Marc Brutten is Founder and Chairman of Brutten Global, a private holding company with offices in the Western US and Western Europe. Brutten Global and its affiliate companies have acquired, owned, and operated over 30 companies and added value to a portfolio of 875 buildings, totaling 81 million square feet. It has raised US $6 billion of debt and equity, with a transaction volume that has reached $7.8 billion.
Marc Brutten is also Founder and Chairman of Westcore Properties. Prior to forming Westcore, he was President of Shidler West, Inc. Under his direction, the company’s industrial portfolio grew to more than 11.3 million sq. ft. and the company’s asset value grew from US $20 million to US $800 million.
Mr. Brutten is involved in numerous professional and community organizations including the Urban Land Institute (ULI), National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP), Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR), the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), The New Children’s Museum (where he is a member), Sharp HealthCare (where he is a member of the board of directors), and Mechanics Bank, formerly California Republic Bank (where he is a director). He is also a member of the Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate’s Policy Advisory Board Executive Committee at the University of San Diego. He serves on the Board of Regents for Boston College, and as a University Trustee for the University of California.
Prior activities have included serving as a board member for various organizations, including the San Diego Community Foundation Real Estate Board and Ritz Camera.
Mr. Brutten is a graduate of the University of California, San Diego.