Mr. Hariri has almost 20 years of experience in large-scale commercial and residential real estate acquisition, financing, development, entitlement, distressed loan workouts, and operation and management. Prior to forming FortBay LLC, Mr. Hariri was a founder and principal of Alta California Development, LLC and Urban Dynamic, LLC which specialized in development and repositioning of commercial, residential, multi-family and mixed-use projects in core infill markets in California from 2008 to 2015. Since March 2011, Mr. Hariri also managed for Colony Capital, real estate portfolios comprising over 1500 commercial and residential real estate assets throughout the United States with combined loan values of over $1BB. Mr. Hariri, was also a principal in YCH Communities, LLC which developed large-scale master planned residential projects throughout California, with annual revenues of over $100MM from 2004 to 2008. Prior to joining YCH Communities, LLC, from 1998 to 2004, Mr. Hariri held executive management positions at KB Home and Centex Homes and Centex Destination Properties throughout the United States where he was responsible for acquisition, entitlement, land development, construction, and sales and marketing of master-planned single family communities and luxury single family and condominium resorts.
Currently, Mr. Hariri is a managing partner of one of the largest master-planned communities in the Bay Area, the 2,500 lot community of Cypress Preserve, as well as several infill commercial, residential and mixed-use development projects in Northern and Southern California and Florida.
Prior to 1998, Mr. Hariri practiced as a civil engineer and attorney. Mr. Hariri holds a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering from UCLA and a J.D. degree (Cum Laude) from University of San Diego School of Law.