The San Diego 500, The Book of Influential Business Leaders, is the market’s most comprehensive product of people you should know in the business community. The 500 includes business leaders and executives who have founded or are running significant companies in terms of number of jobs, key products and services, experts who raise the level of the industry here and beyond and those who lead in the business community. The 500 is selected by the San Diego Business Journal newsroom.

Perry Dealy

President and CEO, Dealy Development Inc.

For nearly four decades, Perry Dealy’s company has led major local developments, and he also served as the top supervisor on projects by client developers including Douglas Manchester. Dealy’s specialties include the key early stages crucial to positive project starts and further duties associated with bringing those developments to fruition in later stages. Dealy’s behind-the-scenes handiwork has guided many projects, including the Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego and Grand Del Mar Resort. Dealy now plays a similar role in developer Manchester’s upcoming $1.3 billion mixed-use redevelopment of the U.S. Navy’s downtown headquarters, to be called Manchester Pacific Gateway. His firm has also worked on projects, including past expansions of San Diego Convention Center and San Diego International Airport, major office complexes in Rancho Bernardo and Mission Valley, and the Wells Fargo Plaza in downtown San Diego. He also remains active in local civic and community planning groups.

ALMA MATER: North Carolina State University (undergraduate and MBA),

OUTSIDE INTERESTS: Has served as a Red Coat for the Holiday and Poinsettia Bowls, and as a member of Lambda Alpha International, Lincoln Club, the San Diego Port Tenants Association and Downtown San Diego Partnership.