Mr. August has served as President and CEO of DDR Corp. since July 2016. Previously, from 2010 to 2015 Mr. August held the role of President and CEO of Equity Office Properties Trust, which is currently a private company controlled by The Blackstone Group and is one of the largest owners and managers of office properties in the United States. Additionally, Mr. August has served as Chairman of the Board for Equity Office since 2009. From February 2008 to August 2009 he served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Behringer Harvard REIT I, Inc., and from May 2009 through August 2009 he also served as Chief Executive Officer of Behringer Harvard REIT I, Inc. He served as a trustee of Brandywine Realty Trust, a publicly traded REIT, from January 2006 through February 2008. Previously, Mr. August had served as President, Chief Executive Officer and a trustee of Prentiss Properties Trust from October 1999 to January 2006. Prior to that time, he was President and Chief Operating Officer of Prentiss since Prentiss’ initial public offering in October 1996. From 1992 to 1996, Mr. August served as President and Chief Operating Officer of a Prentiss affiliate, Prentiss Properties Limited, Inc. From 1987 to 1992, Mr. August served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Prentiss’ predecessor company. From 1985 to 1987, Mr. August served in executive capacities with Cadillac Fairview Urban Development, Inc. Prior to joining Cadillac Urban in 1985, Mr. August was Senior Vice President of Finance for Oxford Properties, Inc., in Denver, Colorado, an affiliate of a privately-held Canadian real estate firm. Previously, he was a Vice President of Citibank, responsible for real estate lending activities in the Midwest. Mr. August has more than 25 years of experience as a senior executive in the real estate industry, including prior experience as the chief executive officer of a publicly traded REIT. Mr. August holds a Bachelor’s degree from Brandeis University and an M.B.A. degree from Boston University.