Wayne Jordan is the founder, President, and CEO of Jordan Real Estate Investments, an Oakland-based real estate development firm founded in 1998. The firm’s approach focuses on building long-term real estate investments to enhance and improve communities. Its portfolio includes commercial, residential, mixed-use, and industrial projects in the San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles, New York, and Washington, D.C.
Additionally, Wayne Jordan is the co-founder and Secretary-Treasurer of Akonadi Foundation, whose mission is to support the development of powerful social change movements to eliminate structural racism and create a racially just society. Since 2000, the family foundation has funded organizations primarily in Oakland, focusing on ending the criminalization of people of color.
For over four decades, Wayne has supported social justice causes and has been very active in local, state, and national politics. Wayne serves on the Board of Directors for the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Color of Change, Rock the Vote, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, SPUR, the Jobs and Housing Coalition, and the advisory board of the UC Berkeley Fisher Center For Real Estate and Urban Economics.
When Wayne is not working, you can find him enjoying a round of golf.