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.

2018 AFIRE Board of Directors

First row, left-right: Amilcar Grot, Blue Sky Group; Tom McCulloch, Canada Post Pension Plan; Frank Lively; 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 & 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: Dr. Thomas Arnold, ADIA; Eric C. Wurtzebach, Macquarie Capital (USA) 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;

Upcoming Events

2018 Annual Membership Meeting

The Mayflower Hotel
Washington, DC
September 5-7, 2018

2018 AFIRE Brunch at EXPO REAL

Käfer am See
Munich, Germany
October 9, 2018

2019 Winter Conference

Mandarin Oriental, NY
New York, NY
February 6-7, 2019

2019 European Conference

Steigenberger Frankfurter Hof
Frankfurt, Germany
June 4-5, 2019

2019 Annual Membership Meeting

Seattle Sheraton Hotel
Seattle, WA
September 10-12, 2019

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    We hope to see you at our 2018 AFIRE Brunch at EXPO Real on Thursday, October 9, 2018! Ka...