Founder and former Chairman and CEO, Spieker Properties
Ned Spieker is the founder and former Chairman and CEO of Spieker Properties (NYSE), one of the largest owner operators of commercial property in the U.S. The company focused on development, ownership and operations of office, industrial and shopping centers in the western United States. Spieker Properties was sold in 2001 to another public company, which became then the largest public real estate company in the U.S.
Today Ned is the founder and Chairman of Continuing Life communities, a seniors community company that operates large-scale seniors communities in California. Ned also owns and operates agriculture properties including, rice, almonds, cattle and wine grapes. He also invests and serves on the boards of several early and mid-stage tech companies.