Mr. Gary Milliman is a Senior Advisor to Kosmont Companies and works from a satellite office in Brookings, Oregon. Mr. Milliman has 45+ years of city management and economic development experience. His background includes capital improvement financing and implementation, downtown revitalization and intergovernmental relations.

Prior to joining Kosmont, Mr. Milliman served as a City Manager for the cities of South Gate, Bell Gardens, Fort Bragg, Cotati and Brookings.  As South Gate City Manager, Mr. Milliman planned and implemented a comprehensive strategy to resolve the fiscal crisis and near bankruptcy of the City, including attracting new private capital investment.

Additionally, as a private investor, Mr. Milliman established an investment fund to purchase and   operate the California Western Railroad, where he served as President/Chief Executive Officer.


  • Bachelor of Arts, Journalism, California State College at Los Angeles
  • Master of Public Administration, University of Southern California
  • Senior Executives in State and Local Government certificate program, Harvard University


  • Licensed Real Estate Broker – State of Oregon Department of Real Estate (DRE #201217208)
  • National Association of Realtors and Oregon Association of Realtors
  • South West Oregon Commission on Transportation – Chair
  • Border Coast Regional Airport Authority Board of Directors
  • North Coast Railroad Authority Board of Directors – past Chair