Stanley L. Iezman is ARA’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, responsible for the strategic planning and direction of ARA’s investing and operational activities. He is a member of the firm’s Investment, Leadership, and ESG+R Committees. Mr. Iezman is a noted speaker on real estate investment and has authored numerous articles on related issues for real estate, pension, and legal industry publications. Mr. Iezman is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Southern California’s Sol Price School of Public Policy, where he teaches real estate asset management in the Master of Real Estate Development Program and is a member of the Executive Committee of the USC Lusk Center for Real Estate. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Thrive Scholars. He serves as a member of the Investment Committee and as a trustee for the Saint John’s Health Center Foundation in Santa Monica, California, which provides leadership to the Saint John’s Health Center and the John Wayne Cancer Institute. He also is a member of the Planning Committee for the USC Real Estate Law and Business Forum and serves as the Chairman of the Audit Committee and on the Board of Directors for The Center Theatre Group, which is part of the Los Angeles Music Center. Mr. Iezman is actively involved in The Urban Land Institute, where he sits on the Board of Governors for the ULI Foundation and participates in the Industrial and Office Park Development Council. He is a member of the Advisory Board of the Los Angeles Chapter of ULI. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate (AFIRE) and is a member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI), the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC); the National Association of Real Estate Investment Managers (NAREIM); the Pension Real Estate Association (PREA); the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans (IFEBP); the Los Angeles County Bar Association; the Real Estate Roundtable; the American Bar Association and was the Chair of the NYU Real Estate Institute’s Annual Conference on Pension Fund Investment in Real Estate for ten years.
Mr. Iezman has over 48 years of experience and earned a B.A. degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara and a J.D. from the University of Southern California, Gould School of Law.