Steven B. Tanger
President and Chief Executive Officer
Director of the Company since May 13, 1993. President and Chief Executive
Officer since January 1, 2009. President and Chief Operating Officer from January 1995 to
December 2008; Executive Vice President from 1986 to December 1994. Mr. Tanger has served
on the Board of Directors of The Fresh Market, Inc. since June 2012.
Mr. Tanger joined the Company's predecessor in 1986 and is the son of the Company's founder,
Stanley K. Tanger. Together with his father, Mr. Tanger has helped develop the Company into a
portfolio of 44 upscale outlet shopping centers in 22 states coast to coast and in Canada, totaling
approximately 15.1 million square feet leased to over 3,200 stores operated by more than 490
different brand name companies. Mr. Tanger provides an insider's perspective in Board
discussions about the business and strategic direction of the Company and has experience in all
aspects of the Company's business.
Thomas J. Reddin
Non-Executive Chairman of the Board since May 20, 2016 and Director of the Company since July 26, 2010. Managing Partner and Owner of Red Dog Ventures since 2009, a venture capital and advisory firm. Chief Executive Officer of Richard Petty Motorsports from 2008 to 2009. Chief Executive Officer (from 2005 to 2007) and President and Chief Operating Officer (from 2000 to 2005) of Lending Tree.com. Mr. Reddin also held various senior leadership positions at Coca-Cola Company from 1995 to 1999, including Vice President, Consumer Marketing of Coca-Cola USA, and at Kraft Foods, Inc. from 1982 to 1995. Mr. Reddin has served on the Board of Directors of Premier Farnell plc since September 2010, Deluxe Corporation since February 2014, Asbury Automotive Group since June 2014, and previously served on the Board of Directors of Valassis Communications Inc. from July 2010 to February 2014 and R.H. Donnelley from July 2007 to January 2010.
Mr. Reddin has over 30 years of experience in consumer marketing and e-commerce, including executive and management experience. His experience in growing and building businesses and developing and marketing brand name consumer products enables him to provide invaluable insights into helping the Company elevate its brand.
William G. Benton
Director of the Company since June 4, 1993, and served as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board from January 1, 2013 to May 20, 2016. Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Salem Senior Housing, Inc., a senior living facility operator, since May 2002. Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Diversified Senior Services Inc. from May 1996 to May 2002. Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Benton Investment Company since 1982. Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Health Equity Properties, Inc. from 1987 to September 1994.
Mr. Benton has 23 years of experience on our Board and has an extensive knowledge of our Company. As Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of multiple public real estate companies, Mr. Benton has gained first-hand experience in managing large real estate organizations with ultimate management responsibility for the corporation's financial performance and deployment of its capital.
Jeffrey B. Citrin
Director of the Company since July 28, 2014. Mr. Citrin is the Managing
Principal of Square Mile Capital Management LLC, a private New York-based investment firm
focusing on real estate related opportunities, since 2006. From 1994 to 2005 he was President
and co-founder of Blackacre Capital Management LLC, now known as Cerberus Institutional
Real Estate. Mr. Citrin served as Managing Director of the Commercial Mortgage Investment
Unit of Oppenheimer & Company, Inc. from 1993 to 1994. From 1991 to 1993, he was Vice
President of the Distressed Real Estate Principal Group of Credit Suisse First Boston, Inc. and
from 1986 to 1991 Mr. Citrin served as Vice President of the Real Estate Investment Banking
Unit of Chemical Bank. He was an attorney in the real estate practices of Kelley Drye & Warren
LLP and Proskauer Rose LLP from 1983 to 1986. Mr. Citrin served as an Independent Trustee of
First Union Real Estate and Mortgage, now known as Winthrop Realty Trust, from 2001 to 2003,
and currently serves on the advisory board of the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York and
the Hood Museum Board of Overseers.
Mr. Citrin has over 26 years of experience in public company and private company real estate
investment during which he has structured complex real estate and financial transactions. The
Board expects to benefit from this technical experience as well as from his extensive executive,
management and legal experience.
David B. Henry
Director of the Company since January 1, 2016. Mr. Henry was formerly the
Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of Kimco Realty
Corporation ("Kimco"). He served as Kimco's Chief Executive Officer from December 2009 to
January 2016, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors from April 2001 to January 2016,
President from December 2008 to August 2014, and Chief Investment Officer from April 2001
to December 2009. Prior to joining Kimco, he spent 23 years at G.E. Capital Real Estate, where
he served as the Senior Vice President /Chief Investment Officer and Chairman of G.E. Capital
Investment Advisors from 1997 to 2001. Formerly its Chairman, Mr. Henry is currently a
Trustee of the International Council of Shopping Centers and also served on the Executive
Committee of the Board of Governors of the National Association of Real Estate Investment
Trusts. His other public REIT board experience includes service on the boards of HCP, Inc. since
January 2004 and VEREIT, Inc. since September 2015, as well as Chairman of the
Compensation Committee of HCP, Inc. Mr. Henry is also a director of Fairfield County Bank, a
Connecticut mutual savings bank, the co-founder of Peaceable Street Capital, a preferred equity
lender for income producing commercial real estate properties, and serves on the real estate
advisory boards of New York University and Baruch College.
Mr. Henry has over 35 years of real estate industry experience with multinational, publicly
traded companies. The Board expects to benefit from his familiarity with the REIT industry,
particularly the retail sector, as well as from his extensive executive, financial and management
Thomas E. Robinson
Director of the Company since January 21, 1994. Senior Advisor of Stifel, Nicolaus & Company (formerly Legg Mason Wood Walker, Inc.), a financial services
firm, since March 2009. Managing Director of Stifel, Nicolaus and Company from June 1997 to
March 2009. Director (May 1994 to June 1997), President (August 1994 to June 1997) and Chief
Financial Officer (July 1996 to June 1997) of Storage USA, Inc. Mr. Robinson has also been a
director/trustee of First Potomoc Realty Trust since July, 2013, and a Director of Essex Property
Trust, Inc. since April 2014 following its merger with BRE Properties. He served as a Director of
BRE from July 2007 until closing the transaction with Essex in April 2014. He was a trustee of
CenterPoint Properties Trust from December 1993 until the trust was acquired in March 2006
and is a former member of the board of governors of the National Association of Real Estate
Investment Trusts (or "NAREIT"). In November 2009, NAREIT selected him to receive its
Industry Achievement Award for his wisdom, expertise and service to the REIT industry.
Mr. Robinson has over 22 years of experience on our Board and extensive knowledge of our
Company. As an investment banker and investment advisor, Mr. Robinson possesses significant
expertise in the operation of capital markets and the evaluation of investment opportunities. His
service on audit committees of two other public real estate companies and as a President and
Chief Financial Officer of a public real estate company give him extensive audit knowledge and
experience in audit- and financial control-related matters.
Bridget M. Ryan-Berman
Director of the Company since January 1, 2009. Ms. Ryan is the Chief Experience Officer of Enjoy Technology, Inc. From 2011 to 2015,
Ms. Ryan-Berman served as Chief Executive Officer of Victoria's Secret Direct, LLC, an online
and catalogue division of Victoria's Secret, a specialty retailer of women's lingerie, beauty,
apparel and accessories. She was formerly an independent consultant advising clients in the
retail, wholesale and financial investment sectors providing strategic planning, business
development and executive coaching services. Chief Executive Officer of Giorgio Armani Corp.,
the wholly owned U.S. subsidiary of Giorgio Armani S.p.A., a provider of fashion and luxury
goods products, from 2006 to 2007. Vice President/Chief Operating Officer of Apple Computer
Retail from 2004 to 2005. Ms. Ryan-Berman also held various executive positions with Polo
Ralph Lauren Corporation, including Group President of Polo Ralph Lauren Global Retail, from
1992 to 2004 and various capacities at May Department Stores, Federated Department Stores,
and Allied Stores Corp. from 1982 to 1992. In addition, Ms. Ryan-Berman was a member of the
board of directors, and served on the audit committee for J. Crew Group, Inc. from 2005 to 2006.
Ms. Ryan-Berman has over 32 years of experience in the retail business and as a senior level
executive has helped oversee the strategies and operations of some of the leading fashion and
luxury goods groups in the world. Ms. Ryan-Berman's extensive experience in apparel and
retailing enables her to provide invaluable insight into the environment in which the Company
Director of the Company since August, 2004. Mr. Schuman has been the Chairman of the Board of Directors of The Schwan Food Company, a provider of fine frozen foods, since January 2009. He was previously Chairman of the Board from January 2000 to May 2006, President and Chief Executive Officer from March 1995 to July 2004, and President and Chief Operating Officer from August 1992 to March 1995 of Ecolab, Inc, a global provider of premium cleaning, sanitation and maintenance products and services. He was named Chairman Emeritus of Ecolab in 2006.
Mr. Schuman is the Chairman of the Board of Florida Atlantic University College of Business and is a member of the board of directors of the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation.
As Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Ecolab, Mr. Schuman has first-hand experience in managing a large, multinational corporation focused on worldwide consumer markets, with ultimate management responsibility for the corporation's financial performance and the deployment of its capital.