05/16/2022 | by

As an extension of Nareit’s CEO Forum & Advocacy Day, which took place on March 1-2, Nareit's 2022 Chair Marguerite Nader, CEO, Equity LifeStyle Properties (NYSE: ELS) met with several Congressional leaders on Capitol Hill last week to discuss the issues currently facing REITs and the real estate investment community in the 117th Congress.

Nareit meets with Speaker Pelosi
(L-R) Nareit CEO Steve Wechsler; AvalonBay Communities CEO Benjamin Schall; House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA); and Nareit Chair and Equity LifeStyle Properties CEO Marguerite Nader.

The meetings, which included discussions with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), are an important way to underline the benefits of REITs to the overall economy and in the communities in which they operate.

Nareit with House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy
(L-R) Steve Wechsler; Marguerite Nader; and House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA).
Nareit meets with House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer
(L-R) House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD); Marguerite Nader; and Steve Wechsler.

Each year, Nareit’s CEO Forum & Advocacy Day provides Nareit members with the opportunity to interact with key policymakers from both houses of Congress and across the political aisle.

Nareit with Senate Republican Whip John Thune
(L-R) Steve Wechsler; Marguerite Nader; and Senate Republican Whip John Thune (R-SD).

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