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Technology, Automation and Innovation

Advisory Council

The following list represents the advisors who have joined Realcomm. The 2021 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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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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Sheridan Ware Charter Hall
Sheridan Ware Chief Information & Technology Officer Sheridan Ware manages all aspects of technology at Charter Hall. Multi-layered with far-reaching impact, her team constantly seeks new ways to leverag
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Sheridan Ware
Chief Information & Technology Officer
Charter Hall

Sheridan Ware manages all aspects of technology at Charter Hall. Multi-layered with far-reaching impact, her team constantly seeks new ways to leverage platforms and data – to drive deeper insights that will not only create better choices in property investment, but also ensure the business is operating as efficiently as possible to continue to grow and support its investors’ future wealth. As a human-centric designer, Sheridan puts people at the heart of everything she does.

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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.

Advisory Council Members

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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 Service
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 Service

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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Ryan Allbaugh Wells Fargo
Ryan Allbaugh Real Estate Technology & Innovation Strategist Ryan Allbaugh has over 20 years of experience in the IT industry. Currently, he leads highly knowledgeable and collaborative teams to design and imple
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Ryan Allbaugh
Real Estate Technology & Innovation Strategist
Wells Fargo
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Ryan Allbaugh has over 20 years of experience in the IT industry. Currently, he leads highly knowledgeable and collaborative teams to design and implement technical solutions for Wells Fargo’s corporate properties group. As the former CIO of the largest private commercial real estate developer in the southeast, Ryan applied his extensive knowledge to implement technology solutions impacting the real estate industry, such as his role in the development of one of the most technologically sophisticated buildings in the world, the Duke Energy Center in Charlotte, NC.

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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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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 Healthpeak Properties
Keith Bereskin VP, IT & Building Operations Currently, Keith Bereskin is the Vice President of Information Technology & Building Operations at Healthpeak Properties, a fully integrated real esta
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Keith Bereskin
VP, IT & Building Operations
Healthpeak Properties

Currently, Keith Bereskin is the Vice President of Information Technology & Building Operations at Healthpeak Properties, 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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Greg Carey The RMR Group
Greg Carey SVP, CIO
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Greg Carey
SVP, CIO
The RMR Group

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Jim Carr BentallGreenOak
Jim Carr Chief Innovation Officer
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Jim Carr
Chief Innovation Officer
BentallGreenOak

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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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Joe Chiappetta Simon Property Group
Joe Chiappetta VP & CTO Joe Chiappetta has been VP & CTO at Simon Property Group since joining the company in 2001. Joe has responsibility for the company's core business app
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Joe Chiappetta
VP & CTO
Simon Property Group

Joe Chiappetta has been VP & CTO at Simon Property Group since joining the company in 2001. Joe has responsibility for the company's core business applications, Project Management Office and Project Execution, business intelligence solutions, and new value creation consistent with the company's business strategy. In his role, he has delivered on several large scale projects, driven new business processes, and implemented leading technologies such as Salesforce.com, Hyperion Financial Management, and Cognos tools. His group leads application architecture as well as the evaluation of new technologies for the business. Prior to joining Simon, Joe was a Certified Project Manager with IBM Corporation.

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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
Sandeep Davé Chief Digital & Technology Officer Sandeep Davé is the Chief Digital & Technology Officer for CBRE. In this role, Sandeep leads the company’s digital strategy and all aspects of technol
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Sandeep Davé
Chief Digital & Technology Officer
CBRE

Sandeep Davé is the Chief Digital & Technology Officer for CBRE. In this role, Sandeep leads the company’s digital strategy and all aspects of technology globally. He his and his team provide the technology capabilities and infrastructure to support CBRE’s clients and professionals across the globe. Prior to his current role, Sandeep served as Chief Digital and Technology Officer for CBRE’s Global Workplace Solutions business with responsibility for digital enablement and transformation of the business.

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Brian Dickson WS Development
Brian Dickson VP, Information Management
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Brian Dickson
VP, Information Management
WS Development

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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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Janet Eaton CIM Group
Janet Eaton 1st VP, CTO
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Janet Eaton
1st VP, CTO
CIM Group

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Ian Feagin Jamestown
Ian Feagin Director 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
Jamestown
LinkedIn

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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Talia Fine Tanger Outlets
Talia Fine SVP, IT Talia Fine is the SVP, Information Technology, responsible for the strategy and oversight of technology at Tanger Outlets. Prior to joining Tanger, Ta
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Talia Fine
SVP, IT
Tanger Outlets

Talia Fine is the SVP, Information Technology, responsible for the strategy and oversight of technology at Tanger Outlets. Prior to joining Tanger, Talia worked at Brookfield in both the office and retail sectors. She has over 15 years of experience in the real estate industry.

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John Fitzpatrick Blackstone
John Fitzpatrick Managing Director & Global CTO John Fitzpatrick is a Managing Director and Global Chief Technology Officer of Blackstone Real Estate within the Technology and Innovations group. He
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John Fitzpatrick
Managing Director & Global CTO
Blackstone

John Fitzpatrick is a Managing Director and Global Chief Technology Officer of Blackstone Real Estate within the Technology and Innovations group. He is responsible for all aspects of technology across Blackstone Real Estate and our portfolio companies and also oversees the Blackstone Innovations investment program, which seeks to unlock value for our LPs and the firm by taking stakes in targeted, early stage, technology-based investment opportunities.

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Susan Gerock WashREIT
Susan Gerock VP, IT & CIO Susan Gerock currently serves as VP, Information Technology and CIO for WashREIT, a publicly traded REIT based in Washington, DC. She has over 25 year
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Susan Gerock
VP, IT & CIO
WashREIT

Susan Gerock currently serves as VP, Information Technology and CIO for WashREIT, a publicly traded REIT based in Washington, DC. She has over 25 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 Group
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 Group
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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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Mike Goodwin Stockbridge Capital Group
Mike Goodwin Director of Technology, CISO Mike Goodwin is Stockbridge's Director of Technology, CISO. He oversees information technology, information security and cybersecurity for the firm. H
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Mike Goodwin
Director of Technology, CISO
Stockbridge Capital Group

Mike Goodwin is Stockbridge's Director of Technology, CISO. He oversees information technology, information security and cybersecurity for the firm. He has a combined 18 years in the industry across different operational functions.

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Sandy Jacolow DLP Real Estate
Sandy Jacolow CIO
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Sandy Jacolow
CIO
DLP Real Estate

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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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Dale Johnston Regency Centers
Dale Johnston SVP, CIO Dale Johnston is SVP, CIO of Regency Center where he oversees the its information technology team nationwide and advances the company’s information an
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Dale Johnston
SVP, CIO
Regency Centers
LinkedIn

Dale Johnston is SVP, CIO of Regency Center where he oversees the its information technology team nationwide and advances the company’s information and technology platforms. He has 16 years of experience in leading technology teams and projects for commercial real estate companies.

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John Paul Jones Macerich
John Paul Jones 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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John Paul Jones
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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Colin Joynt RPAI
Colin Joynt SVP, IT
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Colin Joynt
SVP, IT
RPAI
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RJ Juliano Parkway
RJ Juliano CIO & CMO RJ Juliano joined Parkway Corporation in February of 2016 as our CIO and, in 2020, was also promoted to the CMO role. He is responsible for the innova
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RJ Juliano
CIO & CMO
Parkway

RJ Juliano joined Parkway Corporation in February of 2016 as our CIO and, in 2020, was also promoted to the CMO role. He is responsible for the innovative integration of industry–leading technology, marketing, strategy, project management and operations company-wide. RJ has over 25 years of business leadership and consulting experience specializing in technology strategy, media and marketing, operations, team development, and business process.

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Sineesh Keshav Prologis
Sineesh Keshav Managing Director, CTO Sineesh Keshav is the Chief Technology Officer at Prologis. In this role, he oversees all aspects of the technology strategy and is responsible for le
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Sineesh Keshav
Managing Director, CTO
Prologis

Sineesh Keshav is the Chief Technology Officer at Prologis. In this role, he oversees all aspects of the technology strategy and is responsible for leading the company’s global data and digital transformation. Since joining Prologis in 2018, Sineesh and his team have been focused on a capability driven, customer-centric approach to innovation and digitalization.

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Kevin Kincaid Grosvenor Group
Kevin Kincaid Group Technology Director
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Kevin Kincaid
Group Technology Director
Grosvenor Group

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Patrick Klein Essex Property Trust
Patrick Klein EVP & CTO
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Patrick Klein
EVP & 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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Jeffrey Kok Mill Creek Residential Trust
Jeffrey Kok CIO & Chief Innovation Officer Jeffrey Kok serves as the Chief Innovation Officer and Chief Information Officer for Mill Creek Residential. He is the chair of the Innovation Committ
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Jeffrey Kok
CIO & Chief Innovation Officer
Mill Creek Residential Trust

Jeffrey Kok serves as the Chief Innovation Officer and Chief Information Officer for Mill Creek Residential. He is the chair of the Innovation Committee and a member of the Audit and Administrative Committee. In his role, Jeffrey is responsible for overseeing Innovation, Building Technology, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, and ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) with the goal to transform how Mill Creek leverages technology as a competitive advantage and increase the value of its communities.

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James Kurek Brandywine Realty Trust
James Kurek VP, Chief Technology and Innovation Officer Jim Kurek is Brandywine's VP, Chief Technology and Innovation Officer. With over 20 years of experience in technology across multiple verticals, his e
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James Kurek
VP, Chief Technology and Innovation Officer
Brandywine Realty Trust

Jim Kurek is Brandywine's VP, Chief Technology and Innovation Officer. With over 20 years of experience in technology across multiple verticals, his expertise includes all facets of information technology including cybersecurity, infrastructure and operations, digital transformation and data analytics. Prior to joining Brandywine, Jim worked for Liberty Property Trust as their CIO, as well as D&H as their SVP of Technology and Operations where he was responsible for the company's global technology footprint.

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Ken Kurz COPT
Ken Kurz VP, IT / CIO Ken Kurz brings over 20 years of leadership and operational experience in cybersecurity, network technologies, information systems, risk mitigation an
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Ken Kurz
VP, IT / CIO
COPT

Ken Kurz brings over 20 years of leadership and operational experience in cybersecurity, network technologies, information systems, risk mitigation and remediation, and technical project management to COPT. Supporting COPT as CIO since 2016, he has prior experience as the CISO for the University of Delaware, CISO for the University of Oklahoma, and CIO for the US Naval Academy Alumni Association & Foundation. He has also held various technical and leadership positions within the Department of Defense.

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Cecilia Li Urban Edge Properties
Cecilia Li SVP, CIO Cecilia Li has more than 20 years of experience as a proven technology strategist and business transformation expert. She is currently the SVP, CIO of
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Cecilia Li
SVP, CIO
Urban Edge Properties

Cecilia Li has more than 20 years of experience as a proven technology strategist and business transformation expert. She is currently the SVP, CIO of Urban Edge Properties, a REIT that focused on management, acquiring, development and redevelopment of retail real estate in urban communities. Urban Edge owns 77 properties totaling 16.2 million square feet of gross leasable area.

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Art McCann Bell Partners
Art McCann SVP, IT
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Art McCann
SVP, IT
Bell Partners

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Kevin McCann Phillips Edison
Kevin McCann CIO Kevin McCann is a senior business technology executive with over 20 years of experience. Currently, he is Chief Information Officer at Phillips Edis
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Kevin McCann
CIO
Phillips Edison

Kevin McCann is a senior business technology executive with over 20 years of experience. Currently, he is Chief Information Officer at Phillips Edison & Company. Previously, Kevin was CIO and VP at IRC Retail Centers where he created and developed the company’s technology department, and set strategic technology goals. Previous to IRC, he was the IT Director for the Inland Real Estate Group of Companies.

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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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Simon Okunev Tishman Speyer
Simon Okunev Managing Director, CIO Simon Okunev oversee the strategy and execution of Tishman Speyer's Global Information Technology function. He has 25 years of experience building and
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Simon Okunev
Managing Director, CIO
Tishman Speyer

Simon Okunev oversee the strategy and execution of Tishman Speyer's Global Information Technology function. He has 25 years of experience building and leading teams, as well as developing and implementing innovative technologies and systems.

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Don Oldham Duke Realty Corporation
Don Oldham VP, IT As Vice President of Duke Realty’s Information Technology Department, Don Oldham leads technology solutions research and manages initiatives to digiti
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Don Oldham
VP, IT
Duke Realty Corporation

As Vice President of Duke Realty’s Information Technology Department, Don Oldham leads technology solutions research and manages initiatives to digitize the real estate business model. He and his team are tasked with discovering new technology opportunities, reducing the cost of doing business and adding efficiency to business processes. They improve efficiencies through the development and implementation of innovative technologies.

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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, Technology at Inland Computer Services. Prior to
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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, Technology 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.

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Jeremy Poteet JBG SMITH
Jeremy Poteet EVP, CIO
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Jeremy Poteet
EVP, CIO
JBG SMITH

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Soheil Pourhashemi Brookfield Properties
Soheil Pourhashemi SVP, Head of Technology Soheil Pourhashemi is currently SVP and head of technology for Brookfield Properties commercial real estate in North America. He is responsible for es
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Soheil Pourhashemi
SVP, Head of Technology
Brookfield Properties

Soheil Pourhashemi is currently SVP and head of technology for Brookfield Properties commercial real estate in North America. He is responsible for establishing and executing the commercial real estate IT strategy, vision and roadmap for the office sector. He has a keen focus on data and analytics, automation, IoT and partnering with the business in executing new innovations across the portfolio. Brookfield Properties develops and operates more than 650 properties and 325 million square feet of high-quality, sustainability-focused real estate assets around the globe. It provides integrated services across all property investment strategies of Brookfield Asset Management, a global alternative asset manager with over $600 billion in AUM.

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Luis Ramos Woolbright Development
Luis Ramos VP of Information Technology 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
VP of Information Technology
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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Joe Rich Related Companies
Joe Rich SVP, CIO 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, CIO
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 TGM Associates
Larry Schachter Director of Technology
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Larry Schachter
Director of Technology
TGM Associates

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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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Rob Schmidt Piedmont Office Realty Trust
Rob Schmidt CIO/CTO Advisor
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Rob Schmidt
CIO/CTO Advisor
Piedmont Office Realty Trust

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Bill Sechen Harrison Street
Bill Sechen Managing Director Bill Sechen is Managing Director at Harrison Street and is a member of the firm’s Management Committee. Bill leads initiatives focused on the technol
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Bill Sechen
Managing Director
Harrison Street

Bill Sechen is Managing Director at Harrison Street and is a member of the firm’s Management Committee. Bill leads initiatives focused on the technology, data, process and information security needs as well as leading initiatives for M&A activities.

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Justin Segal Boxer Property
Justin Segal President 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
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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Sara Shank Beacon Capital Partners
Sara Shank Managing Director Sara Shank is Managing Director and Head of Portfolio Management for Beacon Capital Partners, a leading office investor and manager. As part of this r
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Sara Shank
Managing Director
Beacon Capital Partners

Sara Shank is Managing Director and Head of Portfolio Management for Beacon Capital Partners, a leading office investor and manager. As part of this role, she chairs Beacon’s Lease Committee, is a member of the Debt Committee, Management Committee, Capital Committee, and is a voting member of Investment Committee. In addition to her portfolio management and other corporate responsibilities, she spearheads technology adoption across functionalities, and has forged relationships with leading industry providers,

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Adam Stanley Cushman & Wakefield
Adam Stanley Global CIO Adam Stanley provides strategic and operational direction for Cushman & Wakefield client facing and colleague technology systems and infrastructure ac
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Adam Stanley
Global CIO
Cushman & Wakefield

Adam Stanley provides strategic and operational direction for Cushman & Wakefield client facing and colleague technology systems and infrastructure across all global business lines. Drawing on his more than 20 years of industry experience and as an integral member of the global executive team, Adam is a change agent with proven success driving growth, performance, talent retention and innovation. Under Adam's leadership, DTZ (now merged with Cushman & Wakefield) was named to the CIO100 for 2015 by CIO Magazine. He is deeply involved in the civic and charitable community and in addition to Board roles, provides pro-bono technology, operations and organizational strategy advisory services to non-profit organizations.

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Robert Stark MAPP
Robert Stark Sr. Executive Director, Strategy & Operations With strategic oversight of MAPP's Property Management functions, Robert ensures that people, technology and processes are effectively structured and
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Robert Stark
Sr. Executive Director, Strategy & Operations
MAPP

With strategic oversight of MAPP's Property Management functions, Robert ensures that people, technology and processes are effectively structured and connected. He explores and implements new technology to aid growth, and works with clients to identify their requirements and interpret that into action, ensuring excellence in service delivery and an occupier centric approach. Robert has over 20 years' experience in managing significant client portfolio mandates and working with sector leading organisations to deliver change, engagement and performance.

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Helane Stein Brixmor
Helane Stein SVP, CIO Helane Stein is SVP, CIO of Brixmor, which owns and operates a high-quality, national portfolio of open-air shopping centers. Its 393 retail centers c
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Helane Stein
SVP, CIO
Brixmor

Helane Stein is SVP, CIO of Brixmor, which owns and operates a high-quality, national portfolio of open-air shopping centers. Its 393 retail centers comprise of approximately 69 million square feet of prime retail space in established trade areas.

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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 Realty
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 Realty

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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Sonny Thind QuadReal
Sonny Thind VP, IT
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Sonny Thind
VP, IT
QuadReal

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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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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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Edward Wagoner JLL
Edward Wagoner CIO, Digital Edward Wagoner serves as the Executive Director and Digital Chief Information Officer at Jones Lang LaSalle Inc., a role to which he was named in 2020
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Edward Wagoner
CIO, Digital
JLL

Edward Wagoner serves as the Executive Director and Digital Chief Information Officer at Jones Lang LaSalle Inc., a role to which he was named in 2020. Most recently, he served as Global Chief Information Officer of Corporate Solutions at the company. Wagoner joined Jones Lang LaSalle in 1996 and has held various roles with increasing responsibilities including, Director of Information Technology for Americas, Implementation Manager of National Property Service Center, Manager of Audit and Quality Control and Chief Information Officer for Americas.

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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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Damien Wu ChinaChem Group
Damien Wu Director of Business Transformation and Innovation Damien Wu is the Director of Business Transformation and Innovation at ChinaChem Group. He is responsible for formulating and executing business trans
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Damien Wu
Director of Business Transformation and Innovation
ChinaChem Group

Damien Wu is the Director of Business Transformation and Innovation at ChinaChem Group. He is responsible for formulating and executing business transformation strategies to enhance the group’s existing businesses and operations, as well as to identify new business models and revenue streams for future growth. Damien has over 25 years of IT management, IT consulting and IT startup experiences.

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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.