John M. Sobrato
John M. Sobrato, Chairman
Mr. Sobrato is the third generation to be involved with the family-owned organization where he has worked since his teens. As Chairman, he leads the executive committee that sets strategic direction of the organization’s portfolio of over 15 million square feet of commercial and residential income properties as well as its investments in global marketable securities. He is very involved in the local community and is past chair of numerous non-profit boards including the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Bellarmine College Preparatory, KTEH Public Television, Santa Clara University Fellows and Regents, Catholic Charities of San Jose, the San Jose Repertory Theater and Charities Housing Development Corporation. Mr. Sobrato was recently named Chairman of the Santa Clara University Board of Trustees and currently serves on the boards of Notre Dame San Jose, the Catholic Foundation of Santa Clara County and the Sobrato Family Foundation. Mr. Sobrato graduated from Santa Clara University with a BSC.