Anthony R. Moiso is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Rancho Mission Viejo. He is responsible for the ranching, farming, planning, development, and financial management of Rancho Mission Viejo. Rancho Mission Viejo manages all activities and operations of the various Rancho Mission Viejo business enterprises.
In 1965, after serving in the U.S. Army, Mr. Moiso joined Mission Viejo Company and began his fifty-eight-year career as a rancher and developer of large-scale master planned communities. In 1972, when Mission Viejo Company was sold, Mr. Moiso became President of the then 42,000-acre Rancho Mission Viejo and served in that role until 2022.
In 1983, Mr. Moiso established Santa Margarita Company to manage, plan, and continue the development of Rancho Mission Viejo. From 1983 until 1996, Santa Margarita Company was responsible for the master planning and development of the 5,000-acre city of Rancho Santa Margarita and the 1,000-acre planned community of Las Flores. Moreover, in 1996, Mr. Moiso founded Rancho Mission Viejo, LLC to plan and to develop the 4,000-acre community of Ladera Ranch and to continue managing, planning, and developing Rancho Mission Viejo’s remaining 23,000 acres.
Down through the years, Mr. Moiso’s personal involvements have been many. Presently, he remains a Trustee of the San Juan Capistrano Historical Society and a member of the Board of Directors of the Mission San Juan Capistrano Preservation Foundation. Additionally, he and his wife, Melinda, continue their forty-eight-year commitment to the work of the Sisters Devoted to the Sacred Heart throughout southern California. Moreover, the Moiso’s host the annual Rancho Mission Viejo Rodeo which supports many south Orange County needs.
Mr. Moiso is a graduate of Stanford University. He and his wife, Melinda, live in Newport Beach. The Moiso’s have four married daughters, thirteen grandchildren, and one great granddaughter.
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