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Leadership and Achievement Awards

The Industry Leadership Award is presented to a REIT executive who has made a significant and lasting contribution to the growth and betterment of the industry. Industry professionals whose acumen and integrity have helped heighten awareness of REITs and publicly traded real estate are eligible for the Industry Achievement Award. Both awards were created in 1992 to honor NAREIT members who have displayed excellence in their contributions to the real estate industry and to the programs of the association. The leadership award is presented in memory of Edward H. Linde, the late CEO of Boston Properties. The achievement award is presented in memory of E. Lawrence Miller, the former CEO of one of the industry’s first REITs, Bradley Real Estate Trust, and a past NAREIT Chair.

NAREIT Industry Leadership Award Recipients:

2013: Bryce Blair, former Chairman and CEO of AvalonBay Communities

2012: Martin "Hap" Stein, President and CEO, Regency Centers Corporation

2011: Nelson Rising, Chairman, Rising Realty Partners

2010: Douglas Crocker, Trustee, President and CEO, Equity Residential Properties Trust

2009: Arthur Coppola, Chairman and CEO, Macerich

2008: Leland Speed, Chairman, Parkway Properties and EastGroup Properties

2007: David Simon, Chairman and CEO, Simon Property Group

2006: Edward H. Linde, CEO, Boston Properties, Inc.

2005: Hamid Moghadam, Chairman and CEO, AMB Property Corporation

2004: Steven Roth, Chairman and CEO, Vornado Realty Trust

2003: William D. Sanders, Co-Chairman, Verde Realty

2002: Kenneth B. Roath, Chairman and CEO, Health Care Property Investors, Inc.

2001: Bernard Winograd, CEO Prudential Real Estate Investors

2000: Samuel Zell, Chairman, Equity Group Investments

1999: Milton Cooper, Chairman and CEO, Kimco Realty Corporation

1998: Stanford J. Alexander, Chairman and CEO, Weingarten Realty Investors

1997: John P. McCann, Chairman and CEO, United Dominion Realty Trust

1996: Sylvan M. Cohen, Chairman, Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust

1995: William Newman, Chairman, New Plan Excel Realty Trust

1994: Arthur von Thaden, Chairman, BRE Properties

1993: Arthur Viner, Real Estate Consultant

1992: Royce B. McKinley, Chairman, Santa Anita Realty Enterprises

NAREIT Industry Achievement Award Recipients:

2013: Ritson Ferguson, CEO and Co-Chief Investment Officer of CBRE Clarion Securities

2012: Robert Steers, Co-Chairman and Co-CEO, Cohen & Steers, Inc.

2011: Theodore Bigman, Managing Director & Global Head of Real Estate, Morgan Stanley Investment Management

2010: Gilbert G. Menna, Partner & Co-Chairman, Goodwin Procter LLP

2009: Tom Robinson, Senior Advisor, Stifel, Nicolaus

2008: Martin Cicco, CEO, MJC Associates

2007: Barden Gale, Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer for Real Estate of ABP Investments, U.S.

2006: Cydney Donnell, Executive Professor, Mays Business School, Texas A&M University

2005: Arthur Zankel, High Rise Capital Management, LP

2004: Ralph Block, Publisher, “The Essential REIT” newsletter

2003: Jon A. Fosheim, Principal, Green Street Advisors and Mike Kirby, Principal, Green Streen Advisors

2002: Barry Vinocur, Editor-in-Chief, Realty Stock Review

2001: Martin Cohen, President, Cohen & Steers Capital Management

2000: Robert A. Frank, President and CEO, Intellectual Capital Markets, Inc.

1999: Richard B. Saltzman, Managing Director, Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc.

1998: Morris L. Kramer, Partner, Roberts & Holland LLP

1997: Mark O. Decker, Managing Director, Friedman, Billings, Ramsey & Co., Inc.

1996: Howard Mason, Senior Vice President, BRE Properties, Inc.

1995: Kenneth D. Campbell, Chairman, CRA Real Estate Securities

1994: William King, Partner, Goodwin, Procter & Hoar LLP