William P. Hankowsky is chairman, president and chief executive officer of Liberty Property Trust. Mr. Hankowsky joined Liberty in January of 2001 as chief investment officer, and was responsible for refining the company’s corporate strategy and investment process. In 2002, he was named president, and in 2003 was appointed chief executive officer and elected chairman of Liberty’s board of trustees. Prior to joining Liberty, he served for 11 years as president of the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC), where he oversaw the city’s economic development agency, managing 11 industrial parks, operating 20 loan programs, and coordinating major projects including a new arena, convention center, hotels, and stadium. Prior to PIDC, Mr. Hankowsky was the city of Philadelphia’s commerce director. Mr. Hankowsky currently serves on the boards of Aqua America Inc. (NYSE:WTR), Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau, Innovation Philadelphia, Philadelphia Shipyard Development Corporation, Philadelphia Board of Trade, and the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from Brown University.