Co-Founder, Chief Investment Officer and Executive VP of West RegionMr. Johannson L. Yap is a Chief Investment Officer of First Industrial Realty Trust, Inc. He was the Chief Investment Officer of the Company since February 1997 and Executive Vice President West Region since March 2009. From April 1994 to February 1997, he served as Senior Vice President Acquisitions of the Company. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Yap joined The Shidler Group in 1988 as an acquisitions associate, and became Vice President in 1991, with responsibility for acquisitions, property management, leasing, project financing, sales and construction management functions. Between 1988 and 1994, he participated in the acquisition, underwriting and due diligence of several hundred million dollars of commercial properties. His professional affiliations include Urban Land Institute, NAREIT and the Council of Logistics Management, and he serves as a member of the Board of Advisors for the James Graaskamp Center for Real Estate at the University of Wisconsin and the Advisory Board of the Center for Real Estate at the Kelley School of Business of the University of Indiana.
Age: 53 Founder Since 2013