Ali C. Razi is the chairman and cofounder of The Stratham Group of Companies and has been active in the Southern California real estate market for over 35 years. Under the leadership of Dr. Razi, The Stratham Group of Companies has successfully acquired, developed and sold over 10,000 single-family homes and apartments in Southern California. Dr. Razi leads an award-winning real estate development team that is known for their proven success, expertise and integrity in the industry.
Dr. Razi was selected as Builder of the Year for 2000 by the Building Industry Association, Baldy View Chapter. In 2003, Stratham Homes was selected as building company of the year by the Building Industry Association, Baldy View Chapter. In 2004, he was inducted into the Hall of Fame by the Baldy View Chapter of the Building Industry Association. Dr. Razi was selected as Builder of the Year for 2006 by the Building Industry Association of Southern California.
In 2002, Dr. Razi was the recipient of an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from California State University, San Bernardino for his contribution to higher education. In 2011, Dr. Razi was one of the recipients of the Ellis Island Medals of Honor for distinguished service to the community and to the country.
Ali Razi further worked to serve his community as a member of the Board of Governors of the California State University Foundation. Prior to assuming his duties with the CSU Foundation, he functioned as a member of the Board of Trustees of the California State University system from 1996-2001. As part of his responsibilities, he chaired the Audit, Institutional Advancement, Campus Planning, Building and Grounds committees.
Currently, Dr. Razi is vice chairman of The Midnight Mission, the oldest continuously operating human service organization in the Los Angeles region. In 2012 when the Skid Row community increased dramatically, The Midnight Mission served over one million meals. In 2014, The Midnight Mission commemorated 100 years of continued service. The Midnight Mission team helps to offer a path to self-sufficiency for individuals by offering compassionate emergency services, job training, education and work programs to the homeless.
Dr. Razi is a graduate of King's College London with a degree in civil engineering and holds a master's degree in business administration.