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Equity LifeStyle Properties Inc (ELS)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Samuel Zell

74 1996 Independent Chairman of the Board

Marguerite Nader

47 2013 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Thomas Heneghan

52 2013 Co-Vice Chairman of the Board

Howard Walker

76 2013 Co-Vice Chairman of the Board

Paul Seavey

47 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer

Patrick Waite

49 2015 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Roger Maynard

58 2016 Executive Vice President – Investments

Sheli Rosenberg

74 2002 Lead Independent Director

Tao Huang

52 2015 Director

Philip Calian

53 2005 Independent Director

David Contis

57 2009 Independent Director

Thomas Dobrowski

72 1993 Independent Director

William Young

51 2013 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Samuel Zell

Mr. Samuel Zell J.D., serves as an Independent Chairman of the Board of Equity Lifestyle Properties Inc., since March 1995. He has been Chairman of the Board of the Company since March 1995, and was CEO from March 1995 to August 1996. Mr. Zell was Co-Chairman of the Board from December 1992 until March 1995. Mr. Zell was a director of Mobile Home Communities, Inc., the former manager of the Company’s manufactured home communities, from 1983 until its dissolution in 1993. Mr. Zell has served as chairman of Equity Group Investments ("EGI"), a private investment company and division of Chai Trust Company, LLC ("Chai Trust"), since January 2012 and served as chairman and president of EGI from 1999 through 2011. EGI provides investment management and accounting services to the Zell family trusts. Mr. Zell is also the co-founder and chairman of Equity International, a private investment firm focused on real estate-related companies outside the United States. For more than the past five years, Mr. Zell has served as chairman of the board of Anixter International, Inc., a global supplier of communications and security products; and as chairman of the board of Equity Residential, a real estate investment trust ("REIT") that owns and operates apartment properties. Mr. Zell has been chairman of the board of Equity Commonwealth, an office REIT, since May 2014. Mr. Zell has been chairman of the board of Covanta Holding Corporation, an international leader in converting waste to energy, since September 2005, was previously a director from 1999 until 2004, and served as its president, chairman and chief executive officer from July 2002 to October 2004. Mr. Zell served as chairman of the board of Capital Trust, Inc., a specialized finance company ("Capital Trust") until December 2012. Mr. Zell served as a director of Tribune Company, a private media conglomerate, from May 2007 to December 2012, as chairman from December 2007 to December 2012, and as chief executive officer from December 2007 to December 2009.

Marguerite Nader

Mrs. Marguerite Nader serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Equity LifeStyle Properties, Inc. Ms. Nader has been President and CEO of the Company since February 2013. She was President and Chief Financial Officer from May 2012 to October 2012 and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from December 2011 to May 2012. Ms. Nader was Executive Vice President - New Business Development from February 2011 to December 2011. She was Executive Vice President - Sales and Marketing from February 2009 to February 2011. Ms. Nader was Senior Vice President of New Business Development from January 2007 to February 2009. She was Vice President of New Business Development from January 2001 to January 2007. Ms. Nader was Vice President of Asset Management from January 1998 to January 2001. She has been employed with the Company since 1993. Ms. Nader has served on the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trust ("NAREIT") Board of Governors since 2013.

Thomas Heneghan

Mr. Thomas P. Heneghan serves as Co-Vice Chairman of the Board of Equity Lifestyle Properties Inc., since February 1, 2013. Mr. Heneghan has been chief executive officer of Equity International since February 2013. Mr. Heneghan was Chief Executive Officer of the Company from January 2004 to February 2013 and President of the Company from February 2011 to May 2012. He was also President of the Company from January 2004 to January 2008. Mr. Heneghan was President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company from May 2000 to December 2003. He was Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of the Company from April 1997 to May 2000, and Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of the Company from February 1995 to March 1997. He is a board member of Home Partners of America, a single family housing investment platform; The Redwood Group, an owner, operator and developer of warehouse properties in China and Japan; and SAMHI Hotels Ltd, an owner and developer of hospitality assets across India. He is a senior managing director of Chai Trust. He is a member of the Urban Land Institute’s Global Exchange Council, and a board member of the Global Real Estate Institute.

Howard Walker

Mr. Howard Walker serves as Co-Vice Chairman of the Board of Equity Lifestyle Properties Inc., since February 1, 2013. Mr. Walker was Vice Chairman of the Board from May 2003 to February 2013, and has been Chair of the Board’s Executive Committee since January 2004. Mr. Walker has been a director of the Company since November 1997. Mr. Walker has been retired from the Company since December 2003. Mr. Walker was Chief Executive Officer of the Company from December 1997 to December 2003. Mr. Walker was President of the Company from September 1997 to May 2000, and President of Realty Systems, Inc., an affiliate of the Company, from March 1995 to April 2000. Mr. Walker was a Vice President of the Company from January 1995 to March 1995.

Paul Seavey

Mr. Paul Seavey serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer of Equity LifeStyle Properties, Inc. He was Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer from October 2012 to January 2014. Mr. Seavey was Senior Vice President of Finance and Treasurer from May 2012 to October 2012; Senior Vice President and Treasurer from December 2011 to May 2012; Vice President of Financial Planning and Treasurer from January 2009 to December 2011; and Vice President of Financial Planning from December 2001 to January 2009. Mr. Seavey has been employed with the Company since 1994.

Patrick Waite

Mr. Patrick Waite serves as Executive Vice President and chief operating officer of Equity Lifestyle Properties Inc. He was Executive Vice President - Property Operations from January 2014 to January 2015 and Senior Vice President of Operations from February 2013 to January 2014. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Waite was senior vice president of Asset Management at American Residential Communities, a private operator of manufactured housing communities, from January 2010 through January 2013. He was vice president of Riverside Communities, a manufactured home community affiliate of Helix Funds LLC, from August 2004 to January 2010. Mr. Waite co-founded Continental Communities, a private operator of manufactured home communities, and managed its acquisition program from 1997 to 2001. Mr. Waite was the director of acquisitions for the Company from 1993 to 1997.

Roger Maynard

Mr. Roger A. Maynard serves as Executive Vice President – Investments of the Company since March 2016. He served as Executive Vice President - Asset Management of Equity Lifestyle Properties Inc., since February 1, 2009. He was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer from December 2005 to February 2009. Mr. Maynard was our Chief Operating Officer from January 2004 to December 2005. He was Senior Vice President for national operations from January 2003 to December 2003. Mr. Maynard was Senior Regional Vice President for the Company’s Eastern division from September 2001 to December 2002, and Senior Regional Vice President for the Company’s Southeastern region from January 2000 to September 2001. Mr. Maynard was Regional Vice President for the Company’s Southeastern region from June 1998 to December 1999, and Regional Vice President for the Company’s Northeastern region from October 1997 to June 1998.

Sheli Rosenberg

Ms. Sheli Z. Rosenberg serves as Lead Independent Director of Equity Lifestyle Properties Inc. Ms. Rosenberg has been a consultant to Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP since January 2014 and was Of Counsel at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP from May 2011 to December 2013. She is the former president, chief executive officer and vice chairman of EGI. Ms. Rosenberg joined EGI in 1994 as the company’s general counsel and rose to become vice chairman from 2000 to 2003 and chief executive officer from 1999 to 2000 before departing in 2003. Prior to joining EGI, she was a principal of the law firm of Rosenberg & Liebentritt from 1980 to 1997. Ms. Rosenberg is a director of Strategic Hotels & Resorts, Inc., a hotel REIT, and Cellular Dynamics International, a producer of stem cells utilized primarily in research. She is a former director of General Growth Properties, Inc., CVS Caremark Corporation, Capital Trust, Inc., Avis Budget Group, Inc., Nanosphere, Inc., and Ventas, Inc., and a former trustee of Equity Residential and Equity Office Properties. Ms. Rosenberg was an adjunct professor at Northwestern University’s J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management from 2003 until 2007. A recognized advocate for women in business, she is a co-founder and former president of the Center for Executive Women at the Kellogg School, where she continues to serve on the Center’s steering committee.

Tao Huang

Mr. Tao Huang serves as Director of Equity LifeStyle Properties, Inc. He is a founder and managing partner of Range Light, LLC, an investment firm. He was previously the Chief Operating Officer of Morningstar, Inc., a leading independent provider of investment research, from October 2000 until his retirement in December 2010. Mr. Huang spent almost 20 years with Morningstar, taking on increasing levels of responsibility from his start as an entry level technical programmer. He was named Director of Technology in 1992 and Chief Technology Officer in 1996; he started Morningstar’s International Operation in 1998, and was promoted to Chief Operating Officer in October 2000. Mr. Huang is a director of Armstrong World Wide Industries, a leading building materials company since 2010, Principal Mutual Funds, an asset management firm since 2013, and SMS Assist, L.L.C., a property management company since 2012.

Philip Calian

Mr. Philip C. Calian serves as an Independent Director of Equity Lifestyle Properties Inc., since October 17, 2005. Mr. Calian has been founder and managing partner of Kingsbury Partners LLC since January 2003, and an operating partner of Waveland Investments LLC since July 2004. Kingsbury Partners LLC is a private equity and consulting firm focused on providing capital and ownership skills to middle market distressed businesses and Waveland Investments LLC is a Chicago-based private equity firm with committed equity capital. Prior to founding Kingsbury Partners LLC, Mr. Calian was chief executive officer of American Classic Voyages Co., a publicly-traded travel and leisure company, from 1995 until 2002. Mr. Calian is a managing member of MCS Investment Group, LLC, a private producer and seller of mineral well brine; Hudson Lock, LLC, a private lock manufacturer; and Lewis County Press, LLC, a community newspaper publisher. He is a director of Cottingham & Butler, Inc., a private insurance broker; and CC-Development Group, Inc., a private owner, developer and operator of senior living communities.

David Contis

Mr. David J. Contis serves as an Independent Director of Equity Lifestyle Properties Inc., since February 1, 2009. Mr. Contis has been President - Mall Platform and Senior Executive Vice President of Simon Properties Group, Inc., a publicly-traded retail REIT, since May 2011. Mr. Contis was President of Real Estate for EGI from November 2006 to May 2011. He was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of The Macerich Company, a publicly-traded shopping center REIT from May 1997 to October 2006. Mr. Contis was employed in various capacities by affiliates of EGI from 1980 to 1997, including as Vice Chairman, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Equity Properties & Development L.P. from 1992 to 1997. He served on the Board of Directors of BRMalls, Brazil’s largest shopping center company from 2008 to 2011. Mr. Contis was a director and served as a member of the Board of Directors, Compensation Committee and Audit Committee of Dundee Realty Corp., a Canadian-based real estate company from 1997 to 2003. In addition, he was a Trustee of the International Council of Shopping Centers.

Thomas Dobrowski

Mr. Thomas E. Dobrowski serves as an Independent Director of Equity Lifestyle Properties Inc., since March 1993. Mr. Dobrowski has been retired from General Motors Investment Management Corporation ("GMIMC") since October 2005. He was the managing director of real estate and alternative investments of GMIMC from December 1994 to September 2005. Mr. Dobrowski is a director of Blackstone Mortgage Trust. He was also a trustee of EOP until its sale in 2007, and was a former director of Taubman Centers, Inc. and Red Roof Inns, Inc.

William Young

Mr. William Young serves as an Independent Director of Equity LifeStyle Properties, Inc., since March 13, 2013. Mr. Young is the managing partner and co-founder of Home Partners of America, LLC, a single family housing investment platform formed in June 2012. He was a managing director and a member of the investment committee for the distressed debt fund of EGI from 2009 to 2011. Mr. Young was a managing director and partner at Goldman Sachs & Co. and Goldman Sachs International from 2001 to 2008 where he held a variety of positions including co-head of the European Mortgage Department and the co-head of the Global Infrastructure Investment Fund. Mr. Young worked at Citibank from 1987 to 2001 where he worked in Leveraged Finance, Commercial Real Estate work-outs and ultimately led the firm’s European Securitization and Real Estate Finance Group. Mr. Young was a director of Energy Future Holdings Corp from 2007 to 2008. Mr. Young has served as an advisory director for the non-profit Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship Chicago since 2008.

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