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Advisory Council

The following list represents the advisors who have joined Realcomm. The 2018 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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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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Chandra Dhandapani CBRE
Chandra Dhandapani Chief Digital & Technology Officer As Chief Digital & Technology Officer, Chandra Dhandapani is CBRE’s most-senior global technology leader, with responsibility for all aspects of the c
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Chandra Dhandapani
Chief Digital & Technology Officer
CBRE
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As Chief Digital & Technology Officer, Chandra Dhandapani is CBRE’s most-senior global technology leader, with responsibility for all aspects of the company’s technology and digital enablement, including those serving clients and CBRE professionals. Prior to joining CBRE, she was a senior technology executive at Capital One Financial for 17 years.

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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.

Advisory Council Members

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Warren Adair Donahue Schriber
Warren Adair VP, CTO
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Warren Adair
VP, CTO
Donahue Schriber
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Bob Adams SteelWave
Bob Adams VP, IT As the VP of Information Technology at Legacy Partners Commercial, Bob Adams's career has come full circle back to the company that hired him for his
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Bob Adams
VP, IT
SteelWave
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As the VP of Information Technology at Legacy Partners Commercial, Bob Adams's career has come full circle back to the company that hired him for his very first job - as a summer intern on the building maintenance crew. Since that first job Bob spent over 12 years working at AMB (now Prologis) as the VP of IS and had a successful 7 year stint as an independent consultant working with CRE's large and small on BI, forecasting, DR, and other strategic initiatives.

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Maria Aiello Manulife
Maria Aiello Global Head, Private Markets & Real Estate Technology 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 Markets & Real Estate Technology
Manulife
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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
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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Chris Bursch CBL Properties
Chris Bursch VP, IT Chris Bursch serves as VP, IT and is responsible for all areas of technology at CBL. He has more than 30 years of experience in IT leadership within t
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Chris Bursch
VP, IT
CBL Properties

Chris Bursch serves as VP, IT and is responsible for all areas of technology at CBL. He has more than 30 years of experience in IT leadership within the financial services and pharmaceutical industries.

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

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

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Greg Carey Tishman Speyer
Greg Carey Managing Director, CIO Greg Carey joined Tishman Speyer in August 2017 to oversee the strategy and execution of the firm's Global Information Technology function. With 13 ye
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Greg Carey
Managing Director, CIO
Tishman Speyer

Greg Carey joined Tishman Speyer in August 2017 to oversee the strategy and execution of the firm's Global Information Technology function. With 13 years of experience in technology, Greg has spent the last ten focused on technology for Real Estate and Investment Management companies.

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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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Aidan Coleman Charter Hall
Aidan Coleman CTO Aidan is a technology thought leader and ‘implementer' who focuses on how process, information and technology-enabled change can contribute directly t
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Aidan Coleman
CTO
Charter Hall

Aidan is a technology thought leader and ‘implementer' who focuses on how process, information and technology-enabled change can contribute directly to sustainable business growth. With over 20 years in IT, the last five in Property and Real Estate, Aidan brings with him great experience in people leadership, strategic planning, program delivery, operations and innovation across a range of other industries including Retail, Media, FMCG, Management Consulting, Insurance, Banking and Telco.

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Chris DiGiacomo W. P. Carey
Chris DiGiacomo SVP, IS
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Chris DiGiacomo
SVP, IS
W. P. Carey

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Mark Hansen DEXUS
Mark Hansen CIO
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Mark Hansen
CIO
DEXUS

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

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

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Sandy Jacolow Silverstein Properties
Sandy Jacolow CIO Sandy Jacolow joined Silverstein Properties in 2011 as Chief Information Officer, a role in which he oversees the technology initiatives that support
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Sandy Jacolow
CIO
Silverstein Properties
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Sandy Jacolow joined Silverstein Properties in 2011 as Chief Information Officer, a role in which he oversees the technology initiatives that support the company's financial, operations and development, including the World Trade Center, and Silver Suites activities. Sandy has been active in the real estate industry for nearly 35 years with a focus on the institutional advisory, property management and brokerage markets.

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

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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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Cecilia Li Urban Edge Properties
Cecilia Li SVP, IT
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Cecilia Li
SVP, IT
Urban Edge Properties
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Dennis Main Equity Commonwealth
Dennis Main VP, IT Dennis Main is VP, IT at Equity Commonwealth (EQC), which is an office REIT. His responsibilities include spearheading all of IT operations and strat
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Dennis Main
VP, IT
Equity Commonwealth

Dennis Main is VP, IT at Equity Commonwealth (EQC), which is an office REIT. His responsibilities include spearheading all of IT operations and strategy.

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Hazel Mann Zetta Advisory
Hazel Mann Managing Advisor, Business Technology Hazel Mann is currently Manager, Strategic Business & Technology Intelligence at KBS Realty Advisors, one of the largest owners of Class A office spac
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Hazel Mann
Managing Advisor, Business Technology
Zetta Advisory

Hazel Mann is currently Manager, Strategic Business & Technology Intelligence at KBS Realty Advisors, one of the largest owners of Class A office space. Hazel is an investment management professional spearheading finance and technology solutions with experience in coordinating cross-functional teams (finance, IT, operations) to drive company-wide strategic initiatives.

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

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

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Robb Napolitano Rose Associates
Robb Napolitano Managing Director, IT Robb Napolitano is the Senior IT Executive for Rose Associates and is responsibile for all oversight of Rose's information and technology platforms. A
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Robb Napolitano
Managing Director, IT
Rose Associates

Robb Napolitano is the Senior IT Executive for Rose Associates and is responsibile for all oversight of Rose's information and technology platforms. As a member of Rose's Senior Leadership Team, he contributes to the firms' strategic direction by using Information and Technology to reduce cost, improve operational process efficiencies and maximize revenue. Robb has more than 18 years' experience in the application of information technology solutions across multiple industries.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Jeremy Poteet Brookfield Properties
Jeremy Poteet SVP, Information Technology Jeremy Poteet is SVP, IT of Rouse Properties, one of the largest regional mall owners with a geographically diverse portfolio and includes 38 malls a
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Jeremy Poteet
SVP, Information Technology
Brookfield Properties

Jeremy Poteet is SVP, IT of Rouse Properties, one of the largest regional mall owners with a geographically diverse portfolio and includes 38 malls and retail centers encompassing 24.5 million square feet. Jeremy has over ten years in real estate and information technology management consulting focused in the REIT, development, construction management and home-building sectors.

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

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

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Annette Prater GGP
Annette Prater CIO Annette Prater is currently CIO of GGP, one of the largest publicly traded REITs in the US. She leads its IT initiatives responsible for strategy thro
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Annette Prater
CIO
GGP

Annette Prater is currently CIO of GGP, one of the largest publicly traded REITs in the US. She leads its IT initiatives responsible for strategy through delivery of all technology capabilities to the organization's employees, properties, shoppers and retailers at its 120+ shopping centers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Kim Scharf DDR
Kim Scharf SVP, IT Kim Scharf is SVP, IT at DDR Corp. where she leads it information technology security, governance and recovery programs, as well as deployment of ente
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Kim Scharf
SVP, IT
DDR

Kim Scharf is SVP, IT at DDR Corp. where she leads it information technology security, governance and recovery programs, as well as deployment of enterprise content and records management by leading the enterprise information management team. Additionally, she oversees application development for the financial systems, business intelligence, customer relationship management, mobility and web presence. DDR owns and manages 286 retail properties, representing 97 million square feet in the continental United States and Puerto Rico.

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Clint Schmucker Realty Income
Clint Schmucker VP, IT Clint Schmucker is VP, IT of Realty Income Corp. where he oversees its strategic planning, implementation and management support of technology within
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Clint Schmucker
VP, IT
Realty Income

Clint Schmucker is VP, IT of Realty Income Corp. where he oversees its strategic planning, implementation and management support of technology within the company. Realty Income is a real estate investment trust with over 5,000 real estate properties owned under long-term lease agreements with regional and national commercial tenants.

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

Bringing more than two decades of experience to his role of SVP Operations and CIO, Chris Schneider develops and implements the overall information technology strategy for First Industrial Realty Trust, a leading national owner of industrial properties.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Denise Taylor Westfield
Denise Taylor CIO
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Denise Taylor
CIO
Westfield

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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