BOSTON–BioMed Realty announced the promotion of Colleen O’Connor to the role of Vice President, Leasing, East Coast, and U.K. Markets. In her new role, O’Connor will oversee a total of 4.8 million SF of life science real estate.
Since joining BioMed Realty’s team nearly six years ago, Colleen has devotedly worked to elevate the company’s profile by establishing trusting relationships in the real estate, venture capital and science communities. In spearheading lease transactions on the East Coast and in the U.K., she has successfully established both markets into leading life science and technology hubs for BioMed Realty.
Colleen previously worked as BioMed Realty’s Senior Director of Leasing for the East Coast and U.K. Markets. Prior to her affiliation with the life science real estate company, Colleen worked as an assurance associate at PriceWaterhouseCoopers and, more recently, as a financial analyst at Fidelity Investments. In 2011, she officially became a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Massachusetts. She received a master’s degree in accounting from Boston College’s Carroll School of Management and an MBA from Babson College’s Franklin W. Olin Graduate School of Business.
“Colleen O’Connor consistently goes above and beyond to establish and strengthen relationships with our clients, our community and the broader life science and technology industries,” said Tim Schoen, President and CEO of BioMed Realty. “Her promotion is well-deserved as she has consistently demonstrated her expertise, leadership and dedication in serving the unique needs of our growing portfolio in key markets.”