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Name: Jeff Birdwell
Degree String (Type, Year): ('82, MS '83)
Job Title: President, Commercial Development
Company Name: Sares Regis Group of Northern California
Bio: Jeff Birdwell manages the commercial division of Sares Regis Group of Northern California, overseeing office, R&D, industrial and retail developments. The division currently has more than 7 million square feet of commercial properties valued at $8 billion under development. Prior to joining the San Mateo office in 1994, Jeff began his tenure in 1987 at the affiliate Sares-Regis Group, where he was responsible for development activity in the Los Angeles/Ventura County regional office. Jeff has a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering and a master's in civil engineering, construction engineering and management from Stanford and a Bachelor of Arts in economics from Claremont Men's College. He is also a consulting associate professor in civil environmental engineering at Stanford.