Officers & Staff

Stephen R. Quazzo

Stephen R. QuazzoStephen R. Quazzo, chief executive officer of Pearlmark Real Estate in Chicago, began his term as chairman of the ULI Foundation in July 2016.

Quazzo, a ULI global board member, global trustee, and ULI Foundation governor, has a strong history of volunteerism with the Institute. He has served as a Trustee from 2003 to 2012 and as a former Executive Committee member from 2005 to 2009. He is currently on the ULI Foundation Board of Directors, and previously served as a member of the ULI Governance and Nominating Committee.

Quazzo was active on Chicago local arrangements committees and serves on the ULI Chicago governance committee. In addition, he has been a ULI council member for over 20 years, having served on both the Industrial and Office Park Development Council and the Commercial Retail Development Council.


James D. Klingbeil
Chairman Emeritus

James D. Klingbeil has served at the highest levels of the Urban Land Institute. In addition to more than three decades on the Board of Trustees, Klingbeil was the Institute’s chairman from 1991 to 1993 and chairman of the ULI Foundation from 2006 to 2012.

Klingbeil has more 50 years of development experience with multifamily and residential developments since founding the Klingbeil Co. He serves as company chairman and as chairman and chief executive officer of Klingbeil Capital Management.



Michael K. Hayde
Annual Fund Chairman

Michael K. Hayde began his term as chairman of the ULI Foundation Annual Fund in July 2014. He is also an Urban Land Institute Trustee, member since 1987 and sits on a ULI Multi-family council.

Michael K. Hayde is Chief Executive Officer of Western National Group, one of the nation’s largest privately held apartment owner/developer companies. He became CEO of the Group in 1994 and since that time has led the Western National Group, which now owns, develops, manages and constructs apartment communities throughout Southern California and the West.

Mr. Hayde is a member of the Million Dollar Roundtable of the Tocqueville Society of the United Way. He is a Founding member of the United Way in Paris, France. He was the 2013 recipient of the National Tocqueville Society award. He is also involved in a number of local charities including Sisters of the Sacred Heart and the Orange County Sheriff’s Advisory Council and the Medical Center Hospital at the University of California, Irvine.


Patrick L. Phillips
ULI Global Chief Executive Officer

Patrick PhillipsPatrick L. Phillips is the global chief executive officer of the Urban Land Institute.

Since becoming ULI CEO in 2009 and the Foundation president in 2013, Phillips has overseen an expansion of ULI’s global reach, particularly throughout Asia, guiding the Institute’s focus on creating thriving communities in rapidly urbanizing countries. Under his leadership, ULI’s program of work has grown steadily to encompass a variety of economic, demographic, societal, and environmental issues that are reshaping urban development worldwide in the 21st century.

Phillips has a career in the economic analysis of real estate and land use that spans more than 20 years. Prior to his service at ULI, he was president and chief executive officer of ERA AECOM (formerly Economics Research Associates). Read more.


Kathleen Carey
President and Chief Executive Officer, ULI Foundation

Kathleen CareyKathleen Carey oversees all fundraising activities for ULI and the ULI Foundation, the Foundation’s Annual Fund, the Foundation Governors program, ULI’s work with philanthropic grantors and partners, its sponsorship efforts in support of ULI’s global meetings, and the Institute’s corporate partners program. She is also actively involved in the development of ULI’s overall program of work.

Carey previously served as ULI’s executive vice president and chief content officer, overseeing the research and programming produced by all of the Institute’s centers and initiatives. She also supervised ULI’s advisory services, real estate education, and awards programs.

Prior to joining ULI’s staff, Carey was a senior vice president at GE Capital Real Estate, including ten years of service as the global leader of its Six Sigma initiative, the highly regarded business strategy for process improvement and project management. She was a ULI member for more than seven years, including service as a council member on the Urban Development Mixed Use Council. She also is the founding member and inaugural chair of ULI’s Women’s Leadership Initiative, which seeks to raise the number and visibility of women in the real estate industry.


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