Gary Kreitzer Vice Chairman
Gary A. Kreitzer has served as a member of our board of directors since our formation. Mr. Kreitzer is a co-founder of BioMed Realty Trust, Inc. (formerly NYSE: BMR), a REIT specializing in acquiring, leasing, developing and managing laboratory and office space for the life science industry, and served as its general counsel from the company’s formation in 2004 until August 2012. Mr. Kreitzer currently serves as BioMed Realty’s executive vice president, a position he has held since its formation in 2004. Mr. Kreitzer also served in the same roles with Bernardo Property Advisors from December 1998 to August 2004. Mr. Kreitzer was a co-founder and served as senior vice president and in-house counsel of Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc., a NYSE-listed urban office REIT, from its predecessor’s inception in 1994 until December 1998. From 1990 to 1994, Mr. Kreitzer was in-house counsel and vice president for Seawest Energy Corporation, an alternative energy facilities development company. Mr. Kreitzer also served The Christiana Companies, Inc., a publicly traded investment and real estate development company, in a number of roles from 1982 to 1989, including as in-house counsel, secretary and vice president.
Mr. Kreitzer received his Juris Doctor Degree, with honors, from the University of San Francisco and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics from the University of California, San Diego. Mr. Kreitzer is a member of the California Bar.