CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Phillips Edison & Company, Inc. (“PECO” or the “Company”), an internally-managed real estate investment trust (“REIT”) and one of the nation’s largest owners and operators of grocery-anchored shopping centers, today announced the promotion of K.C. Bills to Vice President of Portfolio Management and Development. In his new role, Mr. Bills will continue to oversee properties in the Company’s western region and will also lead the Company’s nationwide development efforts, including sourcing and executing on new ground-up development opportunities.
“K.C. has been a great addition to the Company since joining us in 2017,” said Joe Schlosser, Senior Vice President of Portfolio Management at PECO. “He has strengthened retailer relationships, guided the cross-functional team focused on PECO’s western properties, and identified numerous development opportunities. K.C.’s extensive knowledge and experience will be instrumental as we continue to execute on our growth strategy and pursue opportunities to further enhance our portfolio.”
Mr. Bills joined Phillips Edison in 2017 as Regional Vice President of Portfolio Management, overseeing the Company’s Western Region. Prior to joining PECO, he served as Vice President of Investments at Trammell Crow Company, where he was responsible for sourcing, underwriting and executing real estate investment opportunities. Mr. Bills holds an MBA in finance and real estate from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a bachelor’s degree in management from the School of Engineering and Technology at Brigham Young University.
About Phillips Edison & Company
Phillips Edison & Company, Inc. (“PECO”), an internally-managed REIT, is one of the nation’s largest owners and operators of grocery-anchored shopping centers. PECO’s diversified portfolio of well-occupied neighborhood shopping centers features a mix of national and regional retailers selling necessity-based goods and services in fundamentally strong markets throughout the United States. Through its vertically-integrated operating platform, the company manages a portfolio of 338 properties, including 300 wholly-owned properties comprising approximately 34.1 million square feet across 32 states (as of March 31, 2019). PECO has generated strong operating results over its 27+ year history and has partnered with leading institutional commercial real estate investors including TPG Real Estate and The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company. The Company remains exclusively focused on creating great grocery-anchored shopping experiences and improving the communities it serves one center at a time. For more information, please visit www.phillipsedison.com.