Dan Kingsley is a founder of SKS Investments and has 31 years of experience in commercial real estate, primarily in real estate development. Over the course of his career, Dan has played a major role in the planning, entitlement, design and construction of over 8 million square feet of Class A office, hotel and mixed-use building development. He has a 100% career success rate in the approval of entitlements for development projects. From 1985 until founding SKS, Dan was a Vice President with Maguire Thomas Partners, one of the nation’s five largest investment builders during the 1980s, headquartered in Los Angeles, California, where he participated in the development of over 3 million square feet of office space. He received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Oregon, a Master of Business Administration degree from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and a Master of Regional Planning degree from the University of Pennsylvania.
Dan’s civic volunteer work includes the following: member of the UCSF Mission Bay Hospitals Advisory Group; board member of Arriba Juntos, an economic empowerment nonprofit agency in San Francisco’s Mission District; board member of the Committee on Jobs, a San Francisco business advocacy organization; board member of the Greenbelt Alliance; and a board member of the Sugar Bowl Corporation ski resort in Northern California.