Financial Services >> CEO Interviews >> June 26, 2000
Kenneth Bernstein – Acadia Realty Trust (akr)
KENNETH F. BERNSTEIN is President and Chief Executive Officer of Acadia
Realty Trust. Mr. Bernstein is responsible for strategic planning as
well as overseeing the day-to-day activities of Acadia, including
operations, acquisitions and capital markets. Mr. Bernstein served as
the Chief Operating Officer of RD Capital, Inc., from 1990 until the
creation of Acadia Realty Trust through the merger of RD Capital with
Mark Centers Trust in August 1998. Prior to joining RD capital, Mr.
Bernstein was an associate with the New York law firm of Battle Fowler,
LLP, from 1986 to 1990. Mr. Bernstein received his Bachelor of Arts
degree from the University of Vermont and his Juris Doctorate from
Boston University School of Law. He is an active member of the
International Council of Shopping Centers, National Association of Real
Estate Investment Trusts, Urban Land Institute and the Young President's
TWST: Could we start out with an overview and some history of Acadia
Realty to set the stage for the readers?
Mr. Bernstein: Acadia Realty Trust is a New York Stock Exchange REIT.