million of IPO shares–and kept on buying in public offerings in January 2012, February 2013 and July 2013. Our incentive compensation is based on total return to shareholders and paid with stock. Our governance is market leading.
Linda Assante was most recently a Managing Partner of Jasper Ridge Partners where she led the real assets team which has responsibility for investment strategies in real estate and natural resources. Prior to joining Jasper Ridge Partners in 2008, Linda was a Principal with The Townsend Group, where she constructed real estate investment portfolios that included primary funds and co-investments. Previously, Linda was at JPMorgan where she was Head of West Coast Real Estate, Lodging & Gaming Investment Banking. Linda serves on the Board of Directors of the Pension Real Estate Association and on the Editorial Advisory Board of Real Assets Adviser. Linda is a board member of the James Campbell Company, a private real estate company based in Hawaii, and is a member of the Board of Trustees of Lafayette College. Linda earned a BA in Economics and Business from Lafayette College.