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Board of Directors

Biography PhotoGordon  E. Arnell

Chairman of Brookfield Properties Board since 2000; President and CEO of Brookfield's predecessor, Carena Developments Ltd., for eleven years; senior executive roles at Oxford Development Group Ltd. and Trizec Corporation Ltd.
Biography PhotoWilliam T. Cahill
Senior Risk Manger, Citibank Community Development

Deputy Director, Risk Management, Citibank, Community Development, 2002-2006. Various positions including Managing Director, OREO 1996-2002 and Senior Asset Manager 1991-1996. Vice President and Senior Asset Manager, Mellon Real Estate Investment Advisors Inc., 1983-1991.
Biography PhotoRichard B. Clark
President and CEO, Brookfield Properties Corporation

President and CEO of Brookfield Properties since 2002; President and CEO of U.S. operations 2000-2002; senior management positions in U.S. operations for Brookfield Properties and its predecessor companies including COO, EVP and Director of Leasing.
Biography Photo Jack  L.  Cockwell
Group Chairman
Brookfield Asset Management

Group Chairman of Brookfield Asset Management since 2002; President and CEO 1991 to 2001; senior executive of Brookfield Asset Management and its predecessor companies from 1969. Director, Partners Limited and affiliates. Chairman, Board of Trustees, Royal Ontario Museum and Director, C.D. Howe Institute
Biography PhotoRoderick D. Fraser, Ph.D., O.C.
President Emeritus, University of Alberta

President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Alberta 1995-2005; various positions at Queen’s University in Kingston including Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Science and Vice-Principal (Resources); Officer of the Order of Canada; Director, Canada-US Fulbright Program and Aga Khan University. Awarded Order of the Rising Sun, Japan, 2006.
Biography PhotoPaul  D.  McFarlane

Retired from CIBC in 2002 after more than 40 years' service in numerous branch, regional and head office positions, most recently as Senior Vice President, Special Loans Head Office, from 1994 until retirement.
Biography PhotoAllan S. Olson
President and CEO, First Industries Corporation

President and CEO of First Industries since 1991. President and CEO, Churchill Corp. 1989-1990 and Banister Construction Group 1990-1991. Various positions at Stuart Olson Construction including President and CEO 1965-1989. Director, Ipsco Steel and Chairman, Summit REIT.
Biography PhotoRobert  L.  Stelzl

Retired from Colony Capital, LLC after more than fourteen years’ service as principal and member of the Investment Committee. Chairman of Brookfield Homes and Director of the Van Eck Family of Mutual Funds in New York. President, Bren Investment Properties 1982-1989; senior management positions with several international real estate companies including Cadillac Fairview and Cabot, Cabot and Forbes. Director, Brookfield Homes and Chairman, Aman Hotels, 1998.
Biography PhotoDiana L. Taylor

Managing Director, Wolfensohn & Company. Superintendent of Banks for the State of New York 2003-2007. Previous positions include Deputy Secretary to Governor of New York and Chief Financial Officer of the Long Island Power Authority. Started career as an investment banker with Smith Barney, then Lehman Brothers. Founding partner of M. R. Beal & Co. Director on various non profit boards, including the New York Women’s Foundation, the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University and ACCION International. Member, Council on Foreign Relations.
Biography PhotoJohn  E. Zuccotti
Co-Chairman, Brookfield Properties Corporation

Chairman, Real Estate Board of New York; Senior Counsel, Weil, Gotshal and Manges since 1998; President and CEO, Olympia & York Companies U.S.A. 1990-1996; Partner, Brown & Wood 1986-1990 and Tufo & Zuccotti 1978-1986. First Deputy Mayor of the City of New York 1975-1977. Chairman, New York City Planning Commission 1973-1975.

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