Michael J. Ruen

Philip L. Hawkins

Michael J. Ruen

Michael J. Ruen

Managing Director
East Region


As Managing Director for DCT Industrial, Michael Ruen is responsible for operating and growing the Company’s business in the East Region. Working with local market teams, Mr. Ruen is focused on deploying capital into attractive acquisition and development opportunities as well as leasing and managing the Company’s portfolio in the East Region. Additionally, Mr. Ruen is a member of the Company’s Executive Committee.

Mr. Ruen has 28 years of real estate experience and has been with DCT Industrial since 2006, previously serving as a Senior Vice President from 2006 to 2007. Prior to joining the team, Mr. Ruen served for a year as an employee of the Company’s former external advisor, Dividend Capital Advisors LLC. Before that he served for nine years as First Vice President and Market Officer at Prologis. While there he was responsible for development, acquisition, leasing and portfolio operations for various markets. Mr. Ruen also worked for CB Richard Ellis in Atlanta and managed various institutional account activities and general brokerage.

He received his MBA from Georgia State University and his B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Alabama.


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