Executive Board & Advisory Board

Executive Board

The Nareit Executive Board is Nareit’s policy and steering body, responsible for all long-term planning, financial budgets, investments, policy positions and statements.

2018 Officers

Chair
Thomas J. Baltimore, Jr.
Park Hotels & Resorts

First Vice Chair
Sandeep Mathrani
GGP, Inc.

Second Vice Chair
Owen D. Thomas
Boston Properties, Inc.

Treasurer
A. William Stein
Digital Realty

Executive Board Members

Michael D. Barnello
LaSalle Hotel Properties

John P. Case
Realty Income Corporation

Edward J. Fritsch
Highwoods Properties, Inc.

William P. Hankowsky
Liberty Property Trust

Joel S. Marcus
Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc.

Christopher P. Marr
CubeSmart

Timothy J. Naughton
AvalonBay Communities, Inc.

Jeffrey S. Olson
Urban Edge Properties

Michael J. Schall
Essex Property Trust

Doyle R. Simons
Weyerhaeuser

James D. Taiclet, Jr.
American Tower Corporation

 

Nareit Officers are also members of the Executive Board.

Past Nareit Chairs

Timothy J. Naughton
Chairman, CEO & President
AvalonBay Communities, Inc.
Term: 2017

Edward J. Fritsch
President & CEO
Highwoods Properties
Term: 2016

David J. Neithercut
President & CEO
Equity Residential
Term: 2015

Ronald L. Havner, Jr.
CEO
Public Storage
Term: 2014

W. Edward Walter
CEO
Host Hotels & Resorts
Term: 2013

Donald C. Wood
President & CEO
Federal Realty Investment Trust
Term: 2012

Bryce Blair
President
Harborview Associates, LLC
Term: 2011

Debra A. Cafaro
Chairman & CEO
Ventas, Inc.
Term: 2010

Constance B. Moore
President & CEO
BRE Properties, Inc.
Term: 2009

Martin E. Stein, Jr.
Chairman & CEO
Regency Centers Corporation
Term: 2008

Arthur M. Coppola
Chairman & CEO
Macerich
Term: 2007

R. Scot Sellers
Term: 2006

David E. Simon
Chairman & CEO
Simon Property Group, Inc.
Term: 2005

Hamid R. Moghadam
CEO & Chairman
Prologis, Inc.
Term: 2004

Steven Roth
Chairman & CEO
Vornado Realty Trust
Term: 2003

William D. Sanders
Chairman
Strategic Growth Bank
Term: 2002

Warren E. Spieker, Jr.
Partner
Spieker Partners
Term: 2001

Samuel Zell
Chairman
Equity Residential
Terms: 1999 & 2000

Steven J. Guttman
Term: 1998

Milton Cooper
Executive Chairman
Kimco Realty Corporation
Term: 1997

Stanford J. Alexander
Chairman
Weingarten Realty Investors
Term: 1996

Kenneth B. Roath
Former Chairman
HCP, Inc.
Term: 1995

John P. McCann
Term: 1993 & 1994

William Newman
Term: 1991 & 1992

 

Advisory Board of Governors

The Advisory Board of Governors is the advisory body to the Executive Board and provides advice and assistance in all matters related to Nareit, the membership, and the REIT industry.

Nareit 2018 Advisory Board of Governors

Edward K. Aldag
President & CEO
Medical Properties Trust, Inc.
 
Andrew M. Alexander
President & CEO
Weingarten Realty Investors
 
Peter E. Baccile
President & CEO
First Industrial Realty Trust, Inc.
 
William C. Bayless
CEO
American Campus Communities, Inc.
 
Albert P. Behler
Chairman, CEO & President
Paramount Group, Inc.
 
H. Eric Bolton, Jr.
Chairman & CEO
MAA
 
Byron L. Boston
CEO, President & Co-CIO
Dynex Capital, Inc.
 
Jon E. Bortz
Chairman & CEO
Pebblebrook Hotel Trust
 
Jay A. Brown
President & CEO
Crown Castle International Corp.
 
Stephen E. Budorick
President & CEO
Corporate Office Properties Trust
 
Richard J. Campo
Chairman & CEO
Camden Property Trust
 
James B. Connor
President & CEO
Duke Realty Corporation
 
Michael J. Covey
Chairman & CEO
Potlatch Corporation
 
Mark J. DeCesaris
CEO
W. P. Carey
 
Thomas J. DeRosa
CEO
Welltower Inc.
 
Gordon F. DuGan
CEO
Gramercy Property Trust
 
Conor C. Flynn
President & CEO
Kimco Realty Corporation
 
Philip L. Hawkins
President & CEO
DCT Industrial Trust Inc.
 
Maria R. Hawthorne
President & CEO
PS Business Parks, Inc.
 
David A. Helfand
President & CEO
Equity Commonwealth
 
Thomas M. Herzog
CEO
HCP, Inc.
 
Jackson Hsieh
CEO & President
Spirit Realty Capital
 
Eugene W. Landy
Chairman
Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corporation
 
 
Paul T. McDermott
President & CEO
Washington REIT
 
William L. Meaney
President & CEO
Iron Mountain
 
E. Nelson Mills
Chairman & CEO
Columbia Property Trust
 
Marguerite M. Nader
President & CEO 
Equity Lifestyle Properties, Inc.
 
Arlen D. Nordhagen
CEO, President & Chair
National Storage Affiliates
 
Scott D. Peters
Chairman, CEO & President
Healthcare Trust of America, Inc.
 
Paul A. Pittman
Executive Chairman, President & CEO
Farmland Partners Inc.
 
Sean E. Reilly
CEO
Lamar Advertising Company
 
James F. Risoleo
President & CEO
Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc.
 
David L. Rogers
CEO
Life Storage, Inc.
 
Glenn J. Rufrano
President & CEO
VEREIT, Inc.
 
Richard B. Saltzman
President & CEO
Colony NorthStar, Inc.
 
Bruce J. Schanzer
President & CEO
Cedar Realty Trust, Inc.
 
Wendy L. Simpson
Chairman, President & CEO
LTC Properties, Inc.
 
David P. Singelyn
CEO & Trustee
American Homes 4 Rent
 
Stephen M. Smith
CEO & President
Equinix, Inc.
 
Gerard H. Sweeney
President & CEO
Brandywine Realty Trust
 
Amy L. Tait
Chairman, President & CEO
Broadstone Net Lease, Inc.
 
Robert S. Taubman
Chairman, President & CEO
Taubman Centers, Inc.
 
James M. Taylor Jr.
CEO & President
Brixmor Property Group Inc.
 
John T. Thomas
President & CEO
Physicians Realty Trust
 
Thomas W. Toomey
President & CEO
UDR, Inc.
 
Julian E. Whitehurst
President & CEO
National Retail Properties, Inc.