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Education Realty Trust Inc (EDR.N)

EDR.N on New York Stock Exchange

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13 Jul 2018
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Randall Churchey

57 2015 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Thomas Trubiana

66 2015 President, Director

Edwin Brewer

55 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Christine Richards

48 2014 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Lindsey Mackie

33 2015 Senior Vice President , Chief Accounting Officer, Principal Accounting Officer

Howard Silver

63 2015 Lead Independent Director

John Arabia

48 2014 Independent Director

Kimberly Schaefer

52 2016 Independent Director

John Thomas

51 2016 Independent Director

Wendell Weakley

63 2007 Independent Director

J. Drew Koester

45 2017 Senior Vice President – Capital Markets and Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Randall Churchey

Mr. Randall L. (Randy) Churchey, CPA, is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Education Realty Trust, Inc. He was elected Chairman and Chief Executive Officer in January 2015. Mr. Churchey is also a member of the Board of Directors of MedEquities Realty Trust, a publicly-traded healthcare real estate investment trust ("REIT") (NYSE: MRT). In 2008, Mr. Churchey was interim Chief Executive Officer of Great Wolf Resorts, Inc., a publicly-traded family entertainment company (NYSE: WOLF), and was a member of its Board of Directors from 2005 until its sale in 2012. He was President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of Golden Horizons, the nation's second largest senior care company, from 2006 to 2007. From 2005 to 2007, Mr. Churchey was a member of the Company's Board of Directors. From 2004 until its sale in 2008, Mr. Churchey served on the Board of Trustees of Innkeepers USATrust, a publicly-traded REIT (NYSE: KPA). He served as President, Chief Operating Officer and a director of RFS Hotel Investors, Inc., a publicly-traded hotel REIT (NYSE: RFS), from 1999 until its sale in 2003. From 1997 to 1999, he was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of FelCor Lodging Trust, Inc., a publicly-traded hotel REIT (NYSE: FCH).

Thomas Trubiana

Mr. Thomas Trubiana is President, Director of Education Realty Trust, Inc. He served as our Chief Investment Officer from 2007 to 2014. He is also a member of the National Multifamily Housing Council Executive Committee. Prior to that, Mr. Trubiana served as Senior Vice President of Development of EDR Development LLC, our development company, from February 2005 until December 31, 2006. From June 2004 until joining us in February 2005, Mr. Trubiana was a financial advisor to Eagle Strategies Corporation. Mr. Trubiana was CEO and President of American Campus Communities, Inc. from July 1997 until October 2003, the period of significant growth prior to its initial public offering. Prior to serving as CEO of American Campus Communities, Mr. Trubiana served as Chief Operating Officer for Cardinal/Lexford Realty Services where he was responsible for the significant increase in value of the company's portfolio of 530 owned apartment communities. Mr. Trubiana began his career as a resident assistant at our predecessor, Allen & O’Hara, in 1972 and was promoted to General Manager, Regional Manager and finally Director of Development before leaving Allen & O’Hara in 1987. Mr. Trubiana received both his B.S. in Marketing and M.B.A. from West Virginia University

Edwin Brewer

Mr. Edwin B. Brewer, Jr. is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Education Realty Trust, Inc. He previously spent five years as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc., the leading North American provider of technology-enabled claims and productivity management solutions. Prior to joining Sedgwick, Mr. Brewer was with PwC for 24 years. During his tenure as an Audit Partner at PwC, he focused on a client base that consisted primarily of public and private real estate investment trusts across a variety of asset types. Mr. Brewer is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive). Mr. Brewer also serves as an independent director and chairman of the Audit Committee for Chatham Lodging Trust, a publicly-traded REIT (NYSE: CLDT).

Christine Richards

Ms. Christine D. Richards is Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of Education Realty Trust, Inc. She is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of EdR’s more than 80 owned and managed properties. Previously, Ms. Richards served as EdR’s Vice President of Operations from 2006 to 2010 and as Regional Director from 2001 to 2006. Prior to joining EdR, Ms. Richards held various management positions at Gables Residential Trust, a multi-family REIT, from 1990 to 2001. Ms. Richards is a member of the Institute of Real Estate Management and is the former Chairman of the National Apartment Association (NAA) Student Housing Executive Committee. Ms. Richards is also a Certified Property Manager (CPM).

Lindsey Mackie

Ms. Lindsey Mackie is Senior Vice President , Chief Accounting Officer, Principal Accounting Officer of the Company. Ms. Mackie joined EdR in 2013 as Senior Manager of Financial Services. From January 2007 until she joined EdR, Ms. Mackie worked in various roles at the audit, consulting, financial advisory, risk management and tax consulting firm, Deloitte & Touche LLP, serving the last two years as Audit Manager. Ms. Mackie is a Certified Public Accountant.

Howard Silver

Mr. Howard A. Silver is Lead Independent Director of the Company. He has served as a member of our Board of Directors since February 2010. He is the Chairman of our Investment Oversight Committee and is a member of our Compensation Committee and our Audit Committee. In addition, Mr. Silver is our lead independent director. Mr. Silver has served as a director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Jernigan Capital (NYSE: JCAP), a publicly listed mortgage REIT that lends to the selfstorage industry since 2015. Mr. Silver also serves on the Compensation Committee and Nominating and Governance Committee of Jernigan Capital. Mr. Silver has also served as a director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Cole Office and Industrial REIT (CCIT III), an office and industrial REIT that is publicly registered, non-traded REIT since July 2016. Mr. Silver served as a director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Landmark Apartment Trust of America, Inc., a multi-family REIT that was publicly registered, but non-traded, from January 2014 until it was sold in January 2016. Mr. Silver served as a director of CapLease, Inc. (NYSE: LSE), a public triple net lease REIT, from March 2004 to 2013, when the company was sold, and was the lead independent director, Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nomination and Investment Committees. From December 2004 until the sale of the company to a private equity firm in May 2012, Mr. Silver served as a director of Great Wolf Resorts, Inc., a publicly-traded family entertainment company, where he served as Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. From May 1994 until October 2007, Mr. Silver held various executive positions with Equity Inns, Inc., a NYSE-listed REIT (NYSE:ENN), which was sold to Whitehall Global Real Estate Funds. At the time of the sale, Mr. Silver was the President and Chief Executive Officer and was also a director of Equity Inns.

John Arabia

Mr. John V. Arabia is Independent Director of Education Realty Trust, Inc. He is a member of our Investment Oversight Committee and Chairman of our Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Mr. Arabia has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Sunstone Hotel Investors Inc., a publicly-traded lodging REIT (NYSE: SHO) since January 2015 and previously served as Sunstone’s President from February 2013 to January 2015, and as the company's Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Corporate Strategy from April 2011 to February 2013. In February 2014, Mr. Arabia was appointed to Sunstone’s Board of Directors. Prior to joining Sunstone, he was a Principal and a Managing Director at Green Street Advisors, Inc. beginning in 1997. Prior to joining Green Street, he was a Consulting Manager at EY Kenneth Leventhal in the firm’s West Coast Lodging Consulting practice. He is a Director of the American Hotel and Lodging Association (AH&LA) and is a member of its Industry Real Estate Financing Advisory Counsel (IREFAC). Mr. Arabia received a Certified Public Accountant certificate from the State of Illinois. He earned his M.B.A. in Real Estate and Accounting from University of Southern California and B.S. in Hotel Administration from Cornell University.

Kimberly Schaefer

Ms. Kimberly K. (Kim) Schaefer is Independent Director of Education Realty Trust, Inc. She has over twenty years of experience in the hospitality industry. From January 2009 until September 2015, Ms. Schaefer served as the Chief Executive Officer of Great Wolf Resorts, Inc., a publicly-traded family entertainment company (NYSE: WOLF). Prior to being appointed the Chief Executive Officer of Great Wolf Resorts, Inc., Ms. Schaefer served as its Chief Operating Officer from 2005 to 2009 and its Chief Brand Officer from 2004 to 2005. From 1997 until 2004, Ms. Schaefer served as Senior Vice President of Operations of The Great Lakes Companies, Inc., the predecessor company of Great Wolf Resorts, Inc. Since February 2009, Ms. Schaefer has been a member of the Board of Directors of Great Wolf Resorts, Inc. and sits on the Board of Trustees for Edgewood College Business School. Ms. Schaefer received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Edgewood College in Madison, Wisconsin and is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive).

John Thomas

Mr. John T. Thomas is Independent Director of the Company. He has served as a member of our Board of Directors since October 2016. He is a member of our Compensation Committee and Investment Oversight Committee. Since August 2013, Mr. Thomas has served as President, Chief Executive Officer and Trustee of Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE: DOC). Mr. Thomas was the Executive Vice President-Medical Facilities Group for Health Care REIT Inc. (NYSE: HCN) from January 2009 to July 2012. From July 2012 to July 2013, Mr. Thomas was self-employed as a healthcare consultant and lawyer. Prior to HCN, Mr. Thomas served as President, Chief Development Officer and Business Counsel of Cirrus Health from August 2005 to December 2008, where he led efforts to acquire and manage four hospitals and an endoscopy center, as well as efforts to develop other facilities. From October 2000 to July 2005, he served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel for Baylor Health Care System in Dallas, Texas. As General Counsel for Baylor Health Care System, he was responsible for legal and government affairs. He was also Co-Founder and Chairman of the Coalition for Affordable and Reliable Healthcare, a national coalition to reform medical malpractice laws through federal legislation. From April 1997 to October 2000, he served as General Counsel and Secretary for Unity Health System, a five hospital division of the Sisters of Mercy Health System in St. Louis, MO, where he oversaw legal affairs for the healthcare delivery system and its operating subsidiaries.

Wendell Weakley

Mr. Wendell W. Weakley, CPA, is Independent Director of Education Realty Trust, Inc. Mr. Weakley is the Chairman of our Audit Committee and a member of our Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and our Investment Oversight Committee. Mr. Weakley is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the University of Mississippi Foundation. Prior to joining the Foundation in July 2006, he was with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (“PwC”) from August 1976 to June 2006. Mr. Weakley was an audit partner with PwC serving public clients in the manufacturing, distribution and retail sectors in the Memphis, Dallas and Tampa offices during his career. As an audit manager, he also served a two-year international tour of duty with PwC. He served as the Office Managing Partner for the Memphis office of PwC as well as the audit and industry leader in the Dallas/Ft. Worth market for PwC. He was also a Regional Risk Management partner for PwC. Mr. Weakley holds a Certified Public Accountant license in Tennessee and Mississippi.

J. Drew Koester

Mr. J. Drew Koester is Senior Vice President – Capital Markets and Investor Relations of the Company, effective June 1, 2015. He served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer until June 1, 2015, at which time he was appointed to the newly created position of Senior Vice President - Capital Markets and Investor Relations. Mr. Koester joined EdR's predecessor company, Allen & O’Hara, in September 2004. From January 1999 until September 2004, Mr. Koester served as Vice President of Finance for TruGreen Companies, LLC, a division of The ServiceMaster Company. From August 1998 until January 1999, Mr. Koester was a financial analyst at The ServiceMaster Company. Mr. Koester began his career at Deloitte & Touche LLP and was a Financial Reporting

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Randall Churchey

2,909,710

Thomas Trubiana

1,522,960

Edwin Brewer

1,334,930

Christine Richards

1,028,340

Lindsey Mackie

369,174

Howard Silver

181,500

John Arabia

162,000

Kimberly Schaefer

159,000

John Thomas

140,250

Wendell Weakley

186,500

J. Drew Koester

347,854
As Of  30 Dec 2017