Kofi Bonner was formerly the Co-Chief Operating Officer of the Northern California operations and execution of land development plans and entitlements for Five Point Holdings, LLC, one of the largest developers of mixed-use communities in coastal California.
Prior to joining Five Point, Bonner was President of Lennar Urban, a division of Lennar, from 2005 through 2016 during which he led the development of Candlestick Point, as well as the communities managed for Lennar- Treasure Island and the Concord Naval Weapons Station.
Before joining Lennar, he was Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of the Cleveland Browns where he was responsible for the business affairs of the team and built the Cleveland Browns Stadium.
Earlier, Bonner became the Regional Director and Executive Vice President of MBNA. Prior to that, he served as Chief Economic Advisor to Mayor Willie Brown in San Francisco.
Bonner also worked as Director of Community & Economic Development and Interim City Manager for the City of Oakland, Deputy Executive Director of the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency, and Redevelopment Director for the City of Emeryville.
Bonner is a 2011 University of California, Berkeley College of Environmental Design Distinguished Fellow and a former non–resident Senior Fellow of the Brookings Institution’s Metropolitan Leadership Council. In 2010, Lambda Alpha Internationals Golden Gate Chapter named Bonner “Member of the Year.” He currently serves on the Executive Committee of Bay Area Council, where he co-chairs the Housing Committee.
Bonner is also on its University of California, Berkeley’s College of Environmental Design Advisory Council, University of California, Berkeley Foundation’s Board of Trustees, the Board of Trustees of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum (Cleveland), and Board of the Museum of the African Diaspora.