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
Alan D. Gold
Chairman Emeritus & Co-Founder
Alan D. Gold is the Co-Founder of BioMed Realty and served as our Chairman and Chief Executive since our formation in 2004. He also served as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of BioMed Realty’s privately held predecessor, Bernardo Property Advisors, Inc. from 1998 to 2004. He currently serves as special advisor to the company as Chairman Emeritus. Mr. Gold was a co-founder and served as President and a director of Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc., a publicly traded REIT specializing in acquiring and managing laboratory properties for lease to the life science industry, from its predecessor’s inception in 1994 until he resigned as President in August 1998 and as a director at the end of 1998. Mr. Gold served as managing partner of GoldStone Real Estate Finance and Investments, a partnership engaged in the real estate and mortgage business, from 1989 to 1994. He also served as Assistant Vice President of Commercial Real Estate for Northland Financial Company, a full service commercial property mortgage banker, from 1989 to 1990 and as Real Estate Investment Officer – Commercial Real Estate for John Burnham Company, a regional full service real estate company, from 1985 to 1989. Mr. Gold currently serves on the board of directors of CatchMark Timber Trust, Inc., a publicly traded REIT focused on timberland ownership, and as a member of the Board of Trustees for the Salk Institute for Biological Studies. He previously served on the board of directors of American Assets Trust, Inc., a publicly traded REIT, from 2011 to 2013.
Mr. Gold received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration and his Master of Business Administration from San Diego State University.