SAN FRANCISCO REGIONAL ADVISORY BOARD

SAN FRANCISCO MEMBERS COMPANY/POSITION
San Francisco
Darin Bosch
CBRE
EVP/Managing Director
Gail Covington
Morgan Stanley
SVP/Financial Advisor
Mike Delagnes
Delagnes Linder & Duey
Partner
Jim Dobberstein
Shea Labagh Dobberstein
Managing Principal
Steve Leveroni
ABD Insurance & Financial Services
Executive Vice President
Steve Mayer
SD Mayer & Associates, LLP
Founder
Jeanne Myerson
The Swig Company
President & CEO
(Retired)
Robert S. Stein
Coblentz Patch Duffy & Bass LLP

Of Counsel

 

 

 

Darin Bosch

EVP/Managing Director,
CBRE

Mr. Bosch began his career at CBRE as the single-point-of-contact for the thirty-member Regional Office Specialty group in San Diego. In this capacity, he oversaw the calculation and compilation of absorption studies and market statistics on a quarterly and annual basis, concurrently with writing the San Diego County Real Estate Market Overview. In 1993, CBRE top three regional office brokers recruited Mr. Bosch for sales training. Year-end 1994, Mr. Bosch was promoted to CBRE's Northern California Regional Headquarters in San Francisco where he co-founded one of the Bay Area's most prominent multi-disciplined real estate teams. A perennial top producer, Mr. Bosch has been ranked in the top five in San Francisco every year since 1998. He was most recently named one of the Top 25 "Power Brokers" by Commercial Property News and CoStar Group.

Gail Covingtron

SVP/Financial Advisor
Morgan Stanley

Gail is a Financial Advisor with over 20 years of investment experience and an MBA from Harvard Business School with a concentration in Finance and Capital Markets. She is a member of the Financial Women's Association and Hundred Women in Hedge Funds. Her focus ia on providing comprehensive wealth management solutions for affluent families and family offices.

Gail is active in the community and is a Trustee with the San Francisco Symphony and Marin Country Day School, serving on their respective Investment Committees. She is a resident of San Francisco with her husband and two children.

Mike Delagnes

Mike Delagnes

Founder and Partner
Delagnes, Mitchell & Linder LLP, CPA's

A San Francisco based accounting firm specializing in tax and financial matters; Partner, Delagnes & Mitchell Investment Partners (DMIP), syndicator and managing general partner for a number of general partnerships with a concentration in real estate investments in the Western US; and Partner and Founder of Delagnes, Linder & Duey LLP, a San Francisco based law firm focusing principally on personal corporate and Partnership tax matters with a special emphasis on estate planning and real estate. Mike is a San Francisco native and a long time member of the Olympic Club. He is active on a number of for profit and nonprofit boards in the Bay Area and was the co-founder of San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Society. Mike's education is local as he attended St. Ignatius High School and then went to USF on a baseball scholarship. He received his MBA from the University of San Clara before attending USF Law School.

James Dobberstein

Managing Principal
Shea Lahagh Dobberstein

James (Jim) Dobberstein, CPA, has been with SLD for nearly forty years. He oversees shareholder and operating decisions, leads the firmís employees in the delivery of exceptional client service and directs the path forward in the firmís market growth. Under Jimís leadership, SLD has grown exponentially in size, made several acquisitions and emerged as one of the largest and most venerable accounting firms in the San Francisco Bay Area.

After graduating from the University of San Francisco with a Bachelorís degree in Accounting, Jim came right to work for Shea and Shea, as the firm was known back then.

Jim is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the California Society of CPAs. He is one of the original Founding board members and initial shareholders of the Bank of San Francisco.

 

Steve Leveroni

Executive Vice President
ABD Insurance & Financial Services

[Bio coming soon]

Steve Mayer
Steve Mayer

SD Mayer & Associates, LLP
Founder

Mr. Mayer is Founder and Managing Partner of SD Mayer & Associates, LLP (SDM) an accounting, consulting and wealth management firm with offices in San Francisco and San Mateo.SDM offers many of the same services found in other CPA firms( accounting, assurance, tax, consulting), but using a new proprietary technology platform and a business operating model that creates a more seamless proactive approach to helping their clients achieve their business and financial goals.

Prior to that in 1986, Mr Mayer founded Burr Pilger Mayer (BPM)  the largest non-Big 4 full service accounting firm in the San Francisco Bay Area with six offices and 400 employees.  He served as BPM's CEO and Managing Partner for 26 years.

Mr. Mayer sits on the Boards of the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce, Bay Area Council, San Francisco Center for Economic Development,  Riordan High School, and the San Francisco School Alliance Advisory Council.

Mr. Mayer is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the California Society of CPA's  and holds a B.S. in Business Administration and an M.B.A. from UC Berkeley.

He is also a graduate of Leadership San Francisco. Steve is a man of many traditions and annual events, including 37 consecutive years backpacking with friends, 37 of 40 CAL vs. Stanford Big Games, and 37 consecutive Giantís Openers.

 
Jeanne Myerson

Jeanne Myerson

Strategic Advisor
The Swig Company

Jeanne Myerson was CEO of The Swig Company from 1997 to 2014 and was responsible for guiding the company through a smooth transition from its respected roots in the hospitality industry to a recognized urban office investor and manager of over 9 million square feet of office space nationwide. Headquartered in San Francisco, the Swig Company is a private commercial real estate investment company with more than 74 years of history in ownership, management and development of commercial real estate properties in the United States. Ms. Myerson is on the Board of Directors of NYSE-listed BRE Properties, Inc. where she is chair of its Real Estate Committee and a member of its Nominating and Governance Committee. She is a member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI), Lambda Alpha and REIAC.  Ms. Myerson was recently recognized by the San Francisco Business Times as the Most Admired Private Company CEO in the Bay Area. Jeanne graduated from Grinnell College, with a double major in Anthropology and Spanish and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa in her junior year. She received her Master in City and Regional Planning from Harvard University's School of Design and began her career in the field of community economic development.

Bob Stein

Robert S. Stein

Of Counsel
Coblentz Patch Duffy & Bass LLP

 

Robert (Bob) Stein specializes in the areas of business organization, commercial transactions, real estate leasing and finance and loan workouts and related tax issues. Bob has extensive experience in representing financial institutions, real estate developers, real estate investors, and office, shopping center, hotel and business park owners in major transactions; resolving troubled loans for both lenders and borrowers; and organizing, reorganizing, merging and dissolving business entities and resolving ownership disputes. In mergers and acquisitions, Mr. Stein has represented a wide range of entrepreneurs in specializing in a broad range of businesses, including food services, food products, software and technology, hospitality, construction and consulting services. Bob has taught real estate law and real estate taxation at Merritt College and lectured for the CEB and NAIOP Commercial Real Estate Development Association on real estate, tax and business organization topics. Bob served as Chair of the Head Royce School Board of Trustees from 2006-2009. In 1974, he served as a judicial extern for Hon. William T. Schweigert in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. Bob received a B.A. in Political Science, magna cum laude, from Yale University (1970) and his J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall) (1974).