Hudson Pacific Properties Strengthens Regional Office Network with Key Senior Management Appointments

LOS ANGELES–Hudson Pacific Properties, Inc. (“Hudson” or the “Company”) (NYSE:HPP) today announced three senior management appointments to further streamline corporate and property operations across its regional offices.

Joshua Hatfield, former Senior Vice President, Northern California, has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Operations and relocated to Hudson’s Los Angeles headquarters, where he will now oversee all corporate and office portfolio operations. Drew Gordon has returned to San Francisco to resume his role as Senior Vice President, Northern California, and Hudson has hired David Tye as Senior Vice President, Pacific Northwest. Gary Hansel, who joined the Company in January, will continue as Senior Vice President, Southern California. Going forward, the regional heads will report to Mr. Hatfield, who continues to report to Christopher Barton, Executive Vice President, Operations and Development.

“These appointments strengthen Hudson’s regional model, and demonstrate our commitment to having a seasoned leader in each of our core markets,” said Victor J. Coleman, Hudson’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “Further, Josh’s tenure in our San Francisco office established that he has the experience and vision necessary to effectively manage our expanding corporate and portfolio operations, which will be essential as we continue to grow our company.”

Mr. Tye has more than 27 years of experience across all aspects of commercial real estate with a focus on the Pacific Northwest. Prior to joining Hudson, Mr. Tye spent six years at Arden Realty, most recently as Vice President of Leasing and previously as Vice President of Operations for the Seattle and Portland regions. While at Arden, he oversaw leasing, operations, construction and capital projects for a portfolio of 50 office properties totaling over 2.7 million square feet. Prior to Arden, he spent seven years at Equity Office in Seattle in a number of roles, including Vice President of Operations and Vice President of Property Management. Mr. Tye has previously held various positions in leasing and property management at Wright Runstad & Co., Cannon Real Estate Services, Hines Interest Limited Partnership and Coldwell Banker Commercial. He earned a B.A. from the University of Washington.

About Hudson Pacific Properties
Hudson Pacific Properties, Inc. is a full-service, vertically integrated real estate company focused on owning, operating and acquiring high-quality office properties and state-of-the-art media and entertainment properties in select growth markets primarily in the Pacific Northwest and Northern and Southern California. The Company’s strategic investment program targets high barrier-to-entry, in-fill locations with favorable, long-term supply-demand characteristics in select target markets, including Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego, San Francisco and Seattle. The Company’s portfolio currently consists of approximately 6.4 million square feet, not including undeveloped land that the Company believes can support an additional 1.9 million square feet. The Company has elected to be taxed as a real estate investment trust, or REIT, for federal income tax purposes. Hudson Pacific Properties is a component of the Russell 2000® and the Russell 3000® indices. For additional information, please visit

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