We are pleased to announce that Founder and Principal of RiverRock Real Estate Group John Combs CPM® will serve as emcee for our keynote luncheon featuring basketball legend Bill Walton. Who better to celebrate our anniversary with us than our preeminent past president and the actual creator of the Southern California Real Estate Conference?
RiverRock Real Estate Group, Inc. is a West Coast-based commercial real estate service firm headquartered in Newport Beach, California. RiverRock services over 28 million square feet of office, industrial and retail properties throughout California and Arizona from 24 offices. John formed RiverRock in response to a market-driven need for a more client-centric property service model.
John holds a Master’s degree in Business from the University of Dallas and a Bachelor’s degree in real estate from Southern Methodist University. He is a Certified Property Manager and holds a California Real Estate Broker’s license. John was the 1994 President of the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) in Orange County, which is one of the largest and most active chapters in the country and is the only IREM-OC President to have received the National Gold Award for Best Large Chapter in the Country. He won CPM® of the Year in 2009 awarded by the Orange County Chapter. In 2013 he was named the Retail Professional of the Year. In 2018 IREM Orange County awarded him the ICON of the year award.
John serves as a member of BOMA Orange County and was the recipient of BOMA Orange County’s “Professional of the Year” Award for 2003. John joined the Board of BOMA San Francisco in 2012 and served as the 2015 President.
Real Estate Forum named John best Boss in Commercial Real Estate and featured him as the cover story in June 2018.