Don Ankeny’s real estate background includes starting and overseeing the real estate group at 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 most significant public and private real estate transactions. Prior to Robertson Stephens, he was a partner with Trammell Crow Company where he was responsible for the development of some of the most prestigious properties in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
As President and CEO of Westcore Properties, Mr. Ankeny presides over the company’s domestic portfolio of office and industrial properties, which currently totals more than 12 million sq. ft. Additionally, he plays a key role in the company’s business strategy, utilizing his strong real estate and capital markets expertise to grow the company’s investment and operating platforms.
Mr. Ankeny graduated cum laude from Dartmouth College with a distinction in economics. He also holds an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.