CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CBL & Associates Properties, Inc. (NYSE: CBL) today announced the appointment of Richard Lieb, Managing Director of Greenhill & Co., LLC, to its Board of Directors.
Mr. Lieb joined Greenhill, a publicly traded independent investment banking firm, in 2005. Currently, he heads Greenhill’s Real Estate, Gaming and Lodging Group. Prior to joining Greenhill, he spent more than 20 years with Goldman Sachs & Co., where he headed its Real Estate Investment Banking Department from 2000-2005. Mr. Lieb has over 30 years of experience in the real estate investment banking industry.
In addition to his investment banking experience, Mr. Lieb has also held numerous management roles at Greenhill, including CFO from 2008-2012, where he had significant interaction with the firm’s auditors, equity research analysts and institutional investors. Mr. Lieb was a member of the firm’s Management Committee from 2008-2015. He also served at various times as head of the firm’s Restructuring business and as head of North American Corporate Advisory.
“Richard is well-known and well-respected as a top professional in real estate investment banking, and we are pleased to welcome him to the CBL Board,” said Charles B. Lebovitz, chairman of the Board of CBL & Associates Properties, Inc. “As a leading advisor to the real estate industry and as CFO of a public company, Richard’s experience with the investment community and the public markets will bring valuable insight and a unique perspective to our well-rounded Board. We are confident that CBL will benefit from the addition of Richard to the Board as we work to enhance shareholder value.”
Mr. Lieb is 56 years old. He received his MBA from Harvard Business School in 1985 and his BA from Wesleyan University in 1981, where he was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa Society.
Mr. Lieb served on the Wesleyan University Career Advisory Council from 2008-2012 and is currently an active member of the George Eastman Circle at the University of Rochester. He is also an active member of the American Jewish Committee (AJC), where his wife serves on the National Board of Governors.
About CBL & Associates Properties, Inc.
Headquartered in Chattanooga, TN, CBL is one of the largest and most active owners and developers of malls and shopping centers in the United States. CBL owns, holds interests in or manages 147 properties, including 91 regional malls/open-air centers. The properties are located in 30 states and total 84.7 million square feet including 7.0 million square feet of non-owned shopping centers managed for third parties. Additional information can be found at cblproperties.com.
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