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real estate developer

Joseph Bruce Nicholson, American real estate developer.

Background

Nicholson, Joseph Bruce was born on January 21, 1940 in San Jose, California, United States. Son of Wilmot Joseph and Ruth (Russell) Nicholson.

Education

Bachelor of Architecture, University Oregon, 1963.

Career

Executive vice president Nicholson-Brown Inc., Santa Clara, California, 1967-1980. Principal Nicholson Associates, Aptos, since 1977. Vice president, general manager Nicholson-Wilson Company, Santa Clara, 1980-1983.

Principal The Nicholson Company, Campbell, California, since 1984. Vice president Pacific Property Ventures Inc., since 1988. President Nicholson Construction Inc., 1989—2010.

Vice president Nicholson Property Management Inc., 1989—2010. President The Nicholson Family Foundation, since 1996. Board directors Transmetrics Inc., San Jose, DITZ Brothers Colorado Springs, since 2008, Pinnacle Management Corporation, Campbell, California, since 2009.

Lieutenant United States Navy, 1963-1967.

Membership

Board directors Triton Museum, Santa Clara, 1979, Hope Rehabilitation Service, San Jose, 1979, United Way Central Area, San Jose, 1991. Development Engineering Research Institute, Carmel, California, since 1999, Tannery Art Center, Santa Cruz, since 2003. President advisory board de Saisset Museum, Santa Clara University, 1991.

Trustee Museum of Art and History, Santa Cruz, 1993. President Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music, Santa Cruz, California, since 2000. Member Rotary, Commonwealth Club (San Francisco), Tennis Club Rio Del March.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travel, reading, art collecting, cooking, tennis.

Connections

Married Susan Knight, November 1963 (divorced 1972). Children: Kelsey Erin, Craig Wilmot. Married Linda Mirassou, August 1992.

father:
Wilmot Joseph Nicholson

mother:
Ruth (Russell) Nicholson

spouse:
Susan Knight

spouse:
Linda Mirassou

child:
Kelsey Erin Nicholson

child:
Craig Wilmot Nicholson