People: Equity Commonwealth (EQC.N)
Mr. David A. Helfand is President, Chief Executive Officer, Trustee of the Company. Mr. Helfand has been our trustee, President and Chief Executive Officer since May 2014. Mr. Helfand has served as Co-President of Equity Group, a private investment firm, since January 2012 where he oversees Equity Group’s real estate activities. Prior to rejoining Equity Group in 2012, Mr. Helfand was Founder and President of Helix Funds LLC (“Helix Funds”), a private real estate investment management company, where he oversaw the acquisition, management and disposition of more than $2.2 billion of real estate assets. While at Helix Funds, he also served as Chief Executive Officer for American Residential Communities LLC (“ARC”), a Helix Funds portfolio company. Before founding Helix Funds, Mr. Helfand served as Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer for Equity Office Properties Trust (“EOP”), the largest REIT in the U.S. at the time, where he led approximately $12 billion of mergers and acquisitions activity. Prior to working with EOP, Mr. Helfand served as a Managing Director and participated in the formation of Equity International, a private investment firm focused on real estate-related companies outside the U.S. He was also the President and Chief Executive Officer of Equity LifeStyle Properties (NYSE: ELS), an operator of manufactured home communities, and served as Chairman of the board’s audit committee. His earlier career included investment activity in a variety of asset classes, including retail, office, parking and multifamily. He serves as a Director of the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, as a Director of the Ounce of Prevention Fund, as a Commissioner for the Chicago Park District, on the NAREIT Advisory Board of Governors, on the Executive Committee of the Samuel Zell and Robert Lurie Real Estate Center at the Wharton School of Business, the University of Pennsylvania, on the Executive Committee of the Kellogg Real Estate Center at Northwestern University.
|Total Annual Compensation, USD||800,000|
|Restricted Stock Award, USD||3,832,620|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD||--|
|All Other, USD||1,627,890|
|Fiscal Year Total, USD||6,260,520|