Victor J. Coleman is the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Los Angeles-based Hudson Pacific Properties, Inc., a New York Stock Exchange real estate investment trust (NYSE symbol: HPP). Hudson Pacific's current portfolio consists of 25 properties consisting of seven million square feet totaling $3 billion located in Los Angeles, San Francisco and Seattle. HPP also owns two irreplaceable media and entertainment properties - Sunset Gower Studios and Sunset Bronson Studios - totaling approximately 1,000,000 square feet and are located in the heart of Hollywood, California.
Prior to the formation of HPP, Mr. Coleman co-founded and led Arden Realty, Inc. as its President and Chief Operating Officer and as a director, taking the company public on the NYSE in 1996 and selling it to GE Real Estate, a division of General Electric Capital Corporation, in 2006 for over $5 billion. Mr. Coleman is an active community leader, and is on the Founding Board of Directors for the Ziman Center for Real Estate at the Anderson School, UCLA, and the Boards of Ronald Reagan Medical Center at UCLA, Fisher Center for Real Estate & Urban Economics, Los Angeles Sports & Entertainment Commission and the Los Angeles Chapter of WPO. Mr. Coleman's previous experience as a director also includes service on the board of other public companies such as Douglas Emmett, Inc., and he currently serves as a trustee on the board of Kite Realty Group.
Mr. Coleman holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Golden Gate University and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Berkeley.