Board of Directors

2018 Executive Committee
The Executive Committee consists of the Officers, three at-large members from the Board, and the Membership, Program, and Legal and Tax Directors, the General Counsel, and the previous year's Chairman.



Front row, left-right: Transition Advisor Francis P. Lively, Wafra Investment Advisory Group; Treasurer Martin J. Brühl, Union Investment Real Estate GmbH; Deputy Chairman Donald M. Wise, Metzler Real Estate; Chief Executive James A. Fetgatter, AFIRE; Prior Year Chairman Catherine L. Pfeiffenberger, Skanska
 
Second row, left-right: Director of Membership Christopher R. Ludeman, CBRE; Director of Programs R. Byron Carlock, Jr., PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP; Director of Legal and Tax Bruce Gelman, Kirkland & Ellis LLP; Corporate Secretary Stephen Taylor, Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP); General Counsel Frederick L. Klein, DLA Piper LLP (US)
 
Not pictured: Chairman Edward M. Casal, Aviva Investors; Member at Large Gitta Becker, Commerz Real AG; Member at Large Adam Adamakakis, Ivanhoé Cambridge

 
2018 Board of Directors
AFIRE is governed by a Board of Directors made up of designated delegates from the membership. Members include up to three Directors from each country represented and five Directors from among the Associate members. The Directors serve a two-year term. From among the Institutional members, Officers are elected each year, including a Chairman, Deputy Chairman, Treasurer and Corporate Secretary.

 
 
First row, left-right: Amilcar Grot, Blue Sky Group; Tom McCulloch, Canada Post Pension Plan; Francis P. Lively, Wafra Investment Advisory Group; Martin J. Brühl, Union Investment Real Estate GmbH; Donald M. Wise, Metzler Real Estate; James A. Fetgatter, AFIRE; Catherine L. Pfeiffenberger, Skanska; Kai-yan Lee, Vanke; Steve McCarthy, AXA Real Estate Investment Managers
 
Second row, left-right: Ted Willcocks, Manulife Financial; Ron Dickerman, Madison International Realty, LLC; Marwan Isbaih, National Bank of Kuwait; Christopher R. Ludeman, CBRE;  R. Byron Carlock, Jr., PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP; Bruce Gelman, Kirkland & Ellis LLP; Stephen Taylor, Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP); Frederick L. Klein, DLA Piper LLP (US); Michel Schram, PGGM; Karen Horstman, Norges Bank Investment Management
 
Third row, left-right: Dolf Renard, OUE Limited; Brent Steele, Abu Dhabi Investment Council; Will Gibby, Hermes Real Estate Investment Manager Ltd.; El Rosenheim, Profimex Ltd.; Dietrich Heidtmann, GTIS Partners; Michael Streicker, Sentinel Real Estate Corporation; Jun Asaki, Mitsubishi Corporation (Americas); Steve Kohn, Cushman & Wakefield, Inc.; Ralf Wessel, Global Logistics Properties Limited; David Brainerd, Capital Guidance Corporation; Markus Zoppa, DEKA Immobilien GmbH; Bardo Magel, AFIAA Investment AG
 
 
Not pictured:  Eric C. Wurtzebach, Macquarie Capital (USA) Inc.; Mark A. Stefanek, Westfield Corporation, Inc.; Adam Adamakakis, Ivanhoé Cambridge, Inc.; Michael Nielsen, ATP Real Estate; Gitta Becker, Commerz Real AG; Goodwin Gaw, Gaw Capital Partners; Raymond Chow, Hongkong Land; Chaim Katzman, Gazit-Group USA; John E. Westerfield, Mitsui Fudosan America, Inc.; Tetsuya Masuda, Rockefeller Group Investment Management; Abdulaziz Al-Marzooq, KFH Capital Investment Company; Ali O. Alghannam, Oqyana Real Estate Company; Tracy Stroh, GIC Real Estate, Inc.; Ignacio Diego, Avila Real Estate, LLC; Helena Olin, AP2 Second Swedish National Pension Fund; Thomas B. Brown, LGT Capital Partners; Ian D. Hawksworth, Capital and Counties Properties PLC; Michael H. Beattie, Grosvenor; Kathleen McCarthy, The Blackstone Group LP 

 
 



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AFIRE Upcoming
Events
 
2018 EUROPEAN CONFERENCE
Barcelona, Spain
Hotel Arts Barcelona
2018 ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
Washington, DC
The Mayflower Hotel
September 5-7, 2018
 
2018 AFIRE BRUNCH AT EXPO REAL
Munich, Germany
Käfer am See
October 9, 2018
 
2019 WINTER CONFERENCE
New York, NY
Mandarin Oriental, NY
February 6-7, 2019
 
2019 EUROPEAN CONFERENCE
Frankfurt, Germany
Steigenberger Frankfurter Hof
June 6-7, 2019
 
2019 ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
Seattle, WA
Seattle Sheraton Hotel
September 10-12, 2019