WHY: Runs Newport Beach-based realty investor, which has been among country’s most active buyers of large office properties over past decade. Counts numerous REITs, other investment vehicles.
IN THE NEWS: Took over CEO role from Chuck Schreiber at the start of the year. NOTABLE: KBS looking to reenter Orange County market via strategic office investment opportunities.
QUOTABLE: “We are tracking 30 markets extremely closely, specifically markets with a strong employee base, good quality of life and school systems. Orange County is one of those markets.”