The candidate is Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Gramercy Property Trust Inc. (NYSE: GPT). He has over 20 years of senior management experience in the real estate industry. From June 2011 to June 2012, the candidate served as Global Head of Equity Real Estate for a wholly-owned subsidiary of Annaly Capital Management (NYSE: NLY), a mortgage REIT. From June 2010 to June 2011, he served as Managing Partner of Northcliffe Asset Management, which managed net leased commercial real estate on behalf of private investors. From May 2004 to July 2010, The candidate was Chief Executive Officer of WP Carey (NYSE: WPC). Prior to that, he served in various capacities with WP Carey, including as a Director, as President and as Head of Investments. The candidate is a member of the Advisory Boards of India 2020 Limited, a private equity firm investing in India. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Gramercy Property Trust Inc. (NYSE: GPT), a self-managed real estate investment trust (REIT), invests in and manages single-tenant net leased commercial office and industrial properties in major markets across the US and Europe. It owns (directly or through joint ventures) over 130 properties spanning 14 million square feet of space. Gramercy also manages $1.1 billion of commercial real estate properties for third parties in the US and Europe. Its Gramercy European Property Fund partners with equity investors in targeting single-tenant industrial, office, and specialty real estate assets across Europe. Gramercy agreed to merge with Chambers Street Properties in 2015. Market Cap: $1.4 billion.
Candidate ID: 88856