Seth M. Kaplowitz is an attorney and former real estate executive with an extensive background in real estate development and construction. Mr. Kaplowitz began teaching at San Diego State University shortly after his return from living in Asia where he was developing real estate in Hong Kong SAR, Shanghai, PR China and Phuket, Thailand.


Executive MBA Program                                                                                 2012 - Present

Lecturer on Negotiation


College of Business Administration                                                             2011 - Present

Lecturer on Negotiation College of Business Administration      

Lecturer on Business Law, International Business Law,

Real Property Law & Negotiation Member, Strategic Planning Workgroup

on Student Success Member, Real Estate Scholarship and Internship Grant

(RESIG) Scholarship Committee Faculty Advisor for Undergraduate and

Graduate Independent Study Consulting Teams:

• Gen S 495: The Sage Project, Client: National City Marina District Development Plan

• FIN 495: The Sage Project, Client: National City Property Management Plan

• BA 795: Client: MaxHOA

• BA 795: Client: Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate, University of San Diego

• BA 795: Client: City of San Diego Regional Enterprise Zone (SDREZ)

• BA 795: Client: World Trade Center/San Diego (WTC)


San Diego State University Affiliations                                                 

SDSU Faculty Led Study Abroad, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

Faculty Advisor, Scholars Without Borders Honor Society

Chair, Scholars Without Borders Scholarship Committee

Member, SDSU Honor’s Council

Mentor, Zahn Center for Technological Innovation, College of Engineering

Co-Faculty Advisor, SDSU NAIOP Competition Team 


Economics and Management School of                                                      2014 - Present

Wuhan University Wuhan, Hubei, PR China

Visiting Lecturer on International Business Law, and Compensation and Performance Management  


LLM International Law, University of San Diego Law School, San Diego, CA, Anticipate Completion 2016 Juris Doctor, California Western School of Law, San Diego, CA, 1980 Bachelor of Arts, Rutgers College, New Brunswick, NJ, 1976 International Conflict Resolution Project, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University, 1975-1976


Blumberg Law Group, LLP Partner                                                               2010 - Present

Business, Real Estate, Construction and Dispute Resolution Matters


Ecotech Design Build Asia, Ltd.                                                                          2006 - 2010

Founder and Managing Director

Real Estate Development and Consulting specializing in High Performance Sustainable

Properties in Hong Kong SAR, Shanghai, PR China and Phuket, Thailand.


Classic Homes Construction, LLC                                                                      1998 - 2005

Founder and Managing Member

Development and Construction of Custom-Designed Homes, Historical Restorations

and Luxury Penthouses


Westminster Communities                                                                                 1994 - 1998

Principal and Executive Vice President of Construction

Assisted in raising venture capital for the Development, Construction and

Management of Residential and Commercial Properties


Mesa Development Corporation                                                                       1983 - 1994

Founder and Partner

Real Estate Development and Construction of Residential Communities, Historical

Restorations and Waterfront Development Projects


Private Law Practice/Creating Business Plan for Mesa Development         1981 - 1983

New York, New York


Judicial Law Clerk                                                                                                 1980 - 1981

Honorable William V. DiBuono, Jr., Assignment Judge

Superior Court of New Jersey, Union County, Elizabeth, NJ


Class B California General Contractor License (inactive)

Board Member, Center for Leadership and Learning (CLAL), New York, NY.

Registered Yoga Teacher RYT-200, Yoga Alliance



Founder- Leo and Irene Kaplowitz Memorial Philanthropic Fund

Participates with the community on integrating venture capital into the nonprofit

arena as an alternative fund-raising avenue to support charitable initiatives. The fund

also sponsors the construction of libraries and innovative educational programming in

schools that lack adequate funding.


Established- Leo Kaplowitz Criminal Law Award, Rutgers Law School-Newark, Rutgers





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