REITs on Capitol Hill

Highlights from NAREIT’s 2016 Washington Leadership Forum:

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2016 Washington Leadership Forum: Ventas (NYSE: VTR) Chairman and CEO Debra Cafaro greets Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY).

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2016 Washington Leadership Forum: House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) speaks at a fundraiser co-sponsored by REITPAC.

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2016 Washington Leadership Forum (left to right): American Tower Corp. (NYSE: AMT) Executive Vice President and General Counsel Ed DiSanto; AvalonBay Communities, Inc. (NYSE: AVB) Chairman, President and CEO Tim Naughton; Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-OR); Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESS) President and CEO Michael Schall; Digital Realty Trust (NYSE: DLR) Director of Government Affairs Pat Farley.

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2016 Washington Leadership Forum (left to right): NAREIT President and CEO Steve Wechsler; Schall; Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: HST) President and CEO Ed Walter; Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT); Cafaro; 2016 NAREIT Chair and Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE: HIW) President and CEO Ed Fritsch.

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2016 Washington Leadership Forum: Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid meets with WLF attendees.

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2016 Washington Leadership Forum (left to right): Wechsler, Fritsch, Equity Commonwealth (NYSE: EQC) CEO David Helfand, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA); Weingarten Realty (NYSE: WRI) CEO Drew Aexander.

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2016 Washington Leadership Forum (left to right): Rep. Richard Neal (D-MA); Naughton; DiSanto; Boston Properties, Inc. (NYSE: BXP) CEO Owen Thomas.

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2016 Washington Leadership Forum (left to right): Rep. Joe Crowley (D-NY), Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management Director David Zonavetch; Macerich (NYSE: MAC) Vice Chairman Dana Anderson; Broadstone Real Estate, LLC CEO Amy Tait; Walter.

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2016 Washington Leadership Forum (left to right): Crown Castle International Corp. (NYSE: CCI) Senior Vice President and General Counsel Ken Simon; Tait; Rep. Xavier Becerra (D-CA); Schall; BlackRock Managing Director Mark Howard-Johnson.

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2016 Washington Leadership Forum (left to right): Thomas; Piedmont Office Realty Trust (NYSE: PDI) CFO Bobby Bowers; Rep. Sam Johnson (R-TX); Barclays Managing Director Ross Smotrich; Farley.

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2016 Washington Leadership Forum (left to right): Equity Residental (NYSE: EQR) President and CEO David Neithercut; Duke Realty Corp. (NYSE: DRE) Executive Chairman Denny Oklak; Raymond James Managing Director Brad Butcher; Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL); Schall; Cedar Realty Trust (NYSE: CDR) President and CEO Bruce Schanzer; Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE: DOC) President and CEO John Thomas.

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2016 Washington Leadership Forum (left to right): Walter; Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-GA); Bowers; Wechsler.

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2016 Washington Leadership Forum (left to right): Naughton; Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corp. (NYSE: MNR) President and CEO Michael Landy; House Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Sander Levin (D-MI); Lazard Asset Management Managing Director Jay Leupp; Bowers.

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2016 Washington Leadership Forum (left to right): Bowers; Schanzer; Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ); Landy; Smotrich.

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2016 Washington Leadership Forum (left to right): Capstead Mortgage Corp. (NYSE: CMO) President and CEO Andy Jacobs; Rep. John Delaney (D-MD); Schanzer.

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2016 Washington Leadership Forum: Stuart Rothenberg (standing), founding editor and publisher of the Rothenberg & Gonzales Political Report and columnist with Roll Call, provides an overview of the political landscape ahead of the November elections.

(Contact: Robert Dibblee at rdibblee@nareit.com)

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