President and Chief Operating Officer
As President and Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Roy’s primary responsibilities are to oversee the company’s business operations, including Investments, Asset Management, Portfolio Management, Information Technology and Human Resources. He is also part of the Executive Management Team and Chairman of the Investment Committee that define, implement and execute the company’s long-term investment and operational strategies. Mr. Roy’s day-to-day activities focus on driving growth and efficiency through acquisitions and research, active asset/property management, and leasing and dispositions. He is constantly evaluating the company’s business processes/functions to achieve Realty Income’s mission to provide our shareholders with dependable monthly dividends that increase over time.
Mr. Roy was promoted to President in November 2015 and Chief Operating Officer in October 2014. He joined Realty Income in 2011 and was promoted to Chief Investment Officer in 2013. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Roy served as Executive Director for UBS Investment Bank where he worked for 7 years. During his tenure at UBS, he was responsible for more than $57 billion in real estate capital markets and advisory transactions. Prior to joining UBS, he worked at Meadwestvaco, Merrill Lynch, and as a Principal at Cap Gemini.
Mr. Roy has a Bachelors and Masters degree in Computer Science. He also holds a Masters in Business Administration in Finance and Economics from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business.