Tratt Properties, LLC
Jonathan Tratt is the principal for Tratt Properties, LLC, a development and investment company based in Phoenix, Arizona. He has been a member of NAIOP since 2001 and is a member of the Board of Directors, a NAIOP-PAC Trustee and a member of the E-Commerce II Forum. He is the 2017 NAIOP Chairman.
EVP, Real Estate Development,
Al. Neyer, Inc.
Jim Neyer leads Al. Neyer's business development activities with a balanced focus on client business objectives and project deliverables. Mr. Neyer has over 25 years of experience in commercial real estate, development, financing and construction.
Director of Acquisitions,
Morguard Investments Limited
David Ward is the director of acquisitions at Morguard Investments Limited in Toronto. Reporting directly to the Executive Vice President of Investments, Mr. Ward has acquired or disposed of over 10 million sq. ft. of industrial and commercial space valued over $1.7 Billion from 2005 to the present. Mr. Ward managed all the acquisitions for the Morguard Industrial Fund I and II is actively pursuing other industrial, office and development opportunities throughout Canada for Morguard’s own account and for third party pension fund clients.
Secretary and Vice Chair, Editorial Board
President and COO,
Eva Stevens is President and Chief Operating Officer of United Properties, a privately held firm specializing in commercial and senior housing property investment and development, located in Bloomington, Minnesota. A NAIOP member since 2001, Eva is a past chair of the Membership and Chapter Relations Committee, member of NAIOP’s Executive Committee, chair of the Editorial Board, and a member of the Research Foundation’s Audit and Investment and Distinguished Fellows Credentialing Committees. Eva is also a current member and former chair of the Investment II National Forum.
Vice Chair Business Development
Courtland Development, L.C.
Jon Napper is managing partner and founder of Courtland Development, L.C. in Dallas, Texas. Mr. Napper brings more than 25 years and 18 million square feet of commercial real estate development expertise to Courtland clients. His background includes a Partnership with Panattoni Development, as well as management stints with Alliance Development Company, Champion Property Company and Lincoln Property Company.
Vice Chair, Education
As the Chief Operating Officer for Granite Properties, Gregory Fuller oversees operations, development, marketing, human resources and corporate administration company wide and focuses on development, leasing and growth for the Dallas office. Prior to joining Granite Properties, he was with Paric Corporation – a design build and construction firm – for seven years as Vice President of Business Development and Corporate Marketing and served as a member of the Executive Committee. He serves as a board member with NAIOP at both the national and local levels and is a board member of The Real Estate Council. Fuller has been a member of NAIOP since 2006 and is a current member of the Office Development I Forum.
Vice Chair, Government Affairs
Managing Partner - Equity Ventures,
EverWest Real Estate Partners
As Managing Partner and member of the Investment Committee, Larry Lance directs the overall investment fund business, joint venture partner relationships and corporate operations at EverWest. He also oversees the portfolio management and strategic planning for the current portfolio. During his 17 years with Alliance Commercial Partners, Larry supervised the portfolio management of more than $2 billion of real estate investments.
Vice Chair, Membership and Chapter Relations
Mount Laurel, New Jersey
George Sowa has served as chapter president for NAIOP New Jersey and is a graduate of Cornell University.
Vice Chair, National Forums
Bridge Development Partners LLC
Parsippany, New Jersey
Jeffrey Milanaik is a Principal/Market Officer with Bridge Development Partners, LLC. He opened the Northeast region office in Parsippany, New Jersey, in September 2014, and is responsible for the acquisition and development of investment-grade industrial buildings that provide opportunities to add value. Milanaik previously started CrownPoint Group, LLC, a privately held real estate investment and development firm focused on the acquisition/development/repositioning of industrial and multi-family assets, and served as President/Partner of Heller Industrial Parks, Inc., one of the nation’s largest privately held owner/developers of industrial real estate.
Vice Chair, NAIOP-PAC
Vice President of Development, SouthWest Region,
Ryan Companies US, Inc.
With nearly a decade of experience at Ryan as a developer and property manager, Molly offers unique insight into the varied aspects of real estate development. As Vice President of Development, Molly is responsible for site selection and acquisition, municipal use permits and approvals, design and construction coordination, financial packaging and lease or sale negotiation.
Immediate Past Chairman
Property Reserve, Inc.
Salt Lake City, Utah
Ashley Powell is responsible for all domestic investments, specializing in office, industrial and multifamily. He is former leader of western US acquisitions for Bentall Kennedy and managing director at RREEF/Deutsche. He has more than 30 years of experience in commercial real estate and was the 2016 Chairman of NAIOP.
Developing Leader Representative (Ex Officio)
Distribution Realty Group
James Love is the Founder and Managing Partner of Distribution Realty Group. Since its formation in October of 2013, DRG has developed 400,000 square feet of Class A industrial properties and acquired nearly one million square feet of infill industrial properties in core submarkets. Love has been involved in the acquisition and disposition of over $600 million of industrial properties since 2012. Prior to his career as a principal, he was an industrial leasing broker with Colliers International. Love is a member of NAIOP's Industry Trends Taskforce, I-Con Industrial Advisory Board, and was named the 2015 NAIOP Developing Leader of the Year.
President and CEO,
Thomas J. Bisacquino has served as the association's chief executive officer since 1991. He is responsible for overseeing the strategic direction of the association. He directs NAIOP’s legislative activities on behalf of its membership in the federal, state and local arenas. Under his guidance and leadership, the headquarters staff is responsible for serving more than 17,000 members who are involved with the development, ownership, and investment of industrial, office, retail and mixed-use properties throughout North America.