Jordan Heller, 56, is Chief Executive Officer of Heller Wealth Advisors LLC. Prior to its spin-off in March 2008, Mr. Heller was a partner with The Schonbraun McCann Group LLP, currently FTI Consulting. Previously, he spent four years at American Economic Planning Group, Inc., currently AEPG Wealth Strategies, a provider of financial advisory services. Prior to entering the wealth management industry in 2000, Mr. Heller spent 15 years on Wall Street heading the Real Estate and Real Estate Finance Securities Research groups at several investment houses, including Merrill Lynch, Salomon Brothers and The Canadian Imperial Bank of Canada (CIBC). During this time, he played a leading role in the rebirth of the modern day REIT (Real Estate Investment Trust) industry. He began his career in 1982 as a public accountant at Price Waterhouse, currently Price WaterhouseCoopers or PwC.
He has been a director of the Company since 2003. From 2014 through February 2017, Mr. Heller served as a director of Equity One, Inc., a national shopping center owner and developer, which recently merged into Regency Centers. Among other things, Mr. Heller brings to the Board experience in and knowledge of various matters relevant to the Company and its business, including expertise in financial and economic matters, strategic planning, capital markets, mergers and acquisitions and real estate. He is a Certified Public Accountant, Chartered Financial Analyst, and Certified Financial Planner™, and serves as an ‘‘audit committee financial expert’’ on the Company’s Audit Committee.