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@ the Intersection of Commercial and Corporate Real Estate, Technology, Automation and Innovation

Advisory Council

The following list represents the advisors who have joined Realcomm. The 2019 Advisory Council will aid in the quest for providing high-quality education on the most significant topics to ever impact the commercial and corporate real estate industry!

Advisory Council Co-Chairs

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Art McCann Highwoods Properties
Art McCann VP, CIO Art Mcann's primary goal is the development of Highwood's overall information technology strategy and aligning the company's technology investments wi
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Art McCann
VP, CIO
Highwoods Properties
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Art Mcann's primary goal is the development of Highwood's overall information technology strategy and aligning the company's technology investments with the overall business. A 20-year business technology veteran, Art was a technology consulting manager at McGladrey & Pullen before joining Highwoods in 2000, and prior to that, he was a network manager for a non-profit organization in Washington, DC. Art earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Elon University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Art is a board member on the Society for Information Management and President of the Oracle Real Estate User Group.

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Clint Osteen Granite Properties
Clint Osteen Sr. Director, IT Clint Osteen is Sr. Director of IT and is responsible for directing Granite’s information services and telecommunications across the portfolio. Prior
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Clint Osteen
Sr. Director, IT
Granite Properties
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Clint Osteen is Sr. Director of IT and is responsible for directing Granite’s information services and telecommunications across the portfolio. Prior to joining Granite, Clint spent 10 years in consulting, providing commercial real estate companies technology and business improvement services.

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Annette Prater Brookfield Properties
Annette Prater Executive VP | Tech & Innovation Annette Prater, Executive Vice President, Technology & Innovation for Brookfield Properties' group has more than 20 years of experience in the real es
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Annette Prater
Executive VP | Tech & Innovation
Brookfield Properties

Annette Prater, Executive Vice President, Technology & Innovation for Brookfield Properties' group has more than 20 years of experience in the real estate industry. She joined the company in 2016 and is responsible for the strategy and execution of all technology capabilities across the company and its shopping centers.

Advisory Council Members

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Warren Adair Donahue Schriber
Warren Adair VP, CTO
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Warren Adair
VP, CTO
Donahue Schriber
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Maria Aiello Manulife
Maria Aiello Global Head/Private Mkts & RE Tech Maria Aiello is Head of Technology at Manulife Real Estate. She has over 28 years experience developing and implementing multi-year IT strategies in c
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Maria Aiello
Global Head/Private Mkts & RE Tech
Manulife

Maria Aiello is Head of Technology at Manulife Real Estate. She has over 28 years experience developing and implementing multi-year IT strategies in complex real estate organizations.

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Farooz Alikhan Divco West Real Estate
Farooz Alikhan Managing Director IT Farooz Alikhan is Managing Director IT of DivcoWest and is responsible for all IT resources and initiatives. With his more than 17 years of experienc
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Farooz Alikhan
Managing Director IT
Divco West Real Estate

Farooz Alikhan is Managing Director IT of DivcoWest and is responsible for all IT resources and initiatives. With his more than 17 years of experience, he helps define and execute the IT strategy in line with the overall business strategy.

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Stuart Appley CBRE
Stuart Appley Managing Director, GWS Tech Solutions Stuart Appley is a Managing Director in CBRE’s Global Workplace Solutions Group, where he is responsible for providing executive technology oversight
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Stuart Appley
Managing Director, GWS Tech Solutions
CBRE
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Stuart Appley is a Managing Director in CBRE’s Global Workplace Solutions Group, where he is responsible for providing executive technology oversight and consulting to clients. Stuart also has a technology innovation & thought leadership role, helping to develop, drive, and lead pilots on innovative digital projects across CBRE. He was previously the CIO at Shorenstein Realty Services, where he led the transformation of the company’s technology environment into an innovative and best in class organization.

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Dan Arnold Piedmont Office Realty Trust
Dan Arnold VP, IT
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Dan Arnold
VP, IT
Piedmont Office Realty Trust

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Porter Bellew Federal Realty
Porter Bellew VP, CIO Porter Bellew is VP, CIO for Federal Realty Investment Trust. He is responsible for the Trust’s information technology strategy, services, operations
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Porter Bellew
VP, CIO
Federal Realty

Porter Bellew is VP, CIO for Federal Realty Investment Trust. He is responsible for the Trust’s information technology strategy, services, operations and team. Porter has over 25 years of experience in real estate information management.

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Keith Bereskin HCP
Keith Bereskin SVP, IT & Building Operations Currently, Keith Bereskin is the Senior Vice President of Information Technology & Building Operations at HCP, a fully integrated real estate investme
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Keith Bereskin
SVP, IT & Building Operations
HCP

Currently, Keith Bereskin is the Senior Vice President of Information Technology & Building Operations at HCP, a fully integrated real estate investment trust (REIT) that invests primarily in real estate serving the United States healthcare industry. Keith previously gained IT experience with companies in Pharmaceutical, Medical Device and Semi-Conductor sectors.

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Chris Blackman Empire State Realty Trust
Chris Blackman CIO Christopher Blackman serves as SVP and CIO responsible for the day to day technology direction and implementation for Empire State Realty Trust, a lea
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Chris Blackman
CIO
Empire State Realty Trust
LinkedIn

Christopher Blackman serves as SVP and CIO responsible for the day to day technology direction and implementation for Empire State Realty Trust, a leading real estate investment trust (REIT), owns, manages, operates, acquires and repositions office and retail properties in Manhattan and the greater New York metropolitan area, including the Empire State Building, the world's most famous building.

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Carl Brady Stream Realty Partners
Carl Brady CTO Carl Brady is Stream Realty Partners' Chief Technology Officer, specializing in the company's computer network infrastructure planning, implementation
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Carl Brady
CTO
Stream Realty Partners

Carl Brady is Stream Realty Partners' Chief Technology Officer, specializing in the company's computer network infrastructure planning, implementation and management. Carl joined Stream Realty in 1999 with 16 years experience in commercial property management and information technology. Since then, and also while serving as a Senior Property Manager, he has called upon his experience to implement numerous advances in technology for the firm during its growth. His unique experience in technology, property management and other aspects of the real estate industry, coupled with his education, enable him to provide an exceptional level of insight and vision toward Stream's technology needs for today and the future.

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Adam Burstow Grosvenor
Adam Burstow Group Digital & IT Director Adam Burstow joined Grosvenor in 2013 as Group IT Director responsible for creating value through technology. Grosvenor Europe invests, develops, oper
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Adam Burstow
Group Digital & IT Director
Grosvenor

Adam Burstow joined Grosvenor in 2013 as Group IT Director responsible for creating value through technology. Grosvenor Europe invests, develops, operates and manages real estate assets and funds, specializing in mixed-use property, with strong expertise in retail and leisure and managing £2.9 billion of assets.

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Greg Carey The RMR Group
Greg Carey SVP, CIO
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Greg Carey
SVP, CIO
The RMR Group

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Jesse Carrillo Hines
Jesse Carrillo SVP & CIO Jesse Carrillo is SVP and CIO for Hines. He is responsible for directing all corporate technology, strategy and standards for Hines worldwide. At Hine
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Jesse Carrillo
SVP & CIO
Hines
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Jesse Carrillo is SVP and CIO for Hines. He is responsible for directing all corporate technology, strategy and standards for Hines worldwide. At Hines since 1994, he previously assisted in the implementation of the firm's accounting and property management software, held the lead IT role in the Enterprise Resource Planning implementation, and led the application development team until taking over as the head of Information Technology in 2007.

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Nick Covello The John Buck Company
Nick Covello SVP & CIO Nick Covello is the SVP and CIO for The John Buck Company. He is responsible for the overall information technology strategy, infrastructure, and all
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Nick Covello
SVP & CIO
The John Buck Company

Nick Covello is the SVP and CIO for The John Buck Company. He is responsible for the overall information technology strategy, infrastructure, and all enterprise-wide systems. Nick brings over 20 years of experience in the field of information technology with a diverse background including corporate, asset management, and construction development platform solutions. His extensive knowledge is integral to developing synergistic relationships between technology and tenant experiences.

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Sandeep Davé CBRE | Global Workplace Solutions
Sandeep Davé Chief Digital & Technology Officer
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Sandeep Davé
Chief Digital & Technology Officer
CBRE | Global Workplace Solutions

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Chris DiGiacomo W. P. Carey
Chris DiGiacomo CIO & Executive Director
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Chris DiGiacomo
CIO & Executive Director
W. P. Carey

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Adi Englander JBG SMITH Properties
Adi Englander SVP, IT-Enterprise Solutions Adi Englander, CPA, is the head of JBG Smith’s IT Enterprise Solutions department and is responsible for the firm’s real estate business applications.
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Adi Englander
SVP, IT-Enterprise Solutions
JBG SMITH Properties

Adi Englander, CPA, is the head of JBG Smith’s IT Enterprise Solutions department and is responsible for the firm’s real estate business applications. Adi has approximately 20 years of experience and has worked for JBG Smith for over 10 years.

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Robert Entin Vornado Realty Trust
Robert Entin EVP & CIO Robert Entin is currently EVP and CIO for Vornado Realty Trust, one of the nation's largest real estate investment trusts. Mr. Entin had founded Inte
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Robert Entin
EVP & CIO
Vornado Realty Trust
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Robert Entin is currently EVP and CIO for Vornado Realty Trust, one of the nation's largest real estate investment trusts. Mr. Entin had founded Integrated Business Systems, Inc. in 1979 combining technical engineering expertise with accounting and property management experience to provide turnkey technology solutions for the real estate industry. He currently serves as an Adjunct Professor at Columbia University where he teaches a master’s course in IT & The Real Estate Enterprise.

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Greg Everson Prologis
Greg Everson VP, IS
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Greg Everson
VP, IS
Prologis
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Ian Feagin Jamestown
Ian Feagin Director of IT Ian Feagin is currently the Director of Information Technology at Jamestown, a national, vertically integrated real estate operator with approximately
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Ian Feagin
Director of IT
Jamestown
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Ian Feagin is currently the Director of Information Technology at Jamestown, a national, vertically integrated real estate operator with approximately $11.2 billion of assets under management. Previously, Ian was Director of Technical Support at Leapfrog for 14 years where he was responsible for providing technical services to over 10,000 users worldwide with a staff of 65 technicians.

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John Fitzpatrick Blackstone
John Fitzpatrick Managing Director, Innovations john Fitzpatrick is a Managing Director in the Blackstone Innovations and Infrastructure group. He oversees various projects and initiatives across th
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John Fitzpatrick
Managing Director, Innovations
Blackstone

john Fitzpatrick is a Managing Director in the Blackstone Innovations and Infrastructure group. He oversees various projects and initiatives across the entire Innovations and Infrastructure group.

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Susan Gerock Washington REIT
Susan Gerock VP, IT & CIO Susan Gerock currently serves as VP, Information Technology and CIO for Washington REIT, a publicly traded REIT based in Washington, DC. She has over
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Susan Gerock
VP, IT & CIO
Washington REIT

Susan Gerock currently serves as VP, Information Technology and CIO for Washington REIT, a publicly traded REIT based in Washington, DC. She has over 20 years' experience in various technology roles spanning manufacturing, consulting, application service provider, and commercial real estate organizations. Her specialties include ERP selection and implementation, project and change management, and cybersecurity. She is also a proponent of the use of social media and the overlapping relationship between technology and marketing.

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Jason Gheradini Sares-Regis
Jason Gheradini SVP, IT Jason Gheradini is currently SVP, IT at Sares-Regis, a preeminent developer and provider of comprehensive commercial and residential real estate servi
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Jason Gheradini
SVP, IT
Sares-Regis
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Jason Gheradini is currently SVP, IT at Sares-Regis, a preeminent developer and provider of comprehensive commercial and residential real estate services throughout the western United States. He provides all aspects of IT leadership from business strategy, infrastructure operations and support to overseeing innovation and emerging technology. Jason has over 15 years of experience in commercial and multi-family real estate, construction and the software industry.

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Boris Goldenberg GLP
Boris Goldenberg SVP, CIO Boris Goldenberg is currently CIO of GLP, one of the largest U.S. providers of industrial real estate with over 170 million square feet under manageme
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Boris Goldenberg
SVP, CIO
GLP

Boris Goldenberg is currently CIO of GLP, one of the largest U.S. providers of industrial real estate with over 170 million square feet under management. He is responsible for the management and direction of the company's IT operations, strategy and governance.

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Lyndal Hanna Avison Young
Lyndal Hanna Principal, VP, IT Lyndal Hanna is VP, IT of Avison Young. She is responsible for the strategic direction and day-to-day management of all aspects of technology at the c
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Lyndal Hanna
Principal, VP, IT
Avison Young
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Lyndal Hanna is VP, IT of Avison Young. She is responsible for the strategic direction and day-to-day management of all aspects of technology at the company. Lyndal brings to Avison Young 25 years of experience in real estate technology.

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Mark Hansen DEXUS
Mark Hansen CIO
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Mark Hansen
CIO
DEXUS

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Dean Hook TIER REIT
Dean Hook SVP, IT & Property Management Dean Hook is SVP, IT & Property Management of TIER REIT, a self-managed, Dallas-based REIT focused on owning commercial office properties throughout t
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Dean Hook
SVP, IT & Property Management
TIER REIT
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Dean Hook is SVP, IT & Property Management of TIER REIT, a self-managed, Dallas-based REIT focused on owning commercial office properties throughout the U.S. He has over 25 years connecting real estate business operations and technology.

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Gord Howells Primaris
Gord Howells VP, IT As VP, IT, Gord Howells is responsible for executing the corporate technology strategy and oversees Primaris’ business information, marketing and anal
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Gord Howells
VP, IT
Primaris
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As VP, IT, Gord Howells is responsible for executing the corporate technology strategy and oversees Primaris’ business information, marketing and analytics systems. In his twenty-year IT career, he has extensive experience developing and executing technology strategies in a diverse range of business environments.

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Sandy Jacolow Meridian Capital
Sandy Jacolow CIO As CIO at Meridian Capital, Sandy Jacolow oversees the firm’s nationwide innovation and technology initiatives that support the company’s brokerage, i
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Sandy Jacolow
CIO
Meridian Capital

As CIO at Meridian Capital, Sandy Jacolow oversees the firm’s nationwide innovation and technology initiatives that support the company’s brokerage, investment sales and retail leasing businesses and growth activities.

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Todd Januzzi Paramount Group
Todd Januzzi SVP & CIO Todd Januzzi is SVP & CIO of Paramount Group, a best-in-class owner, operator and manager of Class A office properties.
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Todd Januzzi
SVP & CIO
Paramount Group
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Todd Januzzi is SVP & CIO of Paramount Group, a best-in-class owner, operator and manager of Class A office properties.

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JP Jones Macerich
JP Jones SVP, CIO JP Jones is currently SVP, CIO of Macerich responsible for hiring, training, developing and leading a highly proficient and cross-sectional IT team. H
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JP Jones
SVP, CIO
Macerich
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JP Jones is currently SVP, CIO of Macerich responsible for hiring, training, developing and leading a highly proficient and cross-sectional IT team. He was initially hired within the Westcor merger to implement, upgrade and manage the applications and technologies of a public REIT with 2,000 users across multiple locations in the US. With over 28 years' experience, JP is a collaborative senior IT executive leader, business partner and solution provider.

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Venkat Kandru The Howard Hughes Corporation
Venkat Kandru EVP/CIO Venkat Kandru is EVP, Information Technology of The Howard Hughes Corporation responsible for technology strategy, IT infrastructure and enterprise ap
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Venkat Kandru
EVP/CIO
The Howard Hughes Corporation

Venkat Kandru is EVP, Information Technology of The Howard Hughes Corporation responsible for technology strategy, IT infrastructure and enterprise application platform and oversees company-wide IT functions. Venkat has 22 years of IT experience from various industries including roles with Brinker International, CVS Caremark and Ernst & Young. His primary focus has been enterprise IT architecture, IT strategy, application development, enterprise integrations, service-oriented architecture and distributed computing.

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Patrick Klein Essex Property Trust
Patrick Klein SVP & CTO
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Patrick Klein
SVP & CTO
Essex Property Trust
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Phil Klokis GSA/PBS
Phil Klokis CIO Phil Klokis is currently the CIO for the Public Buildings Service (PBS) of the General Services Administration. He is responsible for delivering Infor
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Phil Klokis
CIO
GSA/PBS

Phil Klokis is currently the CIO for the Public Buildings Service (PBS) of the General Services Administration. He is responsible for delivering Information Technology (IT) solutions and services supporting PBS' diverse real estate operations and portfolio management consisting of 1,500 owned assets, 9,000 active leased assets and nearly 350 million square feet of office space.

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James Kurek Liberty Property Trust
James Kurek CIO
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James Kurek
CIO
Liberty Property Trust

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Cecilia Li Urban Edge Properties
Cecilia Li SVP, IT
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Cecilia Li
SVP, IT
Urban Edge Properties

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Kevin McCann IRC Retail Centers
Kevin McCann VP & CIO Kevin McCann is a senior business technology executive with over 15 years of successfully creating and implementing business-enhancing technology solu
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Kevin McCann
VP & CIO
IRC Retail Centers
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Kevin McCann is a senior business technology executive with over 15 years of successfully creating and implementing business-enhancing technology solutions optimizing efficiency and performance for industry-leading enterprises. He is currently VP & CIO of IRC Retail Centers, a retail real estate company with approximately $4 billion in total assets under management comprising more than 20 million square feet of leasable space.

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Robb Napolitano Brooksville Company
Robb Napolitano CIO Robb Napolitano is the CIO for the Brooksville Company and is responsible for all oversight of its information and technology platforms. As a member o
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Robb Napolitano
CIO
Brooksville Company

Robb Napolitano is the CIO for the Brooksville Company and is responsible for all oversight of its information and technology platforms. As a member of Brooksville's Senior Leadership Team, he contributes to the firm's strategic direction by using Information and Technology to reduce cost, improve operational process efficiencies and maximize revenue. Robb has more than 20 years' experience in the application of IT solutions across multiple industries.

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Don Oldham Duke Realty Corporation
Don Oldham AVP, IT As Vice President in Duke Realty’s Information Technology Department, Don Oldham manages the business systems analysis and software application admini
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Don Oldham
AVP, IT
Duke Realty Corporation

As Vice President in Duke Realty’s Information Technology Department, Don Oldham manages the business systems analysis and software application administration teams. These groups are tasked with reducing costs and adding efficiency to business processes using technology via the development of new software and implementation of software from third parties.

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Aaron Pais Morguard
Aaron Pais CIO Aaron Pais is CIO at Morguard, a fully integrated real estate company with an owned and managed portfolio of assets valued at over $21.0 billion. His
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Aaron Pais
CIO
Morguard

Aaron Pais is CIO at Morguard, a fully integrated real estate company with an owned and managed portfolio of assets valued at over $21.0 billion. His diverse leadership experience includes leveraging technology to drive organizational growth, performance and profitability at some of North America's largest fully integrated residential and commercial real estate investment, development, construction and asset/portfolio management companies.

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Sunder Pappu Inland Real Estate Group
Sunder Pappu VP, Technology Sunder Pappu has more than 20 years of experience in the technology industry. He is currently the VP of Application Development & Program Management a
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Sunder Pappu
VP, Technology
Inland Real Estate Group

Sunder Pappu has more than 20 years of experience in the technology industry. He is currently the VP of Application Development & Program Management at Inland Computer Services. Prior to Inland, Sunder worked at JP Morgan Chase, Avanade and Deloitte Consulting, holding leadership positions in the areas of strategy consulting, project management and application delivery. Sunder obtained his Master's Degree from The University of Texas and has certifications in Business Process Management & Project Management.

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Hal Pate IDI Logistics
Hal Pate VP, IS Hal is responsible for managing all of IDI's IT operations and helping to set strategies for business process improvement and the related application
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Hal Pate
VP, IS
IDI Logistics

Hal is responsible for managing all of IDI's IT operations and helping to set strategies for business process improvement and the related application of technology. Hal's real estate IT experience, prior to joining IDI in 2002, includes service with Realm, Jones Lang LaSalle/Compass Management and Leasing and Equitable Real Estate Investment Management. He holds a B.S. degree in Computer Science and an M.B.A. in Business Systems from the University of Georgia.

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Soheil Pourhashemi Brookfield Properties
Soheil Pourhashemi VP, Business Technology Soheil Pourhashemi is currently VP, Business Technology responsible for establishing and executing the commercial real estate IT strategy, vision and
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Soheil Pourhashemi
VP, Business Technology
Brookfield Properties

Soheil Pourhashemi is currently VP, Business Technology responsible for establishing and executing the commercial real estate IT strategy, vision and roadmap for Brookfield Properties North America. Brookfield is a premier real estate operating company, providing integrated services across all property investment strategies of Brookfield Asset Management, a global alternative asset manager with over $285 billion in AUM and manages over 130 million SF of commercial property globally with approximately 80M SQ FT of commercial real estate in North America.

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Luis Ramos Woolbright Development
Luis Ramos Director, IT As the Director of Information Technology at Woolbright Development, Luis Ramos is responsible for the corporate technology strategy, which includes t
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Luis Ramos
Director, IT
Woolbright Development

As the Director of Information Technology at Woolbright Development, Luis Ramos is responsible for the corporate technology strategy, which includes the IT infrastructure and enterprise application platforms. Additionally, he is also responsible for implementing technology solutions toward the company’s existing business processes, and helping create new efficiencies throughout the company's business model. Since his arrival in 2004, his team has been responsible for the constant development of various industry-focused proprietary software applications and tools. These award-winning technologies have fundamentally changed the way commercial real estate has been done at Woolbright.

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Timothy Reed EMCOR
Timothy Reed VP, IT & Services
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Timothy Reed
VP, IT & Services
EMCOR

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Joe Rich Related Companies
Joe Rich SVP Joe Rich is SVP, CIO of Related Companies, a privately owned real estate firm with a portfolio of over $50 billion in real estate assets owned or unde
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Joe Rich
SVP
Related Companies

Joe Rich is SVP, CIO of Related Companies, a privately owned real estate firm with a portfolio of over $50 billion in real estate assets owned or under development that is made up of best-in-class mixed-use, residential, retail, office and affordable properties in premier high-barrier-to-entry markets. Joe has over 13 years experience as a CIO focused on global cultural change within the organization.

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Katia Saenko Cadillac Fairview
Katia Saenko SVP & CIO
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Katia Saenko
SVP & CIO
Cadillac Fairview
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Larry Schachter Benderson Development
Larry Schachter CIO Larry Schachter is a leader of technology operations and initiatives with distinguished performance during 20+ years of diversified experience in comm
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Larry Schachter
CIO
Benderson Development

Larry Schachter is a leader of technology operations and initiatives with distinguished performance during 20+ years of diversified experience in commercial and residential real estate investment, management and ownership. He is currently CIO of Benderson Development, one of America’s largest privately held real estate companies that owns and manages over 700 properties encompassing over 40 million square feet in 38 states.

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Kim Scharf Site Centers
Kim Scharf SVP, IT Kim Scharf is the Senior Vice President of Information Technology at SITE Centers Corp., a position she assumed in April 2017. Prior to this, Kim serv
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Kim Scharf
SVP, IT
Site Centers

Kim Scharf is the Senior Vice President of Information Technology at SITE Centers Corp., a position she assumed in April 2017. Prior to this, Kim served as Vice President of IT Enterprise Services and Senior Director of IT Enterprise Services. She is a member of DDR's Women of Influence program as an executive steering committee member, the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) and on the Realcomm Advisory Council.

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Chris Schneider First Industrial Realty Trust
Chris Schneider CIO Bringing more than two decades of experience to his role of SVP Operations and Chief Information Officer, Chris Schneider develops and implements the
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Chris Schneider
CIO
First Industrial Realty Trust

Bringing more than two decades of experience to his role of SVP Operations and Chief Information Officer, Chris Schneider develops and implements the overall information technology strategy for First Industrial Realty Trust. He also leads property management operations for the company's West Region.

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Justin Segal Boxer Property, Stemmons Enterprise
Justin Segal President, Boxer Property; Founder Justin Segal is an operations executive and entrepreneur specializing in real estate investment and management, startups, and technology. He is the fo
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Justin Segal
President, Boxer Property; Founder
Boxer Property, Stemmons Enterprise
LinkedIn

Justin Segal is an operations executive and entrepreneur specializing in real estate investment and management, startups, and technology. He is the founder of Stemmons Enterprise, a universal operations platform that allows companies to operate with pervasive data and unparalleled agility. He often speaks on topics involving enterprise data, analytics, and user experience.

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Tom Sheraden QuadReal
Tom Sheraden CTO Tom Sheraden is deeply experienced in building and leading teams that focus relentlessly on executing business strategy and driving strong business re
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Tom Sheraden
CTO
QuadReal

Tom Sheraden is deeply experienced in building and leading teams that focus relentlessly on executing business strategy and driving strong business results through technology and innovation. As CTO of QuadReal, he is responsible for using technology to drive competitive advantage. QuadReal is a Canadian real estate investment, development and management company operating on a global scale with a $24.5 billion portfolio that spans 23 global cities across 17 countries.

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David Silva Allied Properties REIT
David Silva VP, Technology David Silva is currently is VP, Technology at Allied Properties REIT. He is responsible for the strategic and operational direction of all the company
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David Silva
VP, Technology
Allied Properties REIT

David Silva is currently is VP, Technology at Allied Properties REIT. He is responsible for the strategic and operational direction of all the company's IT services. David has over 25 years senior IT experience and leadership.

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Shaun Smith Phillips Edison & Co.
Shaun Smith SVP, CIO Shaun Smith joined Phillips Edison in 2014 as its CIO where he oversees the company's information technology environment to support the company's busi
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Shaun Smith
SVP, CIO
Phillips Edison & Co.

Shaun Smith joined Phillips Edison in 2014 as its CIO where he oversees the company's information technology environment to support the company's business strategy. Previously, he served as CIO for The Related Companies where he led a large team of technology staff in developing and implementing technology initiatives to support the company's overall goals and profitability.

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Julie Sokol Irvine Company
Julie Sokol SVP, IT Julie Sokol is SVP, IT at the Irvine Company. In her role, she is responsible for the overall performance and delivery of information technology and
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Julie Sokol
SVP, IT
Irvine Company

Julie Sokol is SVP, IT at the Irvine Company. In her role, she is responsible for the overall performance and delivery of information technology and technology innovation across the company. She has an extensive background in strategic consulting and working with organizations to apply technology to transform and differentiate themselves.

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Helane Stein Brixmor
Helane Stein SVP, CIO Helane Stein is SVP, CIO of Brixmor, an owner and operator of one of the nation's largest portfolios of open-air shopping centers, with approximately
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Helane Stein
SVP, CIO
Brixmor

Helane Stein is SVP, CIO of Brixmor, an owner and operator of one of the nation's largest portfolios of open-air shopping centers, with approximately 500 commercial real estate properties strategically located across 38 states.

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Stephen Suriano DRA Advisors
Stephen Suriano Director, IT
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Stephen Suriano
Director, IT
DRA Advisors

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Tom Taddeo Kimco
Tom Taddeo SVP, CIO Thomas Taddeo is SVP, CIO at Kimco. He is responsible for the overall technology strategy, systems and infrastructure which support Kimco's global bus
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Tom Taddeo
SVP, CIO
Kimco

Thomas Taddeo is SVP, CIO at Kimco. He is responsible for the overall technology strategy, systems and infrastructure which support Kimco's global business operations. He also directs the implementation of enterprise initiatives that leverage technology to improve organizational efficiency and productivity. Prior to joining Kimco, Tom was a Senior Manager at Deloitte in their Real Estate Consulting Practice. He has a Bachelor of Science, Business Administration from Southern New Hampshire University.

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Denise Taylor Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield
Denise Taylor Global CIO
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Denise Taylor
Global CIO
Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield

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Greg Thomas Alexandria Real Estate Equities
Greg Thomas SVP, CTO Greg Thomas is currently SVP, CTO at Alexandria Real Estate Equities. He is an Information management executive, with a proven track record of leading
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Greg Thomas
SVP, CTO
Alexandria Real Estate Equities

Greg Thomas is currently SVP, CTO at Alexandria Real Estate Equities. He is an Information management executive, with a proven track record of leading organizations through business-oriented digital transformations. With a real estate and financial services industry focus, works closely with lines of business leaders to identify requirements and opportunities for innovation and enabling technologies. Combines a high-energy, collaborative work style, with the ability to harness agility and responsiveness to build a high-performing digital culture.

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Brian Thompson Smartcentres
Brian Thompson Sr. Director, ISIT Brian Thompson is the Senior Director and head of IS IT at SmartCentres, one of Canada’s largest Real Estate Investment Trusts. He is an entrepreneuri
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Brian Thompson
Sr. Director, ISIT
Smartcentres

Brian Thompson is the Senior Director and head of IS IT at SmartCentres, one of Canada’s largest Real Estate Investment Trusts. He is an entrepreneurial and executive leader with over 25 years'experience in Real Estate Systems & Technology and responsible for the strategic, operational, infrastructure, security and application development at the company.

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Ian Turnbull First Capital Realty
Ian Turnbull CIO Ian Turnbull is CIO at First Capital Realty, a Canadian public real estate company that develops, owns and operates over 23.8 millions gross leasable
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Ian Turnbull
CIO
First Capital Realty

Ian Turnbull is CIO at First Capital Realty, a Canadian public real estate company that develops, owns and operates over 23.8 millions gross leasable area of urban retail properties.

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Brandon Van Orden Cousins Properties
Brandon Van Orden SVP, CIO Brandon Van Orden is SVP & CIO for Cousins Properties Incorporated based in Atlanta. He is responsible for Cousins technical vision and all aspects o
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Brandon Van Orden
SVP, CIO
Cousins Properties

Brandon Van Orden is SVP & CIO for Cousins Properties Incorporated based in Atlanta. He is responsible for Cousins technical vision and all aspects of the Information Technology organization including people, strategy, development and operations. Prior to joining Cousins in 2016, Brandon was VP of Global Applications for Novelis and prior to that he was with GE Energy for 12 years where he held a number of IT leadership roles increasing in responsibility after he graduated from the GE Information Technology Leadership Program in 2003.

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Renato Vanin RioCan
Renato Vanin VP, IT Renato Vanin is VP, IT of RioCan, Canada's largest Real Estate Investment Trust. He leads and manages the strategy, delivery and operations of IT serv
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Renato Vanin
VP, IT
RioCan

Renato Vanin is VP, IT of RioCan, Canada's largest Real Estate Investment Trust. He leads and manages the strategy, delivery and operations of IT services in support of the company's objectives.

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Cheryl VanPatten Washington Prime Group
Cheryl VanPatten SVP, CIO Cheryl VanPatten is SVP, CIO of Washington Prime Group. She is responsible for providing solutions, direction and leadership regarding information tec
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Cheryl VanPatten
SVP, CIO
Washington Prime Group
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Cheryl VanPatten is SVP, CIO of Washington Prime Group. She is responsible for providing solutions, direction and leadership regarding information technology to corporate and field operations and to other business partners. Washington Prime Group is a retail REIT and an owner, manager and developer of retail properties.

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Edward Wagoner JLL
Edward Wagoner EVP & Americas CIO Edward Wagoner is Global CIO, Corporate Solutions at JLL. He is globally responsible for all aspects of JLL’s technology for corporate occupiers, incl
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Edward Wagoner
EVP & Americas CIO
JLL

Edward Wagoner is Global CIO, Corporate Solutions at JLL. He is globally responsible for all aspects of JLL’s technology for corporate occupiers, including the business strategy, marketing, development, deployment and support.

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Xavier Walker British Land
Xavier Walker CIO Xavier Walker is a strategic and commercial thinking IT leader with a hands on approach who has delivered large scale change and IT programmes, both i
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Xavier Walker
CIO
British Land
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Xavier Walker is a strategic and commercial thinking IT leader with a hands on approach who has delivered large scale change and IT programmes, both internal and customer facing. He is currently CIO/Head of Technology at British Land, one of the largest property development and investment companies in the UK.

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Marguerite Westbrook EDENS
Marguerite Westbrook VP, Technology Marguerite Westbrook is VP, Technology at EDENS, a nationally leading retail real estate owner, operator and developer. She oversees creating value fo
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Marguerite Westbrook
VP, Technology
EDENS

Marguerite Westbrook is VP, Technology at EDENS, a nationally leading retail real estate owner, operator and developer. She oversees creating value for the company by improving user productivity through collaboration and data analytics, as well as automation and integration of EDENS’ systems. She is responsible for providing solutions, direction and leadership to align the technology strategy with the company's goals and objectives.

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Jim Whalen Boston Properties
Jim Whalen SVP, CIO/CTO Jim Whalen serves as SVP and CIO/CTO responsible for the direction and implementation of technology and applications at Boston Properties, a fully int
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Jim Whalen
SVP, CIO/CTO
Boston Properties
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Jim Whalen serves as SVP and CIO/CTO responsible for the direction and implementation of technology and applications at Boston Properties, a fully integrated real estate investment trust and one of the largest owners and developers of Class-A office properties in the United States. Over a 27-year IT career, Jim has supported real estate operations ranging from residential, construction, public housing, commercial office and retail.

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Park Wong Oxford Properties
Park Wong VP, IT Park Wong is VP, IT of Oxford Properties. He is responsible for providing IT vision, strategy and leadership while partnering with the business leader
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Park Wong
VP, IT
Oxford Properties

Park Wong is VP, IT of Oxford Properties. He is responsible for providing IT vision, strategy and leadership while partnering with the business leaders in leading and driving both traditional IT services as well as proactively proposing innovative solutions to solve increasingly scalable business needs.

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Damien Wu Link REIT
Damien Wu CIO Damien Wu is CIO of Link Asset Management Limited, currently Asia’s largest REIT. He is responsible for the formulation and management of its informat
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Damien Wu
CIO
Link REIT

Damien Wu is CIO of Link Asset Management Limited, currently Asia’s largest REIT. He is responsible for the formulation and management of its information technology strategy and functions. Damien has over 20 years of IT management, IT consulting and IT Startup experiences.

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Ilan Zachar Carr Properties
Ilan Zachar CTO Ilan Zachar is currently Chief Technology Officer at Carr Properties, a privately held REIT known for its portfolio of trophy-quality properties in th
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Ilan Zachar
CTO
Carr Properties

Ilan Zachar is currently Chief Technology Officer at Carr Properties, a privately held REIT known for its portfolio of trophy-quality properties in the Washington D.C. In this role, Ilan leverages vision and foresight to cross-pollinate best practices, processes, systems and resources across corporate operations/affiliates. Under his leadership, this has resulted in improvements in bottom-line costs, top-line business growth/scalability, operational sustainability and high performance and overall, strengthening his company’s role as a market leader. For over 20 years, Ilan has been executive business leader and innovative technology strategist for multinational real-estate and property development companies worldwide.

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Scott Zimmerman CenterPoint Properties
Scott Zimmerman CIO Scott Zimmerman has been CenterPoint’s CIO for over 20 years and is responsible for directing the IT Department and aligning the IT strategy with the
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Scott Zimmerman
CIO
CenterPoint Properties
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Scott Zimmerman has been CenterPoint’s CIO for over 20 years and is responsible for directing the IT Department and aligning the IT strategy with the company's objectives. He is also responsible for CenterPoint’s corporate marketing activities as well as their business process initiatives.