The candidate has served as Chief Executive Officer of Extra Space Storage, Inc. (NYSE: EXR) since January 2017. Prior to that, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer from July 2015 until December 2016. Previously, the candidate served as a member of the Board of Directors of the company from February 2005 until July 2015. He rejoined the company’s board in 2017. From 2011 until July 2015, he also was Senior Managing Director and Partner at Penzance Properties. Previously, the candidate was a Co-Founding Partner of Arsenal Real Estate Funds from 2004 through 2011. Before forming Arsenal in 2004, he held senior positions from 1992 to 2004 at Prudential Real Estate Investors in portfolio management, capital markets and as General Counsel. Before that, the candidate worked for The Prudential Insurance Company of America as in-house Real Estate Counsel from 1988 through 1992, and as a Real Estate Associate at the law firm of Nutter, McClennen & Fish from 1986 through 1988. The candidate is a graduate of Harvard College and Columbia University School of Law.