Financial Services >> CEO Interviews >> January 19, 2009

Kent Griffin – Biomed Realty Trust, Inc. (bmr)

KENT GRIFFIN has served as President and Chief Operating Officer of BioMed Realty Trust, Inc., since December 2008. He continues to serve as the company's Chief Financial Officer, a position that he has held since March 2006. Mr. Griffin previously was part of the real estate investment banking group at Raymond James & Associates, Inc., where he was a Senior Vice President responsible for advising real estate clients on public and private equity and debt issuance, mergers and acquisitions, and other services. Prior to joining Raymond James in 2003, Mr. Griffin spent four years with J.P. Morgan in its global real estate investment banking group in both New York and San Francisco. Mr. Griffin was part of the real estate service group for Arthur Andersen LLP from 1992 to 1997, where he was responsible for a range of audit and advisory services as a Certified Public Accountant. Mr. Griffin received a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of North Carolina and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business and Accountancy from Wake Forest University. He is a member of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts. Profile
TWST: May we start with a short history and overview of your company?

Mr. Griffin: BioMed is an entrepreneurial company with a specialized focus on

providing real estate for the life science