As Senior Vice President of Forward Planning of the Republic Family of companies, Kelly Erardi oversees acquisitions and entitlements for proposed projects and is responsible for coordinating with the financial and construction teams to facilitate the development process.
Prior to joining Republic, Mr. Erardi brought 25 years of real estate experience working for the Northern California Division of Shapell Properties, Inc., where he managed all aspects of real estate development including acquisitions, entitlements, leasing, construction, asset management, pro forma budgets, community outreach, and forward strategic planning. His projects included neighborhood and community shopping centers, office buildings, golf courses, and mixed-use projects with office, residential, and retail. He worked closely with city councils, planning departments, and other governmental agencies to secure the necessary approvals for the projects.
Mr. Erardi graduated from the University of the Pacific with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business, is a licensed real estate broker and a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers. He is an avid golfer, tennis, and pickleball player, and enjoys water sports and time spent with his family.