Chief Operating Officer and Regional Market Director (San Francisco), Alexandria Real Estate (ARE)
Stephen A. Richardson has served as Chief Operating Officer and Regional Market Director – San Francisco since October 2011. Mr. Richardson previously served as the Company’s Executive Vice President/Regional Market Director – San Francisco Bay Area from January 2011 to October 2011, and Senior Vice President/Regional Market Director – San Francisco Bay Area from July 2005 to January 2011, where he was responsible for the management of the Company’s San Francisco region asset base and operations. From February 2000 to January 2011, Mr. Richardson served the Company as a Vice President. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Richardson served as a Director of CellNet Data Systems from 1993 to 2000, where he was responsible for negotiating large-scale technology transactions and aggregating a national footprint of wireless spectrum. From 1983 to 1993, Mr. Richardson served as a Director of Marketing and Leasing of Paragon Group, a national real estate development company and as real estate broker with Schneider Commercial Real Estate, serving the greater Silicon Valley market. Mr. Richardson received his Master of Business Administration degree from Santa Clara University and his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Literature from Claremont McKenna College.