Ken Rich, Director of Development, City of San Francisco

Ken Rich, Director of Development, City of San Francisco

ken-richKen Rich currently serves as Director of Development for the San Francisco Office of Economic and Workforce Development.  He leads the City’s team on major public-private development projects and advises Mayor Lee on planning and development issues in the city.  Projects under Ken’s management encompass a total of more than 10,000 residential units and several million square feet of office development, including the new Golden State Warriors Basketball Arena, the Pier 70 development project, the Mission Rock development project, the California Pacific Medical Center rebuild, the 5M project, the Schlage Lock project the Octavia Boulevard parcels among many others.  Before joining the Office of Economic and Workforce Development in 2010, Ken worked for more than 10 years doing long-range planning at the San Francisco Planning Department.  He holds a Master’s Degree in City Planning from UC Berkeley