This candidate most recently served as a Managing Director and Head of International Real Estate at The Carlyle Group (NYSE: CG). Prior to this, he was Senior Advisor to TPG Capital’s Real Estate Group, an opportunistic investor in real estate platforms. The group invested over $2 billion of equity capital since its formation in 2009. Prior to joining TPG in April 2011, he was the Chief Executive Officer of GGP Inc. (NYSE: GGP) from November 2008 until December 2010. He led GGP through the largest bankruptcy and restructuring in REIT history. During his tenure, the total return (including stock price appreciation and dividend reinvestment) was 906%. Before joining the company, this candidate was co-founding Partner of Polaris Capital LLC, which was formed in 2002 and was in the business of owning retail real estate assets throughout the US. From November 2000 through May 2002, he was Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer of Rodamco, North America. Rodamco owned over $6 billion in real estate assets, primarily dominant regional malls. Rodamco was a public company listed on the Amsterdam Stock Exchange.
He held numerous positions with Urban Shopping Centers, Inc., a NYSE listed REIT including President, Chief Financial Officer and Director of Acquisitions. Urban was in the business of owning, acquiring, managing, leasing, developing and redeveloping super-regional and regional malls. He was a Vice President in the Capital Markets group of JMB Realty, where he was employed from 1987 to 1993. From 1983 to 1987, he worked in the Commercial Real Estate Lending Group at The First National Bank of Chicago as a Corporate Lending Officer. He is currently a member of Real Estate Roundtable, International Council of Shopping Centers and the Urban Land Institute. He also serves on the Advisory Boards of the real estate programs at both Cornell University and Northwestern University. He received his Master’s degree from Northwestern University and his Bachelor’s degree from Cornell University. He formerly served on the Board of Directors of Parkway Properties Inc. (formerly NYSE: PKY) and currently serves on the board of Forest City Realty Trust (NSYE: FCE).
One of the world’s largest private investment firms, The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) owns 250-plus companies and boasts almost $180 billion in assets under management. Activities include management-led buyouts, minority equity investments, real estate, venture capital, and leveraged finance opportunities in the energy and power, consumer and retail, defense and aerospace, and technology and business services industries. Other target sectors include financial services, health care, infrastructure, transportation, telecommunications, and media. Since its founding in 1987, Carlyle has made more than 1,700 investments. It has more than 35 offices across 6 continents. Revenue: $2.3 billion.
Candidate ID: 74948