Johnny darosa


Architect/developer with over thirty years’ experience in USA, Hong Kong and China. Extensive
background encompassed master planning, community development and commercial projects

DaRosa & Associates, Millbrae, California                                        1998 to present      Founder and Principal
•      Successfully interlock three industries (design, construction and development) under one
umbrella to benefit investor and homeowner
•      Residential expertise in land planning, architecture design for high and low density
residential, and custom home design
•      Commercial project focus in hotel interior architecture, athletic facilities, restaurant, 
winery, industrial and shopping center
•      University campus master planning and building design. (Nordic Business School Campus, 
Chengdu China) (Nottingham University Shanghai Campus, Shanghai China)

D&A Construction Company, Inc.  Millbrae, California                   1998 to 2010     Founder and Principal
•      General contractor for in-house sub-division developments

DaRosa and Company LLC, Millbrae, California                                2003 to present Founder and Principal
•     Residential sub-division, land and building development, property management

SJ Sung & Associates, San Mateo, California                                      1988 to 1998       Partner
•      Developed a traditional architectural firm to a full service one-stop project
Development Company.  Grew company size from $1.5M to $5 M.  in annual project revenues
•      Managed five project architects in commercial and residential projects
•      Marketing and internal operations day-to-day management

LRS & Associates, Architects, Sunnyvale, California                           1986 to 1988     Assistant Project Architect
•      Prepared construction documents and specification
•      Construction administration

Lee, Leung and Tsang Architects, Hong Kong                                        1982 to 1985   Project Designer
•      Project design
•      Rendering
•      Prepared construction documents for government approval

•      Board of Directors for (PCBA) Peninsula Chinese Business Association,  04/2010 to Present
a non-profit organization                                                                           
•      Vice President for Oakland Family Bridges Inc.,                                     2009 to Present
a non-profit organization servicing new immigrants, senior and children                             

•      Harvard Business School Community Partners (Northern California)       2011 to Present                         
•     2016      GSD, AMDP Back to the Future
•     2010      Graduated from GSD, (AMDP)
•      2009       GSD Real Estate Advanced Finance Program
•      2008       HBS General Business Management Program
•      2008       HBS Real Estate Management Program: Developing Effective Leaders
•      2008       HBS Strategies for Project Development and Capital Market Access
•      2006-07 Stanford University, GSB, Professional and Personal Development Program
•      1982       Graduated from Hong Kong University, Bachelor of Architecture

Cantonese and Mandarin