Gerald Porter is one of the founding principals of Cresa and a past chairman of the company, which is one of North America’s largest corporate real estate advisory firms, specializing in tenant representation and corporate services, including project management. The company has more than 50 offices in North America and another 17 around the globe and represents national accounts such as DreamWorks, Oracle, and Activision. Porter, who has been a broker for more than 35 years, also is a frequent speaker on the use of technology in commercial real estate. He sits on the Los Angeles Business Council and Los Angeles Commercial Realty Association and is an associate member of the Ziman Center for Real Estate at UCLA. He is an executive board member and past chairman of Kidsave International.