Ross L. Smotrich

ROSS L. SMOTRICH is a Managing Director at Bear, Stearns & Co. Prior to
joining Bear, Stearns & Co., Mr. Smotrich was a Vice President and
Senior Equity Analyst at Merrill Lynch. Before beginning his real estate
career, Mr. Smotrich worked as an Economist in the Department of
International Affairs-Ministry of Finance, and in the Knesset, State of
Israel. He received his BA from the University of Pennsylvania in
Diplomatic History and International Economics and his MBA in Finance
and Real Estate from Columbia University. Mr. Smotrich is a member of
the Urban Land Institute (Multi-family Council) and NAREIT.

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