Al Baldwin

Director at National Park Foundation

Al Baldwin is Chairman of the Board of Baldwin & Sons. He has been in the real estate development and home building business for over 60 years and has built over 20,000 homes. Baldwin & Sons, Pacific Coast Communities, Heritage Building & Development, and Sunrise Company are owned and operated by Al Baldwin and his three sons and his son-in-law. Their most recent community is Otay Ranch in San Diego which will contain 10,000 homes upon its completion. In 2016 we celebrated the Grand Opening of The Oaks in Portola Hills, located in Lake Forest. Their communities have proven to be not only highly successful with the public, but extremely well received within the professional community as well, receiving numerous awards and recognition.

Mr. Baldwin is actively involved in the community, and has served on numerous boards and charitable foundations, including Chairman and Board Member of Futures for Children, Treasurer and Board Member for the Orange County Performing Arts Center and President of the City of Hope Construction Industry Alliance. He was also a partner in the San Diego Padres. He continues to serve on the board of the Stars and Stripes Fishing, Golf and Music Festival since its inception 21 years ago. He is currently serving as a member of the National Park Foundation board, as well as chairman of the Centennial Campaign.

Al has received numerous Personal Recognition/Commendations including Los Angeles County Boy Scouts of America ~ Distinguished Citizen Award, Construction Industry Alliance City of Hope ~ Spirit of Life Award, Catholic Charities ~ Diocese of Orange Mardi Gras, Honorees, American Jewish Committee ~ National Human Relations Award, and Anti-Defamation League ~ Distinguished Community Service Award and National Association of Homebuilders Legend Award. Recently he was awarded the City of Chula Vista’s Man of the Year and the Orange County Business Journal awarded Baldwin & Sons with OCBJ’s Family Owned Business Award.

Al’s proudest accomplishment is his family, his wife of 54 years, Deeann, and their four children and thirteen grandchildren.


  • Director

    Current role