Mike Conn is Chief Development Officer at Meridian, a full-service owner, operator, and investor of real estate focused primarily on healthcare and life science properties in the western U.S.
With more than 20 years of experience in construction, real estate, and development, Mr. Conn is responsible for all aspects of development, including site acquisition, entitlements, joint ventures, deal structuring, and execution. He oversees construction, including estimating and scheduling, and overall performance of the assets.
Prior to joining Meridian, Mr. Conn worked in commercial brokerage at CB Richard Ellis, where he specialized in the sales and leasing of industrial and flex/office product. He has also worked as a developer with Catellus and ProLogis, and as a general contractor with Turner Construction Company.
Over the course of his career, Mr. Conn has over five million square feet of projects with a value of close to $2 Billion. The projects range from major value-add repositioning in dense urban infill markets to ground-up master planned centers with parking structure development. Projects include complicated parcel assemblages, complex entitlements and environmental remediation. Some notable ambulatory healthcare and life science facilities include radiation oncology, dialysis, biopharmaceutical manufacturing, cGMP clean room, R&D Lab, primary and specialty medical and dental. His clients include major healthcare providers such as Sutter, Stanford, John Muir, UCSF, HCA, DaVita, Satellite, Kaiser, Simon Med, Banner, McKesson, AltaMed, Amgen, and Baxter.
Mr. Conn holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California at Santa Barbara and is a licensed California Real Estate Broker, a General Contractor (California and Arizona), and LEED Accredited Professional. He is an avid Blood Donor with the American Red Cross.