Board of Trustees



Steven Roth
Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer

Steven Roth, 71, is Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Vornado Realty Trust. Mr. Roth has been Chairman of the Board since May 1981. He was the Chief Executive Officer from May 1981 through May 2009 and was reappointed on April 15, 2013. Mr. Roth is the co-founder and Managing General Partner of Interstate Properties and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Alexander's Inc. Since 2011, Mr. Roth has been a director of J. C. Penney Company, Inc. In addition, from 2005 until February 2011, Mr. Roth was a director of Toys "R" Us, Inc.

Barron's Magazine, in its March 2005, 2006 and 2007 issues, named Mr. Roth one of the World's Thirty Most Respected CEO's. In its January 2006 issue on the "Best CEO's in America,' Institutional Investor magazine designated Mr. Roth as the top CEO in the REIT industry. Mr. Roth was the 2002 – 2003 Chair of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT). He is a current or former trustee of the Intrepid Museum Foundation, the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, the New York University School of Medicine Foundation, the Whitney Museum of American Art and the Horace Mann School. Mr. Roth is a Trustee of Dartmouth where he chairs their Finance Committee. From1981 through 1987, he served on the Board of the Amos Tuck School. Mr. Roth is a graduate of DeWitt Clinton High School in the Bronx. He received his AB degree from Dartmouth College in 1962 and an MBA degree with High Distinction from Dartmouth's Amos Tuck School of Business Administration in 1963.


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