Management & Directors

John Kilroy, Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

John Kilroy was elected to serve as the Company's Chairman of the Board in February 2013 and has been the Company's CEO since incorporation in September 1996. He also served as President from September 1996 to December 2020. Having led its private predecessor, Kilroy Industries, in a similar capacity, he was appointed President in 1981 and CEO in 1991.

Mr. Kilroy is involved in all aspects of commercial real estate acquisition, entitlement, development, construction, leasing, financing, and dispositions for the Company and its predecessor 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 country's strongest markets, from Seattle to San Diego.

Mr. Kilroy currently serves on the Policy Advisory Board for the Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics at the University of California, Berkeley, and the Advisory Board of Governors of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts. He also is a member of The Real Estate Roundtable.

Mr. Kilroy previously served on the board of directors of MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM), on 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.

Tyler H. Rose, President

Tyler H. Rose was appointed President in December 2020 after serving as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since 2009. From 1997 to 2009, he was Senior Vice President and Treasurer of the Company.

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 Lead Independent 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.

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 across all regions in which the company operates.

Mr. Paratte pursues new build-to-suit opportunities, cultivates and expands the company’s roster of key tenant relationships, focuses on corporate marketing and branding, and assists in the professional development of all leasing personnel.

Mr. Paratte has been instrumental in securing some of the largest lease transactions in the company’s development projects.

Across a two-decade-plus career in commercial real estate, Mr. Paratte has held leadership roles in various disciplines, including leasing, property acquisitions, development, and property management.

He joined Kilroy Realty after seven years at Tishman Speyer, where he was managing director for global leasing and business development and was responsible for maintaining and building relationships with corporate real estate executives across the country and around the world.

Before 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 received 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.

Heidi R. Roth, Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer

Heidi R. Roth currently serves as Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer.

Ms. Roth has been with the Company since 1997 and most recently held the role of Executive Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer following her appointment as 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.

Justin W. 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 more than 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.

John A. Osmond, Executive Vice President, Head of Asset Management

John Osmond was appointed Executive Vice President in February 2022 after serving as Senior Vice President, Head of Asset Management since March 2019 and Senior Vice President, Asset Management in the San Francisco region since 2017.

Mr. Osmond is responsible for the company’s asset management and operations of the office, retail, and life science portfolios.

Prior to joining Kilroy Realty, Mr. Osmond held leadership positions at Broadreach Capital Partners, Ellis Partners, Equity Office Properties, and Spieker Properties and has managed office, industrial, residential, retail, and life science product throughout the Western United States. In addition to asset management, he has over two decades of experience in the disciplines of leasing, acquisitions, dispositions, and development.

Mr. Osmond received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, with an emphasis in Real Estate Management, from California State University East Bay. He is a member of Urban Land Institute and NAIOP.

Eliott Trencher, Executive Vice President, Chief Investment Officer

Eliott Trencher was appointed Chief Investment Officer in December 2020. In this role he is responsible for acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures, new markets, and the Company’s residential portfolio. Previously, he served as Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy since 2017 when he joined the Company.

Prior to joining Kilroy Realty, Mr. Trencher worked at Cohen & Steers (NYSE: CNS) from 2008 – 2017 where he held various roles the most recent of which was Vice President, Associate Portfolio Manager. In this role he was an integral member of the team responsible for investing a multi-billion-dollar portfolio in US REITs. Mr. Trencher specialized in office, life science, healthcare, and industrial REITs. From 2005 – 2008 he was employed at Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS) where he was an Analyst in the Corporate Real Estate Group.

Mr. Trencher received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from New York University.

Merryl E. Werber, Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Controller

Merryl E. Werber has been with the Company since 1998 and was appointed Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Controller in February 2019 after serving as Senior Vice President, Controller since September 2017.

Prior to that time, Ms. Werber held numerous other positions with the Company, including serving as the Company’s Senior Vice President, Financial, Development and Construction Reporting and as Vice President, Financial Reporting, Technical Accounting and Deal Structuring. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Werber was a CPA at Ernst and Young, LLP where she served in the financial services audit and assurance practice both in New York City and Los Angeles.

Ms. Werber is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of New York (inactive) and received her Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the Pennsylvania State University.

Board of Directors

John Kilroy, Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, Kilroy Realty Corporation

John Kilroy was elected to serve as the Company's Chairman of the Board in February 2013 and has been the Company's CEO since incorporation in September 1996. He also served as President from September 1996 to December 2020. Having led its private predecessor, Kilroy Industries, in a similar capacity, he was appointed President in 1981 and CEO in 1991.

Mr. Kilroy is involved in all aspects of commercial real estate acquisition, entitlement, development, construction, leasing, financing, and dispositions for the Company and its predecessor 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 country's strongest markets, from Seattle to San Diego.

Mr. Kilroy currently serves on the Policy Advisory Board for the Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics at the University of California, Berkeley, and the Advisory Board of Governors of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts. He also is a member of The Real Estate Roundtable.

Mr. Kilroy previously served on the board of directors of MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM), on 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, Special Advisor, Abram Scientific

Edward Brennan, PhD has been a member of our Board since July 2003 and our Lead Independent Director since March 2014. He is currently a special advisor to Abram Scientific, a privately held medical diagnostics company, where he previously served as the acting CEO and a director.

Until March 2014, Dr. Brennan was CEO of Nexus Dx, Inc. (“Nexus”), 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 and International Technidyne Corporation.

Previously, he was President and Chief Operating Officer of CryoCor, Inc. from March 2005 to February 2006 and Chief Executive Officer from February 2006 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 works as a House Manager for the Center for the Performing Arts in the City of Mountain View, 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 Bachelor’s 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 has been a member of our Board since May 2015. She is the CEO of Hunt & Gather, a marketing and communications agency that helps launch startup ventures, revive the strategic marketing and communications efforts of established brands and utilizes discreet influencer relations to pair like-minded people and places together where there is mutual benefit. Before founding Hunt & Gather in 2013, Ms. Hunt served as Chief Marketing & Communications Officer for AOL, Inc. from 2012 to 2013, and held the role of Senior Vice President, Global Head of Brand & Public Relations at Thomson Reuters from 2008 to 2012.

Prior to that time, Ms. Hunt was the Global Director of Corporate & 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 of Science 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 has been a member of our Board since June 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 and previously served as the President and CEO of Oasis Residential (“Oasis”), a public apartment REIT founded in 1992 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, NYSE: CPT (since 1998), the audit committee of Camden (for six years previously and beginning again in 2016) and the board of directors of RealPage, Inc., 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.

Louisa G. Ritter, President, Pisces, Inc.

Louisa G. Ritter has been a member of our Board since October 2020 and is currently the President of Pisces, Inc., a San Francisco-based asset management firm. Prior to joining Pisces in 2016, Ms. Ritter worked at Goldman Sachs for 14 years, most recently serving as Managing Director in its Executive Office and President of Goldman Sachs Gives. Prior to leading Goldman Sachs Gives, Ms. Ritter led various businesses including serving as COO of West Region Investment Banking and Chief of Staff of Global Technology, Media and Telecomm Investment Banking. Prior to Goldman Sachs, she spent ten years at Montgomery Securities, which ultimately became Banc of America Securities, where she served as Co-COO of Global Corporate & Investment Banking.

Ms. Ritter is deeply committed to supporting the community and has served on various non-profit boards including The Hamlin School, Marin Academy, the Management Board of the Stanford Graduate School of Business and The Global CO2 Initiative.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Yale University and an MBA from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.

Gary R. Stevenson, Deputy Commissioner, MLS; President and Managing Director, MLS Business Ventures

Gary R. Stevenson has been a member of our Board since May 2014. Mr. Stevenson is currently the Deputy Commissioner of

Major League Soccer and has been the President and Managing Director of MLS Business Ventures of Major League Soccer since 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 CEO 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 OnSport 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 bachelor’s degree from Duke University and his master’s degree in business administration from George Washington University.

Peter B. Stoneberg, Managing Director, Architect Partners, LLC; Managing Partner, Velocity Ventures, LLC

Peter B. Stoneberg has been a member of our Board since May 2014. Mr. Stoneberg is currently a Managing Partner of Velocity Ventures, LLC, a merchant banking and M&A advisory firm that he founded in 2000. Mr. Stoneberg is also currently a Managing Partner of Architect Partners, LLC, an investment banking firm that he joined in 2020.

From 2018-2020, Mr. Stoneberg was Managing Partner of Dresner Partners, LLC an investment banking firm.

From 2000 to 2006, Mr. Stoneberg was with Bank of America Capital Investors (“BACI”), 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.