T. Ritson Ferguson

T. RITSON FERGUSON, Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer of
ING Clarion Real Estate Securities, provides oversight of the firm’s
operations, oversees the day-to-day management of the portfolios and is
a member of the Investment Policy Committee. Previously with Radnor
Advisors and Trammell Crow Company, he has extensive direct investment
experience, having been involved in all facets of the analysis,
acquisition and management of commercial real estate before joining
Messrs. Campbell and Kling in 1991 in forming what is today ING Clarion
Real Estate Securities. Mr. Ferguson was formerly with Bain and Company
as a consultant and served as a Captain in the U.S. Air Force as a
computer scientist. He is an honors MBA graduate of Wharton (University
of Pennsylvania) and holds a BS from Duke University (summa cum laude,
Phi Beta Kappa). He is a member of the National Association of Real
Estate Investment Trusts and its Institutional Investor Committee, and
of the Financial Analysts of Philadelphia and the Association for
Investment Management and Research. Mr. Ferguson is a holder of the
Chartered Financial Analyst designation.