Prior to becoming CEO of Goodman Birtcher North America in 2012, Brandon Birtcher was president and sole owner of Birtcher Development & Investments, a five generation leading West Coast development and investment firm founded by his grandfather in 1939. The company has developed and constructed a total of nearly 60 million square feet of industrial, office, and specialty retail projects throughout the United States.
During his tenure he has served as development partner, overseeing the development of distribution, suburban office and wholesale design centres throughout the Western US. From 1991 to 1994, he was responsible for overseeing the company’s operations in Guadalajara and Mexico City, Mexico.
Brandon holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business/Economics from Claremont Men’s College in Claremont, California and served six years in the US Coast Guard Reserves.
At present, Brandon is on the University of Southern California’s Lusk Center for Real Estate Board of Directors Executive Committee, the University Of California Irvine Graduate School Of Management’s Board of Advisors, a member of the Young President’s Organization — California Coast Chapter (Chairman 2003/2004), Claremont McKenna College’s Rose Institute of State and Local Government Board of Directors, is an active member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI). Previous affiliations include the National Association of Industrial & Office Parks (NAIOP) National Board of Directors, Braille Institute National Board, Boy Scouts of America El Camino District board, Orange County Sheriff’s Advisory Council and co-founder of the Young Executives of America, among others.