REITs in the Community: Meeting with Senator Michael Bennet in Colorado

August 16, 2015 - Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO) (third from right) and Representative Ed Perlmutter (D-CO) (left) met with a group of NAREIT members to discuss the state of the REIT industry and the business and political climate in Colorado. NAREIT attendees included (from left to right): Kim Campbell, Senior Manager, Property Management, Macerich; Phil Hawkins, CEO, DCT Industrial Trust; Thomas Wattles, Executive Chairman of the Board, DCT Industrial Trust; Tom Toomey, Chief Executive Officer, President, and Director, UDR, Inc.; Luca Fabbri, CFO, Secretary and Treasurer, Farmland Partners; Paul Pittman, Executive Chairman, President, and CEO, Farmland Partners.

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