Richard Kaufman
Founder and President
City-Core Development, Inc.

Richard H. Kaufman is the founder and President of City-Core Development, Inc. and has been investing in innovative real estate projects including office, hospitality, housing, and retail throughout the western United States since 1991. His mixed-use projects include the adaptive reuse of the Best Foods Mayonnaise Facility and the historic Gallo Salami Factory. Both projects were abandoned food facilities converted into commercial, housing, and retail space. During his tenure at City-Core, Mr. Kaufman formed Mariposa Management Company, Inc., which he co-founded in 1995 and grew in connection with the companys development of the Hunters Point Naval Shipyard in San Francisco. In 2007, he became President of Mariposa.  In 2008, Mr. Kaufman formed a joint venture between City-Core and The Charlie Palmer Group to build The Charlie Palmer and Mystic Hotel brands, with a focus on chef-driven boutique hotels.   He previously served as President of the Board of Directors for Camp Tawonga, and currently serves on the Board of Directors of California Trout. Mr. Kaufman is a Board Fellow of the CIA, is a graduate of The University of California, Davis, and lives in San Francisco.