Stanley R. Perla


Stanley R. Perla has been a director of the Company since January 2013. Mr. Perla was a partner with Ernst & Young LLP, a public accounting firm, from September 1978 to June 2003, and Managing Partner of Cornerstone Accounting Group LLP, from June 2008 to May 2011. He served as Ernst & Young’s National Director of Real Estate Accounting, as well as on Ernst & Young’s National Accounting and Auditing Committee. He is an active member of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts and the National Association of Real Estate Companies. He is currently a director and chair of the audit committee of Global Net Lease, Inc. (“GNL”) and previously served as a director and chair of the audit committee of The Necessity Retail REIT, Inc. (formerly known as American Finance Trust, Inc.) prior to its acquisition by GNL in 2023. He has also served as a director and/or member of the audit committees of Hospitality Investors Trust, Madison Harbor Balanced Strategies, Inc., American Realty Capital Daily Net Asset Value Fund, American Capital Global Trust II, American Real Estate Income Fund American Mortgage Acceptance Company and Lexington Realty Trust, and Vice President/Director of Internal Audit for Vornado Realty Trust (July 2003 to May 2008). Mr. Perla brings his accounting experience within our industry as well as his real estate and financial industry experience to the Board. He graduated from Baruch College, where he obtained his BBA in accounting in 1965, and his MBA in taxation in 1970. He is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in the State of New Jersey and New York. Mr. Perla is deemed an independent director.