Jonathan Lonner oversees all aspects of the day-to-day operations of Burns &Bouchard.
Prior to forming Burns & Bouchard Mr. Lonner opened and led a Southern California office for USA Properties Fund Inc., a Roseville based tax credit builder, to increase their reach into local acquisition and development. Previously, Mr. Lonner worked as the Vice President of Development for Lee Homes where he handled the predevelopment activities of the firm including land acquisition, entitlements ,public/private partnerships, financing, project management as well as sales and marketing. At Lee Homes, Lonner assisted with the entitlement of over 1,000residential units as well as multiple mixed use and commercial projects.
Prior to joining Lee Homes, Mr. Lonner was the Director of Planning and Public Affairs for Garcia, McCoy, and Lee Consulting Group, a land use and public affairs firm founded by partners Dan Garcia, Lucy McCoy, and Mee Lee. Mr. Lonner met the future partners of GML while employed as editor of two Southern California’s premiere monthly publications. The Planning Report and Metro Investment Report, which covers land use, housing, public investment, and related issues in Southern California.
Mr. Lonner holds a Bachelor of Science in Design from Arizona State University and graduated with honors from the University of Southern California with a Master’s Degree in Urban Planning and Public Administration. Mr. Lonner received a Merit Award from the California Planning Foundation, Certificate of Merit for Leadership from USC and was recognized by the Anti-Defamation League for completion of its Salvin Leadership Institute. Mr. Lonner is a past President of the Building Industry Association’s Los Angeles/Ventura Section and currently chairs the Master Planning Committee for Temple Isaiah in West Los Angeles.