Ms. Josephs was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Company in July 2003. From 2005 to 2007, Ms. Josephs was a managing director of Starwood Capital Group, a private equity firm specializing in real estate investments. She is also the founder and managing director of Ropasada, LLC, a private investment and consulting firm. Ms. Josephs was previously employed by Goldman Sachs, where she served as a senior officer in their Real Estate Investment Banking Division and Equity Capital Markets Group, and prior to that served as an analyst for Booz Allen & Hamilton, Inc., in New York. Ms. Josephs also serves on the board of directors of iStar Financial, Inc.