EVP - Chief Operating Officer
Lisa Picard is Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Equity Office. In this role, Ms. Picard is responsible for advancing Equity's organizational vision and investment strategies in the areas of product design, positioning, branding and sales, real estate technology and sustainable strategies, to further distinguishing Equity Office as an industry leader in urban office experiences.
Prior to Equity Office, Ms. Picard worked for Skanska Commercial Development US where she served as Executive Vice President establishing the company's strategic development, investment and execution for the Pacific Northwest. She also founded Muse Development in Seattle, worked several years for Hines Interests, and also managed several national accounts for pension fund investment in real estate.
Ms. Picard received her Bachelor of Science degree from California Polytechnic University-Pomona in Urban and Regional Planning. She also holds two master's degrees from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and lectures on topics including design thinking and mindful leadership, as well as driving innovation and understanding risk.