ULI Orange County/Inland Empire- Career Catalyst Forum: Meet Young Leaders in the Real Estate Industry


2024-04-22T17:30:00 - 2024-04-22T19:30:00

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    UCI Paul Merage Business School 4293 Pereira Dr Irvine, CA 92697 United States


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    Don't miss this thrilling opportunity to hear from emerging leaders in ULI across diverse sectors of the real estate industry! Each speaker has carved their own distinct path to success. As a student, you'll gain invaluable personal insights into their career trajectories and receive advice on how to reach similar roles. Join us for an enriching experience! Food and drinks will be served.


    Boris Gresely

    Boris Gresely serves as the Deputy Policy Director for the Western States Regional Council of Carpenters (WSRCC), a prominent construction labor union representing over 90,000 tradespeople across the Western region. With a focus on land use, labor compliance, economic development, transportation, and contracting policies, he is dedicated to ensuring construction projects are executed by high-caliber contractors, fostering middle-class job creation and valuable training opportunities. Boris holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Syracuse University and is a graduate of the USC Ross Program in Real Estate.

    C.J. Angle


    CJ Angle is a Director in the Orange County office of JLL Capital Markets, Americas. He joined JLL as part of the HFF acquisition in July 2019 and specializes in multi-housing investment sales advisory transactions throughout Southern California. CJ began his career in real estate at HFF in June 2017. He is a graduate of the University of Southern California, where he studied Public Policy with an emphasis in Real Estate Development. While pursuing his degree, he held internships with HFF and TruAmerica Multifamily.

    Alex Leonard


    Alex Leonard is a Senior Director of Development for Greystar Real Estate Partners, and is responsible for the sourcing, coordination, and execution of project development for Greystar owned projects in the Orange County, San Diego, Inland Empire and Phoenix submarkets of the company’s Western region. Prior to joining Greystar in 2018, he was senior manager of development at AvalonBay Communities, where he led the development of 1,350 apartment homes in urban and suburban communities throughout Southern California. Alex holds a master’s degree in real estate from the University of San Diego, and his bachelor’s degree of finance from the University of Nebraska. He is an active member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) serving on ULI America’s Young Leader Group Working Committee. He serves as a board member for HomeAid San Diego, a non-profit dedicated to building multi-unit housing for San Diego’s temporarily homeless.

    Long Ma

    Student, UC Irvine

    I am a standing Junior at UC Irvine who is pursuing Business Administration with a focus in Finance. My career field of interest is in Real Estate Finance, but primarily within Commercial Real Estate. Coming from an immigrant family and being born abroad in Vietnam, I want to do the best I can to make the most of the opportunity I was given by coming to America. I know that for my family and myself, Real Estate is the best way to propel us forward and create generational wealth. Currently I am looking for internships and other opportunities to create experiences that will deepen my knowledge of Real Estate and hopefully lead to my continued endeavors within this industry.