Terrance R. Ahern

Terrance R. Ahern

Chief Executive Officer, The Townsend Group & Chairman of the Board, SITE Centers


Mr. Ahern is Co-Founder, Principal and Chief Executive Officer of The Townsend Group, an institutional real estate advisory and investment management firm formed in 1986. Mr. Ahern also is a member of the firm’s Investment Committee. The Townsend Group serves as adviser to, or invests on behalf of, domestic and offshore public and private pension plans, endowments and foundations, and sovereign wealth funds. Mr. Ahern is a past member of the Young Presidents Organization, the Pension Real Estate Association (PREA), the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT), and the National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries. He is a former member of the Board of Directors of PREA and the Board of Editors of Institutional Real Estate Securities. Mr. Ahern has been a frequent speaker at industry conferences, including PREA, NAREIT and the National Association of Real Estate Investment Managers.

Chair of the Compensation Committee
Member of the Audit Committee
Member of the Dividend Declaration Committee
Member of the Pricing Committee

Alexander Otto

Linda Abraham

Managing Director of Crimson Capital


Since 2014, Ms. Abraham has served as Managing Director of Crimson Capital, which invests in and advises early stage technology companies spanning data/analytics, cybersecurity, machine learning, e-commerce, educational technology and virtual reality. From 1999 to 2013, Ms. Abraham co-founded and served as Executive Vice President of comScore, a leader in digital measurement and analytics which went public in 2007. Prior to co-founding comScore, Ms. Abraham co-founded Paragren Technologies, which provided software for customer relationship management systems (today owned by Oracle), and also served in various roles at Procter & Gamble and Information Resources, Inc., where she developed and commercialized a series of data-driven analytical products. Ms. Abraham also serves as the Vice Chair of Upskill, a virtual reality company for large scale manufacturing enterprises. Additionally, she serves on the boards of the Data Science Institute at the University of Virginia, the International Women's Forum of Northern California, and Tiger 21. Ms. Abraham is an active member of the World Economic Forum and is a member of the Selection Committee for the Technology Pioneer program. Ms. Abraham holds a degree in Quantitative Business Analysis from Penn State University.

Member of the Audit Committee
Member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee

Jane E. DeFlorio

Jane E. DeFlorio

Managing Director (Retired), Deutsche Bank AG


Ms. DeFlorio is an Independent Director of Perry Ellis International, Inc., a position she has held since 2014. At Perry Ellis, Ms. DeFlorio serves on the Audit, Governance and Investment Committees of the Board. From 2007 to 2013, she served as Managing Director in the U.S. Retail and Consumer Investment Banking Group with Deutsche Bank Securities, a role in which she advised mid- to large-cap retail and e-commerce clients on shareholder value creation strategies, mergers and acquisitions, capital structure, and product and market expansion initiatives. Prior to her time at Deutsche Bank, Ms. DeFlorio served as an Executive Director in investment banking at UBS, where she advised a wide range of mid- to large-cap retail and consumer clients.

Additionally, Ms. DeFlorio serves on several non-profit boards, including as Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees and Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee at The New School University, and as a member of the Board of Governors at The Parsons School of Design. Ms. DeFlorio earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Notre Dame, and an MBA from Harvard University.

Chair of the Audit Committee
Member of the Compensation Committee

Dr. Thomas Finne

Dr. Thomas Finne

Managing Director, KG CURA Vermögensverwaltung G.m.b.H. & Co.


Dr. Finne is the Managing Director of KG CURA Vermögensverwaltung G.m.b.H. & Co., a commercial real estate company located in Hamburg, Germany, that manages assets in North America and Europe. Prior to joining KG CURA Vermögensverwaltung G.m.b.H. & Co. in 1992, Dr. Finne was responsible for controlling, budgeting, accounting and finance for Bernhard Schulte KG, a ship owner and ship manager located in Hamburg, Germany. He is currently serving as a director of Sonae Sierra Brasil S.A., which owns and operates retail real estate assets in Brazil. Dr. Finne graduated with an undergraduate degree in business administration and received his doctorate from the International Tax Institute at the University of Hamburg.

Member of the Dividend Declaration Committee
Member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee

David R. Lukes

David R. Lukes

President & Chief Executive Officer


David Lukes has served as President and Chief Executive Officer and has been a member of SITE Centers' Board of Directors since March 2017. Prior to joining SITE Centers, Mr. Lukes served as Chief Executive Officer and President of Equity One from June 2014 and January 2017, respectively, until March 2017 and served as Executive Vice President from May 2014 to June 2014. Mr. Lukes also served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Sears Holding Corporation affiliate Seritage Realty Trust from 2012 through April 2014 and as President and Chief Executive Officer of Olshan Properties (formerly Mall Properties, Inc.) from 2010 through 2012. From 2002 to 2010, Mr. Lukes served in various senior management positions at Kimco Realty Corporation, including serving as its Chief Operating Officer from 2008 to 2010. Mr. Lukes holds a Bachelor of Environmental Design from Miami University, a Master of Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania, and a Master of Science in real estate development from Columbia University.

Chair of the Dividend Declaration Committee
Chair of the Pricing Committee

Victor B. MacFarlane

Victor B. MacFarlane

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, MacFarlane Partners


Mr. MacFarlane is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of MacFarlane Partners, which he founded in 1987 to provide real estate investment management services to institutional investors. Mr. MacFarlane has more than 30 years of real estate experience. He sits on the Boards of Directors of the Robert Toigo Foundation, the Real Estate Executive Council and the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City. He also serves on the Board of Advisors for the UCLA School of Law and the board facilities committee of Stanford Hospital & Clinics. He is a member and former Trustee of ULI; a member and former Director of PREA; and a member of ICSC, the Chief Executives Organization and the World Presidents' Organization.

Chair of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee

Alexander Otto

Alexander Otto

Chief Executive Officer, ECE Projektmanagement G.m.b.H. & Co. KG


Mr. Otto has served as the Chief Executive Officer of ECE Projektmanagement G.m.b.H. & Co. KG, a commercial real estate company based in Hamburg, Germany that manages assets in Europe, since 2000. Mr. Otto is a graduate of St. Clare’s, Oxford and studied at Harvard University and Harvard Business School.

Mr. Otto is a member of the Boards of Directors, or equivalent governing bodies, of publicly traded companies Deutsche EuroShop AG and Sonae Sierra Brasil S.A., as well as the privately held companies Otto Group and Peek & Cloppenburg KG. Additionally, Mr. Otto is the Chairman of the International Council of Shopping Centers, Europe, the Lebendige Stadt (“Vibrant City”) Foundation, HSV Campus gemeinnützige GmbH and the Alexander Otto Sportstiftung Foundation, is a member of the board of the Harvard Business School Foundation of Germany and, together with his wife, established the Dorit and Alexander Otto Foundation.

Alexander Otto

Dawn Sweeney

President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Restaurant Association


Ms. Sweeney has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Restaurant Association, the national trade association for the nation’s restaurant and foodservice industry, since October 2007. Prior to joining the National Restaurant Association, Ms. Sweeney was the President of AARP Services, a subsidiary of AARP, where she was responsible for revenue growth and new product development for the 50+ market. She also served as Group Executive for Membership, which focused on growing and diversifying AARP’s membership. Prior to joining AARP in 1999, Ms. Sweeney served as Vice President of Market Development for the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association and Vice President of Marketing for the International Dairy Foods Association. Ms. Sweeney currently serves as a Co-Chair of the Board for Save the Children, and as Chair of the Board of the Bryce Harlow Foundation. Ms. Sweeney earned a Bachelor of Science in Government from Colby College, and an MBA in Marketing from The George Washington University.

Member of the Compensation Committee
Member of the Audit Committee