The candidate has served as Chief Executive Officer of Equity Residential (NYSE: EQR) since January 2006 and President of the company since May 2005. He was Executive Vice President – Corporate Strategy of the company from January 2004 to May 2005, and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from February 1995 to August 2004. Prior to joining the company, the candidate served as Senior Vice President of Finance for Equity Group Investments, L.L.C. He is additionally an Independent Director of GGP Inc. (NYSE: GGP). He is a member of the Executive Board of NAREIT of which he served as Chairman in 2015. The candidate received an MBA from the Columbia University Graduate School of Business.
Equity Residential (NYSE: EQR) is one of the largest apartment owners in the US. The company acquires, develops, and manages multifamily residential properties, which includes the generation of rental and other related income through the leasing of apartment units to residents. A real estate investment trust, the company wholly owns about 400 garden-style, high-rise, and mid-rise multifamily communities with some 110,000 units in large metropolitan areas. Equity Residential also owns two military housing complexes and partially owns about two dozen other apartment properties totaling around an additional 10,000 units. Its properties are spread across 12 states and Washington, DC. Market Cap: $24.4 billion.
Candidate ID: 83438