Ed founded Bonanni Development in 1985 with the development of one single family home in downtown Huntington Beach. Since then, Ed has grown Bonanni Development into one of the top privately held Real Estate Development companies in Orange County. While at the helm, Ed has been responsible for the building and selling of over 60 communities totaling in excess of 800 units. His expertise in the building industry has led him to develop single family tract houses, multi-family townhomes, apartment complexes, as well as industrial parks and shopping centers throughout Southern California, Nevada, and Kansas. His in depth knowledge of each facet of the development process is an invaluable piece to the core progress of Bonanni Development’s continual growth.
Away from the office, Ed is a passionate athlete that has competed in a multitude of marathons and triathlons across the nation; one of which being the Ironman in Tempe, Arizona.
John has been a partner of Bonanni Development since 1989 and brings valuable knowledge through each aspect of the development process. Since becoming a partner, John’s main area of expertise has been in overseeing all aspects of construction. Throughout his career he has effectively built over 50 communities totaling in excess of 700 units in Southern California, Nevada, and Kansas. John’s extensive knowledge in all types of construction from single family homes to multi-family townhomes, apartment complexes, and industrial units makes him a critical member of the Bonanni Development team.
John earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree from the University of Southern California and has served on the board of director for the Laguna Beach Chamber of Commerce. Away from the office, John enjoys off-road racing with his brother and business partner Ed as well as traveling the backroads of the United States.
Cole joined Bonanni Development in 2006 while still in high school. Although his role has changed immensely over time, he maintains the regard of putting what is best for the progression of the company first above all else. Through financial feasibility planning, acquisition strategy, and product design he has been a key component in the progress of Bonanni Development. He garners a diverse knowledge of all facets of real estate development and its markets. Cole is integral in positioning Bonanni Development optimally to provide infill projects best suited to the business model and stakeholder communities alike.
Cole earned his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern California’s Price school of Public Policy & Urban Planning with an emphasis on Real Estate Development.
Jeanice joined Bonanni Development in 2005 and is primarily responsible for day to day operations of the accounting department. She ensures accurate reporting and conformance to financial policies as well as supervises and aids in budget preparation and billings. In addition, Jeanice is in control of cash management as well as financial accuracy of all financial statements throughout Bonanni Development.
Jeanice graduated from Long beach State with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Business Administration, Accountancy.
Chris maintains a successful track record in being responsible for managing projects in excess of 75 million through the entitlement process. From acquisition to entitlement, Chris actively works with land owners, communities, agencies, and cities to develop quality multi-family infill communities that enhance the surrounding area. He is also involved in all aspects of the sales and marketing process.
After graduating from Long Beach State with a degree in Human Development and Resources, Chris went on to compete at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece. Upon returning home Chris completed his Master’s Degree from Concordia University specializing in Advanced Education.
Derek is responsible for the operations of Bonanni Development’s expanding real estate portfolio. From property management to marketing, Derek is constantly adapting to ensure that Bonanni Development’s properties are offering their residents the best possible living experience. Prior to joining the team, Derek was the Director of Operations at one of Southern California’s leading valet/parking companies where he managed 40+ employees over 15 locations.
Derek graduated from Mihaylo College of Business and Economics at California State University, Fullerton with a B.A in Business Administration, Marketing in addition to obtaining his California Real Estate License in 2016.
Corey joined Bonanni Development in 2017 after over 3 years in sales and capital finance. Prior to Bonanni Development, Corey was an account manager at a prominent commercial finance firm where he was responsible for over 3 million dollars in commercial originations. As the Construction Underwriter he is responsible for the successful execution of major development projects throughout the portfolio, while providing support to due diligence efforts.
Outside of Bonanni Development, Corey is an avid surfer and waterman having spent 10 years as an ocean lifeguard under the Newport Beach Fire Department Marine Operations Division.
Bret executes project underwriting, detailed market and competitive position research, as well as, assists in the day to day operations of Bonanni Development. In the process, he assists in development acquisition, development, and both the sales and lease up of each new community.
Prior to joining the team, Bret graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree from Stanford University. In addition, Bret was a member of the United States Water Polo Team and competed at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.