Real Estate

Trustee Steven L. Eggert
Trustee Steven L. Eggert

Co-Owner, St. Anton Partners, LLC
'82 P '15

Trustee Steven L. Eggert

Mr. Eggert is the Co-Owner of St. Anton Partners, LLC, a privately held, multi-family development and investment company that owns a diversified portfolio of conventional, seniors, and affordable rental residential communities throughout California. Prior to co-forming St. Anton in 1995, Mr. Eggert was a practicing real estate attorney. He served as a captain in the U.S. Army and is an Airborne Ranger.

Professional
  • St. Anton Partners, LLC, Co-Owner
  • U.S. Army, Captain
Leadership
  • California Chamber of Commerce
  • Affordable Workforce Housing Council of the Urban Land Institute
  • Sacramento Suburban Water District Board of Directors
Service
  • Claremont McKenna College Board of Trustees
  • Claremont McKenna College Kravis Leadership Institute, Board Member
Education
  • University of California, Berkeley, J.D.
  • Claremont McKenna College, B.A., Political Science



Trustee Robert J. Lowe
Trustee Robert J. Lowe

Chairman and CEO,
Lowe Enterprises, Inc.
'62

Trustee Robert J. Lowe

Mr. Lowe is Founder, Chairman of the Board, and Chief Executive Officer of Lowe Enterprises, a privately-owned national real estate company, active in commercial, hospitality, and residential property investment, development, and management. Headquartered in Los Angeles, the firm maintains regional offices in Denver, Orange County, San Diego, San Francisco, and Washington D.C. Over the past 39 years, Lowe Enterprises has developed, acquired, or managed more than $16 billion of real estate assets. Lowe is currently responsible for more than $5 billion of commercial, hospitality, and residential assets nationwide. Through its hospitality management subsidiary, the firm currently oversees the management of more than 9,000 hotel rooms/units nationwide.

Professional
  • Lowe Enterprises, Inc., Chairman and CEO
Leadership
  • Lowe Institute of Political Economy of Claremont McKenna College, Chairman and Co-Founder
  • Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce, Director
  • Real Estate Roundtable, Director
  • New Los Angeles Marketing Partnership, Chairman
  • California Economy Strategy Panel, Member
  • Economic Development Corporation of Los Angeles County, Director
Service
  • Claremont McKenna College Board of Trustees
  • Los Angeles Metropolitan YMCA, Board of Trustees
Education
  • Stanford University, M.B.A.
  • Claremont McKenna, B.A., Economics



Trustee David Mgrublian
Trustee David Mgrublian

Chief Executive Officer, IDS Real Estate Group
'82 P'11

Trustee David Mgrublian

Mr. Mgrublian is the CEO and managing director of IDS Real Estate Group. He oversees its Real Estate Services, Corporate Services, and Advisor divisions. He also selects and manages all institutional joint venture partners, evaluates all acquisitions, determines capital structures for all projects, approves and monitors asset management and development plans, and develops and implements strategic initiatives.

Professional
  • IDS Real Estate Group, Chief Executive Officer
  • Trammel Crow Company, Partner and Marketing Principal
Leadership
  • Urban Land Institute, Urban Development/Mixed-Use Council
Service
  • Claremont McKenna College Board of Trustees, Building and Grounds Committee Chair
  • Westridge School, Chairman of the Board
  • St. Mark's School, Chairman of the Board
  • Western Diocese Armenian Church Summer Camp, Director
  • Claremont McKenna College Alumni Association, President
  • Associated Students of Claremont McKenna College, President
Education
  • Harvard University, M.B.A.
  • Claremont McKenna College, B.A., Economics and Political Science



Trustee Kenneth M. Novack
Trustee Kenneth M. Novack

President, Schnitzer Investment Corp.
'67

Trustee Kenneth M. Novack

Mr. Novack is the president of Schnitzer Investment Corp., a real estate and investment firm. He is a director and past chairman of Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. which is engaged in metals recycling, steel manufacturing, and the auto parts business. He is also the past chairman of Liberty Maritime Corp. and Lasco Shipping Co., ocean shipping concerns. He has served on several boards of international maritime entities. Prior to his present positions, he was a partner in the law firm of Ball Janik & Novack.

Professional
  • Schnitzer Investment Corp., President
  • Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc., Director and Past Chairman
  • Liberty Maritime Corp., Chairman
  • Lasco Shipping Co., Chairman
  • American Bureau of Shipping, Board of Directors
  • Lloyd's Register, General Committee
  • North of England, Protection & Indemnity Society, Board of Directors
  • Baumarine (Oslo), Board of Directors
  • TNL Bulk (Copenhagen), Board of Directors
Leadership
  • Metropolitan Arts Commission Chairman
  • Oregon Youth Service Commission, Chairman
  • Portland Business Alliance Chairman
  • Kravis Leadership Institute Board
  • Lowe Institute for Political Economy Board
Service
  • Claremont McKenna College Board of Trustees
  • Eisenhower Medical Center, Board of Directors
  • Lewis & Clark College Board of Trustees
  • Marylhurst University Board of Trustees
  • Doernbecher Children's Hospital Board of Trustees
  • Oregon Health & Science University Board of Trustees
  • Portland Art Association Board of Trustees
Education
  • University of Southern California, J.D.
  • Claremont McKenna College, B.A., Economics



Trustee Kenneth J. Valach
Trustee Kenneth J. Valach

Chief Executive Officer, Trammell Crow Residential
'82

Trustee Kenneth J. Valach

Mr. Valach is the CEO of Trammell Crow Residential (TCR). Prior to that role, he oversaw development, finance, and construction for TCR in the South Central part of the country. He has overseen development of over 150 rental and for-sale apartment communities. Mr. Valach has been with TCR for over 20 years.

Professional
  • Trammell Crow Residential, Chief Executive Officer
  • Trammell Crow Residential, Executive Managing Director
  • Fairplex, Chief Financial Officer
  • Price Waterhouse, Management Consultant
Leadership
  • National Multi-Housing Council, Executive Board of Directors
  • Urban Land Institute
  • Houstonians for Responsible Growth, Trustee
Service
  • Claremont McKenna College Board of Trustees
  • Kimble Senior Housing Board
  • New Hope Housing Board
  • Boy Scouts of America
Education
  • Stanford University, M.B.A.
  • Claremont McKenna College, B.A. Economics and Math