The Center for Real Estate    

The biennial Real Estate Luncheon is one of the Center for Real Estate’s most popular and prestigious professional outreach events.  The luncheon brings together over 500 recognized real estate professionals every other year to celebrate the success of visionary leaders and to address the topical issues and major challenges facing the industry today.  

Celebrating notable industry leaders such as General William Lyon, CB Richard Ellis and the Shea Family with lifetime achievement awards, the Real Estate Gala is an event attracts some of the most successful real estate professionals.  The luncheon also honors real estate industry professionals who are on the rise.  The Rising Star Award is presented to executives who demonstrate great promise.  

 A recognized figure from the policy or professional community gives the keynote address rounding out an afternoon of great food, entertainment and discussion.  

Establishing strong partnerships with the corporate real estate community is a key element to the success of Center for Real Estate’s outreach mission. We look forward to seeing you there!


Please click here here to view photos from the recent Real Estate Awards Luncheon on October 30, 2014!


Past Lifetime Achievement Award Winners

2014 Emile Haddad

2012 Bill Halford

2010 John O'Donnell
2008 Phil Belling & Steve Layton
2007 "Mac" MacAllister
2006 CB Richard Ellis
2005 Gerson Bakar
2004 Geoffrey Stack & John Hagestad
2003 Robert M. Campbell
2002 Daniel W. Donahue & Thomas L. Schreiber
2001 The Shea Family
2000 The Edwards Family
1999 John B. Parker
1998 Michael L. Meyer
1997 Ray Watson
1996 Kathryn G. Thompson
1995 Donald P. Kennedy
1994 Ronald E. Birtcher
1993 Jack W. Peltason
1992 Henry T. Segerstrom
1991 Ralph M. Lewis
1990 John D. Lusk
1989 General William Lyon


Past Rising Star Winners

2014 Ray Lawler

2012 Patrick Strader

2010 Greg Merage
2008 Derek Chen, Jerome Fink & David Kim
2007 Kevin McKenzie
2006 Anne Marie Moiso