Management


Gary B. Sabin has served as our Chairman and Chief Executive Officer since our formation in December 2009. Since October 2003, Mr. Sabin has served as Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Excel Realty Holdings. From September 2001 to October 2003, Mr. Sabin served as Co-Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Price Legacy Corporation. From November 1997 to September 2001, Mr. Sabin served as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Excel Legacy Corporation. From September 1998 to April 1999, Mr. Sabin served as a Director and President of New Plan Excel Realty Trust. From January 1989 to September 1998, Mr. Sabin served as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Excel Realty Trust. In addition, Mr. Sabin has served as Chief Executive Officer of various companies since his founding of Excel Realty Trust Inc.'s predecessor company and its affiliates beginning in 1978. He has been active for over 30 years in diverse aspects of the real estate industry, including the evaluation and negotiation of real estate acquisitions, management, financing, development and dispositions. Mr. Sabin also currently serves as chairman of The Sabin Children's Foundation and Vice Chairman of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Mr. Sabin received a Master's Degree in Management from Stanford University as a Sloan Fellow and a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Brigham Young University. Mr. Sabin was selected to serve as our Chairman based on his executive leadership experience in public REITs and other real estate companies, his entrepreneurship and creativity, his network of relationships with real estate professionals across the United States and his experience in finance.
Spencer G. Plumb has served as our President and Chief Operating Officer since our formation in December 2009 and as a director since April 2010. Since January 2008, Mr. Plumb has served as Chief Operating Officer of Excel Realty Holdings. From October 2003 to January 2008, Mr. Plumb served as Senior Vice President of Investments of Excel Realty Holdings. From September 2001 to October 2003, Mr. Plumb served as Investment Analyst of Price Legacy Corporation. From November 1997 to September 2001, Mr. Plumb served as Investment Analyst of Excel Legacy Corporation. From September 1998 to April 1999, Mr. Plumb served as Property Analyst, Asset Management of New Plan Excel Realty Trust. From May 1997 to September 1998, Mr. Plumb served as Property Analyst of Excel Realty Trust. Mr. Plumb also currently serves on the investment committee of The Sabin Children's Foundation and as a director of the San Diego chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Mr. Plumb received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Brigham Young University. Mr. Plumb was selected to serve as a director based on his experience working with public REITs and other real estate companies and his experience with public markets.
James Y. Nakagawa has served as our Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer since our formation in December 2009. Since October 2003, Mr. Nakagawa has served as Chief Financial Officer of Excel Realty Holdings. From September 2001 to January 2004, Mr. Nakagawa served as Chief Financial Officer of Price Legacy Corporation. From October 1998 to September 2001, Mr. Nakagawa served as Chief Financial Officer, and from March 1998 to October 1998, as Controller of Excel Legacy Corporation. From September 1998 to April 1999, Mr. Nakagawa served as Controller of New Plan Excel Realty Trust. From September 1994 to September 1998, Mr. Nakagawa served as Controller of Excel Realty Trust. Prior to joining Excel Realty Trust, Mr. Nakagawa was a manager at Coopers & Lybrand LLP. Mr. Nakagawa serves as a director of NP Strategies, a nonprofit strategy consulting organization. Mr. Nakagawa received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in accounting from San Diego State University and is a certified public accountant. He is a member of the AICPA and the California Society of CPAs.
Mark T. Burton has served as our Chief Investment Officer and Senior Vice President of Acquisitions since our formation in December 2009 and as a director since April 2010. Since October 2003, Mr. Burton has served as Senior Vice President of Acquisitions/Dispositions of Excel Realty Holdings. From September 2001 to February 2004, Mr. Burton served as Senior Vice President - Acquisitions of Price Legacy Corporation. From November 1997 to September 2001, Mr. Burton served as Senior Vice President - Acquisitions of Excel Legacy Corporation. From September 1998 to April 1999, Mr. Burton served as Senior Vice President - Acquisitions of New Plan Excel Realty Trust. From October 1995 to September 1998, Mr. Burton served as Senior Vice President - Acquisitions, and from January 1989 to October 1995 as Vice President - Acquisitions, of Excel Realty Trust. Mr. Burton was associated with Excel Realty Trust and its affiliates beginning in 1983, primarily in the evaluation and selection of property acquisitions. Mr. Burton also currently serves as a director of The Sabin Children's Foundation. Mr. Burton received a Bachelor of Arts in Finance from Brigham Young University. Mr. Burton was selected to serve as a director based on his extensive experience directing acquisitions and dispositions for public and private real estate companies, including REITs.
S. Eric Ottesen has served as our Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary since our formation in December 2009. Since October 2003, Mr. Ottesen has served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Excel Realty Holdings. From September 2001 to October 2003, Mr. Ottesen served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Price Legacy Corporation. From November 1997 to September 2001, Mr. Ottesen served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Assistant Secretary of Excel Legacy Corporation. From September 1998 to April 1999, Mr. Ottesen served as Senior Vice President - Legal Affairs and Secretary of New Plan Excel Realty Trust. From September 1996 to September 1998, Mr. Ottesen served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Assistant Secretary of Excel Realty Trust. From 1987 to 1995, he was a senior partner in a San Diego law firm. Mr. Ottesen also currently serves as a director of The Sabin Children's Foundation and the San Diego chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Mr. Ottesen received a Juris Doctor from Southwestern University and a Bachelor of Arts in English from Brigham Young University.
Matthew S. Romney has served as Senior Vice President of Capital Markets since our formation in December 2009. Since January 2008, Mr. Romney has served as Vice President of Strategy/Investments of Excel Realty Holdings. From September 2005 to January 2008, Mr. Romney served as Vice President Property Management for Excel Realty Holdings. From September 2003 to July 2005, Mr. Romney served as Product Manager for Microsoft Corporation. Prior to joining Microsoft Corporation, Mr. Romney held various marketing and project management positions for Lavastorm, Inc. and Polaroid Corporation. Mr. Romney received a Master's Degree in Business Administration from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Brigham Young University.

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