Kilroy Hires Paratte to Oversee Leasing and Business Development
Former Managing Director for Tishman Speyer to Pursue Build-to-Suit Opportunities and Cultivate Tenant Relationships from Seattle to San Diego
January 9, 2014
Kilroy Realty Corp. has brought in former Tishman Speyer managing director A. Robert Paratte to oversee the REIT's West Coast leasing and business development activities, from Seattle to San Diego. He will be based in the company’s San Francisco office.
Paratte will lead Kilroy's efforts to source new build-to-suit opportunities and cultivate and expand tenant relationships throughout its West Coast markets.
Paratte joins KRC after seven years at Tishman Speyer as managing director for global leasing and business development where he was responsible for building relationships with corporate real estate executives, both nationally and globally. In addition, Paratte played a role in securing some of the largest lease transactions in the firm’s development projects.
Prior to Tishman Speyer, Paratte was a partner at San Francisco-based William Wilson and Associates. He holds a bachelor of sciences degree in Environmental Planning from the University of California, Davis and an MBA from the University of San Francisco.
Kilroy's 12.5 million-square-foot portfolio of office properties are located in the coastal regions of greater Seattle, the San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles, Orange County, and San Diego. In addition, KRC is a major office developer, with approximately 1.9 million square feet of new office development under construction having a total estimated investment of approximately $1.1 billion.