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Mr. Michael L. Ashner

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Chairman and Chief Executive Offi...

Winthrop Realty Trust
7 Bulfinch Place Suite 500
Boston , Massachusetts 02114
United States

Company Description: Winthrop Realty Trust (the Trust), formerly First Union Real Estate Equity and Mortgage Investments, is a real estate investment trust (REIT). The Trust is engaged...   more
Background

Employment History

  • Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
    Winthrop
  • President and Chief Executive Officer
    Winthrop
  • Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
    First Union Real Estate Equity & Mortgage Investments
  • Chief Executive Officer and President of the Trust
    First Union Real Estate Equity & Mortgage Investments
  • Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
    Newkirk Realty Trust , Inc.
  • Manager of the General Partner
    Newkirk Realty Trust , Inc.
  • Director and Chief Executive Officer
    Shelbourne Properties Iii , Inc.
  • Executive Chairman
    Lexington Realty Trust
  • Director and Chief Executive Officer
    Shelbourne Properties I , Inc.
  • Class I Director
    Shelbourne Properties I , Inc.
  • Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
    Shelbourne Properties I , Inc.
  • President and Chief Executive Officer
    National Property Investors
  • President and A Principal
    National Property Investors
  • Director and Chief Executive Officer
    Shelbourne Properties Ii , Inc.
  • President and Sole Director of Shelbourne Management, President and Director
    Shelbourne Properties Ii , Inc.

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • J.D.
    University of Miami
  • A.B.
    Cornell University
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Web References
The Board currently consists of seven ...
www.sec.gov, 16 April 2015 [cached]
The Board currently consists of seven members, all of whom are elected by the holders of Common Shares.  Shareholders will be voting at the Annual Meeting for seven persons, that constitutes all of the members of the Board, to serve for a term of one year and until their respective successors shall have been elected and shall qualify.  The Board has nominated Michael L. Ashner, Arthur Blasberg, Jr., Howard Goldberg, Thomas F. McWilliams, Lee Seidler, Carolyn Tiffany and Steven Zalkind for re-election as Trustees.  In connection with the Board's nomination of Arthur Blasberg, Jr. and Lee Seidler, the Board determined to waive the age restriction in our By-laws.  No other persons have been proposed for nomination to serve as a Trustee.
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Michael L. Ashner
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Mr. Ashner has been our Chief Executive Officer since December 31, 2003 and Chairman since April 2004.  Mr. Ashner also served as the Executive Chairman and a trustee of Lexington Realty Trust ("Lexington"), a New York Stock Exchange listed real estate investment trust, from December 31, 2006 when Newkirk Realty Trust, Inc. ("Newkirk") was merged into Lexington to March 20, 2008.  Mr. Ashner previously served as a director and the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Newkirk until it was merged into Lexington.  Mr. Ashner also currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer of First Winthrop Corporation, a real estate investment and management company, a position he has held since 1996.  Mr. Ashner previously served as a director and Chief Executive Officer of Shelbourne Properties I, Inc., Shelbourne Properties II, Inc. and Shelbourne Properties III, Inc. (collectively, the "Shelbourne Entities"), three real estate investment trusts, from August 2002 until their liquidation in April 2004. During the past six years Mr. Ashner has served as a director of NBTY, Inc. a public company that had a class of securities registered pursuant to Section 12 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or subject to the requirements of Section 15 of such Act.  Mr. Ashner's experience in opportunistic real estate investing, as well as his performance as our chief executive officer and chairman of the Board and his experience as a board member for other large and/or public companies, led the Board to conclude that he should again be nominated as a Trustee.
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Ashner, Blasberg, Goldberg, McWilliams, Seidler and Zalkind and Ms. Tiffany to the Board.  Unless otherwise indicated, the accompanying form of proxy will be voted for the nominees listed above.
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All officers serve at the discretion of the Board.  Set forth below is certain information regarding our executive officers at April 2, 2015 (biographical information with respect to Mr. Ashner and Ms. Tiffany is set forth above on pages 5 and 7):
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Michael L. Ashner
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www.sec.gov, 5 Feb 2013 [cached]
0001139233 ASHNER MICHAEL L C/O WINTHROP FINANCIAL ASSOCIATES TWO JERICHO PLAZA WING A JERICHO NY 11753 1 1 1 0 Chairman and CEO
Civeo announces Michael ...
www.talent4boards.com, 27 Oct 2014 [cached]
Civeo announces Michael Ashner, Alexander D. Greene and Marc Weisman to the Board as Independent Directors | Civeo announces Michael Ashner, Alexander D. Greene and Marc Weisman to the Board as Independent Directors - USA, TX – Civeo Corporation (NYSE:CVEO) and JANA Partners LLC, which owns approximately…
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Civeo announces Michael Ashner, Alexander D. Greene and Marc Weisman to the Board as Independent Directors | Civeo announces Michael Ashner, Alexander D. Greene and Marc Weisman to the Board as Independent Directors - USA, TX – Civeo Corporation (NYSE:CVEO) and JANA Partners LLC, which owns approximately…
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HomeBoard - USA / Can.Board Listed/Public CompaniesCiveo announces Michael Ashner, Alexander D. Greene and Marc Weisman to the Board as Independent Directors
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Civeo announces Michael Ashner, Alexander D. Greene and Marc Weisman to the Board as Independent Directors
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- USA, TX - Civeo Corporation (NYSE:CVEO) and JANA Partners LLC, which owns approximately 11% of the outstanding common shares of Civeo, today announced an agreement to add three new independent directors - Michael L. Ashner, Alexander D. Greene and Marc A. Weisman - to Civeo's Board of Directors, effective today.
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Ashner, Greene and Weisman and the resignation of Mr. Ashar, the Board now consists of 11 directors, 10 of whom are independent.
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We welcome Michael, Alex and Marc to our Board of Directors.
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About Michael L. Ashner
Mr. Ashner has served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Winthrop Realty Trust, a NYSE-listed real estate investment trust (NYSE:FUR), since 2004. Winthrop Realty Trust currently owns/controls/manages a portfolio of approximately $2.4 billion of real estate and real estate related assets. In addition, Mr. Ashner has served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Winthrop Realty Partners, L.P., a vertically integrated property management firm, since 1996. Mr. Ashner has acquired over $12 billion of real estate, including 85,000 apartment units, 50 million square feet of office, retail, and industrial assets and 1,000 hotel rooms. Winthrop Realty Partners has managed more than 500 limited partnerships, of which in excess of 50 were publicly reporting with over 100,000 investors, as well as five publicly traded REITS. Mr. Ashner holds an AB from Cornell University and a JD from the University of Miami.
Winthrop Realty Trust - Investor Relations Template
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Mr. Ashner, the Chief Ex... Read more
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BOSTON, April 28, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Responding to Sizeler Property Investors, Inc.'s (SIZ) filing earlier this week announcing that the 2005 Annual Meeting of Stockholders will be held on September 29, 2005 or within 30 days thereafter, Michael L. Ashner, Chairman of First Union Real Estate Equity and Mortgage Investments (F... Read more
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BOSTON, April 19, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Michael L. Ashner, Chairman of First Union Real Estate Equity and Mortgage Investments (FUR), responded on behalf of First Union to Sizeler Property Investors, Inc.'s (SIZ) announcement earlier today touting the proposed sale of the Bryn Mawr Apartments. Mr. Ashner stated that as an advoca... Read more
Michael L. Ashner 1998 ...
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Michael L. Ashner 1998
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Mr. Ashner is also Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of First Union Real Estate Equity and Mortgage Investments ("First Union").Mr. Ashner serves on the Board of Directors of First Union and Greate Bay Hotel and Casino, Inc.
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The Company's non-management directors are: Michael L. Ashner, Glenn Cohen, Murray Daly, Aram G. Garabedian, Bernard G. Owen, Arthur Rudolph, Alfred Sacks and Peter J. White.
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