2018 Committee Chairs

F.E. Kalb, Jr.

F.E. "Skip" Kalb, Jr.

Chairman of the Research Committee
President, Skip Kalb Strategies, LLC

Argyle, Texas

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F.E. ‘Skip’ Kalb, Jr. is retired from BSNF Railroads and is now President of SDK Enterprises out of Argyle, Texas. He has been a member of NAIOP since 2005.

Barbara Schaefer McDuffie

Barbara Schaefer McDuffie

Chairman of the Fundraising Committee
Managing Director, Business Development, Baker Tilly | NAIOP Northern Virginia

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Barbara Schaefer McDuffie is Managing Director of Business Development in the East Region for Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP.

Paul Ciminelli

Paul F. Ciminelli

Chairman of the Distinguished Fellows Credentialing Committee
President and CEO, Ciminelli Real Estate Corporation

Williamsville, New York

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Paul F. Ciminelli is President and CEO of Ciminelli Real Estate Corporation, a full service real estate development company, with offices located in New York, Florida, Pennsylvania and Connecticut, that manages and developed nearly 16 million square feet.

Ronald Rayevich

Ronald L. Rayevich

Chairman of the Audit and Investment Committee
President, Raymar Associates, Inc.

Sarasota, Florida

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Ronald L. Rayevich is president of RayMar Associates, Inc., in Sarasota, Florida. He joined NAIOP in 1991 and has served on the NAIOP Board of Directors and the Executive Committee. He was chairman of NAIOP's Board of Directors in 1997.

Lawrence Pobuda

Lawrence A. Pobuda

Chairman of the Nominating Committee
Senior Vice President and General Manager, The Opus Group

Phoenix, Arizona

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Larry Pobuda is senior vice president and general manager with The Opus Group. In this role, Pobuda pursued new business opportunities in the Phoenix market across a variety of sectors, including office, industrial and residential. He became a member NAIOP in 1994 and was the chairman of NAIOP’s National Board of Directors in 2010. Mr. Pobuda is the current chairman of the Research Foundation and a member of the Office Development I Forum.