Members of our premier management team were the pioneers in developing the life
science real estate industry.
With a proven track record for creating value, the BioMed Realty continues to leverage
its extensive expertise, experience and relationships with key leaders in the core
life science markets, having grown a portfolio that effectively meets the dynamic
needs of the life science industry.
Under the guidance and leadership of our experienced, highly knowledgeable management
team, BioMed Realty has grown from an initial asset base of $500 million in 2004 to over
$6 billion in life science assets, with properties throughout the seven life science
Karen A. Sztraicher
Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
Karen A. Sztraicher has served as our Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer since February 2016, having served previously as Executive Vice President, Asset Management since August 2012. Since August 2004, she has served in various other capacities for BioMed Realty including Senior Vice President, Asset Management; Vice President, Treasury and Finance; Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer; and Senior Controller. From 1999 to 2004, Ms. Sztraicher served as Chief Financial Officer of GMS Realty, LLC and from 1997 to 1999 served as Vice President Accounting of GMS Realty, LLC a private real estate company focused on acquiring, developing and operating retail properties in the western United States. Ms. Sztraicher became a certified public accountant in 1988 and received her Bachelors of Science Degree, cum laude, from Cal State Polytechnic University, Pomona.