Robert E. Pester
Robert E. Pester serves as Executive Vice President, Co-Head of West Coast Regions for BXP. Prior to his appointment to this position in January 2016, Mr. Pester served as Senior Vice President and Regional Manager of our San Francisco office from 1998 to 2016. Mr. Pester is responsible for overseeing existing operations in San Francisco and our other Bay Area properties on the Peninsula and in Silicon Valley. He is also responsible for developing new business opportunities in the area. Prior to joining BXP in 1998, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer of Bedford Property Investors, a REIT in Lafayette, California, where he led the acquisitions and development program. From 1990 to 1991 he was President of Bedford Property Development, a private West Coast development concern that held more than $2 billion in real estate assets. From 1980 to 1989, he was a leading commercial real estate broker with Cushman & Wakefield in northern California, where he last served as Vice President. Mr. Pester is a licensed California officer and real estate broker. He is a graduate of the University of California at Santa Barbara with a BA in Economics and Political Science.