Meet the Team
Richard R. Dewey Jr.
Rich is the Chairman and Founder of Dewey Land Company, Inc. ("DLC"), located in Burlingame, California. Rich began his real estate career as 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, Rich founded Dewey Land Company, Inc. During his over 40 years of experience, Rich has developed and managed in excess of 6 million square feet of commercial, life science lab, and multi-family projects.
His projects have been honored and recognized with various awards and nominations over the course of his career, including, (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; (2019) New Office Development of the Year.
Rich 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.
Ryan joined Rich at Dewey Land Company in 2003. Ryan currently serves as the President of DLC, overseeing all of its projects. Since 2003, Ryan has been involved in approximately 2 million square feet of commercial, life science lab, and multi-family properties while at DLC. These projects have encompassed a wide range of real estate disciplines, including repositioning of assets through re-entitlement, ground-up construction, renovation, asset management and leasing.
Ryan earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Law and Society from the University of California Santa Barbara in 2003 and was awarded academic honors.
Suzanne joined DLC in 2004. Suzanne is responsible for day-to-day property management, including tenant relations. Suzanne conducts weekly site visits as well as contract management and administration of third-party vendors for the properties. Suzanne 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.