Richard D. "Skip" Bronson
A native of West Hartford, Connecticut, Skip is the Chairman of The Bronson Companies, a real estate development and advisory firm based in Beverly Hills. Over the past 30 years, the company has been involved in the creation of more than 100 real estate projects throughout America.
Skip serves as a Director of Starwood Property Trust (NYSE: STWD), the largest commercial mortgage real estate investment trust in the United States. He is also a Director of Starwood Real Estate Income Trust, a REIT focused on the acquisition of commercial properties in The US and Europe.
Additionally he is a board member at Invitation Homes (NYSE: INVH). Based in Dallas, the company is the largest owner of single-family homes in America.
Previously, he was the President of New City Development, an affiliate of Mirage Resorts, where he oversaw the company’s new business initiatives and activities outside of Nevada. He was also a Director of Mirage Resorts and a former Director of TRI Pointe Group, Inc. (NYSE: TPH), a homebuilder based in Irvine, California.
In addition to his service at UCLA Neurosurgery, Skip is a past Chairman of the Board of The Archer School for Girls in Los Angeles and a past Trustee of The Forman School in Litchfield, CT.
A frequent guest on CNN, CNBC, MSNBC and Bloomberg TV, he is also the best-selling author of “The War at the Shore” which chronicles the complexities of the development process.