Executive Committee

Meet the NAIOP Executive Committee.

Jim T. Neyer

Jim Neyer

Chairman
EVP, Real Estate Development, Al. Neyer

Cincinnati, Ohio

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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.

Gregory Fuller

Gregory Fuller

Chairman-elect
President and Chief Operating Officer, Granite Properties, Inc.

Dallas, Texas

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As president and Chief Operating Officer for Granite Properties, Greg Fuller oversees strategy and direction for the firm through senior level managers in all corporate functions in the investment, development, management, and leasing of a portfolio of office buildings throughout the southern United States.

David Ward

David Ward

Treasurer
Director of Acquisitions, Morguard Investments Limited

Mississauga, Ontario

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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.

Molly Carson

Molly Carson, LEED AP

Secretary and Vice Chair Knowledge and Research
Senior Vice President of Real Estate Development, Market Leader, Ryan Companies US, Inc.

Phoenix, Arizona

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With nearly 15 years of experience at Ryan as a developer, Molly offers unique insight into the varied aspects of real estate development. She is responsible for site selection and acquisition, municipal use permits and approvals, design and construction coordination, financial packaging and lease or sale negotiation. Known for her unwavering commitment to ensuring customer satisfaction, Molly excels at building rapport with customers and finding intelligent, imaginative solutions to meet their development needs and goals. Her customers appreciate her creativity and her ability to lead a team with a focus on collaboration and communication.

Jon Napper

Jon C. Napper

Vice Chair Business Development
CEO, Courtland Development, L.C.

Dallas, Texas

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Jon Napper is CEO of Courtland Development. He has over 20 million square feet of warehouse/distribution experience and 35 years of real estate development experience in the Dallas, Texas area.

Kate Nolan Bryden

Kate Nolan Bryden, LEED® AP BD+C,

Vice Chair, Education
Vice President of Development, MRP Industrial

Baltimore, Maryland

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Kate Nolan Bryden is the Vice President of Development for MRP Industrial and has overseen the development of nearly 4 million square feet of industrial, flex, office, and retail projects. Ms. Bryden is primarily responsible for acquisition support, due diligence, entitlement procurement and also oversees the design and construction of industrial projects in Pennsylvania, Maryland and Virginia.

Larry Lance

Larry Lance

Vice Chair, Government Affairs
Managing Partner - Equity Ventures, EverWest Real Estate Partners

Lakewood, Colorado

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As Executive Vice President and member of the Investment Committee, Larry Lance directs Everwest Real Estate Investors overall asset services, including development, asset management, and property management. He also leads joint venture partner relations and various portfolio management relationships as well as strategic planning for the current portfolio. During his 20 years with Everwest Larry has supervised the portfolio management of more than $3 billion of real estate investments.

Kim Snyder

Kim Snyder

Vice Chair, Membership and Chapter Relations
President, Southwest Region, Prologis

Cerritos, California

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Kim Snyder is southwest regional president of Prologis and responsible for all regional activities including development, acquisitions and operations. Key markets included in this region are Southern California, Las Vegas and Phoenix. He has more than 31 years of experience in real estate, development and construction, acquisitions and dispositions, leasing and finance. Snyder is also a former President of the NAIOP-Inland Empire Chapter.

Jeffrey Milanaik

Jeffrey Milanaik

Vice Chair, National Forums
Principal, Bridge Development Partners LLC

Parsippany, New Jersey

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Jeff Milanaik is a Partner – Northeast Region with Bridge Development Partners, LLC. Milanaik opened the Northeast Region office in Parsippany, New Jersey, in October 2014, and is responsible for the acquisition and development of investment-grade industrial buildings that provide opportunities to add value.

George Sowa

George Sowa

Vice Chair, NAIOP-PAC
CEO, Greater Trenton

Mount Laurel, New Jersey

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George Sowa has served as chapter president for NAIOP New Jersey and is a graduate of Cornell University.

Lex Rickenbaker

Lex Rickenbaker

Developing Leader Representative
Executive Director, USAA Real Estate Company

Atlanta, Georgia

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Jonathan Tratt

Jonathan Tratt

Immediate Past Chairman
Principal, Tratt Properties, LLC

Phoenix, Arizona

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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.

Thomas Bisacquino

Thomas J. Bisacquino

President and CEO, NAIOP

Herndon, Virginia

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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 18,000 members who are involved with the development, ownership, and investment of industrial, office, retail and mixed-use properties throughout North America.

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