John M. Sobrato
John M. Sobrato, Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Sobrato is the third generation to be involved with the family-owned firm where he has worked since his teens. As CEO, he has primary responsibility for the strategic direction of the firm's portfolio of over 15 million square feet of commercial and residential income properties as well as the company's investments in global marketable securities. Mr. Sobrato graduated from Santa Clara University in 1983 with a BSC. He is very involved in the local community and recently completed his terms as Chair of the Board of Directors of the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, and Chair of the Board of Trustees of Bellarmine College Preparatory. He has also served as past chair or past president of KTEH Public Television, Santa Clara University Board of Regents, Catholic Charities of San Jose, the San Jose Repertory Theater, Charities Housing Development Corporation and the Board of Fellows of Santa Clara University.