Global Chairman

Owen D. Thomas
Global Chairman

Owen D. Thomas is the Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Boston Properties. He is a director of Lehman Brothers Holdings and served as its first Chairman from 2012 until March 2013. Prior to Lehman, Mr. Thomas was with Morgan Stanley for 24 years serving in a number of different roles, business units and locations, including Chief Executive Officer of Morgan Stanley Asia, President of Morgan Stanley Investment Management, Head of Morgan Stanley Real Estate and Chairman of Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities. He also served on Morgan Stanley’s Management Committee from 2005 until 2011.

Mr. Thomas is a Trustee of the Urban Land Institute, a Director of the Urban Land Institute Foundation, an Officer of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts and member of its Executive Board, a Director of the Real Estate Roundtable, a Director of the University of Virginia Investment Management Company and a former Chairman of the Pension Real Estate Association. He attended and is a former Trustee of Woodberry Forest School, received a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Virginia and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. He is married, has three children and lives in Bronxville, New York.