Small Investor Empowerment Award

Left to right: Mark Decker, president and CEO, Investors Real Estate Trust, Steve Wechsler, president and CEO, Nareit, Damon Hininger, president and CEO, CoreCivic, Sen. John Thune (R-SD), John Isakson, chief capital officer, Preferred Apartment Communities, Dana Anderson, vice chairman emeritus, Macerich, Mike Landy, president and CEO, Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corporation

Sen. John Thune (R-SD) received Nareit’s 2018 Small Investor Empowerment Award. The Small Investor Empowerment Award was established on behalf of those people who invest in, are employed by, or derive other benefits from REITs and publicly traded real estate companies. The annual award recognizes public servants who have demonstrated exceptional commitment to the ideals of free enterprise, economic growth, personal freedom and unlimited opportunity for all Americans.

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