AFIRE Executive Committee

CHAIRMAN

Martin J. Brühl
Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer
Union Investment Real Estate GmbH

DEPUTY CHAIRMAN

Karen Horstmann
US Head of Equity Acquisitions
Allianz Real Estate of America, Inc.

TREASURER

Kai-yan Lee
Managing Director
Vanke US

CORPORATE SECRETARY

Sylvia Gross
Managing Director, Head of Products and Services
HQ Capital Real Estate

MEMBERS AT LARGE

Mike Hu
Managing Director
Gaw Capital Partners

Steve McCarthy
Head of North America
AXA Real Estate Investment Managers

Brent Steele
Head of Americas Real Estate
Abu Dhabi Investment Council

GENERAL COUNSEL

Paul Meyer
Partner
Mayer Brown LLP

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMS

Will McIntosh
Global Head of Research
USAA Real Estate Company

DIRECTOR OF MEMBERSHIP

Janice Stanton
Executive Managing Director, Capital Markets
Cushman & Wakefield, Inc.

DIRECTOR OF MEMBER RETENTION

Steve Collins
Head, Capital Advisors
JLL

DIRECTOR OF LEGAL AND TAX

R. Byron Carlock, Jr.
US Real Estate Practice Leader
PwC

CEO

Gunnar Branson
CEO
AFIRE