Acadia Realty Trust (NYSE:AKR) ("Acadia" or the "Company") today announced the promotions of Reginald Livingston and Jessica Zaski to Senior Vice President, Co-Head of Acquisitions, effective January 1, 2020. Under their leadership, the Company will continue to execute across a broad range of innovative investment strategies on behalf of its core and fund platforms, including urban and street retail in select gateway markets, opportunistic and value-add, and structured finance. Mr. Livingston and Ms. Zaski report to the Company’s President and CEO, Kenneth F. Bernstein, and succeed Joel Braun, who recently retired after 20 years with the Company.
"Over nearly a decade at Acadia, Reggie and Jessica have consistently demonstrated strong leadership and investment acumen, while further developing their deep industry relationships," said Mr. Bernstein. "Once again, Acadia has big transactions goals in 2020, including the continued deployment of our $520-million Fund V with its total $1.5 billion of buying power. I look forward to continuing to partner with Reggie and Jessica to execute on these. Importantly, their well-deserved promotions underscore Acadia’s intense focus on building deep bench strength."
Mr. Livingston joined Acadia in 2011. Mr. Livingston earned a BS in Finance from Georgetown University, where he also serves as an advisor to the Steers Center for Global Real Estate, and a JD from George Washington University School of Law.
Ms. Zaski joined Acadia in 2011. Ms. Zaski graduated from Northwestern University with a BS in Psychology from the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management.
About Acadia Realty Trust
Acadia Realty Trust is an equity real estate investment trust focused on delivering long-term, profitable growth via its dual – core and fund – operating platforms and its disciplined, location-driven investment strategy. Acadia Realty Trust is accomplishing this goal by building a best-in-class core real estate portfolio with meaningful concentrations of assets in the nation’s most dynamic urban and street-retail corridors; making profitable opportunistic and value-add investments through its series of discretionary, institutional funds; and maintaining a strong balance sheet. For further information, please visit www.acadiarealty.com.
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