Names to Note: March/April 2020

REIT magazine: March/April 2020

Robert Chambers joined Americold Realty Trust (NYSE: COLD) as executive vice president and chief commercial officer, with responsibility for global business development and account revenue growth. He most recently held the title of CFO for a publicly traded transportation logistics company. Previously, he was vice president of commercial finance at Americold.

Duke Realty (NYSE: DRE) promoted Art Makris to regional senior vice president of its Northeast operations. Duke also announced that Ben Struewing, who previously worked for the company in Columbus, Ohio, has returned to lead its leasing and development efforts in the market. Struewing has been named vice president, leasing and development.

Green Street Advisors appointed Jeff Stuek Jr. as CEO. Stuek succeeds Craig Leupold, who stepped down after 12 years as president and CEO and more than 26 years with Green Street. Prior to joining Green Street, Stuek served as president, North America of TravelClick, an Amadeus Company. Leupold will continue to serve as a strategic advisor to Green Street.

Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE: HIW) tapped Thomas Anderson to join the company’s board. He retired in June 2019 after 18 years as CEO of the Medical University of South Carolina Foundation.

Hudson Pacific Properties, Inc. (NYSE: HPP) announced the promotion of three executives within the company. Mark Lammas, who most recently served as CFO and COO, has been promoted to president; CIO Alex Vouvalides is taking on the additional role of COO; and Harout Diramerian is being promoted from chief accounting officer to CFO.

Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corp. (NYSE: MNR) announced the retirement of Allison Nagelberg, the company’s general counsel, after two decades of service with the REIT. The position has been filled by Michael Prashad, who had been serving as the company’s in-house counsel.

Park Hotels & Resorts Inc. (NYSE: PK) named Thomas Morey as executive vice president & CIO. He most recently served as Park’s executive vice president & general counsel and joined the company in 2016.

Phillips Edison & Co. has hired information technology executive Kevin McCann to serve as chief information officer. He joins Phillips Edison from IRC Retail Centers, an owner and manager of neighborhood retail centers located primarily in the Midwest and Southeast, where he held the position of chief information officer and vice president since 2015.

Realty Income Corp. (NYSE: O) said its executive vice president, CFO and treasurer Paul Meurer is leaving the company. To ensure a smooth transition, he will serve as a senior advisor through March 31. Until a successor is found, Sean Nugent, the company’s senior vice president and controller, will serve as principal financial officer and treasurer.

UDR, Inc. (NYSE: UDR) announced that Warren Troupe, senior executive vice president, will transition to the newly created role of senior advisor to the office of the chairman effective April 1, 2020.

UMH Properties, Inc. (NYSE: UMH) promoted Brett Taft from vice president to COO. The company also promoted Daniel Landy from assistant to the president to vice president. UMH also announced that its board approved an increase from 10 to 11 directors and appointed Dr. Amy Lynn Butewicz as a director. Butewicz is a pharmacist and realtor licensed in New Jersey.

Ventas, Inc. (NYSE: VTR) said Carey Shea Roberts will join the company as executive vice president, general counsel and ethics and compliance officer, during the first quarter of 2020. Roberts joins Ventas from Assurant, Inc., where she served as executive vice president, chief legal officer, and corporate secretary.