Names To Note

11/7/2012 | By Carisa Chappell

Published in the March/April 2012 issue of REIT magazine.



Christopher Conlon has been promoted to executive vice president and chief operating officer of Acadia Realty Trust (NYSE: AKR). Jon Grisham was named senior vice president and chief financial officer.

Behringer Harvard Opportunity REIT I appointed Michael O’Hanlon as CEO and president. Previously, he was an independent director at Behringer Harvard Multifamily REIT II. Robert Aisner, former CEO and president, was named vice chairman of the board. Also, Lisa Ross was named treasurer of the company.

Glimcher Realty Trust (NYSE: GRT) said that it has adjusted the role of George Schmidt, the company’s executive vice president and chief investment officer. Schmidt is now executive vice president of development, general counsel and secretary of the company and its affiliates.

Inland Western Retail Real Estate Trust Inc. named Angela Aman executive vice president, CFO and treasurer. Previously, Aman held the position of director of capital markets for the company. Shane Garrison was named executive vice president, COO and chief investment officer. Previously he was executive vice president and CIO of the company. As a result of these moves, CEO and President Steven Grimes will no longer serve as CFO and treasurer.

Land Securities Group PLC (LSE: LAND.LN) announced that after eight years at the helm, CEO Francis Salway will resign at the end of the financial year on March 31. At that time, Robert Noel will become CEO of the company. Previously, Noel was managing director of the company’s London portfolio.


Martin “Hap” Stein, CEO of Regency Centers (NYSE: REG), was inducted into the University of Florida Bergstrom Center for Real Estate Studies Hall of Fame. The hall of fame was established in 2008 to honor leaders whose lifetime of service has helped shape the real estate industry.

Also, Regency Centers named Lisa Palmer, vice president of capital markets, its successor at chief financial officer. Palmer will succeed current CFO, Bruce Johnson, who is retiring at the end of 2012.

RioCan (TSE: REI.UN) announced that COO Fred Waks will also assume the role of company president. Edward Sonshine, former president, will retain his title as CEO. Rags Davloor, CFO, will be promoted to executive vice president from senior vice president.


Other Features

Names to Note
Names to Note
Ashford Hospitality Trust, Inc. (NYSE: AHT) appointed Douglas Kessler as the CEO. Kessler has been with Ashford Trust since its IPO in 2003, serving...
REIT Industry Names to Note
Broadstone Real Estate Co-Founder Norman Leenhouts Dies at Age 81 Broadstone Real Estate, LLC announced the death of co-founder and senior advisor...
REIT Industry Names to Note
Ashford Hospitality Prime, Inc. (NYSE: AHP) appointed Richard Stockton as CEO. Monty Bennett , the previous CEO, remains chairman of Ashford Prime...
Names to Note
Kilroy Realty Founder Jim Kilroy Dies at 94 John B. “Jim” Kilroy, Sr., founder of Kilroy Realty Corp . (NYSE: KRC), died on Sept. 29 at the age of 94...
REIT Industry Names to Note
Capstead Mortgage Corp . (NYSE: CMO) announced that Andy Jacobs has resigned as president and CEO of the company. He had been with the company for 28...
REIT Names to Note
Acadia Realty Trust (NYSE: AKR) said John Gottfried will succeed Jon Grisham as CFO. Grisham previously announced his intention to retire. Boston...
REIT Industry Names to Note
American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp . (NASDAQ: MTGE) and American Capital Agency Corp . (NASDAQ: AGNC) said their board elected Gary Kain, the...
REIT Industry Names to Note
Agree Realty Corporation (NYSE: ADC) announced the appointment of Matthew Partridge as executive vice president, secretary and CFO. Annaly Capital...
REIT Industry Names to Note
Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE: BDN) President and CEO Jerry Sweeney was recognized for his contributions to the economy of the city of Philadelphia...
REIT Industry Names to Note
Agree Realty Corp . (NYSE: ADC) appointed Craig Willian as vice president responsible for managing the company’s diligence team as well as...