Allen W. Warren, Founder/Former CEO
Allen W. Warren is the current Sacramento City Council member for District 2.
He has stepped down as President and CEO of New Faze Development, Inc., a real estate development and investment firm he founded in 1990, to focus on his city council work.
development career in Del Paso Heights, a history-filled Sacramento, California neighborhood where he
From inception, Allen
has been committed to developing, promoting and investing in smart-growth and mixed-use urban revitalization and Greenfield residential and commercial projects.
Focusing initially on projects in the Sacramento region, Allen
has expanded New Faze's footprint and influence to become recognized as one of the region's leading independent developers and investors with a varied portfolio of projects throughout Northern and Central California.
Throughout its 21-year history, Allen has managed New Faze's projects that total more than $1 billion and managed capital investments in excess of $150 million.
Prior to founding New Faze, Allen was a successful stockbroker with the investment firm of Dean Witter (Morgan Stanley Dean Witter).
Allen received a B.A. in political science with a minor in business administration from California State University Hayward (now CSU East Bay).
Allen is also a graduate of the Dean Witter Executive Training Program and has held numerous securities and insurance licenses including Series 7 and 63.
Prior to joining Dean Witter Allen played professional baseball in the New York Yankees organization.
Allen has received numerous awards and commendations for his commitment to a variety of community endeavors, and is active in several organizations including the California State University East Bay Educational Foundation Board of Trustees, as well as a founding advisory board member for the University's Center for College Students with Autistic Spectrum Disorders.
In addition he is a member of the Wells Fargo Community Advisory Board, the California State University Sacramento President's Board of Community Advisors and the National Minority Junior Golf Scholarship Association Board.
has received several recognitions for his
philanthropy and dedication to the community, including the Robert Matsui Community Service Award and the Shining Star Award for the Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame