Bill Shopoff

Bill Shopoff

CEO, PRESIDENT, SHOPOFF REALTY INVESTEMENTS

WHY: Master developer, real estate investor, entitlement specialist. Local projects include new Uptown Newport project along Jamboree Road, which will ultimately include 1,200-plus homes and apartments.

RECENT: Expanding into hospitality sector, with plans for hotels in Las Vegas, Orange County and New Mexico.

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NOTABLE: Working on entitlement process for 29-acre site in Huntington Beach, proposing 250 homes, a 215-room hotel and 19,000 square feet of retail space.

2020 HOBBY: “I’ve been able to start helping out in the kitchen this year.”