The 2017 MSRED Gala honored alumnus Blake Hutcheson ‘89 MSRED, President & CEO Oxford Properties Group, as the Recipient of the 2017 Distinguished Alumnus Award. The event featured remarks by Hutcheson, along with Dean Amale Andraos, Patrice Derrington, Holliday Professor and Director of the Real Estate Development program, and Mark McGoldrick '89 MSRED.
About the 2017 Distinguished Alumnus Honoree
Blake Hutcheson is the President and CEO of the Oxford Properties Group which has over $45 billion of assets under management and 2,300 employees in Canada, Europe and the USA. The business is highly respected globally and is an active developer of projects such as New York’s Hudson Yards, London’s “Cheese Grater” building, and Canada’s Yorkdale Mall. He is also the Chief Investment Officer of Real Estate and Platform Investments for OMERS overseeing approximately 20% of the OMERS $90 billion investment portfolio, including its energy and ventures business. Blake sits on several Boards, Committees and Government Task Forces in Canada. He has received several awards including the BOMA Icon of the Industry Award within Canada. Hutcheson is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario, the London School of Economics (with distinction) and has an MS in Real Estate Development from Columbia GSAPP. He has been a tremendous supporter of our program.
MSRED Industry Advisory Board
Marc Holliday, Trustee, '90 MSRED
SL Green Realty Corp.
Mary Ann Tighe
Forest City Ratner Companies
Stephen Glascock '91 MSRED
A. Eugene Kohn
Kohn Pedersen Fox
Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP
Philip L. Milstein '71 CC
Ogden Cap Properties, LLC