Search

Search

Protecting the quality of life since 1944.

William A. Meyer

William A. Meyer

Director

Mr. Meyer has been a resident of Palm Beach since 1978. Following his graduation from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, the London School of Economics and Georgetown Law School, he became a member of the New York and Florida Bars and a specialist in real property law with a New York City law firm.  He later graduated from Harvard Business School.

Mr. Meyer is Chairman of Meyer Jabara Hotels, with offices in Danbury CT and West Palm Beach. Its hotel portfolio includes 30 hotels with more than 4,000 rooms in 12 states, operated by Meyer Jabara Hotels under licenses from Marriott, Hilton, Intercontinental, Hyatt and Choice.

Mr. Meyer was previously the Chairman of CRSA Holdings, which provided management, development and marketing services to 20 continuing-care retirement communities, including Devonshire at PGA National.  He is presently the Chairman of Liberty Rehab Services, which provides physical, speech and occupational therapy in Palm Beach County. The real estate projects he has developed in Palm Beach County include two office buildings, two hotels, three shopping centers, two residential condominiums and more than 2,000 acres of raw land.

Mr. Meyer is the former Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees of JFK Medical Center and a past chairman of the Kravis Center of the Performing Arts and of the Quantum Foundation. He is now Chairman of the Operations Committee of the Kravis Center and serves on the investment committees of the Kravis Center, the Community Foundation of Palm Beach and Martin Counties, the Quantum Foundation, and the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County. He is the immediate past chairman of the Jewish Community Foundation and co-founded and was the first philanthropist-investor in Palm Beach Philanthropy Tank.  He also serves as a board member of the West Palm Beach Police Fund and the Palm Beach United Way.

He served on the board of overseers of the School of Social Policy and Practice at the University of Pennsylvania for 14 years. Mr. Meyer is an avid golfer and car owner and has two grown children.

Get involved today.

The Civic Association is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to protecting our remarkable community and enhancing the special quality of life found only on the island. Your support helps to ensure that Palm Beach continues to be the best place to call home.