Financial Services >> CEO Interviews >> October 11, 2013
Interview with the CEO: Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (PEI)
Joseph F. Coradino, Chief Executive Officer of Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust, is a leading executive in the commercial real estate industry with an impressive track record of accomplishment. In his former role as President of PREIT Services, which he held since 2004, he provided leadership to more than 600 employees who lease, manage and market over 33 million square feet of enclosed regional malls and open-air shopping centers in 14 states. He has also served for six years as a member of PREIT’s board of trustees. Mr. Coradino is a Trustee of The University of the Arts in Philadelphia. He also serves on the Executive Committee of the board of the Central Philadelphia Development Corporation and the Drexel University Center for Corporate Governance. Previously, Mr. Coradino was a member of the board of directors, chaired the Nominating and Governance Committee, and served on the Compensation Committee of A.C. Moore, a Nasdaq-traded specialty retailer of arts, crafts and floral merchandise. Mr. Coradino was named as one of the 2011 Executives of the Year by South Jersey Business. South Jersey Magazine named him among its list of 40 Power Players in 2010, and New Jersey Monthly listed Mr. Coradino as one of the 100 Most Influential People in the Garden State in January 2009. Additionally, Mr. Coradino is a featured business leader in the recently published book, Wisdom at the Top, by Scott D. Rosen, and has been profiled in numerous business publications. Profile
TWST: Let's start with a bit of background on Pennsylvania REIT, such as a company history and a snapshot of your business and portfolio today.