Thomas L. Safran

Chairman, Thomas Safran & Associates

Thomas Safran is Chairman of Thomas Safran & Associates, developers and managers of affordable multifamily residential housing. His firm specializes in both family and senior low-rent housing and mixed-use developments. Nationally, Mr. Safran has belonged to Home Builders, the Urban Land Institute, the National Housing Coalition, NAHRO, and the National Leased Housing Association, of which he was a member of the Board of Directors. He has been active in nonprofit housing organizations as President of Alternative Living for the Aging and as Vice President of Menorah Housing Foundation, and as a member of the Corporate Fund for Housing, and has served on other local boards. He is a founder of the Museum of Contemporary Art and on the Board of The Music Center of Los Angeles County. Mr. Safran has a bachelor’s degree from Trinity College and an M.B.A. from UCLA where he is a Chancellor’s Associate.