Bradley Blair, II serves as Lead Independent Director of the Company. degree in Business from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana and a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of North Carolina School of Law. Blair is a member of the American Bar Association and the North Carolina Bar Association. He has served as an independent director of the Company since September 2006. De Wald was with the international accounting and auditing firm of KPMG, LLP, where he served at various times as an audit partner, a member of their board of directors and the managing partner of the Orange County, Los Angeles, and Chicago offices. De Wald has served as Chairman and director of both the United Way of Greater Los Angeles and the United Way of Orange County California. S., and was a member of the GE Corporate Executive Council. Henson was responsible for the restructuring of GE Capital’s Lending and Leasing businesses after the 2008 financial crisis, where he merged ten product platforms into a single segment, leveraging shared functional leadership and operational centers of excellence and reducing expenses. Henson has been acknowledged for successfully implementing and achieving strategic growth initiatives. Since 1998 he has served as an executive consultant with D. De Wald serves as Independent Director of the Company. Prior to that, he served as Chief Marketing Officer for the General Electric Company. Henson ran the largest segment of the biggest non-bank financial institution in the U. Mathis serves as Independent Director of the Company. From October 1999 to December 2001, he was a partner in Warmington Wescombe Realty Partners in Costa Mesa, California, where he focused on real estate investments and financing strategies. Wescombe was a partner with Ernst & Young, LLP (previously Kenneth Leventhal & Company) from 1970 to 1999. 897(h)(1) suggests an intent to treat liquidating distributions from DCRs as exempt from U. 897(h)(1) suggests that Congress viewed capital gain dividends, rather than liquidating distributions, as the tax base for Code Sec. The Congressional Report accompanying the original FIRPTA legislation states that, under Code Sec. The rule does not, however, permit any liquidating distributions to be treated as “capital gain dividends.” This complies with the general treatment of liquidating distributions under Subchapter C of the Code as an amount paid by a liquidating corporation to its shareholders in exchange for their stock rather than a dividend. The legislative history behind FIRPTA and the 2003 amendment to the language of Code Sec. In particular, the legislative history of Code Sec. shareholder “would be treated as gain on the sale of U. real property to the extent of the shareholders’ pro rata share of the net capital gain of the REIT.” Such language is instructive, as “net capital gain” in the context of the REIT rules under the Code and Treasury Regulations is used in reference to capital gain dividends rather than liquidating distributions. 857(b)(3)(C), a REIT is permitted to designate as “capital gain dividends” its regular dividends, up to the amount of its “net capital gain” for the year.He had an integral role in risk management and compliance, including risk assessments.
Peters serves as Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Peters served as a director of NNN Apartment REIT, Inc. Peters served as President and Chief Executive Officer of G REIT, Inc. degree in Accounting and Finance from Kent State University. From June 2003 to July 2007, he served in various corporate finance capacities at General Electric. Milligan holds a BS degree in Finance and Economics from Arizona State University and an MBA degree from the University of Chicago. has served as our Executive Vice President – Asset Management since December 2011. Houghton served as our Senior Vice President of Asset Management and Finance. Houghton served as our Vice President of Asset Management and Finance. Houghton comes from a varied background with experience in asset and joint venture management, acquisitions, dispositions, and corporate cash modeling and valuation. Houghton served as the Manager of Joint Ventures for Glenborough LLC in San Mateo, California, where she actively managed over two million square feet of retail/office properties and 400 acres of development land. has served as our SVP, Acquisitions since May 2016. Atkinson served as the Company’s Director of Acquisitions from September 2012 – May 2016. Atkinson joined the Company in 2012 and comes from a focused background in medical office and general office real estate investments. Atkinson served JDM Partners in her position as Real Estate Investment Specialist from June 2010 – September 2012. Atkinson was a medical office and general office investment broker for Grubb & Ellis BRE Commercial. Atkinson holds a BS degree in Finance from Arizona State University. He previously served as our Director of Financial Planning & Analysis since December 2013 and Assistant Controller since July 2012, when he joined the Company. Gershenson previously had served in various roles at BDO USA, LLP (formerly BDO Seidman, LLP) between October 2003 and June 2012, ultimately achieving the title of Senior Manager of Assurance Services, where he was focused on audits of public and private enterprises in the real estate, financial services, and insurance industries. Gershenson is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of California (inactive) and holds a B. degree in Accountancy from California State University, Northridge. degree in Business from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana and a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of North Carolina School of Law. Blair is a member of the American Bar Association and the North Carolina Bar Association. Until November of 2008, when he completed a process of dissolution, he served for five years as the Chief Executive Officer of WCH, Inc., formerly Candlewood Hotel Company, Inc., having served as its Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary since 1995. Since 1998 he has served as an executive consultant with D. He is also director, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation, a nonprofit foundation established for the purpose of supporting scientific research. from December 2001 to January 2008 and has served as chairman of the trustees of G REIT Liquidating Trust since January 2008. He returned to GE in November of 2013, joining the GE Healthcare team to be responsible for the GE/NFL brain research effort which he was instrumental in starting before his retirement. Milligan served as Vice President at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, where he worked from July 2007 to January 2012. degree in Pre-Law and Public Administration from Michigan State University and a Masters Degree in Hospital and Healthcare Administration from the University of Minnesota. degree in Public Policy from Southern Methodist University. Houghton holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation, and is a member of the CFA Institute and Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW). has served as an independent director of the Company since September 2006. Fix also serves as a director of First Foundation, Inc., First Foundation Bank, Accel Networks, and CT Realty Investors. degree from Claremont Mc Kenna College and is a graduate of the UCLA Executive Management Program, the Stanford Financial Management Program, the UCLA Anderson Corporate Director Program, and the Stanford Directors’ Consortium. Mathis has served as an independent director of the Company since April 2007. He manages and develops real estate operating properties through American Oak Properties, LLC, where he is a principal. — Independent Director Peter Foss retired from GE in March of 2013, completing a 36-year career.Prior to Polymerland, Foss served in various commercial roles in the company, including introducing LEXAN® film in the 1970s, and was the Market Development Manager on the ULTEM® introduction team in 1982.He has also served as the Regional General Manager for four of the GE Plastics regions, including leading the GE Plastics effort in Mexico in the mid-1990s.