Bruce W. Duncan is the President, Chief Executive Officer, and member of the Board of Directors of CyrusOne (NASDAQ: CONE), a global high-growth real estate investment trust (REIT) specializing in engineering, building and managing massive data center properties.
Bruce has more than 40 years of diverse real estate management, development, and global investment experience across numerous property types. He has had an extraordinary and successful track record as CEO and Director of multiple public companies: Cadillac Fairview Corporation, Equity Residential, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., and First Industrial Realty Trust, Inc. He currently serves on the board of Boston Properties, Inc. and was a director of Marriott International Inc. until July 2020.
As the former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of First Industrial Realty and former Chief Executive Officer of EQR, Bruce has extensive experience in real estate matters and investment strategy, as well as valuable experience as Chief Executive Officer of other publicly traded companies.
Bruce is a graduate of Kenyon College and has an MBA from the University of Chicago. He and his wife Deborah love traveling and playing golf together (although he is the world’s worst golfer!). He also likes to play tennis but again not well. He has two daughters: Britt, who lives in Berlin, and is involved in the arts and Cat who is in the investment business in Chicago. Bruce is a lifetime Trustee of the Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.