Market Makers

Market Makers: Art Gensler (Part 1; The Start)

Art Gensler founded Gensler in 1965. An architect, he is widely credited with elevating the practice of interior design to professional standing. He is a Fellow of both the American Institute of Architects and the International Interior Design Association, and a professional member of the Royal Institute of British Architects.

Art graduated from Cornell University’s College of Architecture, Art and Planning and is a member of its Advisory Council. A charter member of Interior Design magazine’s Hall of Fame and a recipient of IIDA’s Star Award, he has also received Ernst & Young LLP’s Lifetime Achievement Award and the Cornell Entrepreneur of the Year Award. In 2015, he wrote Art’s Principles to offer today’s entrepreneurs the business insights he wishes someone had given him when he was starting out.


Jim Wunderman
Bay Area Council

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Kofi Bonner
Five Point Holdings

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Sonja Trauss
SF Bay Area Renters’ Federation

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Alex Mehran & Alex Mehran Jr.
Sunset Development

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Alexa Arena
Forest City

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Steve Dostart
Dostart Development Co.

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Phil Mahoney
Newmark Cornish & Carey

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John A. & John M. Sobrato
Chairman & CEO The Sobrato Organization

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Michael Covarrubias
Chairman and CEO TMG Partners

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John Kilroy
President & CEO Kilroy Realty Corp.

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George Salah
CEO Apparent Energy

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