New Board Member
Robert C. Pearman, Jr. is a public member of the Board and was appointed by the Speaker of the Assembly on February 25, 2016. He has been a California real estate and public agency lawyer for 30 years, focusing on public works, redevelopment, real estate, construction, affordable housing, financial institutions, and litigation law. Mr. Pearman has represented diverse clients, such as housing departments, redevelopment agencies, transportation authorities, cities, banks and mortgage lenders, construction companies, and real estate developers. He is currently Of Counsel to the law firm Sanders, Roberts, & Jewett. He is also an arbitrator and a member of the American Arbitration Association’s National Roster of Neutrals (Commercial and Construction Disputes Panels), State of California Public Works Contract Arbitration Panel, and Caltrans Dispute Resolution Board. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Economics, cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School, and his Juris Doctor degree from Yale Law School.
His term expires on June 30, 2019.