Paul Cooper has been Chief Executive Officer of the Company since June, 2012 and Chairman of the Board since January 2014. Mr. Cooper has been a Director of the Company since 2006 and previously served as Executive Vice President of the Company. For more than twelve years, he has been a principal of Lighthouse Real Estate Ventures and its affiliates. He received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Pennsylvania and a Juris Doctor degree from Fordham Law School.
Louis Sheinker has been President and Chief Operating Officer and a Director of the Company since January, 2013. Mr. Sheinker brings nearly 27 years of real estate experience to the Company. Prior to joining the Company, he was a co-founding partner in Lighthouse Real Estate Ventures. He has participated in the restructuring and repositioning of more than 4 million square feet of office space and industrial properties. Prior to founding Lighthouse, he was the President of Sheinker Wasserstein Realty Services, Inc., which performed management and asset management services on behalf of financial institutions throughout the New York metropolitan area. He received a Bachelor of Science degree from Ithaca College, and is currently a licensed Real Estate Broker in New York State.
Ben Zimmerman has been Chief Financial Officer of the Company since June 2014 and brings nearly 25 years of accounting and real estate experience. Mr. Zimmerman leads the Company’s accounting, reporting and cash management functions and manages acquisition and financing initiatives. He is a graduate of Amherst College and received his MBA from NYU Stern School of Business. He is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in New York State.