Management & Directors

Management & Directors

Mack-Cali Management Team

Michael J. DeMarco
Chief Executive Officer
Michael J. DeMarco serves as chief executive officer of the Company. Mr. DeMarco is a veteran real estate investment professional with more than 30 years of industry experience. He joined Mack-Cali in 2015. Mr. DeMarco is responsible for the strategic direction of the Company.

Prior to joining the Company, Mr. DeMarco was most recently the chief investment officer of CCRE, a non-bank finance company and one the largest originators of CMBS. Mr. DeMarco was also an executive vice president with Vornado Realty Trust. Prior to that Mr. DeMarco was a partner at Fortress Investment, overseeing a number of real estate operating companies that Fortress acquired. Additionally, he was a senior managing director with Lehman Brothers in the company’s real estate investment banking unit specializing in mergers and acquisitions, structured finance, and initial public offerings.

His current professional affiliations include being on the board of Saint Peter’s Preparatory School, as well as a member of Urban Land Institute, The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), and a managing trustee of Liberty Science Center. Mr. DeMarco is a certified public accountant. He received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and a minor in History from Pace University, as well as a Master of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Chicago.
Mitchell E. Rudin
Vice Chairman
Mitchell E. Rudin serves as vice chairman of the Company. He joined Mack-Cali in 2015. Mr. Rudin is a veteran real estate investment professional with more than 30 years of industry experience.

Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Rudin served as the president and chief executive officer of U.S. Commercial Operations at Brookfield Office Properties, where he was responsible for a portfolio in excess of 50 million square feet in eight major markets in the U.S. Prior to that, he served as president and chief executive officer of the New York Tri-State Region for CBRE where he oversaw the business and operating functions within CBRE’s largest region. Prior to that, he served as president of brokerage services for CBRE and oversaw its tenant and landlord brokerage operations for office, retail, and industrial leasing throughout the U.S.

His current professional affiliations include being a member of The Real Estate Roundtable, the Boys and Girls Clubs of Hudson County; NYU Real Estate Institute; St. Francis Friends of the Poor Board; governor of Urban Land Institute; NYC Police Foundation, American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC); and Police Athletic League. Mr. Rudin is recognized as a leader in philanthropy in the metropolitan region and has been honored by numerous organizations. Mr. Rudin received a Juris Doctor from Boston College Law School and is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Franklin & Marshall College.
Anthony Krug
Chief Financial Officer
Anthony Krug serves as chief financial officer for the Company. Mr. Krug is responsible for Mack-Cali’s strategic financial planning and forecasting, financial accounting, reporting and compliance, capital markets activities, investor relations, and information technology systems.

Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Krug held positions with Cali Associates and Cali Realty Corporation, predecessor companies of Mack-Cali.

His current professional affiliations include being a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA). Mr. Krug is a certified public accountant and received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Richard Stockton State College of New Jersey.
Gary Wagner
General Counsel and Secretary
Gary Wagner serves as general counsel and secretary of the Company. He previously worked at the Robert Martin Company until its acquisition by Mack-Cali in 1997. Mr. Wagner is responsible for corporate governance, supervising outside legal counsel, overseeing risk management, ensuring environmental and legal compliance, the preparation of required disclosure documents, and legal oversight of all Company lease transactions.

Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Wagner was an associate in the real estate department of Parker Chapin Flattau and Klimpl in New York City.

His current professional affiliations include being a member of NAIOP, NAREIT, and the state bar associations of New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania, and is a member of the Board of Directors of the United Way of Hudson County. Mr. Wagner received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Economics from Queens College and his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Temple University.
Ricardo Cardoso
Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer
Ricardo Cardoso serves as executive vice president and chief investment officer for the Company. He joined the Robert Martin Company, a predecessor company of Mack-Cali, in 1994. Mr. Cardoso is responsible for sourcing new real estate acquisitions and identifying opportunities within the Company’s portfolio for asset repositioning or disposition.

His current professional affiliations include being a member of NAIOP New Jersey and the real estate board of the March of Dimes, New Jersey chapter. Mr. Cardoso received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from Iona College.
Christopher DeLorenzo
Executive Vice President, Leasing
Christopher DeLorenzo serves as executive vice president of leasing for the Company. He joined Mack-Cali in 1998. Mr. DeLorenzo is responsible for Mack-Cali’s leasing efforts and management of the Company’s in-house leasing team of 12 professionals, assigning and managing third party broker agency agreements, and evaluating potential acquisition and disposition opportunities.

Prior to joining the Company, Mr. DeLorenzo was a real estate broker for Peter Elliot, LLC, a research analyst at Cushman & Wakefield, and a property tax analyst for the Stark Discovery Group.

His current professional affiliations include being a member of NAIOP New Jersey and the Bergen Community College Foundation Board. Mr. DeLorenzo received a Bachelor of Science in Operations Management from Syracuse University.
Dean Cingolani
Senior Vice President, Property Management
Dean Cingolani serves as senior vice president of property management for the Company. He began his career with the Robert Martin Company, a predecessor company to Mack-Cali, in 1988. Mr. Cingolani is responsible for all of Mack-Cali’s property management and tenant improvement operations, consisting of 12.4 million square feet of class A office and flex space in Bergen, Essex, and Passaic counties in New Jersey; Westchester County, New York; and Fairfield County, Connecticut.

Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Cingolani served as chief engineer for Cushman & Wakefield in Norwalk, Connecticut, and for the Marriott Corporation and Colin Services in Westchester County, New York.

His current professional affiliations include being a member of the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of Westchester, New York. Mr. Cingolani received a Journeyman's License for Heating and Cooling in Connecticut and is a graduate of TCI of New Haven, Connecticut.
Giovanni M. DeBari
Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller
Giovanni M. DeBari serves as senior vice president and corporate controller of the Company. Mr. DeBari is responsible for Mack-Cali’s overall accounting and financial reporting matters. Mr. DeBari also assists the Company with the accounting integration of mergers and acquisitions.

His current professional affiliations include being a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and of the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA). Mr. DeBari is a certified public accountant and received a Bachelor of Science from Rutgers Business School at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.
Toni L. Casiano
Senior Vice President, Leasing
Toni Casiano serves as a senior vice president of leasing for the Company. She joined Mack-Cali in 1998. Ms. Casiano is responsible for Mack-Cali’s leasing efforts in its Essex, Middlesex, and Union counties, New Jersey portfolio.

Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Casiano held the positions of director of leasing and marketing with Paragon Associates, real estate broker with JGT Associates, and broker with the Helmsley-Spear Organization.

Her current professional affiliations include being a member of NAIOP New Jersey. Ms. Casiano received a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Montclair State University, an accreditation in commercial property management from New York University’s School of Professional Studies, and an accreditation in the field of real estate appraisal from The Professional School of Business.
William P. Fitzpatrick
Senior Vice President, Treasurer
William Fitzpatrick serves as senior vice president, treasurer for the Company. He joined Mack-Cali in 1998. Mr. Fitzpatrick is responsible for Mack-Cali’s treasury functions, banking relationships, and financial projections.

Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Fitzpatrick served as associate director of real estate finance for the Standard & Poor’s Corporation and as vice president of asset management with Prudential Realty Group.

Mr. Fitzpatrick received a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics and a Master of Science in Applied Economics from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. Additionally, he has gained certifications as a Certified Financial Planner (CFP), Real Property Administrator (RPA), Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU), Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC), and Fellow Life Management Institute (FLMI).
Manuel E. Garcia
Senior Vice President, Architectural Services
Manuel E. Garcia serves as senior vice president of architectural services for the Company. He joined Mack-Cali in 2004. Mr. Garcia leads Mack-Cali’s architectural services group where he heads the planning and design of development projects, capital improvements, repositioning projects, and tenant fit-outs throughout the Company’s portfolio.

Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Garcia worked for Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates; Gwathmey Siegel, Swanke Hayden Connell; and Skidmore Owings & Merryl.

His current professional affiliations include being a member of NAIOP and a board member of the Wynona’s House Child Advocacy Center. Mr. Garcia received a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the City University of New York.
Nicholas Mitarotonda Jr.
Senior Vice President, Information Technology
Nicholas Mitarotonda serves as senior vice president of information technology for the Company. He joined Cali Realty Corporation, a predecessor company of Mack-Cali, in 1994. Mr. Mitarotonda is responsible for Mack-Cali’s information technology systems, including systems planning, support, purchasing, research, and development. He is also responsible for managing revenues generated from the Company’s telecommunication and cellular roof top installations. He oversees the Company’s broadband development effort and is responsible for meeting year-on-year Sarbanes-Oxley compliance standards for information technology.

Mr. Mitarotonda received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Seton Hall University.
Janice H. Torchinsky
Senior Vice President, Human Resources
Janice H. Torchinsky serves as senior vice president of human resources for the Company. She joined Mack-Cali in 2006. Ms. Torchinsky is responsible for all human resource functions for Mack-Cali including employment, employee relations, internal corporate communications, training and compensation, and benefits.

Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Torchinsky held the position of senior director of human resources for Liz Claiborne, Inc., in North Bergen, New Jersey, where she developed global employee relations policies and programs and directed the negotiation of collective bargaining agreements. Previously she was director of human resources for the Saint Barnabas Healthcare System.

Ms. Torchinsky received a Bachelor of Arts in Business Management from Simmons College.
Daniel Wagner
Senior Vice President and Senior Associate General Counsel
Daniel Wagner serves as senior vice president and senior associate general counsel for the Company. He joined Mack-Cali in 1998. Mr. Wagner is responsible for a broad range of Mack-Cali’s legal activities, including sales, acquisitions, and financings.

Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Wagner held the position of counsel, commercial real estate department, for Herrick, Feinstein LLP. In 1985, Mr. Wagner clerked for Gary S. Stein, associate justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court.

Mr. Wagner received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, magna cum laude, from Columbia University, and his Juris Doctor from Cornell Law School, where he served on the Cornell Law Review.
Jeffrey Warner
Senior Vice President, Leasing
Jeffrey Warner serves as senior vice president of leasing for the Company. He joined the Robert Martin Company, a predecessor company of Mack-Cali, in 1989. Mr. Warner is responsible for Mack-Cali's leasing efforts for Westchester County, New York; Fairfield County, Connecticut; Southern New Jersey; and Passaic County, New Jersey.

His current professional affiliations include being a member of NAIOP. Mr. Warner received a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Providence College.

Roseland Management Team

Michael J. DeMarco
Chief Executive Officer
Michael J. DeMarco serves as chief executive officer of the Company. Mr. DeMarco is a veteran real estate investment professional with more than 30 years of industry experience. He joined Mack-Cali in 2015. Mr. DeMarco is responsible for the strategic direction of the Company.

Prior to joining the Company, Mr. DeMarco was most recently the chief investment officer of CCRE, a non-bank finance company and one the largest originators of CMBS. Mr. DeMarco was also an executive vice president with Vornado Realty Trust. Prior to that Mr. DeMarco was a partner at Fortress Investment, overseeing a number of real estate operating companies that Fortress acquired. Additionally, he was a senior managing director with Lehman Brothers in the company’s real estate investment banking unit specializing in mergers and acquisitions, structured finance, and initial public offerings.

His current professional affiliations include being on the board of Saint Peter’s Preparatory School, as well as a member of Urban Land Institute, The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), and a managing trustee of Liberty Science Center. Mr. DeMarco is a certified public accountant. He received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and a minor in History from Pace University, as well as a Master of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Chicago.
Marshall B. Tycher
Chairman
Marshall B. Tycher serves as chairman of Roseland Residential Trust. He founded Roseland in 1992.

Prior to founding the Company, Mr. Tycher was with Lincoln Property Company and established Lincoln Northeast Residential, Inc.

His current professional affiliations include being a member of the Texas State Bar. Mr. Tycher received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Denver and a Juris Doctor from Southern Methodist University.
Andrew Marshall
President and Chief Operating Officer
Andrew Marshall serves as president and chief operating officer of Roseland Residential Trust. He joined Roseland in 2003. Mr. Marshall is responsible for directing the day-to-day operations of Roseland and oversees all of Roseland’s multi-family and mixed use development activities.

Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Marshall was a senior manager for Ernst & Young’s Real Estate Consulting Group, where he specialized in enhancing operational efficiencies for various large developers around the country.

His current professional affiliations include being a licensed architect and a public member of the New Jersey Redevelopment Authority, and a member of the Advisory Committee for the Exchange Place Special Improvement District in Jersey City. Mr. Marshall received a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture from University of California at Berkeley.
Ivan M. Baron
Chief Legal Officer
Ivan M. Baron serves as chief legal officer of Roseland Residential Trust. He joined Roseland in 1994. Mr. Baron is responsible for all legal matters relating to Roseland’s assets and corporate matters, as well as overseeing Roseland’s Boston operations.

Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Baron was a senior associate at the law firm of Riker, Danzig, Scherer, Hyland and Perretti.

Mr. Baron has a degree from Muhlenberg College and a Juris Doctor from Rutgers University.
Bob Cappy
Chief Financial Officer
Bob Cappy serves as chief financial officer of Roseland Residential Trust. He joined Roseland in 1992. Mr. Cappy is responsible for financial reporting, including audits and tax returns on Roseland's standing assets, development properties and corporate entities.

Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Cappy was regional controller for Lincoln Property Company's Northeast Region and worked in the audit division of Arthur Anderson.

Mr. Cappy has a degree from Ohio University.
Gabriel B. Shiff
Chief Investment Officer
Gabriel B. Shiff serves as chief investment officer of Roseland Residential Trust. Mr. Shiff is responsible for managing corporate and project-level analytics for Roseland, focusing on debt and equity financings (over $2 billion in financings since 2007), asset management activities, acquisitions and dispositions, and managing the division’s banking and investor relationships. In addition, Mr. Shiff oversees Roseland’s business plan, forecasting capital and operating needs as well as corresponding cash flow and value generation for the residential portfolio.

Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Shiff was at Bear, Stearns, & Company’s Real Estate, Gaming and Lodging (REGAL) Investment Banking Group.

Mr. Shiff received a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.
Brenda Cioce
President, Roseland Management Services
Brenda Cioce serves as president of Roseland Management Services. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Cioce was with Trammell Crow Residential, which subsequently became AvalonBay Communities where she spent over ten years working to the position of Area Manager. Ms. Cioce served as Vice President of Operations for Ginsburg Development Corporation before returning to Trammell Crow Residential as Vice President of Operations overseeing New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Connecticut.

Ms. Cioce’s current professional affiliations include being a member of the New Jersey Apartment Association. Ms. Cioce received a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Johnson & Wales University.

Board of Directors

William L. Mack
Chairman of the Board of Directors, Mack-Cali Realty Corporation; Chairman, Mack Real Estate Group; President and Senior Managing Partner, The Mack Company; and former Managing Partner, AREA Property Partners
William L. Mack has served as a member of the Board of Directors since 1997 and as its chairman since 2000. Mr. Mack also has served as chairman of the Company's Executive Committee of the Board of Directors since 1997.

Prior to December 1997, he served as president and senior managing partner of The Mack Company, where he pioneered the development of large, class A office properties and helped to increase The Mack Company's portfolio to approximately 20 million square feet. In addition, Mr. Mack is a founder and chairman of Mack Real Estate Group. He also founded and was the former chairman of AREA Property Partners (f/k/a Apollo Real Estate Advisors, L.P.).

Mr. Mack currently serves as a member of the board of directors of FCB Financial (formerly Florida Community Bank, N.A.), and Hudson’s Bay Company.

Mr. Mack previously served as a member of the boards of directors of Retail Opportunity Investments Corporation from 2009 to 2010; City and Suburban Financial Corporation from 1988 to 2007; The Bear Stearns Companies Inc., from 1997 to 2004; Vail Resorts, Inc., from 1993 to 2004; and Wyndham International, Inc., from 1999 to 2005. Additionally he previously served as a board member of the Regional Advisory Board of JP Morgan Chase.

Mr. Mack is a vice chairman of the North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System and chairman of the board for the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation. He also is chair of the Board of Overseers of The Wharton School of Business and Finance at the University of Pennsylvania.

Mr. Mack attended The Wharton School and has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, and Finance and Real Estate from New York University.
Alan S. Bernikow
Retired Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Deloitte & Touche LLP
Alan S. Bernikow has served as a member of the Board of Directors since 2004. In addition, he serves as chairman of the Audit Committee and Lead Independent Director. Previously, Mr. Bernikow served as the Deputy Chief Executive Officer at Deloitte & Touche LLP from 1998 to 2003, where he was responsible for assisting the firm on special projects such as firm mergers and acquisitions, partner affairs and litigation matters. Mr. Bernikow joined Touche Ross, the predecessor firm of Deloitte & Touche LLP, in 1977, prior to which Mr. Bernikow was the National Administrative Partner in Charge for the accounting firm of J.K. Lasser & Company.

Mr. Bernikow serves on the board of several public companies. He is currently a member of the board of directors of Revlon, Inc. and Revlon Consumer Products Corporation and is chairman of the audit committee and compensation and stock plan committee of Revlon, Inc.

Mr. Bernikow is also a member of the board of directors of UBS Global Asset Management (US) Inc. (“UBS”) and currently serves as chairman of its audit committee, and has also served as a member of the boards of directors of investment funds managed by UBS, including Global High Income Dollar Fund Inc., Insured Municipal Income Fund Inc., Investment Grade Municipal Income Fund Inc., Managed High Yield Plus Fund Inc., and Strategic Global Income Fund, Inc. The foregoing directorships and committee memberships are the only public company or registered investment company directorships and committee memberships currently held by Mr. Bernikow or which Mr. Bernikow held at any time during the past five years.

Mr. Bernikow is also a member of the board of directors of FCB Financial Holdings, Inc. (f/k/a: Florida Community Bank, N.A.) and is chairman of its audit committee and is a member of its compensation committee. He is a member of the board of directors and chairman of the audit committee of the FOJP Service Corporation and the board of directors for the United Jewish Appeal-Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of New York, Inc.

Mr. Bernikow has a Bachelor of Business Administration from Baruch College and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA).
Kenneth M. Duberstein
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The Duberstein Group
Kenneth M. Duberstein has served as a member of the Board of Directors since 2005. In addition, Mr. Duberstein is a member of the Executive Compensation and Option Committee, as well as a member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.

Mr. Duberstein has served as chairman and chief executive officer of The Duberstein Group, an independent strategic planning and consulting company, since 1989. In addition, Mr. Duberstein has served as a member of the Board of Directors of The Boeing Company since 1997, and is also the lead director and the chairman of its governance, organization, and nominating committee. Mr. Duberstein has also served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Travelers Companies, Inc., since 1998, and is also a member of its compensation and investment and capital markets committees and is chairman of its governance committee. Mr. Duberstein was a director of ConocoPhillips until 2012, and was a member of its public policy committee. In addition, he served on the Board of Dell and its governance committee until 2013.

Mr. Duberstein previously served as chief of staff to President Ronald Reagan from 1988 to 1989. He also served in the White House as deputy chief of staff in 1987, as well as both the assistant and the deputy assistant to the president for legislative affairs from 1981 to 1983.

Mr. Duberstein earned a Bachelor of Arts from Franklin and Marshall College and a Master of Arts from American University.
Nathan Gantcher
Private Investor
Nathan Gantcher has served as a member of the Board of Directors since 1999. In addition, Mr. Gantcher is chairman of the Executive Compensation and Option Committee, as well as a member of the Audit Committee.

Mr. Gantcher currently serves as managing member of EXOP Capital LLC. Mr. Gantcher joined Evermore Funds Trust in 2011 as chairman of the Board of Trustees and is the chairman of the nominating and governance committee. He is also on the audit and valuation committees.

Mr. Gantcher served as vice chairman of CIBC Oppenheimer Corp., from 1997 to 1999. Prior to becoming vice chairman of CIBC Oppenheimer Corp., Mr. Gantcher served as co-chief executive officer and chief operating officer of Oppenheimer & Co., Inc. He previously served as chairman of the Board of Trustees of Tufts University and is currently a member of each of the Board of Overseers of the Columbia University Graduate School of Business and Board of Overseers of Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University.

In addition, he is chairman of the Finance Committee, member of the Board, member of the Executive Committee, and member of the Development Committee of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University as well as a member of the Board of Trustees of Montefiore Medical Center. Mr. Gantcher received his Bachelor of Administration in Economics and Biology from Tufts University and his Master of Business Administration from the Columbia University Graduate School of Business.
David S. Mack
Senior Partner, The Mack Company
David S. Mack has served as a member of the Board of Directors since 2004. Mr. Mack served as a member of the Company's Advisory Board from 1997 to 2004. He is Vice President and Senior Partner of The Mack Company, where he pioneered the development of large, class A office properties and helped to increase The Mack Company's portfolio to approximately 20 million square feet.

Previously, Mr. Mack served as a member of the Board of Directors and as Vice Chairman of the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority, was on the Board of Directors and was Commissioner of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, and served as Vice Chairman of the New York Motor Vehicle Board.

Mr. Mack serves as a member of the Board of Overseers of Northwell Health Foundation, and was a former trustee of Northwell Health System. He also serves on the Board of Trustees of Hofstra University and on the Board of Directors of Morse Health System, and is Vice Chairman of both. Mr. Mack also serves as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Pratt Institute and the Palm Beach United Way. He is on the Board of Directors of the Kravis Center, as well as the Palm Beach Fellowship of Christians and Jews. Mr. Mack is an active member of the Palm Beach Country Club and the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County.

Mr. Mack is currently First Assistant Commissioner of the Nassau County Police Department and is First Vice President of the Palm Beach Police Foundation.
Alan G. Philibosian
Attorney-at-Law
Alan G. Philibosian has served as a member of the Board of Directors since 1997. In addition, he is a member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, as well as a member of the Executive Compensation and Option Committee.

Mr. Philibosian is an attorney practicing in Hackensack, New Jersey, with the law firm of Harwood Lloyd. Mr. Philibosian served as a commissioner of The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey from 1995 through January 2003. While commissioner, he served as chairman of the audit and construction committees and vice chairman of the Finance Committee.

Mr. Philibosian previously served on the Board of Directors of NorCrown Bank in Livingston, New Jersey, prior to its acquisition by Valley National Bancorp of New Jersey in 2005. He previously served as vice-president and on the board of directors and executive committee of the Armenian Missionary Association of America in Paramus, New Jersey. Mr. Philibosian graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Rutgers College, and received his Juris Doctor from Boston College Law School and his L.L.M. (Master of Laws) degree in taxation from New York University.
Irvin D. Reid
President Emeritus, Wayne State University
Irvin D. Reid has served as a member of the Board of Directors since 1994. In addition, Dr. Reid is a member of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. In January 2009, Dr. Reid was appointed as a member of the Board of Directors of A. Schulman, Inc. and served as a member of its Audit and Nominating Committees until December 2012 and now serves as member and chair of the Nominating and Governance committee and a member of the Finance Committee. Dr. Reid also serves on the Board and Audit Committee of the Detroit Institute of Arts. Dr. Reid served as a member of the Board of Directors of The Pep Boys-Manny, Moe & Jack, from 2007 until September 2012. Dr. Reid also served as a member of The Michigan Economic Development Corporation board, executive and finance committees.

Previously, Dr. Reid served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Handleman Company from 2003 to 2004 and from 2005 to 2008, and served as a member of the Audit Committee and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of the Handleman Company. Dr. Reid has also served as a member of the Board of Directors of Fleet Bank, N.A., from 1990 to 2002, and as a member of the Federal Reserve Board of Chicago-Detroit Branch, from 2003 to 2004 and from 2005 to 2008. Dr. Reid also served on the boards of First Tennessee Bank of Chattanooga and NatWest Bank, New Jersey, and as a member of the board and chair of the Trust Committee of NatWest Bank, USA.

Dr. Reid is president emeritus of Wayne State University in Michigan, having served as president from 1997 to 2008. Dr. Reid left the presidency of Wayne State University in 2008 to become distinguished professor, inaugural holder of the Eugene Applebaum Chair in Community Engagement, and director for the Forum on Contemporary Issues in Society (FOCIS). Prior to becoming the president of Wayne State University, Dr. Reid served as president of Montclair State University in New Jersey from 1989 to 1997, and held positions of dean, School of Business Administration, and John Stagmaier Professor of Economics and Business Administration at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

Dr. Reid received his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in General and Experimental Psychology from Howard University. He earned his Master of Arts and Ph.D. in Business and Applied Economics from The Wharton School of Business and Finance at the University of Pennsylvania. He holds a Certificate from the Institute of Educational Management, Harvard University.
Rebecca Robertson
President and Executive Producer of Park Avenue Armory
Rebecca Robertson joined the Mack-Cali Board of Directors in 2016. In addition, she is a member of the Audit Committee. Ms. Robertson is the founding President and Executive Producer of Park Avenue Armory where she has led the transformation of the land-marked building into a center for performing and visual arts.

Previously, Ms. Robertson served as Executive Director of the Lincoln Center Development Project, Inc. Prior to that she was responsible for special projects at The Shubert Organization (New York’s largest Broadway theater owner) responsible for real estate and new activities construction and served as president of The 42nd Street Development project, where she led the $1.8 billion transformation of 13 acres around 42nd Street between Seventh and Eighth avenues.

Ms. Robertson sits on the boards of the New 42nd Street, Inc., Park Avenue Armory, and the CalArts Board of Overseers. Ms. Robertson received her Bachelor of Business Administration and Master of Science in Planning from the University of Toronto.
Vincent S. Tese
Executive Chairman, FCB Financial Holdings, Inc.
Vincent Tese has served as a member of the Board of Directors since 1997. In addition, he is chairman of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, as well as a member of the Executive Compensation and Option Committee.

Vincent Tese, lawyer, investment advisor, and cable television executive, served New York State by appointment of Governor Mario M. Cuomo from the outset of the Cuomo Administration through December 1994.

Appointed State Superintendent of Banks in 1983, Mr. Tese, in March 1985, was named Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Urban Development Corporation and, in 1987, Director of Economic Development for New York State, which added to his portfolio the titles of Commissioner of the Department of Economic Development and Chairman of both the Science and Technology Foundation and the Job Development Authority. He was appointed a Commissioner of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey in 1991 and elected its vice chairman in 1992.

Mr. Tese received a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Pace University in 1966 and following two years as First Lieutenant with the US Army, a J.D. from Brooklyn Law School in 1972 and the L.L.M. in Taxation from New York University School of Law in 1973.

From 1973 to 1977, he was a partner in Tese & Tese, attorneys, and from 1977 to 1982 a partner in the Sinclair Group, involved in commodities trading and investment management. In 1976, Mr. Tese co-founded Cross Country Cable TV, which operated CATV systems in New Jersey, Virginia, Illinois, Arizona, California, and Puerto Rico. He recently served as Chairman of Cross Country Wireless, CATV systems in Riverside, San Diego and Los Angeles, California and in several other states. Cross Country Wireless was sold to Pacific Telesis in July of 1995.

Mr. Tese is currently the Executive Chairman of FCB Financial Holdings. He is also a director of several corporations, including AMC Networks Inc., ICE Clear Credit LLC, Intercontinental Exchange, Inc., Madison Square Garden, and New York Racing Association, Inc. In addition, he is Trustee of New York University School of Law and New York Presbyterian Hospital.