EVP, Real Estate Development,
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.
President and Chief Operating Officer,
Granite Properties, Inc.
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.
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
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.
Vice Chair Business Development
Courtland Development, L.C.
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.
Vice Chair, Education
AMK Partners, LLC
Kate Nolan Bryden, LEED® BD+C, is the primary project manager of AMK Partners. Over the past 10 years, she has been involved with the management of over 2 million square feet of space with contract values of over $150 million. A LEED® BD+C Accredited Professional, Kate is a strong advocate for sustainable building practices and has participated in LEED Gold and Silver projects in the past 4 years. Her passion for quality and cost efficiency has helped her save thousands for clients without sacrificing time or the caliber of the product. While she has worked on many product types including healthcare and retail developments, Kate has a particular expertise in large industrial, flex, and office construction.
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
President, Southwest Region,
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.
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
Mount Laurel, New Jersey
George Sowa has served as chapter president for NAIOP New Jersey and is a graduate of Cornell University.
Developing Leader Representative
USAA Real Estate Company
Immediate Past Chairman
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.
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 18,000 members who are involved with the development, ownership, and investment of industrial, office, retail and mixed-use properties throughout North America.