Meet the Team
Richard R. Dewey Jr.
Richard R. Dewey is currently the President/CEO of Dewey Land Company, Inc. ("DLC") in San Mateo, California . Previously, in 1980, Mr. Dewey was a principal and co-founder of WDT Development in Palo Alto, California . He was instrumental in the expansion of WDT from industrial development to office and retail projects during the 1980s. In 1990, Mr. Dewey formed Dewey Land Company, Inc. During his over 25 years of experience, Mr. Dewey has developed and managed in excess of 4.5 million square feet of commercial and multi-family projects.
His projects have been honored and recognized with various awards and nominations over the course of his career, specifically, (1982) Office Building of the Year; (1983) Nominee for Industrial/R&D Building of the Year; (1988) Nominee for Retail Development of the Year; (1988) Nominee for Developer of the Year; (2001) Office Development of the Year.
Mr. Dewey earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Finance from the University of Southern California
Mr. Guibara joined DLC in 2003. He has been responsible for the repositioning of various assets, involving re-entitlement, construction renovation, asset management and leasing. His other responsibilities have included acquisition oversight and strategic planning and execution, in addition to project disposition.
Mr. Guibara earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Law and Society from the University of California Santa Barbara , and was awarded academic honors.
Ms. Zaro joined DLC in 2004. Ms. Zaro is responsible for day-to-day property management, including tenant relations. Ms. Zaro conducts weekly site visits as well as contract management and administration of third-party vendors for the properties. Ms. Zaro holds a degree from the Academy of Art College and has a California Real Estate License.
Heidi Bowman runs a local accounting firm specializing in accounting for small businesses and high net worth individuals. Her select group of clients includes companies in the real estate, medical, restaurant, consulting and insurance industries as well as the families that own these businesses.
Heidi has over 25 years of experience in accounting. She began her career with a boutique accounting firm in Los Angeles which specialized in accounting for directors and producers. She graduated from the University of California at Los Angeles with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics. Following graduation she went to work for Kenneth Leventhal and Company in Century City where she worked in the Integrated Services department providing services much like she does today for real estate developers.
She spent 10 years as the CFO of a high-tech public relations firm but eventually went back to her passion – working with small companies and their owners implementing best practices for business and financial management.
Heidi has been very active in the local school community serving as Elementary PTA President, Elementary and Middle School Site Council Chair, High School Foundation President, and Treasurer for four successful bond and parcel tax campaigns benefiting the local public schools. Currently, she serves on the Mills Peninsula Hospital Foundation Council for Cancer Care and Healing. She is a lifelong resident of San Mateo, and is married with two children. She is a CPA licensed in the state of California.