ULI Foundation Welcomes New Members to Board of Directors

The Urban Land Institute welcomes five new members to the ULI Foundation Board of Directors, each of whom will start serving their terms on July 1, 2015.

The ULI Foundation Board of Directors provides leadership for the Foundation, which serves as the philanthropic source of funding for ULI through major gifts, endowment funds, and ULI Annual Fund contributions to support the Institute’s key programs, activities, and services.

The new ULI Foundation Board members are:

  • ULI Board of Directors Member Stephen Navarro, Executive Vice-President of CBRE (Greenville, S.C.) and President and CEO of The Furman Co. (Greenville, S.C.)
  • Treasurer Cia Buckley Marakovits, Chief Investment Officer of Dune Real Estate Partners, LP (New York, N.Y.)
  • Secretary Stephen Quazzo, Chief Executive Officer of Pearlmark Real Estate Partners, LLC (Chicago, Ill.)
  • Michael Fascitelli of MDF Capital (New York, N.Y.)
  • Greg Vogel, Chief Executive Officer of Land Advisors Organization (Scottsdale, Ariz.)

“These exceptional leaders exemplify ULI’s tradition of giving back,” said ULI Foundation Chairman Geoffrey Stack, Managing Director and Principal, SARES-REGIS Group, Irvine, Calif. “I am very pleased to welcome them to the Foundation board. Their participation will strengthen the Foundation’s support of ULI’s work, and as a result, strengthen ULI’s impact.”

In addition to Stack, the new board members are serving with the following existing board members:

  • ULI Global Chairman Randall Rowe, Chairman of Green Courte Partners, LLC (Lake Forest, Ill.)
  • ULI Chairman Emeritus James Klingbeil, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Klingbeil Capital Management (San Francisco, Calif.)
  • ULI Global Chief Executive Officer Patrick L. Phillips
  • ULI Annual Fund Chairman Michael Hayde, Chief Executive Officer of Western National Group (Irvine, Calif.)
  • ULI Charitable Trust Chairman Michael Spies, Senior Managing Director, Europe and India, for Tishman Speyer (London)
  • James Ratner, Executive Vice President of Forest City Enterprises, Inc. and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Forest City Commercial Group (Cleveland, Ohio)
  • John Hagestad, Managing Director and Principal of SARES-REGIS Group (Irvine, Calif.)
  • Melinda Masson, Chief Executive Officer of Masson Strategic Advisors, LLC (Laguna Beach, Calif.)

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