Board of Directors

Meet NAIOP’s Board of Directors.

Layne Alfonso

Layne Alfonso

NAIOP Board of Directors
Associate, Environmental Scientist, GeoEngineers

Tacoma, Washington

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Layne Alfonso is an associate principal, environmental scientist with GeoEngineers, where he weaves together his environmental science and commercial real estate experience with his passion for community involvement and desire to connect clients with customized solutions to their business problems. Layne’s primary role is business development for all of GeoEngineers’ practice areas, with a special focus in the development market. Layne has been a NAIOP member since 2004 and served in multiple leadership positions within the Washington State NAIOP Chapter.

Kristy Allen

Kristy Alley

NAIOP Board of Directors
Principal, Stantec

Lynnwood, Washington

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As a principal at Stantec, Kristy is responsible for marketing and business development in US West. Her roles in the AEC industry have included executive team leadership, mergers and acquisitions, firm strategy, management of firm-wide marketing initiatives, business development activities, and leadership of firm principals and marketing staff across multiple offices in multiple states.

Rivka Altman

Rivka Altman

NAIOP Board of Directors
Director, Portfolio Management, Invesco Real Estate

Dallas, Texas

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Rivka Altman is a director and the associate portfolio manager for Invesco Real Estate’s opportunistic strategies and debt fund since 2015. From 2012-2015, she was with the firm’s acquisition team. Previously, Altman has worked with JLL as member of both the office and retail investment sales teams and the corporate retail solutions group and Genesis Real Estate Group, a national multi-family developer.

Collin Barr

Collin Barr

NAIOP Board of Directors
President – Central US Division, Ryan Companies US, Inc.

Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Collin Barr is President of the Central US Division for Ryan Companies US, Inc. In this role Mr. Barr provides executive leadership and oversight for the North Region based out of Minnesota and the Midwest Region based out of Iowa, and the SouthCentral Region based in Texas. These three business units encompass the disciplines of development, capital sourcing, architecture & engineering, construction, and property management where project solutions are delivered to customers across the United States in the market sectors of: office, industrial, retail, healthcare, governmental, hospitality, multifamily, and senior living. Mr. Barr joined NAIOP in 1987 and is a member of the Build to Suit Forum.

Dwight Bell

Dwight Bell

NAIOP Board of Directors
President and CEO, Cannon Equities

Atlanta, Georgia

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Dwight Bell founded Cannon Equities in 2001 as a diversified investment/development company specializing in both commercial and residential institutional grade real estate.

Jody Walker Belsick

Jody Walker Belsick

NAIOP Board of Directors
Practice Builder, Kimley-Horn and Associates

Las Vegas, Nevada

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Jody W. Belsick, P.E., LEED AP is Practice Builder with Kimley-Horn and Associates and is based on the Las Vegas, Nevada office. Kimley-Horn is a civil engineering consulting firm with over 80 office nationwide. Jody is a registered Professional Engineer in the States of Nevada, Colorado, California and Texas and also is a certified LEED Accredited Professional. Jody obtained her B.S. in Civil Engineering (1997) and Masters in Business Administration (2010) at UNLV and was the President / Owner of Walker Engineering in Las Vegas from 2003 to 2016 before her firm joined Kimley-Horn to expand her practice. She has over 21 years of hands on experience in civil engineering specifically land development. Her focus is on sports projects, industrial, retail and office developments in the western United States. Jody is currently a Director with the NAIOP Southern Nevada Board of Directors and also the NAIOP National Board of Directors.

Nate Boyer

Nate Boyer

NAIOP Board of Directors
President, The Boyer Company

Salt Lake City, Utah

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Nate Boyer’s experience has included leasing, development and build-to-suit leaseback work. As President of The Boyer Company, he has managed and developed over 2.5 million square feet of office and related commercial space in various markets in and out of Utah. Nate has worked closely with private and public-sector tenants on build-to-suit office buildings totaling over $500 million. As a result of this experience, Nate has a deep understanding of the development cycle from site selection, entitlement, design, construction, and occupancy.

 Nelson Bradshaw

Nelson Bradshaw

NAIOP Board of Directors
NE Florida CEO, Nelson Bradshaw

Jacksonville, Florida

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Nelson Bradshaw is the NE Florida CEO for BBVA, USA. A graduate of LSU with a degree in Finance, he started his banking career 35 years ago with J.P. Morgan Chase in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He has spent the last 26 years as a banker in Florida with SunTrust and BBVA. Bradshaw relocated to Jacksonville in September 2008 as the market executive, after holding the same position in Pensacola, Florida since 2001. He has held numerous civic leadership positions over the years including State board positions with the Florida Development Finance Corporation, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, The Florida Bankers Association, and NAIOP. Local board positions include Association for Corporate Growth, Jacksonville Downtown Rotary, World Affairs Council, JAX Chamber of Commerce, Hubbard House Foundation, and UNF College of Business Advisory Board.

Shawn Cavin

Shawn Cavin

NAIOP Board of Directors
Vice President / Sales Director, First American Title Insurance Company

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Shawn Cavin has 28 years or experience in sales, including retail, insurance. securities, brokerage, title insurance and lending.

Julie Cleaver

Julie Cleaver

NAIOP Board of Directors
Senior Vice President, Planning & Design, The Howard Hughes Corporation

Las Vegas, Nevada

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Julie Cleaver is Vice President of Planning and Design for Summerlin, the 22,500-acre award winning master planned community in the Las Vegas Valley. With over 32 years of experience in land development, Ms. Cleaver works closely with architects, planners, engineers, brand consultants, and municipal partners to direct all current and long-term planning efforts for Summerlin, including entitlements and the development and design processes. She is committed to innovative and sustainable planning solutions and promotes smart growth strategies for the community.

Mark Corlew

Mark Corlew

NAIOP Board of Directors
Partner, Grover Corlew of Florida, LLC

Pompano Beach, Florida

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Mark Corlew is a partner in Grover Corlew, the Florida-based real estate investment group focused on acquiring, developing and operating office, retail and multi-family properties across the Southeast U.S. Mark is a seasoned real estate veteran with more than 25 years of experience in acquisitions, development and management.

Megan Creecy-Herman

Megan Creecy-Herman

NAIOP Board of Directors
Vice President, Market Leader, Prologis

Scottsdale, Arizona

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Megan Creecy-Herman serves as Vice President, Market Officer for Prologis. With over 15 years of commercial real estate experience in the Southwestern US, Ms. Creecy-Herman was previously responsible for oversight of Liberty Property Trust’s portfolio in the Arizona region including leasing, development and acquisition activities. Creecy-Herman is a former President of the NAIOP-Arizona Chapter and a recipient of NAIOP’s national award for Chapter President of the Year.

Dale Dekker

Dale Dekker

NAIOP Board of Directors
Principal/Architect, Dekker/Perich/Sabatini Ltd.

Albuquerque, New Mexico

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Dale Dekker, AIA, AICP, is an original founder of Dekker/Perich/Sabatini (D/P/S), an architecture and design firm with offices in New Mexico, Texas and Arizona.

George Dunn

George Dunn

NAIOP Board of Directors
Managing Partner, GEMCAP Development

Winston-Salem, North Carolina

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George Dunn is a co-founder and partner of GEMCAP Development, George has been active in commercial real estate, development, and construction for the past 17 years. He began his career after graduating from North Carolina State University where he studied Business and Economics.

Louis Fontenot

Louis Fontenot

NAIOP Board of Directors
Vice President, Development Management, Trammell Crow Company

Portland, Oregon

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Louis Fontenot is responsible for all aspects of development and construction of industrial and mixed use developments throughout the Portland metropolitan area. He manages the design process including coordination of architects, engineers, consultants and sustainable practices and administers projects from initial concept planning stages to procurement and completion of construction. Also he maintains interface with clients ensuring total contract compliance with all criteria and reaching all performance specifications.

Tom Fritsch

Tom Fritsch

NAIOP Board of Directors
Managing Director, CBRE | Raleigh

Raleigh, North Carolina

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Tom Fritsch serves as Managing Director, CBRE | Raleigh. Fritsch oversees all of the firm’s commercial real estate operations in the Raleigh region. With over 20 years of experience in management, brokerage and asset management, Fritsch has overseen a wide variety of real estate, including office, flex, and multi-family product types, and has held such roles from Director of Asset Management to Senior Leasing Agent in a multi-million square foot portfolio. Fritsch graduated from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.

Marc Gearhart

Marc Gearhart

NAIOP Board of Directors
Vice President of Real Estate Development, Ryan Companies US, Inc.

Bellevue, Washington

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Marc brings years of experience to his role and an extensive background across all phases of the development life cycle, including construction. As Vice President of Real Estate Development in Ryan’s Northwest Region, Marc is responsible for sourcing and executing development deals in the Puget Sound market. Specifically, he manages site selection, due diligence, financing, entitlement, lease/sale negotiation and asset management. A strategic, goal-oriented leader, Marc has an impressive history of positively impacting the development process, project teams, and the spaces in which we live, work and play every day.

Lauren O’Neil Goff

Lauren O’Neil Goff

NAIOP Board of Directors
Senior Managing Director, JLL

Boston, Massachusets

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Ms. O’Neil is a Senior Managing Director in the Boston office of HFF with more than 13 years of experience. In addition to overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Boston office, she is primarily responsible for originating debt and equity transactions throughout the eastern United States. During the course of her career with HFF, she has been involved in more than $9 billion in debt placement, investment advisory and equity placement transactions.

Jerry Grant

Jerry Grant, CCIM

NAIOP Board of Directors
Vice President, Graham & Company

Birmingham, Alabama

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Jerry Grant, CCIM joined Graham & Company in 2015 as Vice President, Office Group, where he specializes in Landlord and Tenant representation. With 10 years of experience in commercial real estate, Jerry has worked for numerous ownership groups and institutional clients leasing some of Birmingham’s best Class A office buildings. His years in the business also include building sales, oversight of marketing, market research, tenant retention and client relation activities. A graduate of Auburn University, Jerry enjoys devoting his free time to his family, his community and church.

Rick Guild

Rick Guild

NAIOP Board of Directors
President, Guild Company LLC

Tulsa, Oklahoma

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Rick Guild has more than 33 years of expertise, and over $750,000,000.00 in personal leasing and sales, while involved in leasing, managing, developing and selling office properties in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Guild began his career in commercial real estate in 1983 with Trammell Crow Company. He was responsible for the leasing and marketing of the entire 4,500,000 square foot Tulsa office building and warehouse ownership portfolio. This portfolio included the 52-story BOK Tower (1.4 million square feet), Williams Towers I & II (770,000 square feet), Triad Center I and II, and many others. In 1992, Guild became the Director of Leasing over a 3,000,000 square foot real estate portfolio with Property Company of America. Guild oversaw all leasing, brokerage, and tenant relation activities. During his time at PCA, Guild was personally responsible for the acquisition of over 2,500,000 square feet of new management and leasing contracts including CityPlex Towers, the largest office building complex in Tulsa.

Grady Hamilton

Grady Hamilton

NAIOP Board of Directors
Managing Director, Trammell Crow Company

Oak Brook, Illinois

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Grady Hamilton serves as a Managing Director and head of Trammell Crow Company’s Midwest Business Unit. He is responsible for the overall performance of the Business Unit, including identifying new development and investment opportunities throughout Chicago, Minneapolis and the Upper Midwest. Under Grady’s leadership, TCC’s Midwest Business Unit has led over $400MM in development over the past four years, including more than 1,200 apartment units across seven luxury market-rate projects, one NAIOP-award winning speculative industrial building, one value-add industrial acquisition, and two corporate headquarters build-to-suits.

Scott Haugen

Scott Haugen

NAIOP Board of Directors
Senior Vice President, WPT Industrial REIT

Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Scott Haugen is responsible for leading the asset management team in providing services for stabilized industrial assets as well as new industrial development.

 Kim Hofstede

Kim Hofstede

NAIOP Board of Directors
Senior Vice President – Investments and Portfolio Management, Founders Properties, L.L.C.

Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Kim Hofstede is responsible for dispositions, joint ventures and portfolio management for Founders $1 billion portfolio of commercial real estate. She also plays an active role in strategic planning, investor relations and fundraising.

David Hudson

David Hudson

NAIOP Board of Directors
Vice President, Leasing & Development - Houston, Duke Realty Corporation

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David Hudson is a thirty year veteran in Houston commercial real estate focused on development, leasing and acquisitions. He opened Duke Realty’s Houston office in early 2006. Duke’s presence in Houston has grown to approximately 6.6 million square feet of industrial property during this time.

John Huemoller

John Huemoller

NAIOP Board of Directors
Account Manager, First American Title Insurance Company

Denver, Colorado

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As a National Account Manager at First American NCS, John oversees national client relationships and ensures smooth execution of settlement services and issuance of title insurance. He has served in this role since 2016 following a career as a private yacht captain. He enjoys taking advantage of what Colorado has to offer and loves spending time with his two kids Zoe and Leo and his wife Natalia.

Derek Hulse

Derek Hulse

NAIOP Board of Directors
Managing Director, Cushman & Wakefield

San Diego, California

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Derek Hulse specializes in the leasing and sale of office properties in the central and urban San Diego office markets. His primary focus is representing owners, both private and institutional, of multi-tenant office projects. Currently he represents 25+ properties totaling 3.5 million square feet. Throughout his career he has represented a variety of owners and users of real estate in a multitude of complex lease and sale transactions. He has developed a reputation with his clients as being a trusted advisor who truly understands their real estate needs and presents clear and concise solutions which add value to their real estate portfolio.

Kevin Jennings

Kevin Jennings

NAIOP Board of Directors
Senior Vice President, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Newport Beach, California

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Mr. Jennings has been involved in real estate financing and investment for more than 30 years. Currently, he is a Senior Vice President and the Southern California Market Manager for Commercial Real Estate Banking at Bank of America, N.A. Mr. Jennings is responsible for marketing of banking services including Debt, Capital Market, Treasury Management and Wealth Management products to commercial real estate developers and investors throughout Orange County and the Inland Empire. Prior to joining Bank of America, Mr. Jennings was Vice President and Investment Officer with Wells Fargo Realty Advisors a national pension fund advisor. Mr. Jennings is an active member of Southern California NAIOP and serves on the Board of Directors and its Executive Council. In addition, Mr. Jennings is also a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC). Mr. Jennings is a past Chair of the Orange County United Way Real Estate Committee. Mr. Jennings is a graduate of the University of San Diego and holds a degree in Economics and Finance.

Bo Johnson

Bo Johnson

NAIOP Board of Directors
Owner, Florida Land and Investment, Inc.

Pensacola, Florida

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Bo Johnson, former Florida Speaker of the House, is the owner of Florida Land and Investment, Inc. and specializes in large land tracts, bulk lot sales, and other real estate investments. He has 30 years of experience as a real estate broker, and 20 years of experience as a land developer. Bo is actively involved in NAIOP, serving as the NAIOP of Florida President in 2014 and as President of NAIOP Northwest Florida in 2012.

C. Michael Johnston

C. Michael Johnston

NAIOP Board of Directors
Senior Vice President, Acquisitions & Asset Management; Senior Portfolio Manager, Core-Plus Strategies, Menlo Equities Investments

Palo Alto, California

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Mr. Johnston is responsible for acquisition and asset management efforts relating to Menlo Equities’ Northern California, Pacific Northwest and Colorado investments. He is also responsible for the portfolio management of Menlo’s core-plus investment vehicles. He works closely with Menlo’s founding principals in all aspects of operating and expanding these portfolios, including investment selection, financings, leasing, and dispositions.

Michael Klein

Michael Klein

NAIOP Board of Directors
Founder & Managing Principal, BoundTrain Real Estate

Reston, Virginia

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Michael brings more than 15 years of real estate experience handling an estimated $3.8 billion in assets to his role as the strategic and operational lead at BoundTrain. Prior to founding BoundTrain, Michael was a managing director and principal at Penzance, where he managed the investments team and Investment Committee process, executed investment strategy, identified and structured promising deals, oversaw due diligence for acquisitions, monitored leasing and asset management, and determined the valuation of properties and potential investments.

Megan Lantz

Megan Lantz

NAIOP Board of Directors
Vice President, HITT Contracting, Inc.

Falls Church, Virginia

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Megan has more than 13 years of experience in the construction industry, starting her career in the field and rising through the ranks to project manager. She joined HITT in 2013 as a Director of Corporate Business Development, overseeing the company’s business development strategy, client engagement, and research platform. In 2018, Megan was promoted to Vice President and is responsible for HITT’s national business development strategy, including identifying new business markets and service lines to support the growth of the company. Over her tenure, HITT has expanded coast-to-coast and now has ten offices. As a senior leader at HITT, Megan also leads HITT’s Global Alliance program with our London and Australia based partners, serves as a member of the Executive Governance Council, and was selected to participate in the company’s Corporate Leadership Council in 2014.

Mark Levy

Mark G. Levy

NAIOP Board of Directors
Executive Vice President-Partner, Hilco Redevelopment Partners (HRP)

Miami, Florida

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Mark G. Levy is responsible for HRP’s real estate development, acquisition, investment and capital structuring activities nationwide. Mark’s highly diverse career has spanned over 28 years and has included senior leadership roles in asset management, capital deployment and development for both public and private real estate companies.

Chris MacCauley

Chris MacCauley

NAIOP Board of Directors
CBRE Limited

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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Chris MacCauley leads the CBRE Vancouver industrial team as Senior Vice President. Chris has been in the industry for the past 12 years and has specialized in land disposition, development, build to suits, sale leasebacks and corporate mandates.

Lee McNeil

Lee McNeil

NAIOP Board of Directors
Business Development, Williams Company Management Group

Orlando, Florida

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Lee is the Business Development and Senior Preconstruction Manager for Williams Company, an Orlando based, employee owned Construction Management firm. Founded in 1920, Williams Company has offices in Orlando and Tampa Florida and works throughout the Southeast region of the United States. Lee has a bachelor’s degree in Building Construction from the University of Florida, a Masters of Business Administration from Rollins College and is a licensed General Contractor in the state of Florida. He has over 35 years of experience in construction management and specializes in early stage budget development for owners and developers of commercial real estate. Lee is a past president and board member of the NAIOP Central Florida chapter and a past president of the Orlando chapter of the Professional Construction Estimator’s Association.

Molly McShane

Molly McShane

NAIOP Board of Directors
Chief Operating Officer, The McShane Companies

Rosemont, Illinois

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As Chief Operating Officer, Molly provides day-to-day leadership and management of The McShane Companies, focusing her efforts on long-term strategic growth and operational excellence. Molly consistently delivers innovative thinking on behalf of a wide range of projects, markets and geographical areas. During her long-standing tenure with the McShane organization, she has held a variety of positions within the construction and development businesses. She has focused on a wide variety of product types and, as a result, possesses extensive knowledge of the industrial, multi-family, office, healthcare and commercial market sectors.

Dirk Melton

Dirk Melton

NAIOP Board of Directors
Development Director, MarketStreet Enterprises

Nashville, Tennessee

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Dirk Melton oversees the daily investment and development operations for MarketStreet Enterprises, a privately-held investment firm with diversified holdings in real estate and other commercial industries.

Michael J. Merle

Michael J. Merle

NAIOP Board of Directors
President and Chief Operating Officer, Ray Fogg Building Methods, Inc.

Cleveland, Ohio

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Michael J. Merle is president and CEO of Ray Fogg Building Methods, Inc. Mr. Merle joined the company in December 1981 as a salesman, was appointed Executive Vice President in 1992, and assumed his current position in 2006. Under Merle's leadership, Ray Fogg Building Methods has expanded its reach to embrace new markets; to implement advanced design, construction and management technologies; to constantly improve project management and performance; and to implement one of the finest safety programs in the industry - all as part of a strategy of improving profitability through building outstanding value that consistently exceeds the expectations of its customers. Merle is a native of Akron, Ohio. He attended Archbishop Hoban High School and later, Princeton University, majoring in religion and graduating summa cum laude in 1972.

Awais Mughal

Awais Mughal

NAIOP Board of Directors
Senior Vice President, Meridian Property Company

San Ramon, California

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Awais Mughal is Senior Vice President of Acquisitions and is responsible for Meridian’s general office division and Northern California medical office building division. In over 25 years of real estate investing, Awais has gained extensive experience in acquisitions underwriting and closing, joint venture deal structuring, leasing, asset management, entitlements and debt procurement. He oversees the acquisitions functions of the team based in San Ramon, California.

Charlie Musgrave

Charlie Musgrave

NAIOP Board of Directors
Senior Director, Office Leasing, Ivanhoé Cambridge

Toronto, Ontario

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As Senior Director, Office Leasing, North America with Ivanhoé Cambridge, Charlie is responsible for overseeing new development office leasing - principally focused on the new generation of office product - across the continent. With over 15 years of leasing experience, Charlie has represented the leasing efforts on such landmark projects as, TD Centre and most recently, the 3M sq. ft. CIBC SQUARE in Toronto. Charlie’s career spans various global markets, including Hong Kong and New York City.

Amy Nagy

Amy Nagy

NAIOP Board of Directors
Director of Development, Sinatra & Company Real Estate

Buffalo, New York

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Amy Nagy works for entrepreneurially minded, Sinatra & Company Real Estate, a Buffalo, New York based real estate investment, development and management firm. For her five years spent working directly with the company’s president and founder, Nick Sinatra, Amy has taken on an array of projects that include the company’s marketing and identity efforts, providing analysis on acquisitions and development projects, as well as implementing best practices to the firm’s commercial real estate department. Currently, Amy is the Director of Development, overseeing the firm’s development activities in Western New York.

Jim T. Neyer

Jim Neyer

NAIOP Board of Directors
EVP, Real Estate Development, Al. Neyer

Cincinnati, Ohio

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Jim Neyer leads Al. Neyer's business development activities with a balanced focus on client business objectives and project deliverables. Mr. Neyer has over 25 years of experience in commercial real estate, development, financing and construction.

Chris Ollenberger

Chris Ollenberger

NAIOP Board of Directors
Managing Principal, QuantumPlace Developments Ltd.

Calgary, Alberta

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Mr. Ollenberger is a seasoned real estate development executive with over 20 years of broad real estate management, design, planning, construction and engineering experience in creating innovative, sustainable urban communities and buildings.

Matt Picken

Matt Picken

NAIOP Board of Directors
Executive Vice President, Managing Director, Capital Markets, JLL

Toronto, Ontario

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Matt is the National Practice Lead for JLL’s Capital Markets division, where he is responsible for the origination and execution of investment transactions across Canada, with a focus on the Greater Toronto Area. With over 18 years’ experience in commercial real estate, Matt has worked for many of North America’s leading investors, comprising REITs, corporations and institutions, advising on many of the largest development and income property transactions completed in Canada. Over his career, Matt has been involved in close to $10 billion of transactions, spanning office, industrial, retail and land.

Patrick Pierce

Patrick Pierce

NAIOP Board of Directors
Partner, Selwyn Property Group, Inc.

Charlotte, North Carolina

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Patrick specializes in acquisition, development, leasing and asset management of manufacturing and distribution facilities, along with flex and business park space. He brings a wealth of experience to his leadership role at Selwyn Property Group, including leasing of more than 10 million square feet of distribution and manufacturing space.

Cody Riles

Cody Riles

NAIOP Board of Directors
Vice President, Market Officer, Prologis

Indianapolis, Indiana

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Cody Riles joined Prologis in 2007 and is responsible for all operational and leasing activities, disposition strategy and capital deployment surrounding Prologis’ 19 million SF portfolio in Indianapolis, IN and Louisville, KY. Cody is a past President of the NAIOP Indiana chapter.

Rocco Sansone

Rocco Sansone

NAIOP Board of Directors
Managing Director, Marsh

Honolulu, Hawaii

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Rocco Sansone is head of Marsh’s Honolulu office. He assists clients in establishing effective risk management programs. He coordinates Marsh resources to support client successes. He is also a member of the Global Real Estate and Education Industry Practices. Mr. Sansone has worked in our industry for over 30 years, including working with Hawaii legislators and Marsh construction resources to implement the state’s wrap-up statute; structuring innovative risk financing alternatives for clients, such as captives and integrated risk financing plans; improving risk management and strengthening underwriting relationships for the Hawaii operations of a parent company in bankruptcy at competitive premiums and without financial guarantees; and coordinating implementation of a safety program.

Cole Schnorf

Cole Schnorf

NAIOP Board of Directors
Senior Vice President, Director, Manekin, LLC

Columbia, Maryland

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Cole Schnorf serves as senior vice president/director of Development for Manekin, LLC. He has held this position since 1999, and Mr. Schnorf has been with the company since 1986. As head of development, he hires and assigns staff to specific projects, and oversees the department's budget and variance reports. Additionally, he oversees four project managers and continues to manage specific development projects himself. Mr. Schnorf is also a member of Manekin’s Investment and Management committees. During his tenure with Manekin, LLC, he has steered the company in its development of over 1.2 million square feet of speculative office/research and development space in Columbia Gateway; 1.1 million square feet of speculative warehouse space in Troy Hill Commerce Center in Elkridge, Md., and numerous office, R&D and retail build-to-suits throughout Baltimore/Washington Corridor. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Schnorf served in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Sonat, Inc. in the mergers and acquisition department.

Adam Seery

Adam Seery

NAIOP Board of Directors
Managing Director, Harvest Commercial Capital, LLC

Cardiff by the Sea, California

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Adam Seery is Managing Director/COO, Harvest Small Business Finance, LLC, a non-banking lending operation that generates SBA, 504 and Conventional owner-user loans across the U.S. Harvest is the 12th largest SBA lender across America and ranked second among non-banks (FY 2018). He previously served in positions with Plaza Bank, Lehman Brothers Small Business Finance and CREF Solutions.

Mark Seltzer

Mark Seltzer

NAIOP Board of Directors
Vice President, Leasing & Development, Liberty Property Trust

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Mark Seltzer serves as a Vice President for Liberty Property Trust. Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT) is one of the nation’s largest real estate companies where it owns and manages more than 100 million square feet of industrial and office properties. With a diverse real estate background spanning the public and private sector, Mark’s responsibilities include leasing, development and acquisition/disposition activities. Mark is a former President of the NAIOP-Greater Philadelphia Chapter, current chair of the Chapter’s Executive Committee and a member of the Corporate Board of Directors.

Celeste Tanner

Celeste Tanner

NAIOP Board of Directors
Chief Development Officer, Confluent Development

Denver, Colorado

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Celeste co-founded Confluent Development with Marshall Burton in 2014, creating a new perspective on development within the industry. With more than 15 years of experience in development and real estate, Celeste currently serves as Chief Development Officer of Confluent, where she oversees the organization’s diverse development platform of senior living, multifamily, office, industrial, and retail development, representing a current cumulative development pipeline in excess of $400 million. Celeste was previously Director of Real Estate Development for Opus Development Company and led the real estate project team for the Denver office of Opus. In her career she has played a key role in the ground-up development of more than 5 million square feet of commercial and multifamily space, and has represented the industry both locally and nationally through her leadership in organizations such as NAIOP.

Neil Tipgraph

Neil Tipograph

NAIOP Board of Directors
Partner, Imowitz Koenig

New York, New York

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Neil Tipograph is a tax partner at Imowitz Koenig (IK), a member of RESIG and is a member of both firm’s executive committees. Neil began his career in 1979 and has been with IK since 1988. His experience in the real estate industry includes significant involvement with tax planning and management/business advisory services for various private and institutional real estate owner-operators and developers. Neil is a leading expert in many of the recent changes to the tax laws affecting the real estate industry including the tangible property regulations, Qualified Opportunity Zones, the Section 199A Qualified Business Income deduction and the overhaul of business interest limitations. He is frequently invited to lecture on behalf of IK and has written about various partnership topics. Neil holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a Master’s degree in Taxation from the Stern School of Business at New York University.

Jonathan Tratt

Jonathan Tratt

NAIOP Board of Directors
Principal, Tratt Properties, LLC

Phoenix, Arizona

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Jonathan Tratt is the principal for Tratt Properties, LLC, a development and investment company based in Phoenix, Arizona. He has been a member of NAIOP since 2001 and is a member of the Board of Directors, a NAIOP-PAC Trustee and a member of the E-Commerce II Forum. He is the 2017 NAIOP Chairman.

Stewart Wangard

Stewart Wangard

NAIOP Board of Directors
Chairman, CEO and Founder, Wangard Partners, Inc. and Wangard Advisors, LLC

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Stewart Wangard is chairman, CEO and founder of Wangard Partners, Inc. and Wangard Advisors, LLC. He has more than 40 years of commercial real estate experience in the Wisconsin, Illinois and Minnesota market places and believes in developing long-term relationships by bringing together key stakeholders in the community to ensure success. He celebrates the company’s accomplishments through charitable giving, community leadership and stewardship. Mr. Wangard’s expertise spans commercial real estate brokerage, leasing, development, property management and syndication throughout Wisconsin, the Midwest and national marketplaces with a deep background in office buildings. He has served many leading institutional, individual and corporate owners in servicing their real estate portfolios.

David Ward

David Ward

NAIOP Board of Directors
Director of Acquisitions, Morguard Investments Limited

Mississauga, Ontario

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David Ward is the director of acquisitions at Morguard Investments Limited in Toronto. Reporting directly to the Executive Vice President of Investments, Mr. Ward has acquired or disposed of over 10 million sq. ft. of industrial and commercial space valued over $1.7 Billion from 2005 to the present. Mr. Ward managed all the acquisitions for the Morguard Industrial Fund I and II is actively pursuing other industrial, office and development opportunities throughout Canada for Morguard’s own account and for third party pension fund clients.

Mike Wells

Mike Wells

NAIOP Board of Directors
Director of Leasing, Atlanta, Highwoods Properties Inc.

Atlanta, Georgia

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Mike is responsible for all leasing activities for the Atlanta Division, which includes a team of leasing agents and a portfolio of approximately 30 office buildings totaling more than 6 million square feet.

Gretchen Wilcox

Gretchen Wilcox

NAIOP Board of Directors
President and Founder, G.S. Wilcox & Co.

Morristown, New Jersey

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G.S. Wilcox & Co. is a leader in the commercial real estate investment banking industry, providing debt and equity solutions to developers, real estate private equity firms, institutional investors and other owners of commercial real estate. The firm was founded by Gretchen S. Wilcox in 1994 and is celebrating its 25th year in business this year. Wilcox currently serves on the National Board for NAIOP and has served as Trustee for the New Jersey chapter of NAIOP for over a decade.

Greg Williams

Gregory Williams

NAIOP Board of Directors
Principal and Co-Founder, Cardinal Point Management, LLC

Tampa, Florida

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Gregory Williams is Principal and Co-Founder of Cardinal Point Management, LLC (“Cardinal Point”). Cardinal Point is a leading owner, operator, and broker of commercial and residential properties throughout Florida. Prior to Co-Founding Cardinal Point, Mr. Williams worked as a Real Estate Associate for Fidelity Investments in the Real Estate Private Equity Group and as an Associate at Advance Realty Group, a regional owner, operator and developer of commercial real estate in New Jersey. Mr. Williams is actively involved and serves on the Board of Directors for the Real Estate Investment Council (“REIC”) Tampa Bay, NAIOP Tampa Bay, the University of Florida Bergstrom Real Estate Advisory Board, and the USF Real Estate Advisory Board. Mr. Williams graduated from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics with concentrations in Finance and Real Estate.

Jason Woodard

Jason R. Woodard

NAIOP Board of Directors
Principal, Woodard Real Estate Resources

Dayton, Ohio

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Jason Woodard is principal with Woodard Real Estate Resources, a real estate development, investment and project management company providing full service real estate solutions to corporate, institutional and governmental clients throughout the Midwest. Mr. Woodard is responsible for the strategic direction, primary client interface and investment decisions of the company. Prior, he served in positions with RG PROPERTIES, INC; and the Miller-Valentine Group.

Tom Wulf

Tom Wulf

NAIOP Board of Directors
Senior Vice President, Lowe

Los Angeles, California

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Mr. Wulf is responsible for commercial property development in Southern California with particular emphasis on urban infill and mixed-use projects. He currently oversees the firm's development of the Garey Building, a residential and retial mixed-use project in the Arts District of downtown Los Angeles, and of the mixed-use property located at the Culver City EXPO station. His past developments include the 1.8 million square foot Exchange mixed-use development in Hawthorne, California, and over 350,000 square feet of commercial space in Calabasas and Santa Monica.

Scott Ziance

Scott Ziance

NAIOP Board of Directors
Partner, Vorys

Columbus, Ohio

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Scott is a partner in the Vorys Columbus office and a member of the tax group. He focuses his practice on the utilization of economic development incentives, tax incentives, economic development financing mechanisms, public-private partnerships and special economic development entities to assist developers, operating businesses and political subdivisions in developing and redeveloping property and creating jobs and economic growth throughout the United States. He also has substantial real property tax valuation litigation experience and significant experience with other aspects of state and local taxation, including oil and gas tax matters and unclaimed funds law.

Tim Zulick

Timothy M. Zulick

NAIOP Board of Directors
Managing Director, CBRE

Baltimore, Maryland

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Timothy Zulick is a managing director with the CBRE’s Baltimore office. He leads a team of more than 100 professionals including brokers, project managers, appraisers and asset managers, to execute strategic, integrated and comprehensive commercial real estate services for tenants/occupiers and property owners. His focus is to oversee the vertical integration of the industrial, retail and multi-family sectors. Before joining CBRE, Mr. Zulick was a Senior Vice President and Corporate Officer at First Potomac Realty.