ULI Sacramento’s Advisory Board is made up of a diverse group of leading real estate and land use professionals who volunteer their time to build a strong presence for ULI in our region. There are various councils and committees that ULI members can choose to participate in at a local level.
Our members represent the entire spectrum of land use and real estate development disciplines. Members include developers, public officials, property owners, investors, financial institutions, architects, planners, brokers, appraisers, attorneys, accountants, engineers, academicians and students.
The local leadership for ULI Sacramento is made up a diverse group of leading real estate and land use professionals who volunteer their time to advance the ULI mission throughout the Sacramento region. Members say that ULI is a trusted-idea place where leaders come to grow professionally and personally through sharing, mentoring, and problem solving.
Chair, ULI Sacramento
Jose serves as Chair of ULI Sacramento for a two-year term beginning July 1, 2019. As a member of ULI Sacramento’s Advisory Board, Jose has been involved in our district council’s leadership team for the last eight years, and a ULI member for fifteen years. Under his leadership, he has been instrumental with our housing committee, and most recently as Incoming Chair has coordinated many successful programs at the local level including a recent Corridor Series. His ULI experience has also included two recent Advisory Services Panels in other regions in the country. In addition, he chaired our Young Leaders Group several years ago, which has a very active section of members here in Sacramento.
Jose is the Director of Sustainable Communities for the Sacramento Municipal Utility District. His development projects include greenfield specific plan development, infill development, site feasibility analysis, wind energy and infrastructure improvement. He’s been involved in many notable projects throughout the Sacramento region and throughout California. Jose is active in the community including serving on the Sacramento Planning and Design Commission and the Nehemiah Emerging Leaders Board of Directors
Marq Truscott, FASLA
Immediate Past Chair
As a member of ULI Sacramento’s Advisory Board, Marq has been involved in our district for the last 10 years, and a ULI member for 15 years. Under his leadership, he has been instrumental with our UrbanPlan program, which has been active for 14 years with our district council. He has served on the ULI Sacramento Governance Committee, and the Management Committee as well as involvement with our three priority areas on the Policy & Planning Committee. In addition, he has co-chaired our annual Game Night event over the years.
Marq is a Principal at Altas Lab, with over 35 years of professional experience. He has contributed tirelessly and effectively to his profession and is the quintessential representative of landscape architects in his outside activities as well. He is a volunteer leader, and in those capacities educates key decision makers on the value of landscape architecture and design. He also contributes his expert insight to students, emerging professionals, and colleagues alike, and routinely lectures within the landscape architecture program at University of California, Davis. Active in the community, Marq has served on Community Advisory Panels, Parks and Recreation Commissions and Planning Commissions. Further, his American Society of Landscape Architects leadership is very nearly unmatched. As a landscape architect, Marq thrives on complicated projects that are highly political. He is comfortable speaking within board rooms or in front of hundreds of concerned neighbors. He enjoys the collaborative processes involved with integrated project delivery methods. Marq believes that a successful project is elegantly designed, highly constructible, and looks great ten years later.