Monterey Capital Founders partner, Ronald Hahn is son to Ernest Hanhn (1919–1992) “The Father of The Modern Shopping Center.” During The Hahn Companies 30 years of existence the firm built 45 shopping malls in 18 states, from Florida to Oregon. The Hahn Companies built millions of square footage and paved the way for companies today. Ernie has provided oversignt on leases, project management, and continues to move forward his family legacy in construction and development. The innovative Horton Plaza mall in Downtown San Diego, which opened in 1985, helped lead the rejuvenation of the city's downtown area. It was the first successful downtown retail center since the rise of suburban shopping centers decades earlier. Hahn had previously built the Fashion Valley, Mission Valley, UTC and Parkway Plaza malls in San Diego and numerous others throughout the United States.