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District Panel Talk: A Ballpark for Everyone.  Tuesday, September 26th, 6:00 PM at Original Pattern Brewing, 292 4th Street. With: Jeff Bellisario, Bay Area Council &...

In a segment hosted by Great Big Story, we learned that the Oakland Zookeepers make use of Jack London's Wholesale Produce Market. In the video,...

SC - Steering Committee Members

To contact the Jack London Improvement District Steering Committee with questions, statements of support, or for other matters, please e-mail info@jlid.org.


Deborah Acosta, Co-chair

District Resident


Gary Knecht, Co-chair

Property Owner


Sara May, Co-chair



Barry Pilger, Treasurer

Stafford Real Estate


Tommaso Boggia, Secretary

District Resident



Marianne Dreisbach

Dreisbach Enterprises



Paul Thyssen

Condo Owner, Jack London District Association



Michael Carilli

Oakland America Company



Ken Kantor

Kantor's Furniture



Patricia Rossi

The Fat Lady Bar & Restaurant



Richard Berk

Digital Realty



Nicole Pitts

BRE Properties, Inc



Stephen Block

Stephen E. Block Co.



Bill Stotler

Condo Owner



Vivian Kahn, FAICP

Kahn/Mortimer/Associates, Condo Owner


SC Advisors

Dan Altwarg, Owner

Markus Supply Ace Hardware



Mark Babsin, Principal

Emerald Fund, Inc. (The Ellington)



Rebecca Boyles, Owner

Beer Revolution



Mark Everton, General Manager

Waterfront Hotel



Michael Ghielmetti, Founder & President

Signature Development Group



Rick Hackett, Chef/Proprietor




Meredith Melville, Owner




Mitch Kapor, Condo Owner and Partner

Kapor Capital



Caroline Morris, VP Asset Management

Ellis Partners LLC



Sam Nassif, Founder & CEO

Creative Hospitality Corporation



John Protopappas, President and CEO

Madison Park Financial Corporation



Scott Reinert, Executive Vice President

BRE Properties, Inc.



George Vukasin, Jr., President

Peerless Coffee & Tea