Douglas Abbey is Chairman of Swift Real Estate Partners, a San Francisco-based company focused on value-add office properties on the west coast. He previously co-founded two investment management organizations: AMB Property Corporation (merged with Prologis:NYSE), now the largest global industrial REIT, and IHP Capital Partners, a provider of equity to the single family homebuilding industry. He is the Chairman of the Urban Land Institute Foundation He serves on the board of Bridge Housing, the leading non-profit affordable housing developer on the west coast. Since 2005 he has taught the real estate class at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Mr. Abbey holds a B.A. from Amherst College and an MCP from UC Berkeley.