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Sandy Sigal


Sandy Sigal is a graduate of the University of California at Los Angeles and has been an entrepreneur in the real estate industry for over to 28 years. In 1997, Mr. Sigal founded and serves as Chief Executive Officer and President of NewMark Merrill Companies, which has grown to be one of the fast growing privately held developer and owner of shopping centers in California, Colorado, and Illinois. He is also Chairman of LandMark Retail Group, a developer of CVS pharmacies in Los Angeles through the Bay Area.

Mr. Sigal started his career in real estate at the age of 20 by joining West Venture Companies, a Southern California-based homebuilder. While there he founded West Venture Commercial, the commercial retail division, where he built or redeveloped over 25 shopping centers as well as oversaw their management. In 1993, Mr. Sigal was promoted to President and CEO of the parent company giving him responsibility for the land acquisition, development and sale of over 700 homes, and oversight of the commercial and mortgage divisions. In 1997, Mr. Sigal left West Venture and co-founded NewMark Merrill Companies at which time he purchased the West Venture retail assets, including 15 retail centers and 4 development projects.

Since NewMark Merrill's inception in 1997, Mr. Sigal has acquired and/or developed an additional 54 retail centers totaling over 8,000,000 square feet and in over 30 cities. The Company has been ranked one of Los Angeles' Fastest Growing Private Companies by the LABJ for the last 7 years, Top 10 Property Management Firms & Top 10 Development Firms by the LABJ in 2010 and currently owns and/or manages 70 shopping centers throughout Southern California and Nevada representing almost 10,000,000 square feet with a collective value in excess of $1.1 billion dollars. It credits among its tenants Wal-Mart, Ralph's, Albertsons, Toys R Us, 99c Only Stores, Fresh & Easy, CVS, Walgreen's and other local and national retailers. The company has offices in Thousand Oaks, Norwalk, Anaheim, Oceanside, Sacramento, San Francisco, Chicago and Colorado and a corporate office in Woodland Hills.

Mr. Sigal is also active in community organizations serving on the Board of the Camp Max Straus Foundation, a camp for underserved children which Mr. Sigal attended when he was a child. He is currently serving as Vice Chairman of the Board and dinner chair since 2004 and was recipient of the William Shatner Humanitarian Award in 2007 for his work for the Foundation and the Camp. Mr. Sigal is also an active member of the Young Presidents Organization of Santa Monica Bay (YPOSMB) currently serving as Education Chair, as well as Regional Membership Chair. Mr. Sigal is a graduate of the University of California at Los Angeles, has 4 children, and has lived in Calabasas for the last 18 years.

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