"Eric Zell played a significant role in MCE's expanding our membership into Contra Costa County. He understands how to create win-win outcomes and his unparalleled relationships, unquestioned credibility and creative approaches helped make the difference."
– Dawn Weisz, Chief Executive Officer, MCE Clean Energy
"It is invaluable to have someone with Zell & Associates' deep community roots, over 25 years of experience in the entitlement process, and unparalleled knowledge of light industrial projects such as ours. – Chris Sanford, Industrial Property Trust Inc."
– Chris Sanford, Industrial Property Trust
"Eric has helped BART for over a decade in securing new funding for modernization of our system and extending eBART to Antioch and beyond. His experience in transportation funding and strong network of relationships in both government and the private sector have been an invaluable asset to the BART team."
– Joel Keller, Former BART Board of Directors
"Zell & Associates helped us work with the Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC) in gaining critical approvals to allow the first phase of a 1,400-unit Transit Oriented Development (TOD) in the City of Hercules. Eric's working knowledge of BCDC and strong relationships with BCDC staff and Board members helped guide us to a timely and successful approval process."
– Ben Ortega, Senior Director, Development, Ledcor
"The Zell Family have been unrelenting supporters of Contra Costa College and our students for over 20 years. Eric has continued his family's commitment to the community by utilizing his deep and extensive relationships to raise over $1.5 million dollars in scholarships for our most needy students. We are extremely grateful to Eric and his family for everything they have done to improve the lives of West County residents."
– Mojdeh Mehdizadeh, Executive Vice Chancellor, Contra Costa Community College District