Discover the advantage of a dedicated, family-owned business with an over 40-year legacy—and growing.
Chairman of the Board
LEED AP, President and CEO
Executive VP, Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel
Senior VP and General Manager of Property Management
Senior VP of Retail
Senior VP of Development
Executive VP and Chief Financial Officer
Senior VP of Development
Senior VP, Director of Leasing
Masud Mehran (1920-2013) founded Sunset Development Company in 1951. Over the course of his 60 years as Chairman of the Board, he developed 1,260 acres of land in Livermore into a fully integrated residential community called Sunset Town, and 585 acres in San Ramon into a fully integrated business community called Bishop Ranch.
Prior to joining the company his father founded in 1951, Alex Mehran, Sr. spent three years at J.P. Morgan of New York, where he managed real estate companies and assets owned by the bank.
Part of the team since 2009, Alex Mehran, Jr. spent several years at Goldman Sachs & Co. in the Infrastructure Private Equity Fund group in New York before joining Sunset Development Group. In his prior role as Senior Vice President and General Manager, Alex was responsible for the management of Sunset Development’s Bishop Ranch.
Overseeing Sunset Development’s legal matters, Human Resources/Administration and focusing on organizing the company for future growth, David brings more than 20 years of combined experience as a lawyer, general counsel, and senior executive. David received his Juris Doctor degree from Harvard Law School and his Bachelor of Arts degree from Yale University.
Harout was formerly the Vice President of Operations for Equity Office, San Francisco region, where he managed 5.5 million square feet of office property. He is responsible for the management of Sunset Development’s Bishop Ranch property, including managing customer relationships, the maintenance of building infrastructure and interior space, landscaping, site maintenance, and events.
Jeff joined the company in September of 2014 to lead the company’s retail development, including City Center at Bishop Ranch and the food and amenity program at BR 2600. Jeff previously ran his own retail consulting firm after his tenure of over twenty years at the Irvine Company. Jeff received his B.S. from California State University, Long Beach and his M.B.A. from UC Irvine. He is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers.
Prior to joining Sunset, Jerry was Senior Vice President of Development for Westfield LLC overseeing all development and redevelopment projects for the San Diego region. Over the past 30 years, Jerry’s project experience has varied from super regional value mega malls, regional mall renovation and expansion, retail construction and renovation, neighborhood/community centers, golf course, and mixed-use properties.
David is the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Sunset Development Company. Prior to that, David held the position of Vice President of Finance at Sunset Development, a position he held since 2004. David’s 30+ years of experience include leadership positions in real estate, publishing, telecommunications, and as a small business owner.
Prior to joining Sunset, Stephanie was Vice President of Development for Trammell Crow Residential overseeing all development projects for the Northern California region. Stephanie’s project experience includes multifamily, mixed-use, master-planned, and single-family residential communities. Stephanie received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Notre Dame and her Masters in City Planning from UC Berkeley.
Travis joined the Sunset Development Team as SVP, Director of Leasing in November of 2022 where he currently oversees all commercial office inventory for the company. Prior to joining, Travis worked at Newmark for 14 years where he served as Managing Director in the company’s New York and San Francisco offices. Travis is a corporate real estate veteran who has substantial experience working with a myriad of Owners, representing some of the most iconic assets in the world. Travis is well known throughout the industry and originally from the Bay Area, where he is grateful to be back home near the rest of his family and currently resides with his wife and two daughters.
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