Brian Raymond was appointed Vice President, Life Sciences and Portfolio Operations in April 2023 after serving as Director of Facilities, Life Sciences since June 2010. Brian is responsible for the firm’s office and life science operations and their teams. As the Head of Life Sciences, he is responsible for all life science projects including development, acquisitions, and alterations of existing assets. As a LEED accredited professional Brian has delivered ground up LEED certified buildings as well as LEED certified commercial interior improvements. Brian was invited to participate in the Laney College Best Center and the California Institute for Energy and Environment’s pilot program and was in the first class to receive certification as a High-Performance Building Operations Professional. Brian started his career in commercial real estate in 1997 with Spieker Properties, Equity Office in 2001 and then joined McCarthy Cook in 2007. Brian is a proud trade school graduate from SCC’s Mechanical Electrical Technology in HVAC&R. Brian’s unique skillset allows him to design, build, and operate office and life science facilities at the highest level.