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  • Name: Don Ankeny

    Degree String (Type, Year): (MBA '83)

    Job Title: President & CEO

    Company Name: Westcore

    Bio: Mr. Ankeny is President and CEO of Westcore Properties leading the company's portfolio of Industrial properties of 16M+ sq. ft. Don plays a key role in the company's business strategy, utilizing his real estate and capital markets' expertise to grow the company's investment and operating platform. Previously he led the real estate group Robertson Stephens, a global investment banking firm that was acquired by Bank of America and later by Bank Boston. Under his leadership, the firm was engaged in many of the country's significant public and private real estate transactions. Prior to this, Don was a partner with Trammell Crow. Don graduated cum laude from Dartmouth College with a distinction in economics and holds an MBA from the Stanford GSB. Don is a member of National Association of Industrial and Office Parks and Gold council member of Urban Land Institute. He received San Diego Business Journal's CEO of the Year, EY's Entrepreneur of the Year and Real Estate Forum's Best Bosses in the Business award.