Jonathan Fearn is responsible for entitlements and design development for projects in Redwood City and Santa Clara. In addition to obtaining discretionary approvals, his primary responsibilities include due diligence, forecasting and budgeting, initial land and site planning, architecture and design, government relations and community outreach. Prior to joining Greystar, Jonathan served as Vice President of Development at SummerHill Housing Group where he was responsible for entitlements for multifamily, single-family and mixed-use projects in the SF Peninsula and South Bay. Prior to SummerHill, Jonathan worked as Development Manager for Em Johnson Interest, a real estate development firm specializing primarily in affordable housing and economic development projects within low income communities. Jonathan is a member of the Oakland Planning Commission, a Technical Committee member of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission’s Committee to House the Bay Area (CASA), and a founding member of ConnectOakland, an advocacy group created to reimagine the I-980 corridor within Oakland. Jonathan is and both a certified LEED and GreenPoint Rated Professional, and holds a Masters of City Planning with a concentration in Housing and Community Development from the University of California – Berkeley, and a Bachelor of Arts in History from Wesleyan University in Connecticut.
Senior Director, Development