Mr. Donovan is Senior Vice President at Beacon Capital Partners, where he oversees and directs the emergency response for Beacon Capital Partners’ 30 million square-foot portfolio in the U.S., London, and Paris. Beacon Capital Partners is a privately held real estate investment firm with assets in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, Chicago, New York, Boston, and Washington, DC.
Mr. Donovan works with 17 real estate management companies to develop and execute emergency and crisis management programs with the goals of minimizing the impact of events and supporting the local, regional, and national public service groups’ needs to respond to events. He coordinates periodic tabletop sessions in which each property team, vendor, public entity, and tenant group participates roughly every 8 months, averaging about 50 tabletop events every year.
Mr. Donovan also identifies unique training opportunities that will benefit the properties and community as a whole in emergency preparedness. He strongly believes in the need to create partnerships between property owners and public agencies to maximize the effectiveness of communities’ emergency preparation and response.
He oversees the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) national preparedness committee, he co-chairs the Real Estate Roundtable – Homeland Security Taskforce, and he co-chairs the Commercial Facilities Sector Coordinating Council.
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