Abigail Anderson

Board Member, AD Makepeace Co Abigail Anderson is a sixth-generation cranberry farmer in Massachusetts.  Abbie has served on the board of directors of the A.D. Makepeace Company since 2018 and is a descendant of its founder, Abel D. Makepeace.  The A.D. Makepeace company is one of the world’s largest cranberry farming operations and the largest private […]

Adam Portnoy

President & Chief Executive Officer, The RMR Group Inc. Mr. Portnoy is President and Chief Executive Officer of The RMR Group Inc. (Nasdaq: RMR), a role he has held since the company’s IPO. He has also served as President and Chief Executive Officer of The RMR Group LLC since 2005. Mr. Portnoy is the Chair […]

Kevin Phelan, CRE

Co-Chairman | Colliers | Boston Kevin Phelan is co-chairman of the Colliers Boston office, a full-service commercial real estate firm providing Brokerage, Development & Consulting Services, Valuation & Advisory Services, Capital Markets, and Real Estate Management Services for a broad range of clients.  Kevin joined the firm in 1978 to create the Capital Markets group.  […]

David B. Henry

Co-Founder – Peaceable Street Capital David B. Henry is the retired Vice-Chairman (2001-2016) and CEO (2009-2016) of Kimco Realty Corporation, a NYSE REIT that is one of North America’s largest publicly traded owners of open-air shopping centers. Before joining Kimco Realty, Mr. Henry was Senior Vice President & Chief Investment Officer at GE Capital Real […]

Anthony J. LoPinto

Global Lead, Real Estate, Korn Ferry Anthony J. LoPinto is Global Sector Leader, Real Estate, and Managing Director, New York Region for Korn Ferry. Based in the Firm’s New York office, he is a member of the Global Financial Market and Financial Officers Center of Expertise. For more than a decade, Mr. LoPinto has been […]

Brian S. Solis, AICP

Assistant to the City Manager for Special Projects, City of Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA Brian is a certified urban planner with over 25 years of professional experience developing and implementing public and partnership programs, projects and initiatives that enhance the quality of life in Coastal Virginia, USA. He has spent the last 22 years with […]

James Nelson, CRE

Principal, Head of Tri-State Investment Sales, Avison Young James Nelson is Principal and Head of Avison Young’s Tri-State Investment Sales group where he leads a group of three dozen professionals in the sale of multi-family, office, development and retail properties. Since its inception in 2018, the group has closed 45 sales valued at $937,000,000, resulting […]

Deborah Jackson, CRE

Senior Managing Director, Valuation Consulting, Cushman & Wakefield Deborah A. Jackson is a Senior Managing Director with Cushman & Wakefield, Inc., directing its Valuation Consulting business within the Valuation & Advisory Group since April of 2013. Ms. Jackson has been in the real estate business for over three decades, joining Landauer Realty Group, Inc. in […]

Tom McGee

President and CEO, ICSC Tom McGee is the President and CEO of ICSC. ICSC is the pre-eminent membership organization serving retail and real estate professionals.  Tom believes that retail real estate is central to economic development and opportunity, and plays an integral role in the economic, social and civic vibrancy of communities across the globe. […]

John Morrison

2020-21 Chairman, ICSC Former President and CEO, Choice Properties REIT John R. Morrison is the past vice chairman and former president and chief executive officer of Choice Properties Real Estate Investment Trust. He held these positions for over six years. He has over 40 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry with a […]

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