REIT executives, investors and analysts gathered at the New York Hilton Midtown from June 9 to 11 for REITWeek 2015: NAREIT's Investor Forum.
The program featured hundreds of individual company presentations from NAREIT's corporate members. Nearly 3,000 attendees had the opportunity at this year's event to share ideas and hear from industry leaders on the most pressing issues facing REITs today.
Highlights of REITWeek 2015:
Day One (June 9)
REITWeek 2015: NAREIT Chair David Neithercut (far left), the president and CEO of apartment REIT Equity Residential (NYSE: EQR), moderated a panel of fellow REIT CEOs. Other panelists included (from left to right): W. Benjamin Moreland, president and CEO of Crown Castle International Corp. (NYSE: CCI); Paul Pittman, executive chairman, president and CEO of Farmland Partners Inc. (NYSE: FPI); A. William Stein, CEO of Digital Realty (NYSE: DLR); Sean Reilly, CEO of Lamar Advertising Company (NASDAQ: LAMR); and David Nunes, president and CEO of Rayonier Inc. (NYSE: RYN).
REITWeek 2015: Accepting the 2015 NAREIT Investor CARE Gold Awards were (left to right): John Thomas, president and CEO of Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE: DOC); Dean Shigenaga, Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE: ARE); and Zachary Tanenbaum, director of investor relations at Starwood Property Trust (NYSE: STWD).
REITWeek 2015: Craig MacNab, chairman and CEO, National Retail Properties (NYSE: NNN).
REITWeek 2015: Steve Smith, president and CEO of Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ: EQIX).
Day Two (June 10)
REITWeek 2015: Nearly 3,000 people attended REITWeek 2015.
REITWeek 2015: Jim Taiclet, chairman, president and CEO of American Tower Corp. (NYSE: AMT).
REITWeek 2015: Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: HST) President & CEO Ed Walter.
REITWeek 2015: General Growth Properties, Inc. (NYSE: GGP) CEO Sandeep Mathrani.