Our Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
has recommended Allan J. Baum, Gordon F. DuGan, Thomas D. Eckert, Gregory F. Hughes, Jeffrey E. Kelter
, Charles S. Laven and William H. Lenehan to our Board of Directors as nominees for election to serve as directors.
Following the recommendation of our Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
, our Board of Directors has nominated Allan J. Baum, Gordon F. DuGan, Thomas D. Eckert, Gregory F. Hughes, Jeffrey E. Kelter
and Charles S. Laven to serve as directors.
Jeffrey E. Kelter
Jeffrey E. Kelter
Mr. Kelter has served as one of our directors since August 2004.
He is Chairman of our Compensation Committee and a member of our Investment Committee.
Mr. Kelter is a Founding Partner and Chief Executive Officer of KTR Capital Partners (“KTR”), a private industrial real estate investment company, and serves on KTR’s Investment Committee.
Prior to founding KTR, Mr. Kelter was President, Chief Executive Officer, and a trustee of Keystone Property Trust (“Keystone”), an industrial REIT.
founded Keystone’s predecessor, Penn Square Properties, Inc.
, in 1982 and took the company public in 1997.
Since February 2014, Mr. Kelter has served on the Board of Directors of Starwood Waypoint Residential Trust (NYSE: SWAY), a single-family rental homes real estate investment trust.
He is also a trustee of The Urban Land Institute, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Westminster School and Trinity College, where he received a B.A. in Urban Studies.
Mr. Kelter’s qualifications to serve on our Board include his experience as a commercial real estate executive and his prior board experience.
Allan J. Baum, Jeffrey E. Kelter
, Gregory F. Hughes, Charles S. Laven and William H. Lenenhan, representing five of its six members, are independent of our management, as such term is defined by the rules of the NYSE and the SEC
Kelter (Chairman), Baum and Laven, each of whom is “independent” within the meaning of the rules of the NYSE.
Lenehan (Chairman), DuGan and Kelter.