EVP – Leasing
Robert Paratte was appointed Executive Vice President, Chief Leasing Officer and Senior Advisor to the Chairman in December 2022 and is responsible for Kilroy’s leasing and business development activities across the company. He served as Executive Vice President of Leasing and Business Development from January 2014 to November 2022.
Across a three-decade plus career in commercial real estate, Mr. Paratte has held leadership roles in a variety of disciplines, including leasing, property acquisitions, dispositions, development and property management. He joined Kilroy in 2014, after seven years at Tishman Speyer where he was managing director for global leasing and business development. He was responsible for maintaining and building relationships with corporate real estate executives across the country and around the world. Additionally, Mr. Paratte was instrumental in securing some of the largest lease transactions in the firm’s development projects.
Prior to Tishman Speyer, Mr. Paratte was a partner at San Francisco-based William Wilson and Associates. Mr. Paratte was named the San Francisco Business Times Deal Maker of the Year in 2002. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Planning from the University of California, Davis and an MBA from the University of San Francisco. He is a licensed California Real Estate Broker and a member of the Urban Land Institute.