NAIOP New Jersey
Partner, Northeast Region,
Parsippany, New Jersey
Jeff Milanaik is a partner, Northeast Region, with Bridge Industrial. 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. He is the 2022 NAIOP Chair.
NAIOP Inland Empire
President, Western Region,
Kim Snyder is President of Prologis’ West Region and is responsible for all regional activities including development, acquisitions and operations for Prologis. Key markets included in the West Region are Southern California, the Inland Empire, Seattle, and the San Francisco Bay Area. Snyder is Vice Chair on the Government affairs committee for NAIOP and is a past president of the NAIOP Inland Empire Chapter.
NAIOP North Texas
Director, Portfolio Management,
Invesco Real Estate
Rivka Altman is a director and the associate portfolio manager for Invesco Real Estate’s opportunistic strategies and debt fund since 2015. From 2012-2015, she was with the firm’s acquisition team. Previously, Altman has worked with JLL as member of both the office and retail investment sales teams and the corporate retail solutions group and Genesis Real Estate Group, a national multi-family developer.
NAIOP Secretary and Vice Chair, Knowledge and Research
Chief Executive Officer,
The McShane Companies
As Chief Executive Officer, Molly manages the overall operations and resources of The McShane Companies. She focuses on creating, planning, implementing and integrating its strategic direction to achieve operational excellence.
NAIOP Vice Chair, Business Development
Senior Vice President,
Los Angeles, California
Mr. Wulf is responsible for commercial property development in Southern California with particular emphasis on urban infill and mixed-use projects. He currently oversees the firm's development of the Garey Building, a residential and retial mixed-use project in the Arts District of downtown Los Angeles, and of the mixed-use property located at the Culver City EXPO station. His past developments include the 1.8 million square foot Exchange mixed-use development in Hawthorne, California, and over 350,000 square feet of commercial space in Calabasas and Santa Monica.
NAIOP Vice Chair, Education
Chief Development Officer,
Celeste co-founded Confluent Development with Marshall Burton in 2014, creating a new perspective on development within the industry. With more than 15 years of experience in development and real estate, Celeste currently serves as Chief Development Officer of Confluent, where she oversees the organization’s diverse development platform of senior living, multifamily, office, industrial, and retail development, representing a current cumulative development pipeline in excess of $400 million.
Celeste was previously Director of Real Estate Development for Opus Development Company and led the real estate project team for the Denver office of Opus. In her career she has played a key role in the ground-up development of more than 5 million square feet of commercial and multifamily space, and has represented the industry both locally and nationally through her leadership in organizations such as NAIOP.
NAIOP Vice Chair, Government Affairs
Chief Financial Officer/Executive Vice President,
As Chief Financial Officer for Millcraft Investments, Mr. Walker is directly responsible for the overall financial management of the consolidated company portfolio. Responsibilities include managing the Company’s financial and strategic planning, lender and financial negotiations, financial accounting and tax reporting/planning, corporate budget development and forecasting, project development and joint venture negotiations and corporate treasury management. Brian is also responsible for managing investor, banking and lender relationships and serves on the board for the parent company while holding the officer positions of Treasurer and Secretary.
NAIOP Vice Chair, Membership and Chapter Relations
Vice President Investments,
Cameron Development Corporation
As Vice President Investments, Alex’s role has two core responsibilities – the acquisition of existing income-producing properties and the successful development of Cameron’s office, industrial and mixed-use projects.
NAIOP Vice Chair, National Forums
Senior Vice President Development,
Kate Bryden is the vice president of development for MRP Industrial in Baltimore, Maryland, and has overseen the development of nearly 4 million square feet of industrial, flex, office and retail projects. Bryden is primarily responsible for acquisition support, due diligence, entitlement procurement, and also overseeing the design and construction of projects in Pennsylvania, Maryland and Virginia. Prior to joining MRP Industrial, she was the principal of AMK Partners, a certified woman-owned business that provided third party owner’s representation and development management of light industrial projects for private and institutional developers.
NAIOP Vice Chair, NAIOP-PAC
Vice President, Development Management,
Trammell Crow Company
Louis Fontenot is responsible for all aspects of development and construction of industrial and mixed use developments throughout the Portland metropolitan area. He manages the design process including coordination of architects, engineers, consultants and sustainable practices and administers projects from initial concept planning stages to procurement and completion of construction. Also he maintains interface with clients ensuring total contract compliance with all criteria and reaching all performance specifications.
NAIOP Immediate Past Chair
Senior Vice President of Real Estate Development, Market Leader,
Ryan Companies US, Inc.
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.
NAIOP Developing Leader Representative
Real Estate Fund Management,
Ares Management LLC
Ms. Haughom is a member of the Portfolio Management team in the Ares Real Estate Group. Ms. Haughom spends majority of her time on one of Ares’ industrial development funds, where she runs fund modeling and analyses, property valuations, fund and investor reporting, and business planning processes. She also assists with overall fund strategy, investment decision making, and investor relations. Ms. Haughom also serves as a committee member for Ares Network of Empowered Women and is an active participant in campus recruiting and Ares internship programs.
Prior to joining Ares in 2021 Ms. Haughom was an Associate at Black Creek Group in Portfolio Management. Prior to joining Black Creek Group, Leslie spent three years at Chatham Financial as a Treasury Advisory Manager, where she assisted clients in quantifying foreign currency and interest rate risk, developed strategies to mitigate said risk, and oversaw the execution of the agreed upon strategy. Prior to Chatham, Ms. Haughom worked at CAST Management Consultants (now West Monroe Partners) as a Senior Consultant where she provided strategy and analytical consulting services to a variety of clients across the financial services sector.
Ms. Haughom holds a Bachelor of Science, Magna Cum Laude, from The University of Southern California in Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Economics and a Master of Business Administration, Degree with Honors, from The University of Chicago – Booth School of Business with concentrations in Strategic Management, Entrepreneurship and Finance. Ms. Haughom also holds a Certificate in Real Estate Investment from the Harvard Extension School. Ms. Haughom is a NAIOP Developing Leaders National Forum cochair and will serve on the NAIOP Executive Committee as the 2022 Developing Leader Representative.
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 19,000 members who are involved with the development, ownership, and investment of industrial, office, retail and mixed-use properties throughout North America.