Big Bear Lake Mayor

by E T Russell

Mayor Bill Jahn is one of the Candidates running for Big Bear Lake City Council.

William E. Jahn, rather Mayor Bill Jahn has been married to Mary Jo for twenty-six years. To the family man’s delight, the Jahn’s have six grown children & twelve grandchildren.

His military experience was with the United States Navy, Construction Battalion (Seabee’s) in 1965 – 1969. A licensed private pilot, Jahn enjoys flying, biking, hiking, boating and traveling.

Sixty-four years old, Bill Jahn attended Golden West College in Huntington Beach, California. He’s mastered various business courses of construction related, such as home building trade, project management, professional development classes as well as various League of Cities Leadership courses. Jahn, a licensed general contractor worked for several large home builders as project manager and vice president of construction, prior to 1984.

Bill Jahn is a member of the Building Industry Association and served as president of the Building Industry Association Baldy View Chapter and the Board of Directors Building Industry Association Southern California. Prior to 1984 I worked for several large home builders as project manager and vice president of construction. From August 1984 to 1998, Jahn was president of Pridemark Homes, Inc.

Jahn was a councilman with City of Chino and served as chairman of the Improvement Agency, from 1982 – 1986. He was appointed by Governor Deukmejian to the Santa Ana Regional Water Quality Control Board.

Currently, he is president of Bilmar Construction Company, Inc. that constructs custom homes, single and multi-family residences, commercial properties and local projects that include Fox Farm Medical Plaza, Mountain Meadows Senior Housing Complex and Wolf Creek Estates.

Since 1998, Jahn has been Executive Vice-President of the Northridge Group, Inc. He is owner, developer, builder and property manager of Mountain Meadows Senior Housing Complex, Big Bear Lake; and currently under construction the Las Casitas Senior Housing Project, Irwindale, California (Phase II).

After moving to Big Bear Lake in 1991 the Jahn’s became interested in the improvement of the community and local government. Both phases of Mountain Meadows has been a beneficial housing project that occupies senior citizens.

Paid for by the Committee to Re-Elect Bill Jahn for City Council 2012.


PFFC # 13505685.  P. O. Box 1374, Big Bear Lake, CA. 92315.