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Jaclyn Safier

Board of Governors

Chief Executive Officer, Prometheus Real Estate Group, Inc.

Jaclyn Safier is Chief Executive Officer of Prometheus Real Estate Group, Inc. Prometheus is the largest private owner of multifamily properties in the San Francisco Bay Area, with a growing portfolio of more than 13,000 metropolitan-area apartments in the Bay Area, Seattle, and Portland regions. Prometheus has garnered more than 100 design, civic, and community awards in its 50+ year history. Prometheus is also a certified B corporation, part of a group of companies that meets the highest standards for using business as a force for good. The firm has more than 500 employees.


Ms. Safier is also President of the Helen Diller Family Foundation, whose grants support programs at UC Berkeley, UCSF and other institutions in the Bay Area and throughout the world. Grants include the UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center, the UCSF Helen Diller Medical Center at Parnassus Heights, the playgrounds at Civic Center, Dolores Park and Julius Kahn Park in San Francisco, and the Diller Teen Fellows Program, an international initiative to promote teen leadership through community service, ethics, and identity-building.

Ms. Safier also serves on the Board of Overseers at UCSF. She also serves on the policy advisory board for the Fisher Center of Real Estate and Urban Economics at the Haas School of Business. She received a B.A. from Tufts University and an M.B.A. from Harvard University.