Jersey City-based Mack-Cali Realty Corp. announced its board of directors has increased its size from 10 to 11 members, effective immediately, and has nominated Lisa Myers and Laura Pomerantz for election to the Board at the company’s 2019 annual meeting of stockholders, currently scheduled to be held on June 12, 2019.
The nominations of Myers and Pomerantz are intended to be the start of a comprehensive process to refresh the board over the next two years to ensure that it has the best mix of knowledge, experience, skills and business acumen to direct the company’s strategy going forward, Mack-Cali said.
Lisa Myers is currently a partner at L Catterton, a global consumer focused private equity firm with headquarters in Greenwich, Conn. Prior to joining L Catterton, Myers served at Franklin Templeton for 19 years where she was an executive vice president and lead portfolio manager of some of Templeton’s flagship global equity funds and institutional accounts, managing or co-managing more than $10 billion of assets. After Templeton, Myers joined BTG Pactual as co-head of global partnership investing, an investment strategy firm specializing in purchasing minority stakes in privately-held and publicly-traded companies to provide transformative capital.
Laura Pomerantz is vice chairman, head of strategic accounts at Cushman & Wakefield. Prior to joining Cushman & Wakefield, Pomerantz was a principal and founding partner of Laura Pomerantz Real Estate LLC and PBS Gould Venture LLC, a boutique real estate firm offering commercial real estate advisory and strategic execution services. Pomerantz also served as a senior managing director at Newmark & Co. Real Estate. She has also held an executive vice president position at The Leslie Fay Cos. for 18 years.