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Mr. Dennis E. Singleton

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Board Director

Phone: (415) ***-****  HQ Phone
Glaucoma Research Foundation
251 Post Street Suite 600
San Francisco , California 94108
United States

Company Description: Founded in 1978 and headquartered in San Francisco, Glaucoma Research Foundation is America's oldest and most experienced institution dedicated solely to its...   more

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • Masters , Business Administration
    Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Science
    Lehigh University
63 Total References
Web References
Board of Directors | Glaucoma Research Foundation, 29 July 2014 [cached]
Dennis E. Singleton
Spieker Partners
Church of the Pioneers Foundation, 5 July 2014 [cached]
Dennis Singleton
Dennis has been a member of MPPC since 1973, and has served as an elder and as a director of COPF for the past ten years. He also serves on the board of the Glaucoma Research Foundation, as Vice Chairman of Lehigh University's Board of Trustees, and as an active supporter of Young Life. Dennis has a BA from Lehigh University and an MBA from Harvard University. He and his wife, Charlot, have three children.
Spieker, 6 Sept 2000 [cached]
Dennis E. SingletonSpieker Properties - About Us
Company HighlightsExecutive Profiles
Dennis Singleton serves as vice chairman of the Board of Directors for Spieker Properties, Inc., a publicly traded real estate company that he helped form in November 1993 (NYSE:SPK).Dennis is responsible for leading the company's efforts to build a brand identity, as well as for developing the value-added services the Company provides to its customers.Additionally, Dennis is involved with identifying and analyzing strategic operating opportunities for the Company.
Prior to his current responsibilities, Dennis served as the Company's chief financial officer and chief investment officer.Since joining Spieker Properties' predecessor company in 1972, Dennis has overseen the development and acquisition of more than 28 million square feet of commercial properties representing an investment of over $3 billion.
Dennis received a Bachelor of Science degree from Lehigh University and a Masters in Business Administration from Harvard Graduate School of Business.Presently, he serves on the Board of Trustees of Lehigh University, the Edna Gladney Fund, and the Glaucoma Research Foundation.Additionally, Dennis is involved in a variety of community activities.
Officers & Directors | BRE Properties, 30 May 2013 [cached]
Dennis E. Singleton
Dennis E. Singleton, age 64, was appointed as a Director of BRE on March 1, 2009. Mr. Singleton currently serves on the Board of Directors of Digital Realty Trust, Inc; as vice chairman of the board of trustees of Lehigh University; and is a board member and past president of the Glaucoma Research Foundation. Mr. Singleton was a founding partner of Spieker Properties, Inc., a Northern California-based commercial real estate investment trust (REIT), which was acquired by Equity Office Properties, Inc. in 2003. Mr. Singleton served as Chief Financial Officer and Director of Spieker Properties, Inc. from 1993 to 1995, Chief Investment Officer and Director from 1995 to 1997, and Vice Chairman and Director from 1998 to 2001.
Dennis E. Singleton, ..., 19 Mar 2014 [cached]
Dennis E. Singleton, Laurence A. Chapman, Kathleen Earley, Ruann F. Ernst, Ph.D., Kevin J. Kennedy, William G. LaPerch and Robert H. Zerbst are all of our nominees for election to the Board.
Dennis E. Singleton
Dennis E. Singleton has served as a director since 2004 and as our Chairman of the Board since 2012. Mr. Singleton is currently a member of our Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Mr. Singleton was a founding partner of Spieker Partners, the predecessor of Spieker Properties, Inc., one of the largest owners and operators of commercial property on the west coast prior to its $7.2 billion acquisition by Equity Office Properties Trust in 2001. Mr. Singleton served as Chief Financial Officer and Director of Spieker Properties, Inc. from 1993 to 1995, Chief Investment Officer and Director from 1995 to 1997 and Vice Chairman and Director from 1998 until his retirement in 2001. During his tenure, Mr. Singleton was involved in identifying and analyzing strategic portfolio acquisition and operating opportunities and oversaw the acquisition and development of more than 20 million square feet of commercial property. From 2001 to the present, Mr. Singleton has managed personal investments in real estate. Mr. Singleton is currently a member of the board of directors and serves on the audit and real estate committees of BRE Properties, Inc., which is listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Mr. Singleton received a Bachelor of Science degree from Lehigh University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard Business School. Our Board selected Mr. Singleton to serve as a director because it believes he possesses valuable financial and real estate industry expertise, including extensive experience with the acquisition, financing and operation of commercial property.
During 2013 Mr. Singleton, as the Chairman of the Board, has served as the presiding director of the executive sessions of the Independent Directors.
The Board has determined that our Board leadership structure is the most appropriate at this time, given the specific characteristics and circumstances of the Company, and the skills and experience of Mr. Singleton.
Our Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee Charter is located on our website at and is available in print to any stockholder who requests it by writing to our Secretary, as provided for in “—Board Governance Documents.” Ms. Earley is Chair and Mr. Chapman, Mr. Singleton and Mr. Zerbst are members of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.
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