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Paul DeMartini

Senior Managing Director and Regional Director, Southern California Tishman Speyer Properties

THE LATEST: DeMartini oversees New York-based Tishman Speyer Properties' operations in Southern California, including Facebook's 260,000-square-foot lease of The Brickyard in Playa Vista. He also launched Tishman Speyer's coworking platform, Studio, in L.A. and helped with the $630 million sale of the Wilshire Courtyard.

BACKGROUND: DeMartini joined Tishman Speyer in 2005. Prior to that, he worked in investment banking at Merrill Lynch & Co. Inc. and as a consultant at Andersen Consulting. He received a bachelor's in business economics from UCLA and an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

WORTH NOTING: DeMartini is a member of the Urban Land Institute and vice chairman of the Office Development Council.

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