2017 leadership san jose: Melissa Durkin

Melissa Durkin

Name: Melissa Durkin

Company: Republic Family of Companies

Melissa is excited to learn more about the San Jose community and network with other individuals who share common interests.

As a recent member to The silicon valley organization she is becoming more active in local outreach, particularly related to the real estate development industry. Her role as the Development Manager at Republic Family of Companies includes forward planning and entitlements for residential, retail, and mixed-use developments throughout the Bay Area. Being involved in the construction of residential projects, she is interested in policies that impact housing affordability within the Silicon Valley.  

She is a graduate from UC Santa Barbara with a  double major in Business/Economics and Environmental Studies and Master’s Degree in Urban and Regional Planning from San Jose State University. 

Melissa lives in San Jose with her husband and 1-year old daughter.  In her free time she likes spending time outdoors with her family, reading, and watching HGTV.

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