Corporate Governance

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Committee Charters
Compensation Committee
Audit Committee
Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
Strategic Planning and Capital Markets
Governance Documents
Download Corporate Governance DocumentationCode of Conduct and Ethics
Download Corporate Governance DocumentationCorporate Governance Guidelines
Download Corporate Governance DocumentationAccounting and Auditing Complaints
Below is a summary of our committee structure and membership information. To read more about any of the committees, click on committee names in the chart below.
Chairperson Chairperson Committee Member Member Financial Expert Audit Financial Expert
 Audit CommitteeCompensation CommitteeNominating and Corporate Governance CommitteeStrategic Planning and Capital Markets
Keith P. Russell Financial Expert
Keith P. Russell
Director


Mr. Russell has served as a director since October 26, 2004. Since June 2001, Mr. Russell has been President of Russell Financial, Inc., a strategic and financial consulting firm serving businesses and high net worth individuals. Mr. Russell is retired as the Chairman of Mellon West and the Vice Chairman of Mellon Financial Corporation, in which capacities he served from May 1996 until March 2001. From September 1991 through April 1996, Mr. Russell served in various positions at Mellon, includin... 
Chairperson   Committee Member Committee Member
Lewis N. Wolff  
Lewis N. Wolff
Director


Mr. Wolff has served as our Chairman since October 26, 2004, and since March 19, 2007, he has served as our Co-Chairman. Mr. Wolff has been Chairman of Wolff Urban Management, Inc. since 1980 and is also its Chief Executive Officer. Wolff Urban Management, Inc. is a real estate acquisition, investment, development and management firm. Mr. Wolff is also a co-founder of Maritz, Wolff & Co., a privately held hotel investment group that owns top-tier luxury hotels. In 2007, Mr. Wolff was also named ... 
  Committee Member Committee Member  
Thomas A. Lewis, Jr. 
Thomas A. Lewis, Jr.
Director


Mr. Lewis has served as a director since May 2, 2006. Mr. Lewis is Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Realty Income Corporation, a NYSE-listed REIT, and has been a member of its Board of Directors since September 1993. Mr. Lewis joined Realty Income in 1987 and served as Chief Executive Officer from 1997 until September 3, 2013. In 2000 and 2001, he also held the position of President. Prior to joining Realty Income Corporation, he was an executive with Johnstown Capital, a real estat... 
  Chairperson   
Douglas M. Pasquale 
Douglas M. Pasquale
Director


Mr. Pasquale currently serves as a director of Ventas, Inc. (“Ventas”). Mr. Pasquale joined Ventas as Senior Advisor in 2011, upon closing of Ventas’ acquisition of Nationwide Health Properties, Inc. (formerly NYSE: NHP) (“NHP”). He served as Chairman of the Board of NHP from 2009 to 2011, as President and Chief Executive Officer of NHP from 2004 to 2011, and served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of NHP from 2003 to 2004. Mr. Pasquale was a director of NHP from 2004 to 2... 
  Committee Member Committee Member Chairperson
Andrew Batinovich Financial Expert
Andrew Batinovich
Director


Mr. Batinovich currently serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Glenborough, LLC, a privately held full service real estate investment and management company focused on the acquisition, management and leasing of institutional quality commercial properties. In 2010, Mr. Batinovich led a private investor group in acquiring Glenborough, LLC and related real estate assets that were originally part of Glenborough Realty Trust, a NYSE listed REIT, which was sold to affiliates of Morgan Sta... 
Committee Member    Committee Member
Z. Jamie Behar Financial Expert
Z. Jamie Behar
Director


Ms. Behar has served as a director since October 26, 2004. Since October 2005, Ms. Behar has been Managing Director, Real Estate & Alternative Investments, for General Motors Investment Management Corporation, or GMIMCO. From 1986 through October 2005, Ms. Behar was a Portfolio Manager with GMIMCO. She manages GMIMCO’s clients’ real estate investment portfolios, including both private market and publicly traded security investments, as well as their alternative investment portfolios, totaling ap... 
Committee Member   Chairperson Committee Member

Ms. Behar and Messrs. Batinovich, Lewis, Locker, Pasquale, Russell and Wolff are currently our independent, non-employee directors. The independent, non-employee directors held six meetings in 2012.
Following the annual meeting, we expect that our non-employee directors will remain the same as set forth in the immediately preceding sentence, and that Mr. Locker will preside over executive sessions of the non-employee directors.