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The Real Estate Roundtable is comprised of industry leaders from the nation's top publicly-held and privately-owned real estate ownership, development, lending and management firms. Roundtable members focus on office, multifamily, retail, industrial, hospitality and other product types. The FY2020 Board is elected from the membership and includes four elected leaders of nation real estate trade organizations from The Roundtable's 19 partner associations.

A. William Stein

Jun 25, 2019, 15:17 PM
Title : A. William Stein
First Name : A. William
Last Name : Stein
Position : Immediate Past Chair, Nareit
External Position : Chief Executive Officer
External link : https://www.digitalrealty.com/
External Link Text : Digital Realty Trust
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Prior to being named CEO in 2014, Bill served as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Investment Officer.

Bill has over 30 years of leadership experience at a wide variety of companies. Before joining Digital Realty in 2004, Bill was with GI Partners (Digital Realty’s predecessor private equity fund); Co-Head of VentureBank@PNC and Media and Communications Finance at The PNC Financial Services Group; President and Chief Operating Officer of TriNet Corporate Realty Trust (now part of iStar Financial); Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary of TriNet Corporate Realty Trust; and he previously held a number of senior positions with Westinghouse Electric, Westinghouse Financial Services and Duquesne Light Company. In addition, Bill practiced law for eight years, specializing in litigation as well as securities and finance.

Bill also holds leadership roles within the real estate industry. He serves as Second Vice Chair and is a member of the Executive Board for the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT), and he serves on the Board of Directors for Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc., where he is a member of the Audit Committee and the Compensation Policy Committee . He is also a member of the Fisher Center for Real Estate & Urban Economics (FCREUE) Policy Advisory Board.

Bill has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Princeton University, a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Pittsburgh, and a Master of Science degree with Distinction from the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University.

Stein William

Chairmen Emeritus

A. William Stein

Jun 25, 2019, 15:17 PM
Title : A. William Stein
First Name : A. William
Last Name : Stein
Position : Immediate Past Chair, Nareit
External Position : Chief Executive Officer
External link : https://www.digitalrealty.com/
External Link Text : Digital Realty Trust
Sort order : 32

Prior to being named CEO in 2014, Bill served as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Investment Officer.

Bill has over 30 years of leadership experience at a wide variety of companies. Before joining Digital Realty in 2004, Bill was with GI Partners (Digital Realty’s predecessor private equity fund); Co-Head of VentureBank@PNC and Media and Communications Finance at The PNC Financial Services Group; President and Chief Operating Officer of TriNet Corporate Realty Trust (now part of iStar Financial); Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary of TriNet Corporate Realty Trust; and he previously held a number of senior positions with Westinghouse Electric, Westinghouse Financial Services and Duquesne Light Company. In addition, Bill practiced law for eight years, specializing in litigation as well as securities and finance.

Bill also holds leadership roles within the real estate industry. He serves as Second Vice Chair and is a member of the Executive Board for the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT), and he serves on the Board of Directors for Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc., where he is a member of the Audit Committee and the Compensation Policy Committee . He is also a member of the Fisher Center for Real Estate & Urban Economics (FCREUE) Policy Advisory Board.

Bill has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Princeton University, a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Pittsburgh, and a Master of Science degree with Distinction from the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University.

Stein William