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EMILE HADDAD - LEBANON

Corporate Leadership – 2018

Emile Haddad, Founder and Chairman Emeritus of FivePoint Holdings, leads the largest mixed-use community development firm on California’s coast.

FivePoint oversees key projects like Great Park Neighbourhoods, Newhall Ranch, and The San Francisco Shipyard and Candlestick Point. These developments comprise approximately 40,000 homes and 20 million square feet of commercial space, stimulating 288,000 jobs and $54 billion in economic activity during construction.

Previously, Haddad served as Chief Investment Officer at Lennar Corporation, a leading national homebuilder, spearheading real estate investments. With over three decades in development, Haddad’s career includes senior roles at Bramalea, a Canadian real estate conglomerate. Actively engaged in community service, Haddad chairs USC’s Lusk Center for Real Estate and supports various educational and charitable organizations.

He has received prestigious awards including the Ellis Island Medal of Honor and is recognized as one of the most influential figures in media. Haddad earned his civil engineering degree from the American University of Beirut.