President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
Mr. Risoleo became our President and Chief Executive Officer in January 2017. He joined our company in 1996 as Senior Vice President for Acquisitions, and was appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer in 2000. In 2012, he became Executive Vice President and Managing Director of the Company’s European business activities and, in 2015, Mr. Risoleo assumed leadership for all of the Company’s West Coast investment activities in addition to Europe. Prior to joining our company, Mr. Risoleo was Vice President, Development at Interstate Hotels Corporation and a Senior Vice President at Westinghouse Electric Corporation. Mr. Risoleo serves as the non-executive Chairman of Cole Office & Industrial REIT, a private REIT, and is a member of its audit committee. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Duquesne University, School of Business and his Juris Doctorate from Duquesne University, School of Law. He holds bar admissions to the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania and United States District Court for Western District of Pennsylvania.