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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 FY2019 Board is elected from the membership and includes four elected leaders of nation real estate trade organizations from The Roundtable's 17 partner associations.

Jodie W. McLean

Jan 16, 2019, 15:51 PM
Title : Jodie W. McLean
First Name : Jodie W.
Last Name : McLean
Position : Member
External Position : Chief Executive Officer
External link : http://edens.com/about/People/23/Jodie-W-McLean
External Link Text : EDENS
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Jodie W. McLean is Chief Executive Officer of EDENS, one of the nation’s leading private owners, operators and developers of retail real estate. With a more than 25-year tenure at EDENS, she has established herself as a key player in the company’s growth and expansion to its current marketplace leadership, capitalized by blue chip investors and assets valued at $6.5 billion.
 
Jodie is responsible for EDENS’ strategy to move the portfolio to major urban centers, creating a portfolio of assets that are the center of community life. She was named Chief Investment Officer in 1997, President in 2002 and CEO in 2015. Overall, she has been responsible for the development, redevelopment, acquisition and disposition of more than $12 billion in retail assets.
 
She passionately believes that retail should evolve beyond a shopping experience, and advocates for connectivity to the communities surrounding the company’s retail centers. To ensure this, each EDENS development is crafted to serve as an authentic gathering place, including a unique merchandising mix and welcoming design elements, fostering a sense of engagement with its neighbors.
 
A native of Chicago, IL, Jodie holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Management from the Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina and a degree from South Carolina Honors College. McLean serves as Trustee and Executive Board Member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and Trustee of Urban Land Institute (ULI). She serves on the boards of Cushman & Wakefield, The Real Estate Roundtable, Wofford College and Extended Stay America, as well as boards of several other institutions and charities. Jodie is a member of the Liberty Fellowship (Aspen Institute) Class of 2009.
Jodie McLean

Chairmen Emeritus

Jodie W. McLean

Jan 16, 2019, 15:51 PM
Title : Jodie W. McLean
First Name : Jodie W.
Last Name : McLean
Position : Member
External Position : Chief Executive Officer
External link : http://edens.com/about/People/23/Jodie-W-McLean
External Link Text : EDENS
Sort order : 22
Jodie W. McLean is Chief Executive Officer of EDENS, one of the nation’s leading private owners, operators and developers of retail real estate. With a more than 25-year tenure at EDENS, she has established herself as a key player in the company’s growth and expansion to its current marketplace leadership, capitalized by blue chip investors and assets valued at $6.5 billion.
 
Jodie is responsible for EDENS’ strategy to move the portfolio to major urban centers, creating a portfolio of assets that are the center of community life. She was named Chief Investment Officer in 1997, President in 2002 and CEO in 2015. Overall, she has been responsible for the development, redevelopment, acquisition and disposition of more than $12 billion in retail assets.
 
She passionately believes that retail should evolve beyond a shopping experience, and advocates for connectivity to the communities surrounding the company’s retail centers. To ensure this, each EDENS development is crafted to serve as an authentic gathering place, including a unique merchandising mix and welcoming design elements, fostering a sense of engagement with its neighbors.
 
A native of Chicago, IL, Jodie holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Management from the Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina and a degree from South Carolina Honors College. McLean serves as Trustee and Executive Board Member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and Trustee of Urban Land Institute (ULI). She serves on the boards of Cushman & Wakefield, The Real Estate Roundtable, Wofford College and Extended Stay America, as well as boards of several other institutions and charities. Jodie is a member of the Liberty Fellowship (Aspen Institute) Class of 2009.
Jodie McLean