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Thomas J. DeRosa

Thomas J. DeRosa, Independent Director

Thomas J. DeRosa is the former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Welltower Inc. (NYSE: WELL). Welltower is an owner, manager, and developer of health care real estate and infrastructure, structured as a REIT. Previously, he served as the Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer of the Rouse Company, a leading owner, operator and developer of commercial real estate and master planned residential communities, from September 2002 until November 2004 when it was merged with General Growth Properties, Inc. (NYSE: GGP). Prior to joining the Rouse Company, Mr. DeRosa spent over 20 years in investment banking. From 1992 to September 2002, Mr. DeRosa held various positions at Deutsche Bank AG (NYSE: DB), including Global Co-Head of the Health Care Investment Banking Group, and at Alex Brown & Sons, including Managing Director of the Real Estate Investment Banking Group. Mr. DeRosa also served as a member of the board of directors of Dover Corporation (NYSE: DOV), a manufacturer and service provider for a broad range of specialized products and components, from 2007 to 2010. Mr. DeRosa is a member of the Global Advisory Board of Value Retail PLC, a U.K.-based owner, operator and developer of luxury outlet shopping villages in Europe and Asia. Mr. DeRosa served on the board of directors of Georgetown University from 2007 to 2013 and the Board of Overseers of the Columbia University School of Business from 2018 to 2020. Mr. DeRosa received a bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University and an M.B.A. from Columbia University.

Mr. DeRosa was selected to serve as a member of our Board of Directors because of his extensive experience as a senior executive and director of public, NYSE-listed companies, including REITs.