Stanford Alumni Real Estate Council (SREC)

Our SREC Members are best in-class.

Established leaders in real estate and the built environment, they come together with their peers and fellow alums to inspire and challenge one another to move their industries forward. They collaborate, support each other, and equally important, have fun together.

SREC members develop the minds that will shape the built environment of tomorrow with their financial support of SPIRE and their vital role in its student initiatives.

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  • Name: Michael 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 4M sq. ft of R&D, office, and industrial product and over 360 acres of development land in Silicon Valley, typically in partnership with institutional capital. In addition to SPIRE and SREC, 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 bachelor's degree in political science from Stanford University and his MBA from the Stanford GSB.