People: Equity Residential (EQR.N)

EQR.N on New York Stock Exchange

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30 Oct 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Samuel Zell

65 1993 Chairman of the Board of Trustees

David Neithercut

58 2006 President, Chief Executive Officer, Trustee

Gerald Spector

67 2008 Independent Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustee

Mark Parrell

47 2007 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

David Santee

55 2013 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Alan George

56 2002 Executive Vice President, Chief Investment Officer

Bruce Strohm

59 2011 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

John Powers

66 2005 Executive Vice President - Human Resources

Mark Tennison

53 2004 Executive Vice President - Development

John Alexander

67 1993 Independent Trustee

Charles Atwood

65 2009 Lead Independent Trustee

Linda Bynoe

61 2009 Independent Trustee

Mary Haben

58 2011 Independent Trustee

Bradley Keywell

44 2011 Independent Trustee

John Neal

64 2006 Independent Trustee

Mark Shapiro

44 2010 Independent Trustee

B. Joseph White

67 1993 Independent Trustee

Marty McKenna

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Biographies

Name Description

Samuel Zell

Mr. Samuel Zell serves as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Equity Residential. He is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Equity Group Investments, LLC, the private entrepreneurial investment firm he founded more than 40 years ago. He is also co-founder and chairman of Equity International, a private investment firm focused on real estate-related companies outside the U.S., including three publicly-held portfolio companies listed on the NYSE: Gafisa in Brazil; Xinyuan in China; and Homex in Mexico; and a fourth, BR Malls, Brazil’s largest retail property owner and operator, listed on the Bovespa exchange. He also serves as chairman of Anixter International, Inc., Covanta Holding Corporation and Equity LifeStyle Properties, Inc. Previously, Mr. Zell served as chairman of Equity Office Properties Trust, which was sold in February 2007 for $39 billion in the largest ever private equity transaction at the time, and which delivered an annual total return to shareholders from its initial public offering in July 1997 through its sale of approximately 17%. Mr. Zell served as the chairman of the Tribune Company until December 2012, at which time the Tribune Company emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Mr. Zell serves on the JPMorgan National Advisory Board, the President’s Advisory Board at the University of Michigan, the Visitor’s Committee at the University of Michigan Law School, and with the combined efforts of the University of Michigan Business School, established the Zell/Lurie Entrepreneurial Center. He was appointed a DeRoy Visiting Professor in Honors at the College of Literature, Science and the Arts at the University of Michigan. Mr. Zell received a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School.

David Neithercut

Mr. David J. Neithercut serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Trustee of Equity Residential. He has served as Chief Executive Officer of the Company since January 2006 and President of the Company since May 2005. He was Executive Vice President – Corporate Strategy of the Company from January 2004 to May 2005, and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company from February 1995 to August 2004. Prior to joining Equity Residential, Mr. Neithercut served as Senior Vice President of Finance for Equity Group Investments, L.L.C., an owner, manager and financier of real estate and corporations. Mr. Neithercut is a director of General Growth Properties, Inc. and serves on the Executive Committee of NAREIT and the National Multi Housing Council. Mr. Neithercut is also a member of the Urban Land Institute. Mr. Neithercut received an M.B.A. from the Columbia University Graduate School of Business.

Gerald Spector

Mr. Gerald A. Spector serves as an Independent Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustee of Equity Residential. He was the Chief Operating Officer of the Tribune Company from December 2009 through December 2010, and served as its Chief Administrative Officer in 2008. Mr. Spector was Executive Vice President of the Company from March 1993 and Chief Operating Officer of the Company from February 1995 until his retirement in December 2007. He began his real estate career in the early 1970s and has prior public and private board experience as well. Mr. Spector is a Certified Public Accountant.

Mark Parrell

Mr. Mark J. Parrell serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Equity Residential. Mr. Parrell was Senior Vice President and Treasurer of the Company from August 2005 to October 2007, and was First Vice President – Capital Markets of the Company from February 2003 to July 2005. He serves as a director of Aviv REIT, Inc. Mr. Parrell received a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center.

David Santee

Mr. David S. Santee has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of Equity Residential, effective April 15, 2013. Mr. Santee joined the Company in November 1994 and has been Executive Vice President – Operations of the Company since January 2007. He served as Executive Vice President – Eastern Division of the Company from November 1996 to December 2006.

Alan George

Mr. Alan W. George serves as Executive Vice President, Chief Investment Officer of Equity Residential., since January 2002. Mr. George was Executive Vice President – Acquisitions/ Dispositions from February 1997 to January 2002. Mr. George serves on the Executive Committee of the National Multifamily Housing Council and is also a member of the Urban Land Institute and the National Association of Home Builders.

Bruce Strohm

Mr. Bruce C. Strohm serves as Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of Equity Residential. He has been Executive Vice President and General Counsel of the Company since March 1995 and Corporate Secretary of the Company since March 2011. Mr. Strohm was also Corporate Secretary of the Company from November 1995 to December 2006. Mr. Strohm received a J.D. from Northwestern University Law School.

John Powers

Mr. John Powers serves as Executive Vice President - Human Resources of Equity Residential., since December 2005. Mr. Powers was Senior Vice President – Human Resources from October 2000 to December 2005.

Mark Tennison

Mr. Mark N. Tennison serves as Executive Vice President - Development of Equity Residential., since March 2004. Mr. Tennison was Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Pritzker Residential, a private multifamily investment and operating company, from October 1997 through March 2003.

John Alexander

Mr. John W. Alexander serves as an Independent Trustee of Equity Residential. He has been President of Mallard Creek Capital Partners, Inc., an investment company with interests in real estate, development entities and operating companies, since 1994. He also has been a partner of Meringoff Equities, a real estate investment company, since 1987 and previously served as its Chief Financial Officer and as a managing director. He had earlier careers at Citibank and Toronto-based Cadillac Fairview, which was North America’s public real estate company at that time.

Charles Atwood

Mr. Charles L. Atwood serves as Lead Independent Trustee of Equity Residential. He served as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Harrah’s Entertainment, Inc. (now known as Caesars Entertainment Corporation), a private gaming and hospitality company, until retiring from Harrah’s in December 2008. Mr. Atwood had been Vice Chairman of Harrah’s public predecessor company until its sale in January 2008, a member of its Board since 2005, its Chief Financial Officer from 2001 to 2006, and had been with Harrah’s and its predecessors since 1979. During his tenure at Harrah’s, Mr. Atwood led that company’s merger, acquisition and divestiture activities, new development, and design and construction projects, representing tens of billions of dollars of transactions. Mr. Atwood serves as a director of Gala Coral, a private United Kingdom gaming industry company and ALST Casino Holdco, LLC, a private company in the casino and hospitality industry. Mr. Atwood received an M.B.A. in finance from Tulane University.

Linda Bynoe

Ms. Linda Walker Bynoe serves as an Independent Trustee of Equity Residential. She has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Telemat Ltd., a management consulting firm, since 1995 and served as its Chief Operating Officer from 1989 through 1994. Ms. Bynoe served as a Vice President – Capital Markets for Morgan Stanley from 1985 to 1989, joining the firm in 1978. Ms. Bynoe serves as a director of Anixter International, Inc., Northern Trust Corporation, Prudential Retail Mutual Funds and is a former director of Simon Property Group, Inc. Ms. Bynoe received an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Mary Haben

Ms. Mary Kay Haben serves as an Independent Trustee of Equity Residential. She served as the President-North America for the Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company, a confectionary company, until her retirement in February 2011. At Wrigley, Ms. Haben drove growth through new product and packaging innovation, as well as marketing efforts in emerging social media. Prior to joining Wrigley in 2007, Ms. Haben held various executive positions during her 27-year career at Kraft Foods Inc. She serves as a director of Bob Evans Farms, Inc. Ms. Haben received an M.B.A. from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business.

Bradley Keywell

Mr. Bradley A. Keywell serves as an Independent Trustee of Equity Residential. He is is a co-founder and director of Groupon, Inc.; MediaBank LLC, a provider of integrated media procurement technology; and Echo Global Logistics, Inc., a public transportation management firm. He is also a managing partner of Lightbank, a venture fund, and Meadow Lake Management LLC, an investment and advisory firm. Mr. Keywell is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Mr. Keywell received a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School.

John Neal

Mr. John E. Neal serves as an Independent Trustee of Equity Residential. He is a partner of Linden LLC, a private equity firm. Mr. Neal has over 30 years of experience in executive positions in the financial services and banking industries with a primary focus on real estate finance. He led Bank One Corporation’s real estate lending and corporate banking businesses until the company was merged with JP Morgan Chase & Co. in July 2004. Prior to joining Bank One, Mr. Neal led the real estate lending businesses at Kemper Financial Services and Continental Bank. He serves as a trustee of the Calamos Mutual Funds and also serves on the boards of private companies in a wide array of industries. He received an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Mark Shapiro

Mr. Mark S. Shapiro serves as an Independent Trustee of Equity Residential. He has served as an Executive Producer at Dick Clark Productions, an independent producer of television programming, since September 2012, and was its Chief Executive Officer from May 2010 to September 2012. Mr. Shapiro was the Chief Executive Officer and a director of Six Flags, Inc., the world’s regional theme park company, from December 2005 through May 2010. Six Flags, Inc. filed a voluntary petition to restructure its debt obligations under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code (“Chapter 11”) in June 2009 and emerged from Chapter 11 in May 2010. Prior to joining Six Flags, Inc., Mr. Shapiro spent 12 years at ESPN, Inc., where he served as Executive Vice President, Programming and Production and in various other capacities. At ESPN, he had responsibility in building the strength of the network’s brand and garnered numerous Emmy and Peabody awards during his tenure. Mr. Shapiro also currently serves as a director of Live Nation, Inc., Frontier Communications Corporation, and Papa John’s International, Inc. Mr. Shapiro served as a director of the Tribune Company, a private media conglomerate, until December 2012, at which time the Tribune Company emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

B. Joseph White

Mr. B. Joseph White serves as an Independent Trustee of Equity Residential. He is President Emeritus of the University of Illinois and The James F. Towey Professor of Business and Leadership in the College of Business at the University’s Urbana-Champaign campus. Mr. White served as President of the University of Illinois, a $4.5 billion enterprise with multiple locations and 25,000 employees, from February 2005 to December 2009, and in January 2010 was appointed President Emeritus. Mr. White was a professor at the University of Michigan Business School from 1987 through 2004, served as the Dean of the Business School from 1991 to 2001 and as Interim President of the University of Michigan in 2002. His executive experience has included serving as vice president for management development, personnel and public affairs of Cummins, Inc., a global manufacturing company. Mr. White is a director of Kelly Services, Inc. He previously served as a director of Kaydon Corporation and has served as a director of numerous non-profit boards. Mr. White received an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a doctorate in Business Administration from the University of Michigan.

Marty McKenna

Basic Compensation

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Samuel Zell

0 0

David Neithercut

903,955 13,024,360

Gerald Spector

1,302,302 15,006,040

Mark Parrell

19,130 447,204

David Santee

22,937 611,405

Alan George

437,206 5,781,630

Bruce Strohm

30,000 269,100

John Powers

0 0

Mark Tennison

0 0

John Alexander

0 0

Charles Atwood

0 0

Linda Bynoe

0 0

Mary Haben

0 0

Bradley Keywell

0 0

John Neal

0 0

Mark Shapiro

0 0

B. Joseph White

0 0

Marty McKenna

0 0
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