STANLEY STEVENS, director and board secretary
Stan Stevens is an attorney specializing in real estate and corporate matters. Over the course of his 35-year career, he has represented real estate lenders, developers and investors. He was affiliated with Chicago-based Rudnick and Wolfe (now DLA Piper) for twelve years, first as an associate then a partner in their real estate practice group. Mr. Stevens worked with affiliates of Equity Group Investments for 17 years, including as Chief Legal Counsel and Executive Vice-President of Equity Office Properties Trust, a New York Stock Exchange listed real estate investment trust from the time of its inception in 1997 to its sale in 2007 to Blackstone. During the time Mr. Stevens was affiliated with Equity Office Properties Trust, it was the largest owner of U.S. office properties. Mr. Stevens is a graduate of the University of Chicago Law School.