Awards and Recognition



Fritz and Phyllis Grupe to Receive Honorary Doctorates from Stanislaus State
ATHENA Leadership Awards 2012
Country Fair


Bravo Awards for Community Partners 2007
Goodwill Helping Hands 2006
Country Fair
Phyllis Grupe named “Woman of the Year” by the Calif State Assembly 2005
Fritz Grupe named “Stocktonianof the Year” 2002


ABC (Action on Behalf of Children) 1998
San Joaquin A+ 1996
Country Fair
Stockton Arts Commission STAR Award 1993
Phyllis Grupe –Girl Scout Role Model of the Year 1992
California Building Industry Award 1991


Fritz Grupe –Boy Scout Role Model of the Year
“Stocktonian of the Year” 1984
Country Fair


Board Member

Bank of America, Livestock Symposium 1981-84
Equine Research Lab UC Davis 1980-84
Delta College Equine Management 1985-87
Summer Search 1994-98
Children’s Home of San Joaquin 1980-87
Belgian Draft Horse Association of America 1980-90


Community Partnership for Families of San Joaquin 1998 – Present


Board Member

Urban Land Institute – 1963-2013
Young President Organization – 1970-88
World Presidents Organization – 1988-2013
Fisher School of Real Estate and Urban Economics
UC Merced Board of Trustees

Founder and Board Chair

The Grupe Company 1966 – Present
Business Council of San Joaquin 1987-Present
San Joaquin A+ 1997
San Joaquin Partnership 1991 – Present
Golden Gate and Northern California Chapters of the Young Presidents’ Organization
The Stockton Chamber of Commerce
The Stockton Board of Realtors
The Builders Hall of Fame

Fritz Grupe