Wendy A. Silverstein    |   Chief Executive Officer & President

Wendy A. Silverstein served as Executive Vice President and Co-Head of Acquisitions and Capital Markets for Vornado Realty, a position she held from 1998 until April 2015. At Vornado, she was responsible for a diverse range of capital market activities including all equity, debt, and derivative transactions of Vornado, as well as a variety of real estate and corporate acquisitions. The Board believes that Ms. Silverstein’s extensive real estate, finance and board experience position her well to assist NYRT as it executes the plan of liquidation.

In addition to her prior role as executive Vice President and Co-Head of Acquisitions and Capital Markets for Vornado Realty, Ms. Silverstein previously served as a member of the Investment Committee for Vornado’s private equity fund, Vornado Capital Partners, LP. Prior to joining Vornado in 1998, Ms. Silverstein spent eight years as a Vice President and Senior Credit Officer of Citicorp Real Estate and Citibank, N.A., where she was responsible for several billion dollars of real estate debt restructurings. From 1986 to 1990, she was an Assistant Vice President in the Leveraged Capital Group at Citibank, N.A. providing sponsor financing for leveraged buyouts. Ms. Silverstein currently serves on the Board of Directors of Toys R Us, Inc., Wayne Real Estate Company, LLC and Alexander’s Inc. She was previously a member of the Board of Directors of LNR Property, LLC, the nation’s largest loan special servicer. Ms. Silverstein earned her Bachelor of Science in Economics, Magna Cum Laude, and a Master of Business Administration with Distinction from The Wharton School of The University of Pennsylvania. She is also a Certified Public Accountant. She also serves on the Board of Directors and as the Treasurer of WIN, the largest provider of shelter housing for women and children in New York City, and on the Board of Beit Ruth, an educational and therapeutic village for at risk girls in Israel.

John Garilli    |   Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Garilli Mr. Garilli has served as the Chief Financial Officer since March of 2017. Prior to his appointment, Mr. Garilli served as Chief Accounting Officer of Winthrop Realty Trust until his appointment to Chief Financial Officer of Winthrop Realty Trust in 2012. Prior to joining Winthrop, Mr. Garilli worked for The Green Company, a residential real estate development company.

Mr. Garilli holds an MBA from Babson College and a BA from the College of the Holy Cross.

Board of Directors

William M. Kahane

William M. Kahane serves as Director of NYRT. Mr. Kahane has been active in the structuring and financial management of commercial real estate investments for close to 40 years. He began his career in 1974 as a real estate lawyer, practicing in both the public and private sectors. From 1981 to 1992, Mr. Kahane was in the investment banking department of Morgan Stanley, specializing in real estate; he became a managing director in 1989.

From 1997 until 2005, Mr. Kahane was on the Board of Directors of Catellus Development Corp (NYSE: CDX), serving as non-executive chairman from 1999 to 2001. From 2003 to 2006, Mr. Kahane was a trustee at American Financial Realty Trust (“AFRT”), during which time he served as Chairman of the Finance Committee of AFRT’s Board of Trustees. Mr. Kahane also serves as a member of the investment committee at Aetos Capital Asia Advisors, a $3 billion series of opportunistic funds targeting assets primarily in Japan and China; he has done so since 2008. Mr. Kahane received a B.A. from Occidental College, a J.D. from the University of California Los Angeles Law School, and an MBA from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business, where he was a Mason Smith Fellow and received a Japan Foundation Grant. Mr. Kahane serves as a member of the Board of Trustees of Temple Emanu-El in New York City.

Wendy A. Silverstein

Wendy A. Silverstein served as Executive Vice President and Co-Head of Acquisitions and Capital Markets for Vornado Realty, a position she held from 1998 until April 2015. At Vornado, she was responsible for a diverse range of capital market activities including all equity, debt, and derivative transactions of Vornado, as well as a variety of real estate and corporate acquisitions. The Board believes that Ms. Silverstein’s extensive real estate, finance and board experience position her well to assist NYRT as it executes the plan of liquidation.

In addition to her prior role as executive Vice President and Co-Head of Acquisitions and Capital Markets for Vornado Realty, Ms. Silverstein previously served as a member of the Investment Committee for Vornado’s private equity fund, Vornado Capital Partners, LP. Prior to joining Vornado in 1998, Ms. Silverstein spent eight years as a Vice President and Senior Credit Officer of Citicorp Real Estate and Citibank, N.A., where she was responsible for several billion dollars of real estate debt restructurings. From 1986 to 1990, she was an Assistant Vice President in the Leveraged Capital Group at Citibank, N.A. providing sponsor financing for leveraged buyouts. Ms. Silverstein currently serves on the Board of Directors of Toys R Us, Inc., Wayne Real Estate Company, LLC and Alexander’s Inc. She was previously a member of the Board of Directors of LNR Property, LLC, the nation’s largest loan special servicer. Ms. Silverstein earned her Bachelor of Science in Economics, Magna Cum Laude, and a Master of Business Administration with Distinction from The Wharton School of The University of Pennsylvania. She is also a Certified Public Accountant. She also serves on the Board of Directors and as the Treasurer of WIN, the largest provider of shelter housing for women and children in New York City, and on the Board of Beit Ruth, an educational and therapeutic village for at risk girls in Israel.

Independent Board of Directors

Randolph C. Read

Randolph C. Read serves as Non-Executive Chairman of our company. Mr. Read has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Nevada Strategic Credit Investments, LLC since 2009. From 2007 to 2009 Mr. Read served with The Greenspun Corporation, lastly as Executive Director and President, whose companies included its wholly owned subsidiary American Nevada Realty. Mr. Read has also previously served as President of a variety of other companies, including International Capital Markets Group, Inc. Mr. Read has previously served on a number of public and private company boards. He has an M.B.A. in Finance from the Wharton Graduate School of the University of Pennsylvania and a B.S. from Tulane University.

Sue Perrotty

Sue Perrotty serves as Audit Committee Chair and an Independent Director of New York REIT. Additionally, Ms. Perrotty has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of AFM Financial Services in Cranford, New Jersey since April 2011. Previously, Ms. Perrotty also has been an investor and advisor to several small businesses and entrepreneurs in varying stages of development since August 2008. Ms. Perrotty served in the administration of Governor Edward G. Rendell as chief of staff to First Lady, Judge Marjorie Rendell, from November 2002 through August 2008. Ms. Perrotty held the position of executive vice president and head of Global Operations for First Union Corp. as a member of the Office of the Chairman from January 2001 to January 2002.

Ms. Perrotty also served as senior executive vice president and head of all Consumer Businesses including Retail Banking, Mortgage Banking, Product Development and Marketing as well as strategic customer information and delivery system development.

Keith Locker

Keith Locker has served as an independent director of our company since November 2015. Mr. Locker has served Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc (NYSE: SHO) as a director since May 2, 2006 and was non-executive chairman from 2011 through 2015. Since May 2003, Mr. Locker has been president of Inlet Capital LLC, or Inlet, an investment and asset management firm focused on the commercial real estate industry; president of Global Capital Resources LLC and GCR Advisors Inc. (both affiliates of Inlet), which companies together are the Co-General Partner and Co- Advisor, respectively, to the NYLIM-GCR Fund-1 2002 L.P., which provided fixed and variable rate senior and subordinate mortgages; and president and managing member of COP Holdings, LLC (an affiliate of Inlet), an investment firm focused on factory retail outlet centers.

Furthermore, Mr. Locker was director of IVP Securities, LLC from 2004 through 2015. From December 2006 through 2007, Mr. Locker was a director of The Mills Corporation, a publicly traded retail mall REIT, where he was chairman of the compensation committee. From May 2005 to January 2007, he served as a director of Glenborough Realty Trust, a publicly traded office REIT, where he was a member of the audit and compensation committees until sale of the company to Morgan Stanley. Mr. Locker was previously a managing director in the Real Estate Investment Banking Group at Deutsche Bank Securities, Inc. from September 2000 to February 2003. Prior to joining Deutsche Bank in 2000, Mr. Locker was senior managing director at Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc., responsible for Real Estate Investment Banking. Mr. Locker has more than 30 years of major national market experience in REITS, real estate finance, private placements, capital markets and transaction structuring and risk management. Mr. Locker earned a B.S./B.A. from Boston University School of Management in 1983 and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1988. We believe that Mr. Locker is well qualified to serve as a director due to his significant experience and leadership roles serving as an executive officer or director of various real estate companies as discussed above, and his experience in REITs, real estate, capital markets, governance, risk management and asset management.

James Nelson

James L. Nelson is a director and member of the audit committee of Icahn Enterprises L.P. (“Icahn”) and its general partner, Icahn Enterprises G.P. Inc and has served in those positions since 2001. At Icahn, Mr. Nelson has served as a director and member of the audit committees of several of the operating segments of Icahn, including, Tropicana Entertainment, Viskase Companies, American Entertainment Properties, and Atlantic Coast Entertainment Holdings. Mr. Nelson was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Eaglescliff Corporation, a specialty investment banking, consulting, and wealth management company from 1986 through 2009.

From 1995 until 1999, Mr. Nelson was Chief Executive Officer and Co-Chairman of Orbitex Management, Inc., a financial services company in the mutual fund sector. From 1985 through 1988 Mr Nelson was Executive Vice President of Chartwell Associates, a New York based real estate investment firm. Since April 2014, Mr. Nelson has served as a director and member of the audit committee, of Herbalife Ltd., a nutrition company. Mr. Nelson brings to his service as a director his significant experience and leadership roles serving as Chief Executive Officer, Director, and Chairman of the audit committees of various companies.

Craig Bouchard

Craig T. Bouchard serves as Compensation Committee Chair and an Independent Director of our company. Mr. Bouchard serves as the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Braidy Industries, LLC. Mr. Bouchard served as the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Real Industry, Inc. (NASDAQ: RELY) from June 2013 to August 2016. Mr. Bouchard is a New York Times Best Selling Author, having co-authored a book on corporate management, “The Caterpillar Way: Lessons in Leadership, Growth and Stockholder Value,” Copyright 2013, (McGraw Hill, November 2013). In 2010, Mr. Bouchard founded Shale-Inland Holdings LLC (“Shale Inland,” now known as FloWorks International), a leading distributor of stainless steel pipe, valves and fittings, and stamped and fabricated parts to the United States energy industry. Mr. Bouchard served as the Chief Executive Officer and later as the Chairman of the Board of Shale-Inland through 2012.

Before founding Shale-Inland, in 2004, Mr. Bouchard co-founded and was the President and Vice Chairman of the Board of the steel company Esmark, Inc. (NASDAQ: ESMK). From 1998 to 2003, Mr. Bouchard was the President and Chief Executive Officer of New York-based NumeriX, a risk management software company focused on financial markets. Prior to that, Mr. Bouchard was the Global Head of Derivatives Trading at the First National Bank of Chicago, where his career spanned 19 years. Mr. Bouchard is currently a member of the Leadership Board of the Department of Athletics at Duke University. Mr. Bouchard served on the Board of Trustees of Boston University and on the Foundation of the University of Montana. Mr. Bouchard holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Illinois State University, a Master of Economics degree from Illinois State University, and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Chicago.

Joe McKinney

Joe C. McKinney serves as an Independent Director of our company. He has been Vice-Chairman of Broadway National Bank ("Broadway), a locally owned and operated San Antonio-based bank, since October 2002. He formerly served as Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of JPMorgan Chase Bank-San Antonio from November 1987 until his retirement in March 2002. Mr. McKinney has been an independent director of Luby's Inc. (NYSE) since January 2003 and is Chairman of its Finance and Audit Committee and a member of its Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and the Executive Committee.

He is a director of Broadway National Bank and Broadway Bancshares, Inc. He was a director of USAA Real Estate Company from September 2004 through November 2016. He was a director of US Global Investor Funds from 2008 to 2015. He was a director of Prodigy Communications Corporation from January 2001 to November 2001, when the company was sold to SBC Communications, Inc., and served on its Special Shareholder Committee and Audit and Compensation Committee. Mr. McKinney graduated from Harvard University in 1969 with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics, and he graduated from the Wharton Graduate School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1973 with a Master of Business Administration in Finance.

Howard Goldberg

Mr. Goldberg has been a private investor in both real estate and start-up companies and has provided consulting services to start-up companies since 1999. Mr. Goldberg’s real estate experience includes serving as a member of the board of directors and the audit committees of Shelbourne Properties I, II and III, three affiliated real estate investment trusts, from August 2002 until their liquidation in April 2004. In addition, he served as a member of the board of trustees of Winthrop Realty Trust (“Winthrop”), a publicly-traded real estate investment trust, from December 2003 to August 5, 2016 when Winthrop’s assets were transferred to Winthrop Realty Liquidating Trust. Mr. Goldberg currently serves as a trustee for Winthrop Realty Liquidating Trust.