Modesto Archway Commons: Here's who was involved

August 31, 2013 

Here's who was involved in Modesto's Archway Commons land deal:

• The 2008-09 Modesto City Council/Redevelopment Agency: former Mayor Jim Ridenour, current Mayor Garrad Marsh, Councilman Dave Lopez and former council members Brad Hawn, Will O'Bryant, Janice Keating and Kristen Olsen

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• Greg Nyhoff — Modesto's city manager

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• Julie Hannon — Then-acting director of the city Parks, Recre-ation and Neighborhoods Department

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• EAH Housing — A nonprofit San Rafael agency that builds and manages government-subsidized housing complexes for low- and middle-income renters. Felix AuYeung has been managing its construction of Archway Commons in Modesto and Avena Bella in Turlock.

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• Paul Draper — The principal investor in 4701 Stoddard LLC, which owned an interest in the Carver Road land where Archway Commons was built. Draper also runs Centerra Capital in Modesto and numerous other limited-liability corporations.

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• Sylvia E. Cox — A Turlock resident whose trust owned an interest in the land where Archway Commons was built

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• Joe Muratore — Worked for Paul Draper's Centerra Capital from 2005 until December 2008, during which time he oversaw efforts to get the Carver Road land annexed into the city. Mura-tore co-founded Sentinel Rock Realty Trust in 2009 and later NAI Bench-mark. He was elected to the City Council in November 2009 and has abstained from votes involving Archway Commons.

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• Ryan Swehla — A Modesto real estate broker who served as a consultant for EAH Housing during 2006 through 2009. He worked for Centerra Capital for 10 months during 2005 and 2006. Swehla co-founded Sentinel Rock Realty Trust in 2009 and later NAI Benchmark.

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