Officers & Directors

Our executive management team possesses substantial expertise in all aspects of net leased property acquisition, leasing, management, disposition and financing, as well as significant capital markets and public company experience. With a proven track record in investing over $5 billion of net lease properties, management will be able to better identify and underwrite investment opportunities. Key executives average 25 years of investment experience, and we believe our disciplined and prudent investment approach will generate attractive risk-adjusted returns for investors. The executive team is further supported by a team of over 100 investment professionals focused on accounting, reporting, asset & property management, acquisitions, human resources and capital markets & finance.

Officers & Directors

Senior Management

Glenn J. Rufrano
Chief Executive Officer
Lauren Goldberg
Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary
Thomas W. Roberts
Executive Vice President, Real Estate
Paul H. McDowell
President, Office & Industrial Group

Board of Directors

Glenn J. Rufrano
Director, Chief Executive Officer
Eugene A. Pinover

Eugene A. Pinover serves as an Independent Director at VEREIT and is a member of the nominating and corporate governance committee and the audit committee. Mr. Pinover is as a partner with DLA Piper in New York City and chair of its New York Real Estate practice. He also serves on the firm's global real estate steering committee. Most recently, Mr. Pinover was Of Counsel and Co-Chair of the Real Estate Department of Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP (“Willkie”), where he chaired their real estate department for more than 20 years. Before joining Willkie, Mr. Pinover practiced law at Kaye Scholer LLP from 1973 to 1992. Mr. Pinover is a member of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers, the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, the American Bar Association, the Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate and ICSC. Mr. Pinover is the President of the Board of Directors of Steep Rock Association, a land trust in Connecticut, and has served on its Board of Directors since June 2008. Mr. Pinover also has served as a member of the Board of Directors of New Alternatives for Children, a New York-based social service organization, since September 2006. Mr. Pinover received his Juris Doctor from the New York University School of Law and his B.A. from Dartmouth College, both Cum Laude.

Independent Board of Directors

Hugh R. Frater

Mr. Frater serves as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors at VEREIT. He previously served as Chairman, as well as Chief Executive Officer, of Berkadia, an industry-leading commercial real estate company that is owned 50% by Berkshire Hathaway and 50% by Leucadia National Corporation, that provides comprehensive capital solutions and investment sales advisory and research services for multifamily and commercial properties. Before Berkadia, Mr. Frater was Executive Vice President at PNC Financial Services, where he led the real estate division. He was also a Founding Partner and Managing Director of BlackRock, Inc., the largest global investment manager, where he led the real estate practice. Mr. Frater is active in industry affairs, serving on the Board of Directors of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), as Vice Chair of the MBA GSE Multifamily Task Force and Chair of the MBA Affordable Rental Task Force as well as a member of the MBA Audit Committee. He also serves on the Real Estate Advisory Board and the Board of Overseers at the Columbia University Graduate School of Business. He has an MBA degree from the Columbia Business School and a Bachelor’s Degree from Dartmouth College.

Mark S. Ordan

Mr. Ordan serves as an Independent Director at VEREIT and is a member of both the audit committee and the compensation committee. Mr. Ordan is currently Chief Executive Officer of Quality Care Properties, Inc. a spin-off of HCP, Inc. and a publicly traded healthcare services provider. Previously, Mr. Ordan was the Executive Chairman of Washington Prime Group, from January 15, 2015 until January 1, 2016, when he transitioned to Non-Executive Chairman of the Board through June 2016, and has served as a director since May 2014. From January 2013 to November 2013, Mr. Ordan served as a director and as the Chief Executive Officer of Sunrise Senior Living, LLC, the successor to the management business of Sunrise Senior Living, Inc. (“Sunrise”), which had been a publicly traded operator of approximately 300 senior living communities located in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom prior to its sale in January 2013 to Health Care REIT, Inc. Mr. Ordan served as Sunrise’s Chief Executive Officer from November 2008 to January 2013 and as a director from July 2008 to January 2013. While at Sunrise, Mr. Ordan led its restructuring and oversaw its eventual sale. He served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of The Mills Corporation (“Mills”), a publicly traded developer, owner and manager of a diversified portfolio of regional shopping malls and retail entertainment centers, from October 2006 to May 2007, as its Chief Operating Officer from February 2006 to October 2006 and as a director from December 2006 until May 2007. While at Mills, Mr. Ordan oversaw its operations and its eventual sale to Simon and Farallon Capital Management, LLC in May 2007. Before that, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Balducci’s LLC, a gourmet food store chain. He also founded and served as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Fresh Fields Markets, Inc., an organic foods supermarket chain, eventually leading the merger of the company with Whole Foods Markets, Inc. Mr. Ordan also was employed in the equities division of the investment banking firm of Goldman Sachs & Co. Mr. Ordan served as a director of Harris Teeter Supermarkets, Inc., a publicly traded supermarket chain, from February 2013 until January 2014, when it was acquired by The Kroger Co. He was a Trustee of Vassar College for 15 years. He also previously served for 10 years, including five years as Non-Executive Chairman, on the Board of Trustees of Federal Realty Investment Trust. Mr. Ordan currently serves on the boards of the following nonprofit organizations: the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the National Endowment for Democracy, the Seed School Foundation and the Economic Club of Washington, D.C.

Julie G. Richardson

Ms. Richardson serves as an Independent Director and is Chair of the compensation committee. She also serves on the nominating and corporate governance committee. She was most recently a Senior Advisor to Providence Equity Partners, a global asset management firm with over $40 billion in assets. From 2003 to 2012, she was a Partner and Managing Director at Providence Equity and oversaw the firm’s New York office. While at Providence Equity, her responsibilities included leading the initiation and execution of deals, and optimizing operating results and strategic positioning of portfolio companies throughout Providence Equity’s ownership period. Before Providence Equity, Ms. Richardson served as Global Head of JP Morgan’s Telecom, Media and Technology Group, and was previously a Managing Director in Merrill Lynch’s investment banking group. Ms. Richardson currently serves on the Board of The Hartford Financial Group, a publicly traded insurance and financial services company, as well as the Board of Arconic Inc., a publicly traded manufacturer in the aerospace and automobile industries. She is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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