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Management & Directors

Senior Management

John Kilroy
Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer
John Kilroy was elected to serve as our Chairman of the Board in February 2013 and has been our President, CEO and a director since our incorporation in September 1996. Having led its private predecessor, Kilroy Industries, in a similar capacity, he became its President in 1981 and was elected CEO in 1991. Mr. Kilroy has been involved in all aspects of commercial real estate acquisition, entitlement, development, construction, leasing, financing and dispositions since 1967. With Mr. Kilroy’s expertise and guidance, the Company entered the San Francisco and Seattle markets in 2009 and 2010, respectively, very early in the cycle. Mr. Kilroy has actively led the Company to become one of the premier landlords on the West Coast with one of the largest LEED-certified portfolios, spanning some of the strongest markets in the country, from Seattle to San Diego. Mr. Kilroy currently serves on the board of directors of MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) and on the Policy Advisory Board for the Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics at the University of California, Berkeley. He is a member of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (“NAREIT”) and a member of The Real Estate Roundtable. Mr. Kilroy previously served on the board of governors of NAREIT, the board of New Majority California and as Chairman of New Majority Los Angeles. He is a past trustee of the El Segundo Employers Association, Viewpoint School, Jefferson Center for Character Education and the National Fitness Foundation. He was also a member of the San Francisco America’s Cup Organizing Committee. Mr. Kilroy attended the University of Southern California.
John T. Fucci
Executive Vice President, Asset Management
John T. Fucci was appointed Executive Vice President, Asset Management in February 2016 after serving as Senior Vice President, Asset Management and Vice President, Asset Management since joining the company in July of 1997. Mr. Fucci is responsible for the leasing and management of a 700 tenant, 13 million square foot portfolio of office properties from the coastal regions of San Diego to greater Seattle. He has over 30 years of experience in West Coast real estate markets and in addition to Kilroy Realty Corporation has held key positions at Catellus Development Corporation, Meyer Investment Properties and Schneider Commercial Real Estate. Mr. Fucci currently serves on the Board of Directors of BOMA Greater Los Angeles and is an active member of National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP) and the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM). Mr. Fucci also received the designation of Certified Property Manager (CPM©) from the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) and Real Property Administrator (RPA©) from BOMI International©. Mr. Fucci holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona and he is a licensed Real Estate Salesperson in the state of California.
Jeffrey C. Hawken
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Jeffrey C. Hawken has served as our Chief Operating Officer since our inception as a public company in January 1997. Mr. Hawken is responsible for overseeing the Company’s overall operations, including leasing, asset and property management functions, human resources and legal affairs. Prior to our initial public offering, Mr. Hawken served in the same capacity for Kilroy Industries and was responsible for the management and operations of Kilroy Industries’ real estate portfolio and served on its acquisitions and executive committees. In 1980, after graduating from college, Mr. Hawken joined Kilroy Industries as a Senior Financial Analyst and has been involved in property and asset management with the Company since May 1983. Mr. Hawken is a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization, Angeleno Gold Chapter and has held leadership roles in Young Presidents’ Organization, Gold Santa Monica Bay Chapter. Mr. Hawken was a past Chairman of BOMA Greater Los Angeles and currently serves on the National Advisory Committee. Mr. Hawken serves on the Executive Committee at the University of Southern California Lusk Center for Real Estate. He is an active member of the City of Hope Los Angeles Real Estate and Construction Industries Council. Mr. Hawken holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Southern California and he is a licensed Real Estate Broker in the state of California.
Tracy A. Murphy
Executive Vice President, Life Science and Northern California
Tracy A. Murphy was appointed Executive Vice President, Life Science and Northern California in February 2017 and is responsible for the company’s life science activities along the West Coast, an area that includes three of the top four U.S. life science markets. The company currently has approximately three million square feet of life science properties either stabilized or in development and Ms. Murphy will lead the leasing, development and positioning for these assets as well as identify and pursue new development and acquisition opportunities in the San Diego, Los Angeles, San Francisco Bay Area and greater Seattle markets. Across a 15 year career dedicated life science real estate, Tracy has held leadership roles in a variety of disciplines, including leasing, acquisitions and development. Tracy joined Kilroy Realty after eight years at BioMed Realty, where she participated on the Executive Committee and was Senior Vice President, Western U.S. and responsible for the strategic objectives for a 10 million square foot portfolio. Prior to BioMed Realty, Tracy was a life science specialized broker at BRE Commercial (now Cushman & Wakefield) for seven years. She holds a Bachelor degree from the University Wisconsin, Whitewater. Tracy also participates on the Executive Board of Directors for BIOCOM.
A. Robert Paratte
Executive Vice President, Leasing and Business Development
A. Robert Paratte was appointed Executive Vice President, Leasing and Business Development in January 2014 and is responsible for the company’s leasing and business development activities from Seattle to San Diego. Mr. Paratte will also pursue new build-to-suit opportunities, cultivate and expand the company’s roster of key tenant relationships, focus on corporate marketing and branding, and assist in the professional development of all leasing personnel. Across a two-decade plus career in commercial real estate, Mr. Paratte has held leadership roles in a variety of disciplines, including leasing, property acquisitions, development and property management. He joins Kilroy Realty Corporation after seven years at Tishman Speyer where he was managing director for global leasing and business development. He was responsible for maintaining and building relationships with corporate real estate executives across the country and around the world. In addition, Mr. Paratte was instrumental in securing some of the largest lease transactions in the firm’s development projects. Prior to Tishman Speyer, Mr. Paratte was a partner at San Francisco-based William Wilson and Associates. Mr. Paratte was named the San Francisco Business Times Deal Maker of the Year in 2002. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Planning from the University of California, Davis and an MBA from the University of San Francisco. He is a licensed California Real Estate Broker and a member of the Urban Land Institute.
Tyler H. Rose
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Tyler H. Rose was appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in December 2009 after serving as Senior Vice President and Treasurer since 1997. Prior to his tenure at the Company, Mr. Rose was Senior Vice President, Corporate Finance of Irvine Apartment Communities, Inc. from 1995 to 1997, and was appointed Treasurer in 1996. Prior to that, Mr. Rose was Vice President, Corporate Finance of The Irvine Company from 1994 to 1995. From 1986 to 1994, Mr. Rose was employed at J.P. Morgan & Co., serving in its Real Estate Corporate Finance Group until 1992 and as Vice President of its Australia Mergers and Acquisitions Group from 1992 to 1994. Mr. Rose also served for two years as a financial analyst for General Electric Company. He currently serves as a director of Rexford Industrial Realty, Inc. and on the Policy Advisory Board for the Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics at the University of California, Berkeley. Mr. Rose received a Master of Business Administration degree from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley.
Steve A. Rosetta
Executive Vice President, Chief Investment Officer
Stephen A. Rosetta joined Kilroy as Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer in June 2017. He is responsible for overseeing the company strategic growth with specific focus on the company's development opportunities and large transactions.

Mr. Rosetta comes to Kilroy after over 20 years with Cushman & Wakefield, most recently as the Vice Chairman of Brokerage Services. He opened Cushman & Wakefield's office in San Diego County and grew into an enterprise with over $2 Billion in annual transaction volume. During his time with Cushman & Wakefield, Mr. Rosetta was consistently recognized as a top producer nationally.
He has extensive investment and development experience, and has completed large complex transactions worldwide totaling more than $2.6 Billion and over 20 Million square feet.

Steve also served as a principal in an opportunistic real estate company where he partnered with institutional and private equity companies to develop and reposition office projects across the southwest.

Mr. Rosetta received a Master's in Real Estate Development from The University of Southern California, and a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from California State University, San Marcos. He currently serves on and supports numerous charitable organizations.
Heidi R. Roth
Executive Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer
Heidi R. Roth currently serves as Executive Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer.

Ms. Roth has been with the Company since 1997 and was appointed Senior Vice President and Controller in July 2005.

Prior to such time, Ms. Roth held various other positions with the Company, including serving as the Company's Vice President, Internal Reporting and Strategic Planning. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Roth was a CPA for Ernst & Young in Los Angeles.

Ms. Roth is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the AICPA.

Ms. Roth currently serves on the Board of Directors of Crystal Stairs, Inc., a nonprofit child development organization, and is an emeritus member of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trust's Best Financial Practices Council.

Ms. Roth received her Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Southern California.
David Simon
Executive Vice President, Southern California
David Simon was appointed Executive Vice President, Southern California in September 2014 after serving as Executive Vice President since March 2012 and is responsible for executing the development and repositioning of office and mixed-use projects, as well as identifying and acquiring value-add opportunities throughout Southern California. Mr. Simon was formerly a Managing Director at BRCP. Prior to joining BRCP in 2004, Mr. Simon was a Partner with Kearny Real Estate Company, a partnership originally established as a subsidiary of Morgan Stanley Real Estate Funds. Previously, Mr. Simon was with the Morgan Stanley Real Estate Funds in Southern California where he focused on acquisitions, asset management and dispositions of real estate across all asset types. Mr. Simon received a Master’s Degree in Real Estate Development from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Florida. He is a licensed California Real Estate Broker and a full member of the Urban Land Institute. He is a board member of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, a board member and trustee of the Oakwood School in North Hollywood and previously served as a member of the board of directors and a trustee for the non-profit Affordable Living for the Aging based in Southern California. In 2011, he established the Simon Family Drug Research Fund at the University of Alabama to promote drug research for neurofibromatosis.
Justin William Smart
Executive Vice President, Development and Construction Services
Justin W. Smart was appointed to Executive Vice President, Development and Construction Services in January 2013. He served as Senior Vice President of Development and Construction Services from August 2000 through December 2012. Mr. Smart has in excess of 25 years of real estate development experience covering a wide range of product types, including office, industrial, residential and resort properties throughout the United States. From June 1996 to August 2000, Mr. Smart was Vice President of Development with Intrawest Corporation, a leading developer of resorts and resort real estate. Prior to 1996, Mr. Smart served as Vice President of Construction with Kilroy Industries.

Board of Directors

John Kilroy
Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer, Kilroy Realty
John Kilroy was elected to serve as our Chairman of the Board in February 2013 and has been our President, CEO and a director since our incorporation in September 1996. Having led its private predecessor, Kilroy Industries, in a similar capacity, he became its President in 1981 and was elected CEO in 1991. Mr. Kilroy has been involved in all aspects of commercial real estate acquisition, entitlement, development, construction, leasing, financing and dispositions since 1967. With Mr. Kilroy’s expertise and guidance, the Company entered the San Francisco and Seattle markets in 2009 and 2010, respectively, very early in the cycle. Mr. Kilroy has actively led the Company to become one of the premier landlords on the West Coast with one of the largest LEED-certified portfolios, spanning some of the strongest markets in the country, from Seattle to San Diego. Mr. Kilroy currently serves on the board of directors of MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) and on the Policy Advisory Board for the Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics at the University of California, Berkeley. He is a member of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (“NAREIT”) and a member of The Real Estate Roundtable. Mr. Kilroy previously served on the board of governors of NAREIT, the board of New Majority California and as Chairman of New Majority Los Angeles. He is a past trustee of the El Segundo Employers Association, Viewpoint School, Jefferson Center for Character Education and the National Fitness Foundation. He was also a member of the San Francisco America’s Cup Organizing Committee. Mr. Kilroy attended the University of Southern California.
Edward F. Brennan, PhD
Acting CEO and Director, Abram Scientific
Edward F. Brennan, PhD has been a member of our Board since July 2003 and our Lead Independent Director since March 2014. He is currently the Acting CEO and a director of Abram Scientific, a privately held medical diagnostics company. Until March 2014, Dr. Brennan was Chief Executive Officer of Nexus Dx, Inc., a medical diagnostics company located in San Diego, California. In November 2011, Nexus was acquired by Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. from ITC Nexus Holding Company, where Dr. Brennan had been Chief Integration Officer following the merger of Nexus Dx, Inc. and International Technidyne Corporation. Previously, he was President and CEO of CryoCor, Inc. until June 2008, when the company was sold to Boston Scientific Corporation. From January 2004, he served as chairman of HemoSense Inc. until its sale to Inverness Medical Innovations in November 2007. While a director of HemoSense since 2000, he was also a Managing Partner of Perennial Ventures, a Seattle-based venture capital firm beginning in 2001. Prior to that time, he served as Vice President at Tredegar Investments. Dr. Brennan has participated in the development, management and financing of new medical technology ventures for over 30 years, including scientific and executive positions with Syntex, Inc., UroSystems, Inc., Medtronic Inc., DepoMed Systems, Inc. and CardioGenesis Corp. Dr. Brennan also serves on the board of directors of several private companies and previously served on the Board of Trustees of Goucher College, Baltimore, Maryland. Dr. Brennan holds B.A. degrees in chemistry and biology and a PhD in biology from the University of California, Santa Cruz.
Jolie A. Hunt
CEO, Hunt & Gather
Jolie A. Hunt is the Founder and CEO of Hunt & Gather, a marketing and communications agency that helps launch startup ventures and revive the strategic marketing and communications efforts of established brands. Hunt & Gather utilizes discreet influencer relations to pair like-minded people and places if there is mutual benefit. Before founding Hunt & Gather in 2013, Ms. Hunt served as Chief Marketing and Communications Officer for AOL, Inc., from 2012 to 2013, and held the role of Senior Vice President, Global Head of Brand and Public Relations, at Thomson Reuters from 2008 to 2012. Prior to that time, Ms. Hunt was the Global Director of Corporate and Business Affairs at IBM Corporation, from 2006 to 2008, and served as Director of Public Relations for the Financial Times from 2002 to 2006. Ms. Hunt currently serves on the boards of the Lowline and the Civilian Public Affairs Council for West Point Military Academy. Ms. Hunt earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication from Boston University and completed the Global Executive Program at Dartmouth University Tuck School of Business and Spain’s IE Business School in 2010.
Scott S. Ingraham
Private Investor and Real Estate Consultant
Scott S. Ingraham, chairman of the Audit Committee, has been a member of our Board since 2007. He is the co-owner of Zuma Capital, a firm engaged in private equity and angel investing. He was the co-founder (1999), Chairman and CEO of Rent.com, an Internet-based multi-family real estate site, before it was sold to eBay in 2005. Mr. Ingraham was also a co-founder (1992) and previously served as the President and CEO of Oasis Residential ("Oasis"), a public apartment REIT that merged with Camden Property Trust ("Camden") in 1998. In addition to serving on the Company’s Board, Mr. Ingraham serves on the board of trust managers of Camden, CPT: NYSE (since 1998), the audit committee of Camden (for six years previously and beginning again in 2016) and the board of directors of Real Page, RP: NASDAQ (since 2012). He also served on the board of directors of LoopNet, LOOP: NASDAQ, for six years before it was acquired by Co-Star in 2012. Prior to co-founding Oasis, Mr. Ingraham’s career was devoted to real estate finance, mortgage and investment banking. He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin in 1976.
Gary R. Stevenson
President and Managing Director, MLS Business Ventures of Major League Soccer
Gary R. Stevenson has been President and Managing Director of MLS Business Ventures of Major League Soccer since July 2013. Prior to such time, Mr. Stevenson served as President of PAC-12 Enterprises (“Pac-12”) from 2011 to 2013, where he managed a diversified and integrated company, including the Pac-12 Networks and Pac-12 Properties. Before joining Pac-12, Mr. Stevenson was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of OnSport Strategies, a sports and entertainment consulting company that he founded in 1997 and later sold to Wasserman Media Group in 2007. From 2007 to 2010, Mr. Stevenson served as Principal for Wasserman Media Group to help handle the integration of OnSports Strategies. Mr. Stevenson previously also served as President of NBA Properties, Marketing and Media for the National Basketball Association from 1995 to 1997, as Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of The Golf Channel from 1994 to 1995 and as Executive Vice President, Business Affairs for PGA Tour from 1987 to 1994. Mr. Stevenson received his undergraduate degree from Duke University and his Master’s Degree in Business Administration from George Washington University.
Peter B. Stoneberg
Managing Partner, Velocity Ventures LLC
Peter Stoneberg has been a member of our Board since May 2014. Mr. Stoneberg is currently Managing Partner of Velocity Ventures, LLC, a merchant banking and M&A advisory firm that he founded in 2000. From 2000 to 2006, Mr. Stoneberg was with Bank of America Capital Investors, a private equity firm where he was an investment partner specializing in growth and buyout capital for public and private technology companies. Mr. Stoneberg also served as Senior Managing Director of Montgomery Securities, where he founded and led the Technology M&A group, beginning in 1994 until its acquisition by Bank of America in 1999. Previously, Mr. Stoneberg served in various other investment banking and management roles, including as Managing Director of Broadview Associates, Co-Founder and President of Data/Voice Solutions Corp and Product Marketing Manager for IBM and ROLM Corp. He was also an investor and on the board of directors of Cupertino Electric, Osprey Ventures, Historic Motorsports Productions, Saleslogix Corp. and Netcom Systems. Additionally, Mr. Stoneberg has served as a founder of the San Francisco America’s Cup Organizing Committee and Chair of the Investment Committee of the St. Francis Sailing Foundation. Mr. Stoneberg received his Bachelor’s Degree in Business from the University of Colorado and has completed the Stanford Law School Directors’ College.