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Executive Officers and Directors
Alan F. Feldman, Chief Executive Officer and Director
Alan F. Feldman has been our Chief Executive Officer and director since our formation in June 2009. Mr. Feldman has also served as the Chief Executive Officer and Manager of our advisor since its formation in June 2009. In addition, Mr. Feldman has served as a director and Chief Executive Officer of Resource Real Estate since May 2004, President and a director of Resource Real Estate Management, LLC since August 2007 and a Senior Vice President of Resource America since August 2002. From 1998 to 2002, Mr. Feldman was a Vice President at Lazard Freres & Co., an investment banking firm specializing in real estate matters. From 1992 through 1998, Mr. Feldman was an Executive Vice President of the Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust and its predecessor, The Rubin Organization. From 1990 to 1992, Mr. Feldman was a director at Strouse, Greenberg & Co., a regional full service real estate company. From 1986 through 1988, Mr. Feldman was an engineer at Squibb Corporation. Mr. Feldman received a Bachelor of Science degree and Master of Science degree from Tufts University, and a Master of Business Administration, Real Estate and Finance concentration degree from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
Kevin M. Finkel, Chief Operating Officer and President
Kevin M. Finkel has been our Chief Operating Officer and President since our formation in June 2009. Mr. Finkel has also served as President and Manager of our advisor since its formation in June 2009. In addition, Mr. Finkel has served as Executive Vice President since January 2008 and Director of Acquisitions since May 2004 of Resource Real Estate. Mr. Finkel joined Resource America in November 2002, and has been a Vice President of Resource America since April 2006. Prior to joining Resource Capital, Mr. Finkel was an investment banker at Barclays Capital from 1998 to 2000 and at Deutsche Bank Securities from 1994 to 1998. Mr. Finkel received a Bachelor of Arts degree with Honors in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania, and a Master of Business Administration degree from the UCLA Anderson School of Management.
Geoffrey H. Woodward, Director
Geoffrey H. Woodward joined C-III in 2010 and is a Senior Managing Director, responsible for C-IIIís Diversified Real Estate Services businesses, including: Real Capital Markets; NAI Global; U.S. Residential; The Planning & Zoning Resource Company; and Zodiac Title. Mr. Woodward also serves as: a Senior Managing Director of Island Capital Group LLC (since January 2016), which controls C-III; the Chairman of U.S. Residential; the Chairman of Real Capital Markets; the Chairman of NAI Global; and the Chairman of The Planning & Zoning Resource Company. Prior to joining C-III in 2010, Mr. Woodward was Vice President of Development for Gaylord Entertainment and ResortQuest International. Before joining Gaylord Entertainment, Mr. Woodward was an investment banker with Avondale Partners, Robertson Stephens and Morgan Stanley Dean Witter. Mr. Woodward earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Virginia in 1994 and an MBA from the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University in 2000.
Steven R. Saltzman, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President and Treasurer
Steven R. Saltzman has been our Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President and Treasurer since our formation in June 2009. Mr. Saltzman has also served as Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President for our advisor since its formation in June 2009. In addition, Mr. Saltzman has served as Vice President and Controller of Resource Real Estate since May 2004 and Vice President of Finance of Resource Real Estate Management, LLC since August 2007. From 1999 to 2003, Mr. Saltzman was Controller at WP Realty, Inc., a regional developer and property manager specializing in community shopping centers. Mr. Saltzman began his real estate career in 1988 as a Property Controller at The Rubin Organization, a predecessor to the Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust. Mr. Saltzman began his professional career at Price Waterhouse from 1985 to 1988. Mr. Saltzman earned a Bachelor of Science degree from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Saltzman is both a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Management Accountant.
Shelle Weisbaum, Chief Legal Officer, Senior Vice President and Secretary
Shelle Weisbaum has been our Chief Legal Officer, Senior Vice President and Secretary since our formation in June 2009. Ms. Weisbaum has also served as Chief Legal Officer, Senior Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer of our advisor since its formation in June 2009. Ms. Weisbaum has also served as Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Resource Real Estate and Vice President and Secretary of Resource Real Estate Management, LLC since August 2007. Ms. Weisbaum joined Resource Real Estate in October 2006 from Ledgewood Law, a Philadelphia-based law firm, where she practiced commercial real estate law from 1998 to 2006 as an associate and later a partner of the firm. Prior to Ledgewood, from 1987 to 1998, Ms. Weisbaum was Vice President and Assistant General Counsel at the Philadelphia Stock Exchange. Ms. Weisbaum received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Boston University and a Juris Doctor degree from Temple University.
David E. Bloom, Senior Vice President
David E. Bloom has been our Senior Vice President since our formation in June 2009. Mr. Bloom has also served as the Senior Vice President of our advisor since its formation in June 2009. In addition, Mr. Bloom has served as President and a director of Resource Real Estate since May 2004, and as Senior Vice President of Resource America, a position he has held since September 2001. Mr. Bloom joined Resource America from Colony Capital, LLC, a Los Angeles-based real estate fund, where he was a Senior Vice President, as well as a Principal of Colony Capital Asia Pacific from 1999 to 2001. From 1998 to 1999, Mr. Bloom was a director at Sonnenblick-Goldman Company, a New York based real estate investment bank. From 1992 to 1998, Mr. Bloom practiced law in the real estate and corporate departments of Wilkie Farr & Gallagher in New York and Drinker Biddle & Reath in Philadelphia. Prior to practicing law, Mr. Bloom began his real estate career in 1987 as an Acquisitions and Development Associate with Strouse, Greenberg & Company, a regional full-service real estate company. Mr. Bloom received a Bachelor of Arts degree in American Public Policy from Ursinus College and a Juris Doctor degree from Rutgers University School of Law.
Gary Lichtenstein, Independent Director
Gary Lichtenstein has been one of our directors since September 2009. Mr. Lichtenstein served as a partner of Grant Thornton LLP, a registered public accounting firm, from 1987 to July 2009. He worked at Grant Thornton LLP from 1974 to 1977 and served as a manager at Grant Thornton LLP from 1977 to 1987. Prior to joining Grant Thornton LLP, Mr. Lichtenstein served as an accountant for Soloway & von Rosen CPA from 1970 to 1974 and for Touche Ross Bailey & Smart from 1969 to 1970. Mr. Lichtenstein serves on the Executive Board and serves as Chairman of the Diabetes Partnership of Cleveland. He received his Bachelor of Business Administration and his Juris Doctor degree from Cleveland State University.
Lee F. Shlifer, Independent Director
Lee Shlifer has been one of our directors since September 2009. Mr. Shlifer has served as Founder, President and broker for Signature Investment Realty, Inc., an investment brokerage and management/consulting firm that emphasizes the acquisition and management of multifamily apartment buildings, since 1985. Prior to founding Signature Investment Realty, Inc., he served as Vice President of Marketing for Spencer Industries from 1979 to 1981. In addition, Mr. Shlifer served as a psychotherapist for the Eastern Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute from 1978 to 1979. Mr. Shlifer is a member of the Board of Directors of ELIT, a non-profit organization that operates schools in India and Pakistan to teach impoverished women basic computer skills. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Pennsylvania and his Masters of Arts degree in Clinical Psychology from The New School for Social Research.
Andrew Ceitlin, Independent Director
Andrew Ceitlin has been one of our directors since February 2014. Mr. Ceitlin has served as the Vice President and Senior Corporate Counsel for Tishman Construction Corporation, an AECOM company, since June 2010. Prior to joining Tishman Construction Corporation, Mr. Ceitlin served as legal counsel for Bovis Lend Lease Holdings, Inc. from May 2007 to June 2010. Prior to joining Bovis Lend Lease Holdings, Inc., Mr. Ceitlin was an associate attorney at Peckar & Abramson, P.C., a law firm specializing in construction law. Mr. Ceitlin is a licensed member of the New York State Bar and has practiced law for over 13 years. He holds a bachelorís degree in political science from The Ohio State University and a juris doctorate degree from New York Law School.
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