Gary Ickowicz has served as a director of the Company since February 2007. Mr. Ickowicz serves as Managing Partner of IR Capital LLC, a real estate company that owns and operates real estate assets in the New York Metropolitan area with which he has been since 2008. Additionally, he serves as a director for two not-for-profit developers of senior housing: Grant Street Settlement, beginning in 2000, and NCC/Neumann, beginning in 2002.
Mr. Ickowicz previously served in various roles with Lazard Freres from 1989 to 2011, including, most recently, as Managing Principal of Lazard Freres Real Estate Investors. Additionally, Mr. Ickowicz previously served as director of Commonwealth Atlantic Properties, Inc. and director of Kimsouth, Inc., a joint venture with Kimco Realty Corporation, a publicly traded (NYSE:KIM) REIT.