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Mike Sanford Joins Kilroy Realty as Vice President - Northern California and Pacific Northwest

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LOS ANGELES, Mar 31, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Kilroy Realty Corporation (NYSE: KRC) announced today that it has appointed Mike L. Sanford as Vice President in charge of the company's Northern California and Pacific Northwest Regions with responsibilities that include asset management, leasing, acquisitions, development and redevelopment. Mr. Sanford has extensive experience in West Coast commercial real estate markets as a result of working in key positions for other well-known real estate firms, including Lowe Enterprises, Equity Office Properties, and Spieker Properties. During his real estate career, Mr. Sanford has been responsible for over $1.2 billion of investment activity, including over four million square feet of office acquisition and development activity. In addition, he has completed over one million square feet of office lease transactions, totaling over $750 million.

Most recently, Mr. Sanford served as Senior Vice President at Lowe Enterprises where he was responsible for new business, including leasing, and commercial development and redevelopment activities in Northern California. From 2001 to 2007, Mr. Sanford served as Vice President - Development at Equity Office Properties (formerly NYSE: EOP) where he co-founded EOP's West Coast Development Office and was responsible for land related activities throughout California including: acquisition, development, disposition, and entitlement of land. From 1998 to 2001, Mr. Sanford served in various asset management and development capacities at Spieker Properties (formerly NYSE: SPK), including Project Director - Development where he managed some of the most recognizable assets and development projects on the San Francisco Peninsula.

Kilroy Realty Corporation, a member of the S&P Small Cap 600 Index, is a real estate investment trust active in the premier office and industrial submarkets along the West Coast. For over 60 years, the company has owned, developed, acquired and managed real estate assets primarily in the coastal regions of Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego, greater Seattle and the San Francisco Bay Area. At December 31, 2010, the company owned 10.4 million rentable square feet of commercial office space and 3.6 million rentable square feet of industrial space. More information is available at

SOURCE: Kilroy Realty Corporation

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