• Preferred Name: Mike

    Last Name: Biggar

    Degree String (Type, Year): ('81, MBA '94)

    Job Title: Managing Partner

    Company Name: Orchard Partners, LLC

    Bio: Mike Biggar is Managing Partner of Orchard Partners, LLC, a privately held real estate development and investment company. He began his career in Bay Area commercial real estate in 1981. Prior to forming Orchard Partners in 2007, Mike co-founded Orchard Investors, LLC in 1994 to continue the investment and development activities of its predecessor company, Orchard Properties, a real estate organization well known throughout Northern California since 1973. His Orchard entities have been responsible for the acquisition, development, financing, and operation of over 4,000,000 sq. ft. of R&D, industrial, and tech office product and over 360 acres of development land in the Bay Area, typically in partnership with institutional capital. In addition to SPIRE and SREC, Mike is a past president and current board member of NAIOP Silicon Valley, and is a founding board member of the Hale Ranch Foundation. He received his AB in political science from Stanford University and his MBA from the Stanford GSB.