Chief Executive Officer
As the Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Case’s primary responsibility is to perform as a fiduciary for our shareholders in fulfilling our mission to provide monthly dividends that increase over time. This responsibility involves overseeing all of our operations, as well as creating and executing on the company’s strategy. The implementation of our strategy involves constant monitoring of the economic environment, analyzing factors that can impact our operations, and doing what is required to generate investor returns, while mitigating the risks that are taken to achieve those returns.
Mr. Case was promoted to Chief Executive Officer in September 2013. He joined Realty Income in 2010 as Executive Vice President, Chief Investment Officer and served in this capacity until March 2013, when he was promoted to President, Chief Investment Officer. Prior to joining Realty Income, Mr. Case served for 19 years as a New York-based real estate investment banker. Most recently, he served as the co-head of Real Estate Investment Banking for RBC Capital Markets, where he also served on the firm’s Global Investment Banking Management Committee. Prior to joining RBC, he was co-head of America’s Real Estate Investment Banking at UBS. He began his career in real estate investment banking at Merrill Lynch, where he worked for 13 years, and was named a managing director in 2000. During Mr. Case’s career, he was responsible for more than $100 billion in real estate capital markets and advisory transactions.
Mr. Case currently serves as a member of the Board of Trustees of Washington and Lee University. In addition, he is extensively involved in the broader real estate industry, serving on the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT) Board of Governors and as a member of The President’s Council of the Real Estate Roundtable and the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC). He was a member of the Board of Directors of the National Multi-Housing Council (NMHC) from 2001 to 2009, serving on the Executive Committee from 2002 to 2004, and the Urban Land Institute from 2003 to 2010.
Mr. Case graduated from Washington and Lee University, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics, and the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia, with a Masters in Business Administration.