Thomas F. August is President & Chief Executive Officer of DDR Corp., a position he assumed in July 2016.
Mr. August previously held the role of President and Chief Executive Officer of Equity Office, the U.S. office platform wholly-owned by Blackstone's real estate funds, from 2010 to 2015 and has served as a board member of the company since October 2009.
Mr. August previously served as president, chief executive officer, and a trustee of the office REIT Prentiss Properties Trust from 1996 until its acquisition in 2006. Mr. August held other executive roles, including chief financial officer, at Prentiss since 1987.
Mr. August also served in executive capacities with Cadillac Fairview Urban Development, Inc., Oxford Properties, Inc., and was a vice president of Citibank. He currently serves as Chairman of the board of DCT Industrial, and has been a board member since 2006. Mr. August earned a bachelor's degree from Brandeis University and an MBA from Boston University.