Lynn C. Thurber

Director, Chairman of the Board

Lynn C. Thurber has served as our Chairman of the Board since November 2011. Ms. Thurber has served as the non-Executive Chairman of LaSalle since December 2006. Ms. Thurber served as the Chief Executive Officer of LaSalle from 2000 to December 2006 and Co-President from 1994 to 2000. Between 1995 and 2007, Ms. Thurber was a member of the board of directors or advisory board of a number of privately held real estate investment funds sponsored by LaSalle. She also served as Chief Executive Officer of Alex Brown Kleinwort Benson Realty Advisors, or ABKB, until the company merged with LaSalle Partners in 1994. Prior to joining ABKB in 1992, Ms. Thurber was a Principal at Morgan Stanley & Co. 

Ms. Thurber is also member of the board of directors of Duke Realty Corporation, a publicly traded REIT listed on the New York Stock Exchange, where she was a member of the Audit and Finance Committees from 2008 to 2012 and a member of the Compensation Committee from 2012 to the present, a member of the board of directors of Investa Property Group, an Australian- based real estate owner, developer and fund manager, and was a member of the Real Estate Information Standards Board in the United States from 2008 through 2013. She is also a trustee and Chairman of the Board of the Urban Land Institute, a member of the Advisory Board of ULI Greenprint Center for Building Performance and formerly chaired the Pension Real Estate Association. Ms. Thurber also previously served as a director of JLL and is a former member of the board of directors and Executive Committee of the Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate and the board of directors of the Toigo Foundation. Ms. Thurber holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and an A.B. from Wellesley College.