Martin E. Stein Jr.
MARTIN E. STEIN, JR., age 68, has been our Executive Chairman of the Board since January 1, 2020, having served as a director of the Board since 1993 and its chairman since 1998. Mr. Stein served as Chief Executive Officer from our initial public offering in 1993 until his retirement on December 31, 2019. He was our President and Chief Executive Officer from 1993 until 1998 and President of our predecessor’s real estate division beginning in 1981 and Vice President from 1976 to 1981. He is a director, member of the Compensation Committee and chair of the Corporate Governance Committee of FRP Holdings, Inc., a publicly held real estate company. He served as director of Stein Mart, Inc. from 2001 until June 2014. Mr. Stein is a graduate of Washington and Lee University and has an M.B.A. from Dartmouth College’s Tuck School of Business. Mr. Stein has led our Company since prior to it being a public company. In addition to his leadership skills, he has extensive experience in the real estate industry. He is a past chair of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (“Nareit”) and a member of the Urban Land Institute (“ULI”), the International Council of Shopping Centers (“ICSC”) and the Real Estate Roundtable. Mr. Stein is a former trustee of Washington and Lee University and ULI.