The Bay Area Council was delighted to host its 77th Annual Dinner and Business Hall of Fame Awards presented by Kaiser Permanente on November 9 at the Westin St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco. Every year, the event honors truly remarkable business and philanthropic leaders who both drive the region’s economy and make a difference in our communities.

The 2022 honorees were George Marcus, co-Founder and Chairman of Marcus & Millichap and co-Founder and Chairman of Essex Property Trust, and his wife Judy Marcus, co-Founder of the Marcus Family Foundation; Lloyd Dean, Chief Executive Emeritus and Founding Executive of CommonSpirit Health and CEO of Dignity Health (2000-2019); and legendary entrepreneur, publisher, and philanthropist Florence Fang.

In addition to celebrating great leaders, the Annual Dinner provided funding critical to supporting the public policy work the Bay Area Council does to make the Bay Area the most innovative, sustainable, inclusive and economically competitive region in the world.

We cannot say thank you enough to our sponsors – especially our presenting sponsor Kaiser Permanente, our Premier Sponsor Amazon, and our Diamond Sponsor CommonSpirit Health – for their incredible support of the Bay Area Council. All our event sponsors are listed further down on this page.

Below, enjoy videos of the inductions of our remarkable honorees and view the event photos here.


Induction of Florence Fang

Entrepreneur, Publisher, and Philanthropist

With Introduction by Mayor Willie Brown and Q&A by Sally Kay, Senior Manager Public Policy and Community Engagement, Amazon



Induction of George and Judy Marcus 

Founders, George and Judy Marcus Family Foundation; Co-Founder and Chairman Marcus & Millichap

With Introduction by Michael Schall President and CEO, Essex Property Trust and Q&A by Lynn Mahoney, President, San Francisco State University


Induction of Lloyd Dean

CEO Emeritus and Founding Executive, CommonSpirit Health

With Introduction by Carrie Owen Plietz FACHE, Regional President, Kaiser Permanente Northern California and Q&A by Wade Rose, President, Advance SF

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