People: Americold Realty Trust (COLD.N)
Mr. Mark R. Patterson is Independent Chairman of the Board Trustees of the company. He is currently President of MP Realty Advisors, LLC and has served in that role since leaving Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated in January 2009 serving as a real estate consultant. From October 2010 until March 2016, Mr. Patterson was also Chairman, and until January 2015 Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, of Boomerang Systems, Inc., a manufacturer of automated parking systems. Until January 2009, Mr. Patterson was a Managing Director and the Head of Real Estate Global Principal Investments at Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, where he oversaw real estate principal investing activities of the firm. Mr. Patterson joined Merrill Lynch in April 2005 as the Global Head of Real Estate Investment Banking and in 2006 also became Co-Head of Global Commercial Real Estate at the firm, which encompassed real estate investment banking, principal investing and mortgage debt. Prior to joining Merrill Lynch, Mr. Patterson spent 16 years at Citigroup where he was the Global Head of Real Estate Investment Banking from 1996 to 2005. He is an advisory director of Investcorp, Inc. (BSE: INVCORP) and a Senior Advisor to Rockefeller Capital Management. He served as a member of the board of directors for General Growth Properties (NYSE: GGP) from 2011 to 2017, and is currently a member of the board of directors for UDR, Inc. (NYSE: UDR) since 2014, a member of the board of directors of Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: DLR) since 2016 and a member of the board of directors of Paramount Group. He has a B.B.A. from the College of William and Mary and an M.B.A. from the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia. He is also a certified public accountant. We believe Mr. Patterson’s financial and real estate industry expertise, extensive experience working with public companies in the real estate industry and experience on the boards of directors of public companies qualify him to serve on our Board.
|Total Annual Compensation, USD||81,910|
|Restricted Stock Award, USD||200,000|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD||--|
|All Other, USD||8,776|
|Fiscal Year Total, USD||290,686|