Frank T. Suryan JR.
Chairman & CEO

Frank T. Suryan, Jr. is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Lyon Living and Lyon Living Development Company. Under Frank’s leadership, Lyon has acquired properties in California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Montana, and Nevada with $5 billion in assets. The companies have developed more than 15,000 units and currently have various projects in the pipeline, including mixed-use developments with high-end retail, boutique hotels and resorts, single-family homes, luxury high-rise condominiums, and corporate housing. Lyon continues to push the envelope with unparalleled design, innovation, and unique guest experiences.

Frank’s community and philanthropic involvement includes a commitment to education and working with underprivileged children. He is an emeritus board member with Orangewood Foundation and President of the recently formed General William Lyon Workforce Academy. He serves on the board of National Realty Trust, Inc., and is a board member with the Boys and Girls Club of Los Angeles Harbor, where he is actively involved with their capital/endowment campaign. He is also Chairman of the Mater Dei Monarch Foundation as well as a Board member at Mater Dei High School, where he plays a major role in the school’s long-range planning and capital campaign. He has been inducted into the Mater Dei Ring of Honor.

Prior to his partnership in 1989 with General William Lyon and the formation of what is now known as Lyon Living, Frank began his career as a Certified Public Accountant. He is a former Chairman of the Board of Directors for the California Housing Council, and was actively involved in the formation of the South Coast Apartment Association, where he also served on the Board of Directors. He is a graduate of the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California, where he serves on the Board of Leaders. He is a recipient of the prestigious USC Leventhal School of Accounting Distinguished Alumnus Award.

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