W. Blake Baird
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder
Terreno Realty Corporation
W. Blake Baird is chairman, chief executive officer and co-founder of Terreno Realty Corporation, a San Francisco-based public real estate investment trust. Before co-founding Terreno Realty Corporation’s predecessor in 2007, Baird served as president and director of AMB Property Corporation (NYSE: AMB), a global developer, owner and operator of industrial real estate, now known as Prologis, Inc. (NYSE: PLD). Baird joined the Alexander & Baldwin Board in 2006 and became a board member of Matson, Inc. when the two companies separated in June of 2012. He also serves as a director of Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc. (NYSE: SHO). He is a former member of the Young Presidents’ Organization and a former member of the Board of Governors of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts. Baird received two bachelor’s degrees from the University of Pennsylvania (in economics from the Wharton School and in history from the College of Arts and Sciences). He also received a master’s degree in business administration from New York University.