Emile Haddad is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of FivePoint Holdings, LLC, a real estate management company. FivePoint, which is the largest developer of mixed-use communities in coastal California, owns and manages Great Park Neighborhoods in Irvine, Newhall Ranch in Los Angeles County and The San Francisco Shipyard and Candlestick Point in San Francisco. Combined, these four mixed-used communities will include approximately 40,000 residential homes and 20 million square feet of commercial space. All total, these developments will generate approximately 288,000 jobs during construction and $54 billion in activity for the California economy.
Prior to founding FivePoint, Emile was the Chief Investment Officer of Lennar Corporation, one of the nation's leading homebuilders, where he was in charge of the company's real estate investments and asset management. Emile was a founding member of Lennar in California, and was instrumental in its growth.
Emile has over 30 years of development experience in the United States and overseas. Prior to joining Lennar, Emile was a senior executive in charge of land for Bramalea, which was part of the Canadian real estate conglomerate in the 80’s and early 90’s.
Emile serves as Chair of the Board of Trustees at the University of California, Irvine and is on the Real Estate Advisory Boards of the University of California, Irvine and the University of California, Berkeley. He is also a member of the USC Price Planning Program Advisory Board and the USC Lusk Center for Real Estate Advisory Council. In addition, Emile serves on the Board of Directors of PBS (Public Broadcasting System) So-Cal and Claremont Graduate University.
Emile holds a civil engineering degree from the American University of Beirut.