People

MEET OUR TEAM

Commercial real estate industry leaders direct IDS Real Estate Group. Consistent team staffing and commitment over project life cycles set IDS apart from other national real estate service firms challenged by rapid employee turnover, constant management restructuring, and frequent ownership changes. IDS leadership and team stability are two of its greatest strengths. IDS senior management has been with the firm an average of over 15 years.

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

David G. Mgrublian

Chief Executive Officer

Joining the firm in 1992, Mr. Mgrublian supervises IDS Real Estate Investment Management and Landlord Services divisions, and develops their strategic initiatives. Mr. Mgrublian oversees all institutional ventures - their acquisitions, capital structures, development plans, asset management, and disposition. Mr. Mgrublian came to IDS after serving as a partner with national real estate developer Trammell Crow Company. Holder of an MBA from Harvard University and a bachelor's degree in economics and political science from Claremont McKenna College, Mr. Mgrublian is a member of the Urban Land Institute's Urban Development/Mixed-Use Council and the Policy Advisory Board of UC Berkeley’s Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics. Mr. Mgrublian is Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Claremont McKenna College and the former board chair of Westridge School in Pasadena and St. Mark's School in Altadena. His family has endowed the Mgrublian Center for Human Rights at Claremont McKenna College.


Murad Siam

Chief Executive Officer

Prior to co-founding IDS in 1986, Mr. Siam was ranked as CBRE’s top real estate manager nationwide for three consecutive years. As CEO of IDS, Mr. Siam oversees its Landlord Services and Corporate Services divisions. Mr. Siam also directs investments and co-investments, evaluates acquisitions, approves and monitors asset management and development plans and develops and implements strategic initiatives. A graduate of California State University, Northridge, Mr. Siam is a licensed California real estate broker and an active member of the American Industrial Real Estate Association, (AIR), the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) and the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC). An active member of his community, Mr. Siam is the Founder and Chairperson of the Valley Sports Foundation, which serves over 1,000 high school age athletes annually in the Greater San Fernando Valley, an Advisory Board Member of UMMA Community Clinic South Los Angeles, and a Board Member of American Near East Refugee Aid.


SENIOR MANAGEMENT

Lauren Cain

Chief Administrative Officer

Jeff Newman

Chief Financial Officer

Mickey Siam

Chief Operating Officer

Matthew Aminoff

Senior Vice President

Cathryn DeFazio

Senior Vice President

Patrick Foudy

Senior Vice President

Robert Fuelling

Senior Vice President

Mike Hughes

Senior Vice President

Paul Karapetian

Senior Vice President

Steve Methot

Senior Vice President

David Saeta

Senior Vice President

Daniel Sibson

Senior Vice President

Patrick Spillane

Senior Vice President

Matt Traino

Senior Vice President

VICE PRESIDENTS

Steve Aldapa

Vice President

Brett Dallas

Vice President

Zeina Daoud

Vice President

Debbie Du

Vice President

Georgia Ferrer

Vice President

Geoff Garland

Vice President

Kelley Holderman

Vice President

Eric Mitchell

Vice President

Suleman Mohammed

Vice President

Darrin Nickerson

Vice President

Paul Ohlmann

Vice President

John Quinn

Vice President

Maz Shauk

Vice President

David Smith

Vice President