Owen D. Thomas

Owen D. Thomas

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Owen D. Thomas is a recognized leader in the real estate industry with more than 35 years of executive leadership, strategic planning, management and international experience, as well as substantial experience in financial and capital markets.

Mr. Thomas is the Chairman and CEO of BXP. He is currently a Director of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. and served as its first Chairman from 2012 until 2013 when he joined BXP. Prior to Lehman, Mr. Thomas was with Morgan Stanley for 24 years serving in a number of different roles, including Chief Executive Officer of Morgan Stanley Asia Ltd., President of Morgan Stanley Investment Management, Head of Morgan Stanley Real Estate and Managing Director.  He alsoserved on Morgan Stanley's Management Committee from 2005 until 2011. Mr. Thomas was previously a Director of Grosvenor Group Limited from 2011 to 2013.

Mr. Thomas is a member and former Global Chairman of the Urban Land Institute, a Director of the Real Estate Roundtable, a member of the Advisory Board of Governors of Nareit and a member of the Economic Club of New York. He previously served as Chairman of the Pension Real Estate Associates and as a Director of the University of Virginia Investment Management Company. He attended and is Chair of the Board of Trustees at Woodberry Forest School, received a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Virginia and an MBA from Harvard Business School.