USC Lusk Center Names Two Successors to Chairman Ross
LOS ANGELES — The University of Southern California’s (USC) Lusk Center for Real Estate has announced the retirement of longtime chairman Stan Ross and the appointment of his successors, Emile Haddad and Bill Witte.
Ross chaired the Lusk Center advisory board for the past 18 years. He became chairman after retiring as vice chairman of E&Y Kenneth Leventhal Real Estate Group. Ross has enjoyed a career in real estate that spans more than 60 years.
Haddad is chairman and CEO of FivePoint Holdings. He will serve as the new chair, while Witte, chairman and CEO of Related California, will act as the new vice chair.
The longtime members of the Lusk Center’s advisory board assume their new leadership duties July 1. Haddad and Witte will work together to guide the Lusk Center’s programs, as well as its support for research and academics, while continuing in their current roles with their respective companies.