Building on the Legacy of Leadership in Land Use: The Urban Land Institute Welcomes New Members to Board of Directors and Operating Committee, and New Trustees


WASHINGTON – July 1, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — The Urban Land Institute (ULI) welcomes new members to the ULI Board of Directors and ULI Operating Committee, and new ULI Trustees, all of whom started serving their terms July 1, 2015.

The ULI Board of Directors oversees the development of ULI’s business strategy and business plan to guide the advancement of ULI’s mission, which is to provide leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide. The ULI Operating Committee is responsible for implementing the business strategy and plan as determined by the Board of Directors, and the Trustees provide input and guidance on ULI’s areas of focus that define the Institute’s overall program of work. The broad representation of ULI leaders from around the world who are involved in all aspects of the real estate and land use industries reflects the global reach and interdisciplinary nature of the Institute.

The new ULI Board members are: Treasurer Lauralee Martin, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), HCP, Inc., Irvine, Calif.; Secretary Jonathan Brinsden, CEO, Midway, Houston, Texas; Ian Hawksworth, Chief Executive, Capital & Counties, London, UK;Richard Price, CEO-Asia Pacific, CBRE Global Investors, Hong Kong; and Thomas Toomey, President/CEO, UDR, Littleton, Colo. They are serving on the board with the following existing board members: ULI Global Chairman Randall Rowe, Chairman, Green Courte Partners, LLC, Lake Forest, Ill.; ULI Global CEO Patrick Phillips; Immediate Past ULI Chairman Lynn Thurber, Chairman, LaSalle Investment Management, Chicago, Ill.; ULI Foundation Chairman Geoffrey Stack, Managing Director, SARES-REGIS Group, Irvine, Calif.; ULI Europe Chairman Roger Orf, Partner, Apollo Global Management, London, UK; ULI North Asia ChairmanRaymond Chow, Executive Director, Hongkong Land Limited, Hong Kong; Stephen Navarro, Executive Vice President, CBRE, Greenville, S.C. and President and CEO of The Furman Co., also based in Greenville, S.C.; Olivier Piani, CEO, Allianz Real Estate GmbH, Paris, France; Deborah Ratner Salzberg, President, Forest City Enterprises, Washington, D.C.; Diana Reid, Executive Vice President, PNC Bank, Pittsburgh, Pa.; and Owen Thomas, CEO, Boston Properties, New York City.

The new ULI Operating Committee members are ULI Global Chairman Randall Rowe, Chairman, Green Courte Partners, LLC, Lake Forest, Ill; Calvin Gladney, Managing Partner, Mosaic Urban Partners, Washington, D.C.; Douglas Lyons, Managing Director, Pearlmark Real Estate Partners, LLC, Chicago, Ill.; Mary Ludgin, Director of Global Investment Research, Heitman, Chicago, Ill.;Simon Treacy, Managing Director, and Global Chief Investment Officer (CIO) and Head of U.S. Equity, BlackRock Real Estate, New York City. They are serving on the committee with the following existing members: ULI Global CEO Patrick PhillipsEric Swanson, Director of Real Estate Investment, Odebrecht USA, Coral Gables, Fla.; and Greg Johnson, President, Wright Runstad & Company, Seattle, Wash.

The new Trustees are: Jeffrey Barclay, Managing Director, Goldman Sachs, New York City; Patrick Callahan, Founder and CEO, Urban Renaissance Group, Seattle, Wash.; Sean Chiao, President-Asia Pacific, AECOM, Shanghai, China; Tracy Dodson, Vice President, Brokerage and Development, Lincoln Harris, Charlotte, N.C.; Michael Fascitelli, MDF Capital, New York City; Juergen Fenk, Member of the Board of Directors, Landesbank Hessen Thuringen, Frankfurt, Germany; Ian Hawksworth, Chief Executive, Capital & Counties, London, U.K.; Pieter Hendrikse, CEO, Europe, Middle East & Africa, CBRE, Global Investors Europe BV, Schiphol, The Netherlands; Jeffery Horowitz, Head of Global Real Estate, Gaming and Lodging Corporate and Investment Banking, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, New York City; Mark Kroll, Managing Director, SARES-REGIS Group, San Mateo, Calif.; Eric Larson, President/CEO, Larson Realty Group, Bloomfield Hills, Mich.; Andy Martin, Senior Partner, Strutt and Parker LLP, London, U.K.; Jodie McLean, President/CIO, EDENS, Columbia, S.C. and Washington, D.C.; Daniel Neidich, CEO, Dune Real Estate Partners, New York City; Mark Noskiewicz, Partner, Goodman LLP, Toronto; David O’Donnell, Founder, President and CEO, O’Donnell, SRL, Mexico City; Mehul Patel, Chief of Staff, Empire State Development, New York City; Roger Platt, President, U.S. Green Building Council, Washington, D.C.; Mark Preston, Group Chief Executive, Grosvenor, London, U.K.; Ralph Rosenberg, Head of Real Estate, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., New York City; The Honorable Marilyn Strickland, Mayor, City of Tacoma, Tacoma, Wash.; Alexander Twining, CEO, Twining Properties, New York City; F. Bogue Wallin, Principal, Blue Wall Real Estate, Greenville, S.C.; and Margaret Wylde, CEO, ProMatura Group, LLC, Oxford, Miss.

In addition to the new Trustees, seven leaders will be serving renewed (four-year) terms as Trustees: Cia Buckley Marakovits, CIO, Dune Real Estate Partners, New York City; Marty Jones, President and CEO, MassDevelopment, Boston, Mass.; Anne Kavanagh, Global Head of Asset Management & Transactions, AXA Real Estate Investment Managers, London, U.K.; Roger Orf, President, Apollo Management International LLP, London, U.K.; Joseph Rose, President and CEO, Rose Urban Strategies, New York City;Thomas Toomey, President/CEO, UDR, Inc., Littleton, Colo.; and Simon Treacy, Managing Director, Global CIO & Head of U.S. Equity, BlackRock Real Estate, New York City. Two leaders will be serving an additional one-year term as Trustees: Lynn Carlton, Director of Planning, HOK, Kansas City, Mo.; and Michael Covarrubias, Chairman and CEO, TMG Partners, San Francisco, Calif.

“We are very pleased to welcome these visionary leaders as Board Members, Operating Committee Members and Trustees,” said ULI Global CEO Patrick L. Phillips. “Their expertise, input and guidance will be invaluable as ULI continues to evolve into a much more member-centric organization that is global in reach and impact.”

About the Urban Land Institute
The Urban Land Institute ( is a nonprofit education and research institute supported by its members. Its mission is to provide leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide. Established in 1936, the Institute has more than 35,000 members worldwide representing all aspects of land use and development disciplines, including more than 1,850 in Asia.

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