Management

  • John Kilroy, Jr.
  • Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer, Kilroy Realty Corp.
  • Director Since 1996
    John Kilroy, Jr. was elected to serve as the Company's Chairman of the Board in February 2013 and has been its President, Chief Executive Officer and a Director since its incorporation in September 1996. Having led its private predecessor, Kilroy Industries in a similar capacity, he became its President in 1981 and was elected Chief Executive Officer in 1991. Mr. Kilroy has been involved in all aspects of commercial and industrial real estate development, construction, acquisition, sales, leasing, financing, and entitlement since 1967. Mr. Kilroy actively led the Company to be one of the premier landlords on the West Coast with one of the largest LEED portfolios, spanning some of the strongest markets in the country, from Seattle to San Diego. Mr. Kilroy serves on the Policy Advisory Board for the Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics at the University of California, Berkeley, the board of governors of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts, and the board of New Majority Los Angeles. Mr. Kilroy previously served on the board of New Majority California. 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.


  • Jeffrey C. Hawken
  • Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

  • Mr. Hawken has served as Chief Operating Officer of Kilroy Realty Corporation since its initial public offering (IPO) in January 1997. Mr. Hawken is responsible for overseeing the Company’s overall operations, including leasing, acquisitions and dispositions, asset and property management functions, human resources and legal affairs. Prior to the Company’s IPO, Mr. Hawken served in the same capacity for Kilroy Industries and was responsible for the management and operations of KI’s real estate portfolio and served on KI’s acquisitions and executive committees. In 1980, after graduating from college, Mr. Hawken joined Kilroy as a Senior Financial Analyst, and has been involved in property and asset management with the Company since May 1983. Mr. Hawken is a member of the World Presidents’ Organization (WPO), Angeleno Chapter and held leadership roles in WPO, Santa Monica Bay Chapter and Young Presidents’ Organization “YPO”, Santa Monica Bay Chapter. Mr. Hawken is a member of BOMA Greater Los Angeles and serves on the Board of Directors, Advisory Committee, National Advisory Committee and the Owners Advisory Council. Mr. Hawken is also a member of the New Majority Los Angeles Chapter and serves on the Board. He is an active member of the City of Hope Los Angeles Real Estate and Construction Industries Council. Mr. Hawken holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Southern California and he is a licensed Real Estate Broker in the state of California.


  • Eli Khouri
  • Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer

  • Eli Khouri was appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer in January 2011 and is responsible for the performance of the Company’s investment activities and capital allocations including acquisitions, development, redevelopment and dispositions. From 1991 to 2001, he served in various investment capacities at Spieker Properties (formerly NYSE: SPK), including Chief Investment Officer, where he was involved with the acquisition and development of over $5 billion of office and industrial assets as well as managing the company’s disposition and capital recycling program. Spieker Properties operated as the leading West Coast office and industrial public REIT from 1993 through 2001. In 2001, Mr. Khouri was part of the management team that orchestrated the $7.2 billion merger of SPK into Equity Office Properties (formerly NYSE: EOP). In 2002, Mr. Khouri co-founded and served as Managing Director of Broadreach Capital Partners, a private real estate investment firm focused primarily on western U.S. commercial assets, including office, industrial and multi-use properties. From 2007 to 2010, Mr. Khouri served as a Director of Vesta Industrial, a leading developer and operator of state-of-the-art industrial and distribution properties across Mexico. Headquartered in Mexico City, Vesta is a fully-integrated firm with extensive experience in build-to-suit and prospective development, leasing, management, and acquisition of industrial properties. The firm has a broad, diverse tenant base, operating in a wide range of industries throughout Mexico. Vesta’s clients include high-credit multi-national firms such as BMW, Nestle, Bombardier and Kraft. Vesta recently completed its IPO on the Bolsa stock exchange. Mr. Khouri received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from Stanford University in 1982.


  • 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 from Seattle to San Diego. Mr. Paratte will also pursue new build-to-suit opportunities, cultivate and expand the company’s roster of key tenant relationships, focus on corporate marketing and branding, and assist in the professional development of all leasing personnel. Across a two-decade plus career in commercial real estate, Mr. Paratte has held leadership roles in a variety of disciplines, including leasing, property acquisitions, development and property management. He joins Kilroy Realty Corporation after seven years at Tishman Speyer where he was managing director for global leasing and business development. He was responsible for maintaining and building relationships with corporate real estate executives across the country and around the world. In addition, Mr. Paratte was instrumental in securing some of the largest lease transactions in the firm’s development projects. Prior to 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 holds 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.


  • Tyler H. Rose
  • Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

  • Tyler H. Rose was appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in December 2009 after serving as Senior Vice President and Treasurer since 1997. Prior to his tenure at Kilroy Realty, 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 serves 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 Graduate School of Business and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley.


  • David Simon
  • Executive Vice President

  • David Simon was appointed Executive Vice President in March 2012 and is responsible for executing the development and repositioning of office and mixed-use projects as well as identifying and acquiring value-add opportunities throughout the greater Los Angeles area. Mr. Simon was formerly a Managing Director at Broadreach Capital Partners (“BRCP”), a private equity real estate investment firm. Prior to joining BRCP in 2004, Mr. Simon was a Partner with Kearny Real Estate Company, a partnership originally established as a subsidiary of the Morgan Stanley Real Estate Funds. Previously Mr. Simon was with the Morgan Stanley Real Estate Funds in Southern California where he focused on acquisitions, asset management, and dispositions of real estate across all asset types. Mr. Simon received a Master's Degree in Real Estate Development from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Florida. He is a licensed California Real Estate Broker and a full member of the Urban Land Institute. He has served as a board member and trustee for the non-profit Affordable Living for the Aging based in Southern California.


  • Justin W. Smart
  • Executive Vice President, Development and Construction Services

  • Justin W. Smart was appointed to Executive Vice President in January 2013. He served as Senior Vice President of Development and Construction Services from August 2000 through December 2012. Mr. Smart has in excess of 24 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 T. Fucci
  • Senior Vice President, Asset Management

  • John T. Fucci currently serves as the Company's Senior Vice President, Asset Management. From February 1990 to June 1997, Mr. Fucci was employed at Catellus Development Corporation where he served as Director of Asset Management until 1995 and as a Project Director in the Development Group from 1995 to 1997. He was responsible for the management of industrial, office and retail properties in Southern California. From June 1985 to January 1990, Mr. Fucci was employed at Meyer Asset Management Company, most recently as Associate Vice President. Mr. Fucci received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. He also received the designation of Certified Property Manager and is a licensed California Real Estate Salesperson.


  • Heidi R. Roth
  • Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Controller

  • Heidi Roth currently serves as Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Controller of Kilroy Realty Corporation. Ms. Roth has been with KRC since 1997, and was appointed Senior Vice President and Controller in July 2005. Prior to joining KRC, Ms. Roth was a CPA for Ernst & Young in Los Angeles. Ms. Roth is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the AICPA and Financial Executives International, and currently serves on the Best Financial Practices Council of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts. Ms. Roth received her Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Southern California.


  • Steven R. Scott
  • Senior Vice President, San Diego

  • Steven R. Scott is currently a Senior Vice President of the Company and has served in that capacity since he joined the Company in January 1998. He has more than 20 years of real estate experience. From January 1996 to December 1997, Mr. Scott was Senior Vice President with CB Richard Ellis in San Diego, where he concentrated in corporate services, build-to-suits, and brokerage in the mid-San Diego County markets of Sorrento Mesa, Torrey Pines, University Towne Centre, and the I-15 Corridor. Prior to CB Richard Ellis, he was affiliated with the San Diego office of Grubb & Ellis Company for 13 years, most recently as Senior Marketing Consultant. Mr. Scott holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from San Diego State University.