Michael D. McKee has been Realty Income’s Director since August 1994 and Chairman of the Board since February 2012.
He is the interim President and Chief Executive Officer of HCP, Inc. (July 2016-present). Mr. McKee was formerly Chief Executive Officer of Bentall Kennedy (U.S.), a registered real estate investment advisor (2010-2016). Prior to that, he was the Vice Chairman (1999-2008) and Chief Executive Officer (2007-2008) of The Irvine Company, a privately-held real estate investment company, where he also previously served as its Chief Operating Officer (2001-2007), Chief Financial Officer (1997-2001), and Executive Vice President (1994-1999). Prior to joining The Irvine Company, Mr. McKee was a partner in the law firm of Latham & Watkins (1986-1994). Through each of these positions Mr. McKee has obtained extensive real estate experience and provides valuable insight and expertise to the Board and our senior management team.
Mr. McKee is a member of the board of directors of HCP, Inc. (NYSE: HCP) (1989-present) where he serves as Non-Executive Chairman, First American Financial Corporation (NYSE: FAF) (2011-present), and the Tiger Woods Foundation (2006-present). Mr. McKee previously served on the board of directors of Bentall Kennedy (U.S.) (2008-2012), The Irvine Company (1998-2008), and Hoag Hospital Foundation (1999-2008).
In addition to being the Chairman of Realty Income’s Board of Directors, Mr. McKee is the Chairman of the Nominating/Corporate Governance Committee and a member of the Compensation Committee.