De Briere leads a team exploring opportunities to expand Skanska’s real estate development business into Los Angeles. She is responsible for land acquisition, the development and design of new projects, tenant leasing strategy and execution of future projects.
Prior to joining Skanska, De Briere was executive vice president and chief operating officer with The Ratkovich Company. In her more than 20 years with the company, she oversaw the acquisition, entitlement, planning, development and disposition of millions of square feet of developments, including the The Hercules Campus in Playa Vista and, most recently, The Bloc in downtown Los Angeles. She is an active member of the Urban Land Institute, serving as the Chair of the Los Angeles District Council, as well as sitting on the Americas Executive Committee. She also sits on the Advisory Board for UCLA’s History Department and USC’s Price School’s Real Estate’s Advisory Board. She has been included on the Los Angeles Business Journal’s Women Making a Difference list and the Real Estate – Southern California’s Women of Influence list every year since 2003.