Name Richard Knight West Region Executive, Real Estate Financial Services Provides executive leadership to: Wachovia’s continued growth and expertise in serving commercial real estate developers and projects throughout the Western United States. Wachovia’s West Region for Real Estate Financial Services includes offices in California and Arizona, and provides service to clients across the entire region. Full name: Richard Knight Joined the company: 1991 In current position since: 2006 Previous positions at the company: Regional Executive, Carolinas/Southern Virginia, REFS; Market Manager, Greensboro-Charlotte, NC. Education: B.S. degree from Towson State University; Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Loyola College; Accounting from John’s Hopkins University. Community leadership: Greensboro – Member and Volunteer of Reading First Program in Greensboro, NC. Knight at a Glance West Region Executive, Real Estate Financial Services With the company since 1991 Thomas L. Becket Partner 1800 Century Park East 8th Floor Los Angeles, California 90067 T: 310.315.8220 F: 310.956.3120 firstname.lastname@example.org Mr. Becket's practice is concentrated in the areas of national real property law with an emphasis on the representation of telecommunications companies, corporate facilities leasing, acquisitions and dispositions, high-end landlord and tenant representations, project development, project finance and commercial brokerage representations. Leasing Mr. Becket has represented landlords and tenants in office, industrial, retail and land leases for projects ranging in size from 1,000 square feet to more than 1,000,000 square feet. Representations have included (i) leases for more than 20 international, national and regional law firms; (ii) leases, licenses and easements for in excess of 3,000 communications sites, as well as complex master tower agreements and collocation agreements; (iii) leases for large build-to-suit corporate campus and industrial facilities; (iv) high-rise office building corporate headquarters facilities; and (v) multiple retail store and big box transactions. Clients have included Verizon Wireless and its constituent partnerships and business entities, South Coast Plaza, One Town Center Associates, Center Tower Associates, QLogic Corporation, Plaza Tower Associates, Geologistics, CNN, Scripto-Tokai Corporation, Taco Bell, Inc., Grand American, Inc. and U.S. Trust of California, Inc. Acquisitions and Dispositions Mr. Becket serves as counsel for buyers and sellers in all types of real estate sale and exchange transactions. Clients have included Verizon Wireless, South Coast Plaza, Santa Ana F/C Development Venture, Fashion Square Venturers, Grand American, Inc. Financing Transactions Mr. Becket regularly represents borrowers in connection with real property financings of up to $100,000,000. Clients have included South Coast Plaza, One Town Center Associates, Center Tower Associates, Plaza Tower Associates, Far West Segerstrom Partners I , Sunflower Associates and Pasadena Foothill Associates. Brokerage Representations Mr. Becket regularly serves as counsel to commercial brokerage professionals including The Staubach Company, in connection with both enterprise and individual agent rights, responsibilities and liabilities including contract disputes. Development Projects Mr. Becket has been primary counsel in large size development projects ranging from a 1,000- room hotel in Beijing, China, to a 1,000,000-square-foot office project in Santa Monica, California. Department • Real Estate Practice Areas • Real Estate Development & Finance Education • University of California Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, California, J.D., 1976 • University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, B.S., cum laude, 1973 Honors • Named a "Southern California Super Lawyer," Law & Politics Magazine, 2007 Previous Experience • Partner, Van Etten Suzumoto & Becket LLP, Los Angeles, California Certifications • Licensed California Real Estate Broker Professional Affiliations • Los Angeles County Bar Association • National Association of Realtors • California Association of Realtors • Beverly Hills & Greater Los Angeles Board of Realtors Civic Affiliations • Los Angeles County Probation Commission, 1982-1984 • Los Angeles County Children’s Services Commission, 1984-1991; Chairman, 1988-1989 Admitted • California Joan A. Wolff Partner 1800 Century Park East 8th Floor Los Angeles, California 90067 T: 310.315.8275 F: 310.956.3175 email@example.com Ms. Wolff's practice includes representing developers and property owners with regard to acquisitions and dispositions of real property, land use entitlements, environmental clearance, leasing, construction and development work, and real estate and construction lending. She has special experience working with the real estate needs of institutional property owners, including telecommunications companies. She also represents architectural and engineering firms in connection with contractual matters. She has represented several governmental agencies, including the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power and the Los Angeles Unified School District with regard to facility issues. She is a past president of the Century City Bar Association, and has been active with the association in many capacities, including chair of the Real Property Section. She has also been active in the Los Angeles Chapter of the National Network of Commercial Real Estate Women, and has performed significant real estate and land use pro bono projects in conjunction with public counsel. She has lectured and written extensively in the area of real estate law. Purchase and Sale Ms. Wolff has handled many complex dispositions and acquisitions for public utilities, lenders, other institutional clients, property firms, and investors. In connection with these transactions, she has dealt with issues related to environmental contamination, seller financing, Subdivision Map Act compliance, options and exchanges. She has recently represented a public utility in connection with the disposition and partial leaseback of a large headquarters project. Land Use Ms. Wolff has represented public utilities, entertainment companies, corporations and individuals in a large variety of land use transactions throughout California. She has obtained zone changes, conditional use permits, subdivision approvals, and other entitlements for hotels, entertainment facilities, communications facilities, office buildings, residential projects, recycling facilities, and numerous other uses. She has represented a lender in the entitlement, completion and disposition of a portfolio of distressed properties, and has represented another lender in the acquisition of entitlements for its headquarters building. She also represents clients in challenging entitlements and environmental approvals. Leasing Ms. Wolff has a broad range of experience in leasing work, including the representation of landlords and tenants in connection with the leasing of office, retail and industrial space. She has also worked extensively with specialized leasing needs of telecommunications, entertainment, and other institutional clients. Telecommunications Ms. Wolff has extensive experience assisting telecommunications companies with their real estate needs, including the negotiation and documentation of transactions in connection with a nationwide communications facility development project. Her telecommunications practice also includes the disposition, acquisition, leasing and licensing of various telecommunications facilities, acquisitions of rights to infrastructure, land use and entitlement work and collocation agreements. Financing Ms. Wolff has represented lenders and borrowers in the documentation and negotiation of real estate and construction loans and in structuring workouts. She also has assisted lenders in the acquisition, development and disposition of distressed properties. Department • Real Estate Practice Areas • Land Use • Real Estate Development & Finance Education • University of California Los Angeles School of Law, Los Angeles, California, J.D., 1983 • Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, B.A., 1979 Previous Experience • Partner, Van Etten Suzumoto & Becket LLP, Los Angeles, California Professional Affiliations • State Bar of California, Real Property Section • Los Angeles County Bar Association Admitted • California Meet Doug McEachern National Director, Real Estate AERS Services, Deloitte & Touche LLP Doug McEachern began his accounting career in 1976 and became a partner of Deloitte & Touche LLP in 1985. He has provided services to every segment of the real estate industry including real estate investment trusts (REITs), commercial property owners and developers. Doug has special experience in serving REITs and has lead client service teams in numerous initial public offering engagements and in helping clients raise securitized debt and equity. As leader of Real Estate AERS Services, he is responsible for overseeing delivery of AERS services to the real estate industry nationally. In addition to real estate clients, Doug has significant experience in the hospitality and financial services industries, advising clients on such topics as initial public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, and SEC issues. Doug is a frequent speaker at real estate and REIT forums. He is a certified public accountant and a member of the California Society of CPAs, the American Institute of CPAs and the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts. He earned his Bachelor degree in Accounting from the University of California, Berkeley, and his M.B.A. from the University of Southern California.
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