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Committee Composition

Below is a summary of our committee structure and membership information. To read more about any of the committees, click on committee names in the chart below.
Chairperson Chairperson Committee Member Member Financial Expert Financial Expert
 Audit CommitteeCompensation CommitteeNominating and Governance CommitteeInvestment Committee
Kenneth F.  Bernstein 
Kenneth F.  Bernstein
President and Chief Executive Officer


Kenneth F. Bernstein is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Acadia Realty Trust, which he co-founded in 1998. Acadia Realty Trust is a real estate investment trust specializing in the acquisition, redevelopment and management of open air retail properties. Acadia owns, or has ownership interest in over 100 properties totaling approximately $4 billion dollars in value.

Acadia is also the manager of a series of discretionary institutional acquisition funds.... 
    Committee Member
Douglas Crocker II 
Douglas Crocker II
Former Chief Executive Officer, Equity Residential


Douglas Crocker II has been a Trustee of Acadia Realty Trust since November 2003 and has been the managing partner of DC Partners LLC since 2013. For 10 years, until his retirement, Mr. Crocker was the Chief Executive Officer of Equity Residential, a multi-family residential real estate investment trust ("REIT"), where he grew the Company from 21,000 apartments with a total market capitalization of $700 million to a $17 billion company with over 225,000 apartments. Previously... 

  Committee Member Committee Member Chairperson
Lorrence T. Kellar Financial Expert
Lorrence T. Kellar
Former Vice President of Retail Development, Continental Properties


Lorrence T. Kellar has been a Trustee of Acadia Realty Trust since November 2003 and is an "audit committee financial expert" as that term is defined by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"). Mr. Kellar was Vice President at Continental Properties, a retail and residential developer, for seven years, until his retirement, a Director of Spar Group, Inc. and the recently retired chairman of Multi-Color Corporation. Prior to joining Continental Properties Mr. Kella... 

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Wendy Luscombe Financial Expert
Wendy Luscombe
President and CEO of WKL Associates, Inc.


Wendy Luscombe has been a Trustee of Acadia Realty Trust since May 2004. Since 1994 Ms. Luscombe has worked independently including being master advisor to the Prudential, PLC of the U.K. on its US real estate strategy, while asset managing its retail properties. For five years Ms. Luscombe was based in London and was Chief Executive Officer of Taylor Woodrow Construction's urban renewal subsidiary, responsible for its London Dockland developments. She also worked on the Russ... 

Committee Member   Chairperson  
William T. Spitz 
William T. Spitz
Former Vice Chancellor for Investments and Treasurer of Vanderbilt University


William T. Spitz has been a Trustee of Acadia Realty Trust since August 2007. He has served as a Director of Diversified Trust Company, a private wealth management trust company, for 22 years and has served as a Director and Principal since March 2009. Previously, he was Vice Chancellor for Investments and Treasurer of Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee for 16 years where he was responsible for managing the University's $3.5 billion endowment. He was also a member of... 

Committee Member Chairperson   Committee Member
Lynn C. Thurber 
Lynn C. Thurber
Chairman of LaSalle Investment Management


Lynn C. Thurber has been a Trustee of Acadia Realty Trust since March 2016 and is currently the chairman of LaSalle Investment Management, a global real estate money management firm with over $55 billion of assets under management, investing in private real estate as well as publicly-traded real estate companies on behalf of institutional and individual investors. Prior to becoming chairman of LaSalle Investment Management, Ms. Thurber was the co-president of the Company for ... 

Committee Member Committee Member   
Lee S. Wielansky 
Lee S. Wielansky
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Midland Development Group, Inc.


Lee S. Wielansky has been a Trustee of Acadia Realty Trust since May 2000 and the Lead Trustee since 2004. Mr. Wielansky has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Midland Development Group, Inc., which focuses on the development of retail properties in the mid-west and southeast, since May 2003. For three years prior to that Mr. Wielansky served as Chief Executive Officer and President of JDN Development Company, Inc. and a Director of JDN Realty Corporation through it... 

    Committee Member
C. David Zoba 
C. David Zoba
Senior Real Estate Strategy Advisor of Gap, Inc.


C. David Zoba has been a Trustee of Acadia Realty Trust since August 2015. Mr. Zoba served as Senior Vice President of Global Real Estate and Store Development for Gap Inc., the $15 billion retailer operating as Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy, Athleta, Intermix and Outlet Brands, for six years before becoming Senior Real Estate Strategy Advisor for Gap Inc., a position he held until his retirement in 2016. Immediately prior to joining Gap, Inc., Mr. Zoba was Principal and Chi... 

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