Eli Khouri ('82)
Eli Khouri is President and CEO of Equity Office – an affiliate of the Blackstone Group (NYSE: BX) – which is one of the nation’s largest office real estate owner/operators. Mr. Khouri oversees the strategic direction of the company as well as all day-to-day operations. Prior to Equity Office, Mr. Khouri served as Executive VP and Chief Investment Officer at Kilroy Realty. From 1991 to 2001, he served in several 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. In 2002, Mr. Khouri co-founded and served as Managing Director of Broadreach Capital Partners, a private real estate investment firm. 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. Mr. Khouri received his Civil Engineering degree from Stanford University.