People: Weingarten Realty Investors (WRI.N)

WRI.N on New York Stock Exchange

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Stanford Alexander

85 2001 Chairman of the Board of Trust Managers

Andrew Alexander

57 2001 President, Chief Executive Officer, Trust Manager

Stephen Richter

59 2005 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Johnny Hendrix

56 2010 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Shelaghmichael Brown

64 2012 Independent Trust Manager

James Crownover

70 2001 Independent Trust Manager

Robert Cruikshank

83 1997 Independent Trust Manager

Melvin Dow

86 1984 Independent Trust Manager

Stephen Lasher

65 1980 Independent Trust Manager

Thomas Ryan

48 2012 Independent Trust Manager

Douglas Schnitzer

57 1984 Independent Trust Manager

C. Park Shaper

45 2007 Independent Trust Manager

Marc Shapiro

61 1985 Independent Trust Manager

Michelle Wiggs

IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Stanford Alexander

Mr. Stanford Alexander is Chairman of the Board of Trust Managers of Weingarten Realty Investors since 2001. He formerly served as Chief Executive Officer of the Company from 1997 to 2000 and President of the Company from 1962 to 1993. He has served as a Trust Manager since 1956 and has been an employee of the Company since 1955. Mr. S. Alexander served as the Company's President and/or Chief Executive Officer for over 30 years and has served as Chairman of the Board for over 10 years. He has over 50 years of experience and knowledge in the real estate industry. During Mr. S. Alexander’s tenure, he served as Chief Executive Officer from 1997 to 2000 and as President from 1962 to 1993. Mr. S. Alexander is a member of NAREIT and ICSC, the trade associations. Other current board positions include The University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Board of Visitors and Development Board, the National Trustee of National Jewish Medical and Research Center and the University of Houston-Downtown Advisory Board. Mr. S. Alexander served as Chairman of the Board of NAREIT.

Andrew Alexander

Mr. Andrew M. Alexander is President, Chief Executive Officer, Trust Manager of Weingarten Realty Investors. He has been Chief Executive Officer of the Company since 2001 and served as President of the Company since 1997. From 1993 to 1996, Mr. A. Alexander served as Executive Vice President/Asset Manager. Since 1995, Mr. A. Alexander served as President of Weingarten Realty Management Company. He also served as Senior Vice President/Asset Manager of Weingarten Realty Management Company from 1990 to 1993, and Vice President of the Company from 1984 to 1990. Mr. A. Alexander has been the employee since 1978. Formerly, he was a director of Academy Sports & Outdoors, Inc., which was sold in 2011. Mr. A. Alexander graduated from the University of Texas with the highest honors majoring in real estate. Mr. A. Alexander has served as the Company's President and/or Chief Executive Officer for over 10 years. Over 30 years of Weingarten Realty system and process experience including experience in leasing and complex financial and real estate transactions. Since joining the Company in 1978, he has held a variety of leasing and divisional roles during his tenure. Mr. A. Alexander is a member of NAREIT and ICSC, the trade associations. Mr. A. Alexander is active in a number of civic and charitable organizations. He serves as a director of The Houston Food Bank, The Texas Medical Center and The Greater Houston Partnership. He has previously served on a number of boards including Houston Achievement Place and The Gladney Center. Mr. A. Alexander is a Trustee and served as Chairman of ICSC. He has also served on the Board of NAREIT.

Stephen Richter

Mr. Stephen C. Richter has served as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Weingarten Realty Investors. He is responsible for the financial matters of the Company, compliance with all securities laws and investor relations. He joined WRI in 1980 and over the years has held various financial management positions, including Controller and Treasurer. He was named to his current position in 2000. Prior to joining WRI, Steve worked for BDO Seidman, an international public accounting firm. He graduated from Sam Houston University with a BBA in Accounting. Steve is also a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

Johnny Hendrix

Mr. Johnny L. Hendrix is Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of Weingarten Realty Investors. He is responsible for all operations and growth of the Company’s retail portfolio and oversees the company’s Leasing, Legal, Acquisitions and Property Management functions. Johnny joined Weingarten as a Leasing Executive in 1986. He was promoted to Vice President in 1994, Senior Vice President, Director of Leasing in 1999, and Executive Vice President, Asset Management in 2004. He was named to his current position in May 21, 2010. Prior to joining Weingarten, he was Vice President of Leasing for Gilliam Interest, and was a broker with Henry S. Miller in Houston. Johnny has over 30 years in the shopping center industry and brings experience, integrity and depth of knowledge to the business. He received his BBA from the University of Texas in 1980. He is also a graduate of The Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School. He is an active member in several professional organizations, including the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT) and the Urban Land Institute (ULI).

Shelaghmichael Brown

Ms. Shelaghmichael Brown is an Independent Trust Manager of Weingarten Realty Investors., effective August 07, 2012. Ms. Brown has been a member of the Board of Directors of BBVA Compass Bancshares and Compass Bank (Risk Committee) since 2011. Ms. Brown retired in June 2011 as Senior Executive Vice President and Executive Officer of BBVA Compass Retail Banking, a position she held for four years. Ms. Brown is a graduate of Wheaton College and received a Master's degree in Business Administration from the University of Chicago. Ms. Brown has completed a 30-year career in the financial services industry. As Senior Executive Vice President and Executive Officer of BBVA Compass Retail Banking, Ms. Brown was responsible for a branch distribution system of 717 branches, online and mobile banking, ATMs, telephone banking, traditional consumer and small business credit and deposit products, investment sales, mortgage products and business, and brand marketing. She recently retired from the Board of the Consumer Bankers Association, where she served as the Chairman of its Government Relations Council and currently serves on the Finance Committee. Ms. Brown is on the CanCare Board of Directors where she has served as Chairman. Ms. Brown was recognized in 2009, 2010 and 2011 by U.S. Banker as one of the top 25 most powerful women in banking.

James Crownover

Mr. James W. Crownover is an Independent Trust Manager of Weingarten Realty Investors., since April 2001. Mr. Crownover is the Chairman of the Board of Republic Services, Inc. (previously Audit Committee member and Integration Committee member). He also serves as a Director of Chemtura Corporation (Environmental Health and Safety Committee Chairman, Compensation Committee member and Nominating and Governance Committee member) and FTI Consulting, Inc. (Compensation Committee Chairman and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee member). Previously Mr. Crownover served on the Boards of Unocal Corporation (Audit Committee Chairman and Pension Committee Chairman), Great Lakes Chemical Corporation (Presiding Director) which merged into Chemtura Corporation, and Allied Waste Industries (Governance Committee Chairman and Audit Committee member) which merged into Republic Services, Inc. Mr. Crownover completed a 30-year career with McKinsey & Company, Inc. (“McKinsey”), an international consulting firm, in 1998. He was managing partner of its southwest practice from 1984 to 1994 and a member of its Board of Directors from 1990 to 1998. Among several charitable roles, he serves as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Rice University. Mr. Crownover has served on numerous boards; including a multitude of board committees including: Audit, Integration, Environmental Health and Safety, Compensation, Pension and Nominating and Governance committees.

Robert Cruikshank

Mr. Robert J. Cruikshank is an Independent Trust Manager of Weingarten Realty Investors., since 1997. Mr. Cruikshank is on the Board of MAXXAM, Inc. (Audit, Conflicts, Compliance and Compensation Committee member) and has served on this Board since 1993. Mr. Cruikshank retired as Senior Partner of Deloitte & Touche LLP in 1993. He also served on the Boards of Kaiser Aluminum Corporation (Audit Committee member and Compensation Committee member) from 1997 to 2007 and Encysive Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Audit Committee Chairman) from 1993 to 2008. Mr. Cruikshank worked for Deloitte & Touche LLP, a internationally recognized audit firm, primarily in the audit function for 37 years. Additionally, Mr. Cruikshank served as visiting lecturer at Rice University where he taught auditing to fifth year students from 1989 to 1993. Mr. Cruikshank is a certified public accountant ("CPA"). Mr. Cruikshank’s training as a CPA emphasized statistical sampling methods, risk management assessment and technical auditing and GAAP applications. This knowledge and experience enables him to understand, as well as question, both internal and external auditors. His prior Audit Committee experience, primarily while on the board of a trading business, required risk management knowledge and the establishment of acceptable risk tolerance ranges for monetary investments.

Melvin Dow

Mr. Melvin A. Dow is an Independent Trust Manager Trust Manager of Weingarten Realty Investors., since 1984. Mr. Dow has been of counsel with Haynes and Boone, LLP since April 2012, where he previously served as a partner since 2010. Mr. Dow's career as a legal professional has spanned over 30 years. Mr. Dow was a partner with Haynes and Boone, LLP since 2010 and previously served as a Shareholder with Winstead P.C. (Formally Winstead, Sechrest & Minick P. C.) from 2001 to 2009. He was Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of Dow, Cogburn & Friedman, P.C. (which merged with Winstead, Sechrest & Minick P.C. in 2001) from 1995 to 2001. Mr. Dow was a founding partner of Dow, Cogburn & Friedman, P.C. law firm. Mr. Dow is a charter member of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers. He also served as a member of the Harvard Law School Board of Overseers’ Visiting Committee. With over 25 years as a Trust Manager and in professional experience, Mr. Dow has experience with a wide-range of sophisticated business and commercial real estate transactions, including the structuring of transactions, negotiation of business issues and the supervision of complex documentation. His work involves a broad range of properties, including shopping centers, office buildings, subdivision developments, warehouse/industrial properties and unimproved land.

Stephen Lasher

Mr. Stephen A. Lasher is an Independent Trust Manager of Weingarten Realty Investors., since 1980. Mr. Lasher has been the Managing Director of The GulfStar Group, Inc. since 1990 and since 1991 has served as President of The GulfStar Group, Inc. He previously served as a Director of Conservatek Industries (Compensation Committee) from 1995 to 2009. Mr. Lasher is a co-founder of The GulfStar Group, Inc. and has more than 30 years experience in the securities industry. Mr. Lasher began his career in 1970 at Rotan Mosle Inc. where he served in a variety of positions, including Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing. From 1985 to 1990, Mr. Lasher managed Rotan Mosle Inc.’s Corporate Finance Department. Since its founding, The GulfStar Group, Inc. has become a middle-market investment banking firm focused on the needs of private business owners that bring quality deal flow to the institutional financial community and strategic buyers. Additionally, Mr. Lasher has been a Trust Manager for over 30 years. Mr. Lasher has experience with a wide-range of complex business and commercial real estate transactions, including the structuring of transactions and negotiation of business issues. Mr. Lasher is currently a director of several private companies and has served on several other publicly-listed company boards.

Thomas Ryan

Mr. Thomas L. Ryan is an Independent Trust Manager of Weingarten Realty Investors., effective August 07, 2012. Mr. Ryan has served as Chief Executive Officer since 2005 and President since 2002 of Service Corporation International ("SCI"), the provider of death care products and services in North America. He also serves on SCI's Board and began serving on the Board of Texas Industries, Inc. in 2012. Mr. Ryan joined SCI in 1996, where he has served in a variety of operational and financial roles including Chief Operating Officer and Chief Executive Officer of the European operations. Before joining SCI, Mr. Ryan was a CPA with Coopers & Lybrand LLP for eight years. Mr. Ryan has served as SCI's President and Chief Executive Officer since 2005. Mr. Ryan serves as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the United Way of Greater Houston. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Greater Houston Partnership, the Salvation Army Greater Houston Area Advisory Board, the University of Texas McCombs Business School Advisory Council and the Greater Houston Community Foundation Council.

Douglas Schnitzer

Mr. Douglas W. Schnitzer is an Independent Trust Manager of Weingarten Realty Investors., since 1984. Mr. Schnitzer has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Senterra Corporation, a holding company for numerous entities primarily involving real estate and luxury automobile dealerships owned by the Schnitzer family since 1994. Mr. Schnitzer is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Senterra Corporation as well as, a founding partner in Park Place Motorcars, one of the privately held luxury automotive groups in the United States, with twelve car dealerships located in the Dallas/Ft. Worth market.

C. Park Shaper

Mr. C. Park Shaper is an Independent Trust Manager of Weingarten Realty Investors., since August 1, 2007. Mr. Shaper has been President of Kinder Morgan, Inc., Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, L.P. and Kinder Morgan Management, LLC, since 2005 and will be retiring from these positions on March 31, 2013. Also since May 2012, he has served as Director and President of the general partner of El Paso Pipeline Partners, L. P. Currently, Mr. Shaper serves as a Director on the Boards of Kinder Morgan G.P., Inc. (General Partner of Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, L.P.) and Kinder Morgan Management, LLC since 2003 and Kinder Morgan, Inc. since 2007. Mr. Shaper has worked for Kinder Morgan, Inc. and its affiliates, one of the pipeline transportation and energy storage companies in North America, since 2000. Mr. Shaper served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 2004 to 2005 and served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 2000 to 2004. In addition, he has served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for First Data Analytics, a wholly-owned subsidiary of First Data Corporation. Mr. Shaper has also been a consultant for The Boston Consulting Group, as well as the Strategic Services Division of Andersen Consulting, and has previous experience with TeleCheck Services, Inc.

Marc Shapiro

Mr. Marc J. Shapiro is an Independent Trust Manager of Weingarten Realty Investors., since 1985. Since 2003, Mr. Shapiro has served as a consultant to J. P. Morgan Chase & Co. as a non-executive Chairman of its Texas operations. Formerly, he was Vice Chairman for Finance and Risk Management of J. P. Morgan Chase & Co. from 1997 through 2003. He currently serves as a Director on the Boards of Kimberly-Clark Corporation and The Mexico Fund, Inc. (Audit Committee member). From 1995 to 2010, he served on the Board of Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corporation (Management Development and Compensation Committee Chairman) which was acquired by Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Mr. Shapiro has completed a 40-year career in finance and management with J. P. Morgan Chase & Co. and its affiliates. Mr. Shapiro was Vice Chairman for Finance and Risk Management of J. P. Morgan Chase & Co. from 1997 through 2003, and he served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Chase Bank of Texas from 1989 to 1997. Mr. Shapiro also serves as a trustee on several not-for-profit boards.

Michelle Wiggs

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