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Forest City Realty Trust Inc (FCEa.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

James Ratner

72 2016 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

David LaRue

55 2011 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Robert OBrien

59 2008 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Duane Bishop

54 2016 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Geralyn Presti

61 2012 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Bruce Ratner

72 2016 Executive Vice President

Charles Obert

51 2011 Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Corporate Controller

Emily Holiday

40 2016 Senior Vice President - Human Resources

Michelle Felman

2018 Director

Jerome Lande

42 2018 Director

Adam Metz

2018 Director

Gavin Molinelli

2018 Director

Marran Ogilvie

2018 Director

Mark Ordan

2018 Director

William Roberts

2018 Director

Robert Schriesheim

2018 Director

Kenneth Bacon

63 2012 Independent Director

Z. Jamie Behar

60 2017 Independent Director

Stan Ross

81 1999 Independent Director

Mike Lonsway

2016 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

James Ratner

Mr. James A. Ratner is non-executive chairman of the Forest City Board of Directors of the Company. Mr. Ratner became the non-executive chairman of the Forest City Board of Directors on December 31, 2016. Previously, Mr. Ratner served as executive vice president of the Company from March 1988 to December 2016, including service as our executive vice president – development from January 2016 to December 2016. He has also served as an officer and/or director of various subsidiaries of Forest City. Mr. Ratner has served as a board member of NACCO Industries, Inc., a publicly-traded mining, small appliances and specialty retail holding company, since 2012. Mr. Ratner is active with numerous community, charitable and professional organizations, including membership on the Board of Trustees of Case Western Reserve University, The Cleveland Museum of Art and The Playhouse Square Foundation. Mr. Ratner holds a bachelor’s degree from Columbia University and a master’s degree in business administration from Harvard University.

David LaRue

Mr. David J. LaRue is Chief Executive Officer and President, Director of the Company. He is also an officer of various subsidiaries of Forest City. Prior to becoming president and chief executive officer, Mr. LaRue served as executive vice president and chief operating officer from March 2010 to June 2011. Mr. LaRue served as president and chief operating officer of Forest City Commercial Group, Inc. (now known as Forest City Commercial Group, LLC) from 2003 to March 2010 and as executive vice president of Forest City Rental Properties, Inc. (now known as Forest City Properties, LLC) from 1997 to 2003. Prior to joining Forest City in 1986, Mr. LaRue was an internal auditor and financial analyst with the Sherwin-Williams Company. Mr. LaRue served on the Board of CubeSmart, a publicly-traded real estate investment trust focused on self-storage facilities, from 2004 to May 2013. Mr. LaRue is a member of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (“NAREIT”) Board of Governors; a member of the Board of Directors of The Real Estate Round Table; a member of the Board of Trustees and chair of the Capital Committee of the Friends of the Cleveland School of the Arts; a trustee and member of the Finance Committee of the Lawrence School; a member of the Board of Directors of St. Edward High School; and a member of the Board of Directors of the Greater Cleveland Partnership.

Robert OBrien

Duane Bishop

Mr. Duane F. Bishop, Jr., is Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company, since January 1, 2016. He previously served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company’s Commercial Group from 2011 to December 31, 2015.

Geralyn Presti

Ms. Geralyn M. Presti is no longer Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of the Company. Ms. Presti has been Executive Vice President since June 2012, Secretary since April 2008 and General Counsel since July 2002. Ms. Geralyn M. Presti will resign from her role as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary in the first quarter of 2017.

Bruce Ratner

Mr. Bruce C. Ratner is Executive Vice President of the Company. Mr. Ratner has been our Executive Vice President since November 2006 and is Executive Chairman of Forest City Ratner Companies, the New York City subsidiary of Forest City. He also serves as an officer and/or director of various other subsidiaries of Forest City. Previously, Mr. Ratner served as chief executive officer of Forest City Ratner Companies from 1987 through April 2013. Prior to joining Forest City, Mr. Ratner served as New York City’s commissioner of consumer affairs during the administration of Mayor Ed Koch. He also served in the administration of former New York Mayor John Lindsay. He was also an Assistant Clinical Professor of Law at the New York University Law School. Mr. Ratner has served on many boards and is currently the Chairman of the Board of the Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, and on the boards of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and the Weill Cornell Medical College and a former board member of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Charles Obert

Mr. Charles D. Obert is Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Corporate Controller of the Company. Mr. Obert has been Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer since September 2011 and Corporate Controller since December 2007.

Emily Holiday

Ms. Emily J. Holiday is Senior Vice President - Human Resources of the Company. Ms. Holiday has been Senior Vice President - Human Resources since January 1, 2016, Director - Talent Management from October 2014 through December 2015 and Vice President - Procurement from April 2011 to October 2014.

Michelle Felman

Jerome Lande

Adam Metz

Gavin Molinelli

Marran Ogilvie

Mark Ordan

William Roberts

Robert Schriesheim

Kenneth Bacon

Mr. Kenneth J. Bacon is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Bacon co-founded RailField Partners, a financial advisory and asset management firm based in Washington, D.C., in 2012. Mr. Bacon retired from the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) in 2012 after nearly 20 years with the company. Mr. Bacon joined 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 of the organization’s Multifamily Division and in 2005 he was promoted to executive vice president of the division. Prior to Fannie Mae, Mr. Bacon served as director of policy for the Oversight Board at Resolution Trust Corporation, and was later named director of securitization. Prior to this, he worked at Morgan Stanley, where his focus was mortgage finance and related products. Mr. Bacon began his career with Kidder Peabody. Mr. Bacon is a board member of three other publicly-traded companies: Comcast Corporation, a global media and technology company, where he has been a director since 2002; Ally Financial Inc., a financial service company, where he has been a director since 2015; and Welltower Inc., a healthcare property REIT, where he has been a director since January 2016. He is also a board member of the National Multifamily Housing Council and serves on the Advisory Board of the Stanford Center on Longevity. Mr. Bacon has a B.A. from Stanford University, a M.Sc. from the London School of Economics, and an MBA from the Harvard Graduate School of Business.

Z. Jamie Behar

Ms. Z. Jamie Behar is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Behar, most recently served as Managing Director, Real Estate & Alternative Investments at GM Investment Management Corp (“GMIMCo”). In her role at GMIMCo, Behar managed clients’ private market and publicly traded real estate and alternative investment portfolios totaling approximately $12 billion at peak value. Behar was a member of GMIMCo’s Board of Directors, Investment Management Committee, Private Equity Investment Approval Committee and Risk Management Committee. Behar has served as a Board member of Gramercy Property Trust since 2015, where she is a member of the Investment Committee and Audit Committee, and as a director of Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc. since 2004 and chairs the Nominating & Corporate Governance Committee and serves on the Audit Committee. She was previously Board Chair of the Pension Real Estate Association and was a member of the Real Estate Investment Advisory Council of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (“NAREIT”). Behar holds a bachelor’s of science degree in economics from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, an MBA from Columbia University Graduate School of Business, and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Stan Ross

Mr. Stan S. Ross is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Ross, a retired 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 LLP, where he was a member of the firm’s management committee. Mr. Ross is a life trustee and governor of the Urban Land Institute, and trustee emeritus of his alma mater, Baruch College, from which he holds an honorary Doctor of Laws degree. 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.

Mike Lonsway