Executive Committee

Meet the NAIOP Executive Committee.

Larry Lance

Larry Lance

NAIOP Chairman
EVP Asset Services, 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.

Molly Carson

Molly Carson, LEED AP

NAIOP Chairman-elect
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.

Brian Walker

Brian Walker

NAIOP Treasurer
Chief Financial Officer/Executive Vice President, Millcraft Investments

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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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.

Sara Shank

Sara Shank

NAIOP Secretary and Vice Chair, Knowledge and Research
Managing Director, Beacon Capital Partners

Boston, Massachusetts

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Ms. Shank is based in Boston and oversees portfolio management, including technology initiatives to improve the tenant experience. In this role, she evaluates opportunities to invest in and pilot new technology to add value across Beacon’s portfolio. She spearheads technology adoption across functionalities, and has forged relationships with leading industry providers, including Wiredscore, Hightower, Honest Buildings, ExteNet, Floored and Building Engines.

Kim Snyder

Kim Snyder

NAIOP Vice Chair, Business Development
President, Western Region, Prologis

Cerritos, California

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Kim Snyder is president of Prologis' West Region, responsible for all activities including development, acquisitions and operations for Prologis. Key markets included in this region are San Francisco, Seattle, Central Valley, Southern California, the Inland Empire, Las Vegas and Phoenix.

Kate Nolan Bryden

Kate Nolan Bryden, LEED® AP BD+C,

NAIOP 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.

Jeffrey Milanaik

Jeffrey Milanaik

NAIOP Vice Chair, Government Affairs
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.

Alexander Thomson

Alexander Thomson

NAIOP Vice Chair, Membership and Chapter Relations
Vice President Investments, Cameron Development Corporation

Edmonton, Alberta

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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.

Michael Wachs

Michael C. Wachs

NAIOP Vice Chair, National Forums
Linden Lane Capital Partners

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Michael Wachs is the founder and managing principal of Linden Lane Capital Partners, a Philadelphia-based commercial real estate investment and development firm focused on the Mid-Atlantic market. Mr. Wachs has over 30 years of commercial real estate and finance experience. Prior to founding Linden Lane, Mr. Wachs co-founded Spring Mill Capital Management, a company focused on distressed commercial real estate debt investment management and prior to Spring Mill, Mr. Wachs was president and a director of AMC Delancey Group, Inc, an investment company focused on joint ventures in value-add commercial real estate projects.

Jon Napper

Jon C. Napper

NAIOP Vice Chair, NAIOP-PAC
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.

Kaity Noone Goetzman

Kaity Noone Goetzman

NAIOP Developing Leader Representative
Senior Associate, Investments, The Brookdale Group

Atlanta, Georgia

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Gregory Fuller

Gregory P. Fuller

NAIOP Immediate Past Chairman
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.

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 19,000 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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