Executive Board


(from left to right): First Vice Chair Timothy J. Naughton, Chairman and CEO of AvalonBay Communities, Inc.; Chair Edward J. Fritsch, President and CEO of Highwoods Properties, Inc.; Steven A. Wechsler, President and CEO of NAREIT; Second Vice Chair Thomas J. Baltimore Jr., President and CEO of RLJ Lodging Trust; and Treasurer Sandeep Mathrani, CEO of General Growth Properties, Inc.


Edward J. Fritsch
Highwoods Properties, Inc.
First Vice Chair
Timothy J. Naughton
AvalonBay Communities, Inc.
Second Vice Chair
Thomas J. Baltimore Jr.
RLJ Lodging Trust
Sandeep Mathrani
General Growth Properties, Inc.

Other Executive Board Members

Michael P. Glimcher
WP Glimcher

Ronald L. Havner
Public Storage

Philip L. Hawkins
DCT Industrial Trust Inc.

Lauralee E. Martin
HCP, Inc.

W. Benjamin Moreland
Crown Castle International Corp.

David J. Neithercut
Equity Residential

Dennis D. Oklak
Duke Realty Corporation

Doyle R. Simons

A. William Stein
Digital Realty

Robert S. Taubman
Taubman Centers, Inc

Owen D. Thomas
Boston Properties, Inc.

Past NAREIT Chairs