NEW YORK, May 21, 2016 – The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) announced the election of new members to its Board of Trustees at the annual Meeting of Members held on Monday in Las Vegas, Nevada. The newly elected members and officers join a board of 56 total industry leaders who are responsible for setting the strategic direction of the association with its more than 70,000 members worldwide.

ICSC 2017-2018 Board of Trustees:

  • Mohammed Iqbal B.H. Alawi, Chief Executive Officer, Red Sea Markets Co.
  • Peter Ballon, Vice President & Head of Real Estate Investments – Americas, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB)
  • Jeffrey Bayer, President, Bayer Properties, LLC
  • Kenneth Bernstein, President and CEO, Acadia Realty Trust
  • Patricia Blasi, President, Borghese Investments
  • Andrew W. Brien, President, Suria KLCC
  • Scott Carr, Executive VP and Chief Investment Officer, IRC Retail Centers
  • Michael Carroll, Chief Executive Officer, Devonshire REIT, Inc.
  • Richard Coppola
  • Joseph F. Coradino, Chief Executive Officer, Pennslyvania Real Estate Investment Trust
  • Vincent Corno, EVP, President, Midwest, Brixmor Property Group
  • John Dolson, Vice President, Real Estate, Nordstrom, Inc.
  • George Drummey, Senior Vice President Real Estate and Property Development, The TJX Companies, Inc.
  • Kim Ellis, Chief Development Officer, Piada Italian Street Food.
  • Thomas M. Flexner, Vice Chairman, Citigroup
  • Conor Flynn, President and Chief Executive Officer, Kimco Realty Corporation
  • Jeffrey Gaul, SVP Property Development & Real Estate, Sephora USA, Inc.
  • Mark Gibson, Executive Managing Director, HHF, LP
  • Peter Gold, Group Leasing and Commercialization Direction, Value Retail PLC
  • John Haugh, Chief Executive Officer and President, Iconix Brand Group, Inc.
  • Nick Hodge, Vice President, Corporate Real Estate, The Kroger Co.
  • Elizabeth Holland, Chief Executive Officer, Abbell Associates, LLC
  • William Horner, Senior Vice President and Chief Real Estate Officer, Fitness International, LLC
  • Brad M. Hutensky, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Hutensky Capital Partners
  • Adam Ifshin, Chief Executive Officer and Founder, DLC Management Corporation
  • Karen M. Janes, SVP of Store Development and New Business Development, Aritzia
  • Josip Kardun, Chief Executive Officer, Multi Corporation
  • Richard Kuhle, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Vestar
  • James Lampassi, Chief Executive Officer and President, Treadwell Commercial Advisors
  • Laurie Mahowald, Vice President Real Estate, Target Corporation
  • Greg Maloney, Chief Executive Officer, Retail, Americas, JLL
  • Sandeep Mathrani, Chief Executive Officer, General Growth Properties
  • Michael McCarty, Executive Vice President –Development Operations, Simon
  • Mark McDonald, Executive Vice President, American Multi-Cinema
  • Kenton McKeehan, Managing Director, Hines
  • Jodie McLean, Chief Executive Officer, EDENS
  • Carlos Medeiros, Chief Executive Officer, BR Malls
  • Terry Montesi, Chief Executive Officer, Trademark Property Company
  • John Morrison, President and Chief Executive Officer, Choice Properties REIT
  • Jason Mozingo, Senior Managing Director, Centerbridge Partners L.P.
  • Mark Myers, Executive Vice President and Head of Commercial Real Estate, Wells Fargo
  • Christopher Niehaus, Partner, GreenOak Real Estate
  • Brian Pall, President, Real Estate, Hudson’s Bay Company
  • Robert Perlmutter, COO, Senior Executive Vice President, Macerich
  • Valerie Richardson, Vice President Real Estate, The Container Store
  • John T. Riordan, Past President and CEO & Lifetime Trustee, ICSC
  • Mark Schurgin, President, The Festival Companies
  • Claude Sirois, President, Retail, Ivanhoe Cambridge
  • Brian M. Smith
  •  Arturo Sneider, Chief Executive Officer, Primestor Development, Inc.
  • Wynn Spencer, VP Store Development, LuluLemon Athletica, Inc.
  • Jim Sud, Executive Vice President, Whole Foods Market, Inc.
  • John Sullivan, President and Chief Executive Officer, The Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited
  • Douglas Tilson, Executive Vice President of Real Estate, Express, Inc.
  • Jeffrey Zidel, Department Chairman, Fortress Income Fund Limited
  • C. David Zoba, Chairman, JLL Global Retail Leasing Board

ICSC’s Board of Trustees also elected Kenneth Bernstein, President and CEO of Acadia Realty Trust, to serve as the association’s Chairman for the 2017-2018 term. Mr. Bernstein is the 58th Chairman and succeeds Elizabeth Holland, CEO of Abbel Associates LLC. Valerie Richardson, Vice President of Real Estate at The Container Store, was elected to serve as Vice-Chairman for the 2017-2018 term.

ICSC Foundation has selected Peter Eisenberg of Clark Street Real Estate to serve as the ICSC Foundation Chair. Mr. Eisenberg is the Principal and Founder of Clark Street Real Estate, a firm that develops and redevelops retail, medical and industrial offices along with mixed-use properties throughout the U.S and abroad.