelor’s degree from the University of California at Berkeley. Zeff is also a member of the Executive Committee of the National Multi Housing Council.
  
 

Cornerstone Sponsors
 
 
2014 Photo Gallery
 

Sponsors

Sponsors

Thank you to our 2015 Spirit of Life Award Celebration sponsors!
 
Cornerstone Sponsors
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Premier Sponsors
 
Gold Sponsors
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Silver Sponsors
 
 
 
 
 


 
 
 
 
 

Event Details

Event Details

Thursday, May 7, 2015
5:30 pm - Silent Auction & Cocktail Reception
7:00 pm - Dinner & Award Presentation
 
Marriott Marquis
Yerba Buena Ballroom
780 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94111
 
Attire:
Business Professional
 
Recommended Parking:
5th & Mission/Yerba Buena Parking Garage (directions)
 
For more information:
415-788-1002

Past Attendees

Past Spirit of Life Attendees

2014 Spirit of Life Award Celebration Attendees
870 Market Street Associates, L.P.
Able Engineering Services
ABM OnSite Services
ACCO Engineered Systems, Inc.
Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
Allied Fire Protection
Amwins Brokerage Group
A-One Construction
Architects Orange
Ares Management LLC
Arup
Avison Young
AXIS Architecture + Design
Balfour Beatty Construction
Bank of America
Bank of the West
BAR Architects
Barry Swenson Builder
BCV Architects
BDE Architecture
Belvedere Pacific
BKF Engineers
BNBuilders
Brereton Architects
Canyon Capital Realty Advisors
Carbon Lighthouse
Cassidy Turley
CBRE
CleanSource/Metro Services Group
CMG Landscape Architecture
Coblentz Patch Duffy & Bass LLP
Colliers
Complete Building Services
Consolidated Engineering Laboratories
Cornish & Carey Commerical/Newmark Knight Frank
Cox Castle & Nicholson LLP
Critchfield Mechanical, Inc.
Cushman & Wakefield
David Taussig & Associates, Inc.
De Anza Tile Co., Inc.
Decker Electric Co., Inc.
DivcoWest & MWest
DSB+
Eastdil Secured
Economic & Planning Systems, Inc.
Edgewood Partners Insurance Center
Emerald Fund
ENGEO
Environmental Building Strategies
Equity Office
Finlay Pacific, LLC
FirstService Residential
Fisher Development, Inc.
Forell/Elsesser Engineers
Forest City
G.F.BUNTING+CO
G2 Insurance
GCI Inc.
GE Capital/Arden Realty, Inc.
Genesis Building Services
Gibson Dunn
GLS Landscape/Architecture
Glumac
Goodfellow Top Grade Construction
H&M Fire Protection, Inc.
Hall & Foreman, Inc.
Har-Bro
Hart Howerton
HFF LP
HOK & Nishkian Menninger
Holmes Culley
Hudson Pacific Properties
Impark
International Proinsurance Associates
J.W. McCLENAHAN CO.
Johnstone Moyer, Inc.
Jones Lang LaSalle
Kilroy Realty Corporation
Knoll
KPFF Consulting Engineers
KPMG LLP
Kreysler Associates
KTGY Group, Inc.
Landbank
Langan Treadwell Rollo
Legacy Mechanical & Energy Services, Inc.
Lennar Urban
Lockard - Marduel
Lowney Architecture
Macquarie Capital
Malcolm Drilling
Marcus & Millichap
Marelich Mechanical Co., Inc.
Marin Country Mart
McCarthy Building Companies
McLarney Construction
Mesa West Capital
MGWest/Broadmoor Partners
Millennium Partners
Mission Glass Company
Moffatt & Nichol
Montgomery Capital
Moss Adams LLP
Nibbi Brothers General Contractors
Northmarq
Novo Construction
Otis Elevator Company
Page & Turnbull
Pankow Builders
Paul Hastings
Peacock Construction, Inc.
Perkins + Will
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
Plant Construction Company, L.P.
Polaris Pacific
Pribuss Engineering, Inc.
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
RealFoundations
Remy Moose Manley, LLP
Risk Solutions & Investigations Inc.
RLH Fire Protection
RMW Architecture & Interiors
RN Field Construction Inc.
Rollo & Ridley
Romak Iron Works
Ronin Project Consulting
Rudolph & Sletten
Russell Hinton Co.
SB Architects
Seiler LLP
Shartsis Friese LLP
Shea Homes
Skyline Construction Inc.
Star Elevator, Inc.
Stockbridge Capital Group, LLC
Suffolk Construction
Superior Tile & Stone
SWA Group
Syska Hennessy Group, Inc.
TEF
TMG Partners
Townsend Management, Inc.
TRI Pointe Homes
Turner Construction
Unisource Solutions/Haworth
United California Glass & Door
Universal Protection Services
ValleyCrest Companies
Vintage Elevator Services
Walker Parking Consultants
Waxie Sanitary Supply
Webcor Builders
Westbrook Partners
William Hezmalhalch Architects, Inc.
William Wilson III Management Co.
Wilson Meany
WSP
Yardi Systems
Event Details
Thursday, May 7, 2015
Marriott Marquis
780 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA
 
5:30 PM Silent Auction & Cocktail Reception
7:00 PM Dinner & Award Presentation
 
 
 
 
For more information:
415-788-1002
.
The Real Estate & Construction Council (REC) was founded in 1986 when a banquet was arranged by a group of real estate and construction industry leaders to honor Dan Costello, Bank of America’s former executive vice president of its corporate real estate division.