Mr. Lawler is CEO of Hines' Asia Pacific Region, where he oversees all development, acquisitions and operations activity throughout the region. He is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. Prior to his role in the Asia Pacific Region, Mr. Lawler served as a Senior Managing Director in the West Region responsible for over eight million square feet of office, residential, industrial, and retail projects. Prior to joining Hines in 2007, he was a Captain in the United States Marine Corps and a Naval Aviator, receiving multiple commendations including the Bronze Star with Valor.
Lawler graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BA in Marine Biology from Boston University and earned his MBA from Harvard Business School. He is a member of YPO Hong Kong.