Names To Note

5/17/2013 | By Carisa Chappell

Published in the May/June 2013 issue of REIT magazine.


AvalonBay Communities Inc. (NYSE: AVB) appointed CEO Timothy Naughton as chairman. He will replace Bryce Blair.


Boston Properties (NYSE: BXP) announced that Owen Thomas will succeed Mortimer Zuckerman as CEO. Prior to accepting the position, Thomas was chairman of the board at Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. Zuckerman will remain chairman.

Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE: BDN) was named 2013 Energy Star Partner of the Year by the Environmental Protection Agency for managing and improving the energy efficiency of its entire portfolio.




Broadstone Real Estate LLC announced that Jodi Falk will become COO. She replaces Tom Rogers. Amy Tait, chairman and CEO, has assumed the additional title of president. Molly Wiegel was named director of human resources.

CubeSmart (NYSE: CUBE) has appointed Christoper Marr as CEO, succeeding Dean Jernigan, who is retiring.

DiamondRock Hospitality Corp. (NYSE: DRH) announced that Robert Tanebaum is taking over as COO and executive vice president for asset management. Prior to this position, he was the principal of Madison Hotel Advisers LLC, which he founded in 2004.

Equity Lifestyle Properties Inc. (NYSE: ELS) named Marguerite Nader CEO and Tom Heneghan co-vice chairman. The company also appointed John Los as senior vice president and chief accounting officer, replacing Thomas Novosel.


Equity Residential (NYSE: EQR) named executive vice president David Santee COO.


Kilroy Realty Corp. (NYSE: KRC) named John Kilroy Jr. as chairman of the company, replacing founder John Kilroy Sr., who retired.

Macerich (NYSE: MAC) appointed John Perry to the position of senior vice president, investor relations. Perry spent the last 15 years as a REIT equity research analyst, primarily at Deutsche Bank.

Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corporation (NYSE: MNR) named Michael P. Landy president and CEO.


Plum Creek Timber Co. Inc. (NYSE: PCL) announced the appointment of Thomas Lindquist as the company’s president. Previously he served as executive vice president.


Potlach Corp. (NYSE: PCH) named Eric Cremers president and COO. He joined the company in 2007 as vice president and CFO and was promoted in 2012 to executive vice president and CFO.


Rayonier Inc. (NYSE: RYN) announced that W. Edwin Frazier III will retire from his position as senior vice president, chief administrative officer and corporate secretary.


Realty Income Corp. (NYSE: 0) named John Case to serve as the company’s co-president.
Weingarten Realty Investors (NYSE: WRI) announced the promotion of Mickey Townsell to senior vice president of human resources. Michelle Wiggs was promoted to vice president of investor relations.



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