Mike Grisso Joins Kilroy Realty as Senior Vice President, Development and Land Planning

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LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Kilroy Realty Corporation (NYSE: KRC) today said that current Senior Project Manager for the Office of Community Investment and Infrastructure (“OCII”) for the City and County of San Francisco, Mike Grisso, has agreed to join the West Coast real estate investment trust to assist in the company’s entitlement, land planning, and development efforts.

Mr. Grisso will join KRC in mid-July after 11 years with OCII and its predecessor, the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency, where he was managing the implementation of the Transbay and South of Market Redevelopment Project Areas. He was responsible for planning and facilitating development on more than 12 acres of vacant public property in the heart of downtown San Francisco and serving as the agency’s lead negotiator on a variety of complex real estate and public and private development transactions, including more than $400 million in land dispositions.

Mr. Grisso holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Los Angeles and a Master in Public Policy and Urban Planning from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He will be based in the company’s San Francisco office.

About Kilroy Realty Corporation. With more than 65 years’ experience owning, developing, acquiring and managing real estate assets in West Coast real estate markets, Kilroy Realty Corporation (KRC), a publicly traded real estate investment trust and member of the S&P MidCap 400 Index, is one of the region’s premier landlords. The company provides physical work environments that foster creativity and productivity, and serves a roster of dynamic, innovation-driven tenants, including technology, entertainment, digital media and health care companies.

At March 31, 2014, the company’s stabilized portfolio totaled 13.3 million square feet of office properties, all located in the coastal regions of greater Seattle, the San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego. 41% of the company’s properties were LEED certified and 55% of the eligible properties were ENERGY STAR certified. In addition, KRC has approximately 2.5 million square feet of new office development under construction with a total estimated investment of approximately $1.5 billion. More information is available at http://www.kilroyrealty.com.

Forward-Looking Statements. This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Forward-looking statements are based on our current expectations, beliefs and assumptions, and are not guarantees of future performance. Forward-looking statements are inherently subject to uncertainties, risks, changes in circumstances, trends and factors that are difficult to predict, many of which are outside of our control. Accordingly, actual performance, results and events may vary materially from those indicated in forward-looking statements, and you should not rely on forward-looking statements as predictions of future performance, results or events. Numerous factors could cause actual future performance, results and events to differ materially from those indicated in forward-looking statements, including, among others, risks associated with: investment in real estate assets, which are illiquid; trends in the real estate industry; significant competition, which may decrease the occupancy and rental rates of properties; the ability to successfully complete acquisitions and dispositions on announced terms; the ability to successfully operate acquired properties; the availability of cash for distribution and debt service and exposure of risk of default under debt obligations; adverse changes to, or implementations of, applicable laws, regulations or legislation; and the ability to successfully complete development and redevelopment projects on schedule and within budgeted amounts. These factors are not exhaustive. For a discussion of additional factors that could materially adversely affect our business and financial performance, see the factors included under the caption “Risk Factors” in our annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2013 and our other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. All forward-looking statements are based on information that was available, and speak only as of the date on which they are made. We assume no obligation to update any forward-looking statement made in this press release that becomes untrue because of subsequent events, new information or otherwise, except to the extent required in connection with ongoing requirements under U.S. securities laws.

Contact:
Kilroy Realty Corporation
Tyler H. Rose
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
(310) 481-8484
or
Mike Sanford
Senior Vice President, Northern California
(415) 778-5678
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