Guardian Award for Service
Bachelor of Science, 1978
President, DeBeikes Investment Company
Richard A. DeBeikes, Jr. is president of the diversified real estate corporation DeBeikes Investment Company. With a focus on mixed-use developments, DeBeikes Investment Company has specialized in reuse or in-fill projects, developing vacant or available land within otherwise built-up areas, creating innovative new spaces. With more than 30 years’ experience in real estate development, Dick has been a principal and/or owner for properties ranging from office and retail spaces to multi-family and master-planned residential developments.
Dick, a 1978 graduate of the USC School of Policy, Planning and Development, was the president of the USC Alumni Association Board of Governors, having served in 2008-2009. He currently sits on the SPPD board of councilors and serves as chair of the school’s annual giving program. He is also a member of the Lusk Center for Real Estate, where he serves as a guest speaker and a mentor to students pursuing master’s degrees in real estate development.
Bryn K. DeBeikes has been a licensed real estate agent in Irvine since 1997. She has been recognized as one of the top national agents with ReMax earning a reputation as a sophisticated and professional Realtor. Her list
of representative companies include Microsoft, Nissan USA, Hewlett Packard and Ford. Bryn’s clients range from first time homebuyers to ultra-luxury homeowners.
Bryn graduated from the USC Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism in 1980 with a dual degree in Public Relations and Speech Communication. Recently, Bryn was co-Chair for the inaugural USC Women’s Leadership Conference which was held in March 2009. She is also member of the Board of Directors for the Friends of the USC Libraries, and is a member of the USC Trojan League of Orange County.
Dick and Bryn have resided in Irvine since 1981. All three of their children are Trojans.