Chairman and Chief Executive
John Kilroy stepped into the role of chairman of Kilroy Realty in 2013, after serving as chief executive, president and board member of the company, which was founded in 1996. Kilroy has been involved in all aspects of commercial and industrial real estate development, including construction, acquisition, sales, leasing, financing and entitlement since he started his career in 1967. Kilroy became chief executive of the firm’s private predecessor firm, Kilroy Industries, in 1991 after having served as its president since 1981. He is on the board of MGM Resorts International and on the policy advisory board for the Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics at UC Berkeley. He is also a member of the Real Estate Roundtable.