Mr. Fascitelli was recruited from Goldman, Sachs & Co. to be Vornado's President and 'Chief Growth Officer.' Previously, Mr. Fascitelli was the partner in charge of Goldman Sachs' real estate practice. He is a member of the Class of 1978 of the University of Rhode Island where he received his B.S. in Industrial Engineering Summa Cum Laude. In 1982 he received his MBA with highest distinction from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration after which he joined McKinsey & Company, Inc., a management-consulting firm. He is a trustee of the Urban Land Institute and is Chairman of the Wharton Real Estate Center and Executive Committee. He serves on the Rockefeller University Board of Trustees, the Board of the New York University Child Study Centers and St. Bernard's Board of Trustees.