Financial Services >> CEO Interviews >> May 17, 2004


RICHARD I. GILCHRIST serves as co-Chief Executive Officer and President and as a Director on the Board of Directors of Maguire Properties, Inc. Before re-joining the Maguire organization in February 2002, Mr. Gilchrist was the Chief Executive Officer, President and member of the Board of Directors of Common Wealth Atlantic Properties, a privately held REIT, from 1997 to 2001. Prior to that time, Mr. Gilchrist was a Founder, co-Chairman and Managing Partner of CommonWealth Partners, an advisor and venture partner with the California Public Employees Retirement System, from 1995 to 1997. Mr. Gilchrist was a Senior Partner and member of the Management Committee of Maguire Thomas Partners from 1982 to 1995. He began his professional career as an attorney in Los Angeles. Mr. Gilchrist is a member of the Board of Directors and Compensation Committee of the Fortress Group and a member of the Board of Trustees of Whittier College. Mr. Gilchrist holds a Bachelor's degree from Whittier College and a Juris Doctor degree from the UCLA School of Law. Profile
TWST: Would you begin with a brief historical sketch of Maguire

Properties, and a picture of some of the most important things that have

been happening recently?

Mr. Gilchrist: The Maguire