Clare De Briere

Clare De Briere
Executive Vice President
Skanska USA Commercial Development

Clare De Briere is a native Angeleno and has spent her career creating special places for the citizens and visitors of Los Angeles. Clare De Briere joined The Ratkovich Company in 1991 after graduating from UCLA and worked her way through property management, leasing, construction, financing and development management while earning her graduate degree at USC’s prestigious Lusk Center for Real Estate. In her career with the company she has overseen the acquisition, entitlement, planning, development and/or disposition of millions of square feet from The Wiltern Theatre, 5900 Wilshire, 800 Wilshire, The Alhambra, The Hercules Campus in Playa Vista and, most recently, The Bloc in downtown Los Angeles. Clare retired from the Company after 26 years, the last decade of which she spent as its Chief Operating Office and Executive Vice President. In 2018, Clare joined Skanska’s Commercial Development Business as an Executive Vice President in Los Angeles. In this role, Clare will lead the team exploring opportunities to expand Skanska’s real estate development business into Los Angeles. She will be responsible for land acquisition, the development and design of new projects, tenant leasing strategy and execution of future projects. Skanska USA Commercial Development invests in and develops customer-focused and highly sustainable office and multi-family properties. Since 2009, Skanska has invested more than $2 billion in dozens of projects, self-financing the majority of them. Skanska has developed speculative offices for such clients as Bank of America, Brooks Sports, PwC and Tommy Bahama. Clare is an active member of the Urban Land Institute serving on the America’s Executive Committee, as a Global Trustee, as the Los Angeles District Council Chair, on the national Advisory Committee for Building Healthy Places and Building Healthy Corridors. She has served on a ULI Advisory Panel in the City of Denver and on a local Technical Assistance Panels for the Huntington Hospita