Ms. Kleiman has served on our Board of Directors since December 2021. Ms. Kleiman currently serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Essex Property Trust (NYSE: ESS) (“Essex”), a fully integrated real estate investment trust (REIT) and an S&P 500 company. Essex acquires, develops, redevelops and manages multifamily residential properties in select West Coast markets. Ms. Kleiman previously served as the Essex Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer from 2021 to 2023, as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 2015 to 2020 and managed the Essex Private Equity platform from 2009 to 2015. Prior to joining Essex, Ms. Kleiman held roles in institutional investment management and investment banking including Senior Equity Analyst and Vice President of Investor Relations at Security Capital and Vice President within J.P. Morgan's Real Estate & Lodging Investment Banking Group. Ms. Kleiman began her career in real estate development management in 1991. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Northwestern University and a Master of Business Administration degree from the Kellogg School of Management of Northwestern University. She is a member of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT) and the National Multifamily Housing Council.