About Us

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Kingdom Development inc.

is a 501(c)(3) California nonprofit public benefit corporation(Kingdom) founded in 2015 by William Leach to enrich the lives of disadvantaged youth through the strengthening of families and the development of housing. Kingdom carries out its exempt purpose, to improve the welfare of people by developing affordable housing, in three capacities:

“Using our God-given talents to develop housing;
investing our God-given profits to develop hope.”

- Kingdom Development INc.

Our FOUNDER

Kingdom is managed by its President and Chairman of the Board, William Leach, who has served the affordable housing industry for sixteen years. During his 10 years at Palm Communities, Inc., William served in roles such as Director of Acquisitions, Vice President of Development, and Vice President of Finance, developing 20 affordable communities totaling 1,314 units and managing a portfolio of 1,652 units. In the last 6 years, William has served as Financial Advisor and/or Construction Manager on 80+ transactions, involving 8,000+ units of affordable housing (including 18 transactions with HUD financing).

Our TEAM

Kingdom is served by a volunteer board, volunteer officers, and fourteen full-time staff members. It’s headquartered in Riverside, CA, developing affordable housing and providing Financial Advisory services throughout all of California.

Kingdom Development believes that everyone deserves a loving family and safe place to live.

Vision & Values

Kingdom Development is an active partner that knows how to avoid problems, expedite processes, and add value. Kingdom does so with a servant’s heart, knowing when it’s valuable to interject and when it’s efficient not to. We look forward to the opportunity of partnering with you, simultaneously effectuating your affordable housing goals and carrying out our mission.

1940

Units in Portfolio

1462

Tax Credit Units

478

501c3 Units

359

Units Under Construction

Our History

As of 4/1/2021, Kingdom has 959 units in its portfolio and 1,693 units in its pipeline (137 in the planning stage, 1050 obtaining financing, and 506 under construction). These 16 communities will meet the needs of 363 Special Needs Households, 318 Senior Households, and 1,012 Low-Income Families. At present, Kingdom financially supports 120 orphans/foster children in Riverside, San Diego, Mexico, Romania, and Uganda.

Our Commitment

While Kingdom Development, Inc. will never have the influence and resources needed to solve this epic problem, it has committed to using what it does have to make a big difference in a few lives. As of 4/1/2021, Kingdom financially supports 120 orphans and foster children through our partners: Rancho De Sus Ninos, Grove Community Church, Eagle Mountain Church, and Watoto. We are also working in Riverside to develop housing for and provide services to youth aging out of foster care.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Kingdom’s board of directors is a pragmatic group of public servants, dedicated to using their talents to love their neighbors. Comprised of pastors, law enforcement officers, military veterans, and business administrators, the board exemplifies delivering hope, protecting the community, defending the weak, and converting plans into action.

William Leach is an Affordable Housing Developer with 16 years’ experience. William has a bachelor’s degree in Workforce Education, an MBA from University of Southern California, and a master’s in Accounting. William also served in the United States Army for 10 years.

William Leach

Keven Petty has been an Assemblies of God Pastor for 22 years. Keven has a bachelor’s degree in Pastoral Studies and a master’s degree in Church Leadership from Vanguard University, Costa Mesa, CA. Keven currently serves his community as a Pastor in Rialto, CA.

Keven Petty

Ryan Roland has been a California Highway Patrolman for 8 years. Ryan has a bachelor’s
degree in Kinesiology from Cal State Long Beach and has served his community as a lifeguard and Sports Medicine Trainer for youth programs. Ryan also provides passion and perspective,
having aged out of foster care from the County of San Diego.

Ryan Roland

Jim Leach is a retired County Administrator, serving the Riverside County Department of Social Service for over 20 years. Jim has a bachelor’s degree in Bible from Central Bible College and a master’s in Public Administration from Cal State San Bernardino. Jim also served as a US Marine for 5 years.

Jim Leach

Bernard Shukoski has been a Systems Administrator for the county of Riverside for over 20 years. Bernard is a family man having been happily married for over 36 years with adult children and his first grandchild.

 

 

Bernard Shukoski
ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Caleb Roope, President of The Pacific Companies, an experienced developer of affordable housing, market rate housing, and charter schools.

Caleb Roope

Josh Hamilton, Vice President of Lending for Century Housing., a Community Development
Financial Institution, having financed over 25,000 affordable units

Josh Hamilton

Thomas Hodgin, Director of Construction at Jamboree Housing, a General Contractor having built over 1,000 affordable housing units in the past 11 years.

Thomas Hodgin

Peter Barker, President of Barker Management, a property management company, currently
managing approximately 10,000 affordable housing units

Peter Barker

Ajay Nayar, Vice President of AOF/Pacific Affordable Housing Corp., a California non-profit
specializing in affordable housing since 1997.

Ajay Nayar