Our Board

Sue Perrotty
P. Sue Perrotty
Non-Executive Chair / Independent Director
  • President & CEO of AFM Financial Services since 2011
  • Independent Director and Audit Committee Chair of American Realty Capital Healthcare Trust III, Inc. and New York REIT, Inc.
Ed Rendell
Edward G. Rendell
Independent Director
  • 45th Governor of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (2003 - 2011)
  • Mayor of Philadelphia (1992-2000)
Abby Wenzel
Abby M. Wenzel
Independent Director
  • Co-chair of Real Estate Group of Cozen O'Connor Law Firm
  • Represented numerous financial institutions in connection with permanent, bridge, and construction loans, senior preferred equity investments and mezzanine financings
Lee Elman
Lee M. Elman
Independent Director
  • Founder & President of Elman Investors Inc., an international real-estate investment bank
  • 40+ years of real estate investment experience in the US and abroad.
  • Partner of Elman Ventures, an organization which is advisor to, and partner with various foreign investors in United States real estate ventures.
  • Mr. Elman holds a J.D. from Yale Law School and a B.A. from Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.
ThereseAntone
M. Therese Antone
Independent Director
  • Served as president of Salve Regina from 1994 to 2009. A member of the Institute of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, she has had teaching and leadership experience at all educational levels.
  • Dr. Antone extensive governance experience, including service on the Diocesan Finance Council and the boards of University of Detroit Mercy, Misericordia University, AAA New England, BankNewport, Lifespan Health Corporation and Beacon Mutual Insurance Company.
  • Currently serves on the board of the Newport Hospital Foundation, the Sisters of Mercy Investment Services and the Davis Educational Foundation. Sister Therese was appointed to the R.I. State Ethics Commission in 2015.
Jim Nelson
James L. Nelson
Director
  • Mr. Nelson currently serves as Global Net Lease (GNL) Chief Executive Officer, a position he has held since July of 2017, and, since March of 2017, as a director of GNL. Mr. Nelson previously served as a member of GNL's audit committee from March 2017 until July 2017.

  • Mr. Nelson currently serves as an independent director and member of the audit committee for Xerox, as an independent director for Chewy, Inc., an American online retailer of pet food and other pet-related products, and as an independent director and chairman of the audit committee for Roman DBDR Tech Acquisition Corp., a special purpose acquisition company, or SPAC, formed for the purpose of effecting a business combination with one or more businesses with a focus on companies in the technology, media and telecom (''TMT'') industries. Mr. Nelson served as Lead Director and Audit committee member of Herbalife Nutrition Ltd.(board member from 2014 -January 2021) and as a director and member of the audit committee of Caesars Entertainment Corporation, a casino-entertainment company, from March 2019 to October 2020.
  • Mr. Nelson was previously a director and member of the audit committee of Icahn Enterprises GP, or IEP, from June 2001 to March 2019; a director of New York REIT, Inc. from November 2015 until June 2017; a director and chairman of the audit committee of the Viskase Companies, Inc. from April 2003 through April 2010; a director of American Entertainment Properties Corp. from December 2003 until March 2013; a director of Tropicana Entertainment Inc. from March 2010 until May 2014, and a member of its audit committee from March 2010 until December 2013 and a member of its nominating and governance committee until his resignation in May 2014; a director of Orbitex Financial Services Group from August 1995 until March 2001; a director and as Chairman of the audit committee of Cequel Communications, an owner and operator of a large cable television system, from April 2008 to November 2012; a director and member of the audit committee of Take Two Interactive Software, Inc. a publisher, developer, and maker of video games and video game peripherals, from April 2010 through November 2013; a director and member of the compensation, governance and strategic alternatives committees of Voltari Corporation (f.k.a. Motricity Inc.) from June 2011 to September 2015, and as Chairman of Voltari's board of directors from January 2012 to September 2015; Mr. Nelson was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Eaglescliff Corporation, a specialty investment banking, consulting and wealth management company, from 1986 until 2009. From March 1998 through 2003, he was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Orbit Aviation, Inc., a company engaged in the acquisition and completion of Boeing Business Jets for private and corporate clients; and from August 1995 until July 1999, Mr. Nelson was Chief Executive Officer and Co-Chairman of Orbitex Management, Inc., a financial services company in the mutual fund sector.

Mike Weil
Michael Weil
Director
  • Co-founder & CEO of AR Global
  • Previously Senior VP of sales and leasing for AFRT and President of the Board of Directors of the Real Estate Investment Securities Administration (REISA).

Corporate Governance

  • Majority independent Board of Directors, with additional oversight provided by an audit committee comprised solely of independent directors
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP serves as the company's independent auditor
  • Deloitte & Touche LLP serves as the company's internal auditors reporting directly to the audit committee
  • The company is supported by a financial accounting and reporting team, and maintains its own financial reporting processes, controls and procedures
  • In-place allocation policy eliminates any potential conflicts
  • Alignment of management and shareholder interests