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

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 Afilliated Transactions Committe 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.

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 Audit Committee Chair and 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.