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Steven Roth

Chairman and CEO, Vornado Realty Trust


Steven Roth is chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Vornado Realty Trust. Mr. Roth was the CEO of Vornado for 28 years, from 1981 through May 2009, and again assumed the role in April 2013. Mr. Roth is chairman and chief executive officer of Alexander's Inc. and co-founder and managing general partner of Interstate Properties. In 2015, Mr. Roth was inducted into the Crain's New York Hall of Fame. Barron's magazine in 2005, 2006 and 2007 named Mr. Roth one of the World's Thirty Most Respected CEOs. In its January 2006 issue on the "Best CEOs in America," Institutional Investor magazine identified 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 trustee of Dartmouth College where he chairs the finance committee.


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