The Forge team brings a combined 175+ years of real estate experience including: development and construction oversight of 3 million+ square feet of multi-sector development; management of multibillion dollar private funds and investment vehicles; expertise in affordable housing policy and urban planning; and great depth in the renewable energy sector.  



Richard Hannum

Founder & CEO

Richard brings over 40 years of architecture, design and development experience to Forge. An acclaimed Bay Area architect and serial entrepreneur, Richard leads the Forge team, driving the creation and implementation of our solutions model for innovative, impactful, sustainable and affordable residential real estate development. 


Chris Fraley

Chief Investment Officer

Prior to his work with Forge, Chris served as a Partner of Rockwood Capital, a privately held real estate investment and advisory firm managing more than $8.3 billion of equity commitments from investors. 


Isis Spinola-Schwartz


Isis is a development executive with more than fifteen years of experience in real estate development, land use planning, and project and development management. Her experience includes the development of commercial and residential projects, multi-family garden apartments, university campus, and hotels.


David Ericksen

General Council

General Counsel David Ericksen has been one of San Francisco’s premier construction and real estate attorneys for

over 25 years. 


Alexander Zucker

Development Manager

450 O'Farrell

San Francisco, CA


Sherman Harmer, Jr.

Development Manager

601 W. Beech,

San Diego, CA

Advising Partner 

President, UHP


Michael Dunham

Development Manager

601 W. Beech,

San Diego, CA

Advising Partner

Principal, UHP

Brett Keeler

Project Manager

TL 145 & TL 361

San Francisco, CA

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Jim Kehoe