Chief Executive, Director Macerich Co.




REAL ESTATE | 2022 LA500

O’Hern is the chief executive of Santa Monica-based retail real estate company Macerich Co., a title which he has had since 2019. Prior to becoming chief executive, O’Hern served as the company’s chief financial officer, senior executive vice president and treasurer. He has also held C-suite roles for several other real estate development companies as well. He worked with Arthur Andersen and Co. from 1978 to 1984. O’Hern is involved in numerous groups and is on the boards of the USC Marshall School of Business, Torrance Memorial Medical Foundation and Douglas Emmett Inc. Some of Macerich’s biggest local projects include Santa Monica Place and One Westside.