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Joel Marcus

CEO

Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc.

About

Joel Marcus is the chairman, chief executive officer, and founder of Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:ARE), the largest REIT uniquely focused on collaborative science and technology campuses in urban innovation clusters. He co-founded Alexandria in 1994 as a garage startup with a business plan and $19 million of seed capital, and has led its growth into a publicly traded, investment-grade REIT with a total market capitalization of approximately $11 billion and dominant market presence in leading AAA locations, including Greater Boston, San Francisco, New York City, and San Diego. Mr. Marcus was profiled in the November 2014 edition of Forbes.