Lydia Tan (MBA '91)
Lydia Tan is a Senior Vice President at Bentall Kennedy with responsibility for development activity in the Western region of the United States. Prior to joining Bentall Kennedy in 2014, Lydia was Director of Northern California Operations at Related California. Lydia has more than 30 years' experience in apartment development, including prior senior positions at BRIDGE Housing Corporation, where she co-led an investment partnership and oversaw the addition of 7,900 affordable homes. She has had key involvement in several large-scale, multi-block public/private redevelopment efforts, including entitlements, finance and construction in San Francisco, Oakland and Palo Alto. In her 17 years of experience as a corporate officer and member of executive management teams, she has functioned as an EVP, COO and Interim President/CEO. Lydia holds BA in Architecture from University of California, Berkeley and an MBA from Stanford University, and she is a Registered Architect in California.