People: Forest City Enterprises Inc (FCEa.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Charles Ratner

72 2011 Chairman of the Board

David LaRue

51 2011 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Robert O'Brien

55 2011 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Andrew Passen

64 2011 Executive Vice President - Human Resources

Brian Ratner

55 2001 Executive Vice President, Director

Bruce Ratner

68 2007 Executive Vice President, Director

Ronald Ratner

66 1988 Executive Vice President, Director

Deborah Ratner Salzberg

60 2013 Executive Vice President, Director

James Ratner

68 2012 Executive Vice President

Charles Obert

47 2011 Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Corporate Controller

Geralyn Presti

57 2008 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Linda Kane

55 2011 Senior Vice President, Treasurer

Scott Cowen

66 Lead Independent Director

Arthur Anton

56 2010 Independent Director

Kenneth Bacon

58 2012 Independent Director

Michael Esposito

73 1995 Independent Director

Deborah Harmon

53 2008 Independent Director

Stan Ross

77 1999 Independent Director

Louis Stokes

88 1999 Independent Director

Jeff Linton

IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Charles Ratner

Mr. Charles A. Ratner is Chairman of the Board of Forest City Enterprises Inc., since June 10, 2011. Previously, Mr. Ratner served as president and chief executive officer of the Company from 1995 through June 2011, and served as president and chief operating officer from 1993 to 1995. He is also an officer and/or director of various subsidiaries of Forest City. Mr. Ratner is currently a board member of two additional publicly-traded companies, including American Greetings Corporation, a greeting card company, since 2000, and RPM, Inc., a specialty coatings and sealants company, since 2005. He is active with numerous community, charitable and professional organizations, including United Way, the Greater Cleveland Partnership, the Musical Arts Association, the Jewish Community Federation of Cleveland, the Cleveland Foundation and University Hospitals of Cleveland.

David LaRue

Mr. David J. LaRue is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Forest City Enterprises Inc. He is also an officer of various subsidiaries of the Company. Prior to becoming President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. LaRue served as executive vice president and chief operating officer from March 2010 through June 2011. Mr. LaRue served as president and chief operating officer of Forest City Commercial Group, Inc., our largest strategic business unit, from 2003 to March 2010, and as executive vice president of Forest City Rental Properties, Inc. from 1997 through 2003. Prior to joining Forest City in 1986, Mr. LaRue was an internal auditor and financial analyst with The Sherwin-Williams Company. Mr. LaRue is currently a board member of CubeSmart (formerly known as U-Store-It Trust), a publicly-traded real estate investment trust focused on self-storage facilities, and will serve as such through May 2013. He is a member of the 2013 NAREIT Board of Governors; a trustee, member of the executive committee, chair of the capital committee and board of directors of the Friends of the Cleveland School of the Arts; and a trustee and member of the finance committee of the Lawrence School. In addition, Mr. LaRue has been nominated by the International Council of Shopping Centers' Board of Trustees nominating committee to serve as the association's chairman for the 2013-2014 term commencing in May 2013.

Robert O'Brien

Mr. Robert G. O'Brien is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Forest City Enterprises Inc., since April 2008. He previously served as Vice President, Finance and Investment from February 2008 to April 2008 and Executive Vice President, Strategy and Investment, of Forest City Rental Properties Corporation, a subsidiary of the Company, from October 2000 to January 2008.

Andrew Passen

Brian Ratner

Mr. Brian J. Ratner is Executive Vice President, Director of Forest City Enterprises Inc. He also serves as president of Forest City Texas, Inc. and leads our operations in Dallas, a core market for the Company. Mr. Ratner is active with numerous community, charitable, educational and professional organizations, including the International Council of Shopping Centers, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, and Case Western Reserve University.

Bruce Ratner

Mr. Bruce C. Ratner is Executive Vice President, Director of Forest City Enterprises Inc. Mr. Ratner is also an officer and/or director of various other subsidiaries of Forest City. Prior to joining Forest City, Mr. Ratner served as New York City's commissioner of consumer affairs during the administration of Mayor Ed Koch. Earlier in his career, he was director of the Model Cities Program and head of New York City's Consumer Protection Division during the administration of Mayor John Lindsay. He also served for four years as a faculty member at the New York University Law School. Mr. Ratner is a board member of Almonty Industries, a publicly-traded company in Canada focused on tungsten mining, processing and shipping, as well as the Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Brooklyn Hospital and the Weill Cornell Medical College.

Ronald Ratner

Mr. Ronald A. Ratner is Executive Vice President, Director of Forest City Enterprises Inc. Mr. Ratner is active with numerous community, educational, charitable and professional organizations, including the Urban Land Institute, The Ohio State University, Brandeis University, and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Council, the National Multi Housing Council, the International Advisory Board of the Harvard Real Estate Initiative, and Harvard Design Magazine's Practitioners' Advisory Board.

Deborah Ratner Salzberg

Ms. Deborah Ratner Salzberg is Executive Vice President, Director of Forest City Enterprises Inc., since 1995. Ms. Ratner Salzberg has been president of Forest City Washington, Inc., a subsidiary of the Company since 2002, and leads our operations in the Washington D.C., metropolitan area, one of the Company's core markets. She is also an officer and/or director of various subsidiaries of Forest City. Ms. Ratner Salzberg is active with numerous District of Columbia community, charitable and professional organizations, including the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington, the District of Columbia Building Industry Association and the Meyer Foundation, National Building Museum. She also serves on the boards of Kenyon College and George Washington University.

James Ratner

Mr. James A. Ratner is Executive Vice President of Forest City Enterprises Inc. He served as Non-Independent Director of the Company, until June 13, 2012. Mr. Ratner has been a Forest City director since 1984. He has been an Executive Vice President since March 1988 and is an officer and/or director of various subsidiaries. Mr. Ratner is active with numerous community, charitable and business organizations, including the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Urban Land Institute, the Playhouse Square Foundation and the Cleveland Foundation.

Charles Obert

Mr. Charles D. Obert is Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Corporate Controller of Forest City Enterprises Inc. He has been Chief Accounting Officer and Senior Vice President since September 2011 and Vice President and Corporate Controller since December 2007. He previously served as Vice President and Assistant Controller from August 2004 to December 2007.

Geralyn Presti

Ms. Geralyn M. Presti is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of Forest City Enterprises Inc. Ms. Presti has been Senior Vice President and General Counsel since July 2002 and Secretary since April 2008. She previously served as Assistant Secretary from July 2002 to April 2008, Deputy General Counsel from January 2000 to June 2002, and Associate General Counsel from December 1996 to January 2000.

Linda Kane

Ms. Linda M. Kane is Senior Vice President, Treasurer of Forest City Enterprises Inc. She has been Treasurer since September 2011 and Senior Vice President since June 2002. She previously served as Chief Accounting and Administrative Officer from December 2007 to September 2011, Corporate Controller from March 1995 to December 2007 and Vice President from March 1995 to June 2002.

Scott Cowen

Dr. Scott S. Cowen is Lead Independent Director of Forest City Enterprises Inc. Dr. Cowen has been the President of and Seymour S. Goodman Memorial Professor of Business at Tulane University since July 1998. Leading Tulane University, as well as the City of New Orleans, through the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, he also developed unique and exceptional skills in crisis management. In recognition of his leadership skills, he received the Carnegie Award for Academic Leadership and was named one of the “Ten Best College Presidents” in America by Time magazine in 2009. Prior to 1998, Dr. Cowen was dean at the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University, where he was also a professor for 23 years. Dr. Cowen is a board member of two additional publicly-traded companies, including Newell Rubbermaid, Inc., a consumer products corporation, since 1999 and American Greetings Corporation, a greeting card company, since 1989. In 2010, President Barack Obama appointed him to the White House Council for Community Solutions, which advises the president on the best ways to mobilize citizens, nonprofits, businesses and government to address community needs.

Arthur Anton

Mr. Arthur F. Anton is Independent Director of Forest City Enterprises Inc., since October 1, 2010. Since 2003, Mr. Anton has been the chief executive officer of Swagelok, a privately-held domestic and international developer and provider of fluid system solutions with annual sales of approximately $1.8 billion. Prior to his current position, Mr. Anton served Swagelok as the president and chief operating officer from 2001 to 2003, executive vice president from 2000 to 2001, and chief financial officer from 1998 to 2000. Prior to joining Swagelok, Mr. Anton was a partner at the accounting and consulting firm of Ernst & Young, where he consulted with companies in the manufacturing, energy, service and other industries. He is a board member of two additional publicly-traded companies, including Olympic Steel Inc., a metal service center, since 2009, and The Sherwin-Williams Company, a paint and building material manufacturing and distribution company, since 2006. He is also a board member of University Hospitals of Cleveland and Western Reserve Partners LLC.

Kenneth Bacon

Mr. Kenneth J. Bacon has been appointed as Independent Director of Forest City Enterprises, Inc. effective December 5, 2012. Mr. Bacon began his career with Kidder Peabody and later Morgan Stanley, where his focus was mortgage finance and related products. In 1990, he joined Resolution Trust Corporation as director of policy for the Oversight Board, and was later named director of securitization. Three years later, Mr. Bacon joined the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) as senior vice president, northeast region. In 1998, he was selected to lead Fannie Mae's American Communities Fund. In 2000, he became senior vice president (with promotion in 2005 to executive vice president) of the organization's multifamily division. He retired from Fannie Mae in 2012. Mr. Bacon has been a board member of one additional publicly-traded company, Comcast Corporation, a global media and technology company, since 2002, where he currently serves as presiding director. He is also a member of the Executive Leadership Council and a director of the Corporation for Supportive Housing.

Michael Esposito

Mr. Michael P. Esposito, Jr., is Independent Director of Forest City Enterprises Inc., since 1995. Mr. Esposito has been the non-executive chairman of Syncora Holdings Ltd., a publicly-traded guarantee insurance company, since 2006, and non-executive chairman of Primus Guaranty Ltd., a publicly-traded seller of credit protection, since 2002. In 1995, Mr. Esposito retired from The Chase Manhattan Bank, N.A. as the executive vice president, chief control, compliance and administrative officer after serving 34 years with the company in various positions, including principal accounting officer, corporate controller and chief financial officer. In 2007, he retired as the non-executive chairman of XL Capital Ltd., an insurance company. Mr. Esposito's prior experience also included leadership positions within the Bank Administration Institute, American Bankers Association, Conference Board, and the advisory council to the Financial Accounting Standards Board.

Deborah Harmon

Ms. Deborah L. Harmon is Independent Director of Forest City Enterprises Inc., since April 2008. Ms. Harmon has been co-founder and chief executive officer of Artemis Real Estate Partners, LLC, a real estate investment firm that manages institutional, third-party capital, since September 2009. Ms. Harmon served as president of Harmon & Co., a strategic and financial advisory services company, during 2007 and 2008. From 2001 through 2007, she was president and chief investment officer of the J.E. Robert Companies, Inc., a fully integrated real estate investment firm. Prior to joining the J.E. Roberts Companies, Ms. Harmon was a managing director at Bankers Trust Company working in both the corporate finance and real estate groups. From 1997 through March 2001, she was a member of the board of directors of Avis Group Holdings, Inc., chairing the special committee of independent directors. In June 2009, Ms. Harmon was appointed by President Barack Obama to serve as a commissioner for the White House Fellows program.

Stan Ross

Mr. Stan Ross is Independent Director of Forest City Enterprises Inc., since December 1999. Mr. Ross, a certified public accountant, holds multiple positions at the University of Southern California, including chairman of the board of the Lusk Center for Real Estate and distinguished fellow of the School of Policy, Planning & Development. He is the retired vice chairman of real estate industry services for Ernst & Young, where he was a member of the firm's management committee. Mr. Ross is a life trustee and governor of the Urban Land Institute. He was also a member of the auditing standards board of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Ross serves as senior advisor to The Irvine Company, a diversified private real estate company, and on the board of the American Jewish University.

Louis Stokes

Mr. Louis Stokes is Independent Director of Forest City Enterprises Inc., since 1999. Mr. Stokes is a distinguished visiting professor at The Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. In 2012, he retired from Squire Sanders, where he served as senior counsel since 1999. In 1968 he became the first African American member of Congress from Ohio and was a tireless advocate for the people of the state and for the broader civil rights movement. During his 30-year tenure in Congress, he chaired several important committees, including the Ethics Committee and the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Veteran Affairs, Housing and Urban Development and Independent Agencies. Through the years, Mr. Stokes has received numerous awards and honors that recognize his national leadership and strong commitment to public service. Most recently, his strong commitment to diversity and inclusion was honored by the American Bar Association Commission on Racial and Ethnic Diversity with the 2011 Spirit of Excellence Award for his dedication to expanding opportunity in the legal profession to all minorities.

Jeff Linton

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Charles Ratner

260,800 6,999,930

David LaRue

31,900 53,147

Robert O'Brien

43,200 72,641

Andrew Passen

0 0

Brian Ratner

16,200 26,058

Bruce Ratner

0 0

Ronald Ratner

133,200 2,042,380

Deborah Ratner Salzberg

0 0

James Ratner

133,200 2,042,496

Charles Obert

0 0

Geralyn Presti

0 0

Linda Kane

0 0

Scott Cowen

0 0

Arthur Anton

0 0

Kenneth Bacon

0 0

Michael Esposito

0 0

Deborah Harmon

0 0

Stan Ross

0 0

Louis Stokes

0 0

Jeff Linton

0 0
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