Jeffrey C. Hawken has served as our Chief Operating Officer since our inception as a public company 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 our initial public offering, Mr. Hawken served in the same capacity for Kilroy Industries and was responsible for the management and operations of Kilroy Industries’ real estate portfolio and served on its acquisitions and executive committees.
In 1980, after graduating from college, Mr. Hawken joined Kilroy Industries 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 has held leadership roles in WPO, Santa Monica Bay Chapter and Young Presidents’ Organization, Santa Monica Bay Chapter.
Mr. Hawken was a past Chairman of BOMA Greater Los Angeles and currently serves on the National Advisory Committee.
Mr. Hawken serves on the Executive Committee at the University of Southern California Lusk Center for Real Estate.
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.