Ron Ratner
Ronald
A.
Ratner
President and CEO
Forest City Realty Trust

Columbia Headquarters

70 Corporate Center
11000 Broken Land Parkway, Suite 700
Columbia, MD 21044

Ronald A. Ratner is a member of the board of directors for Forest City Enterprises, Inc. and is president and CEO of the Forest City Realty Trust, which manages all of the company’s multifamily housing efforts, including development, ownership, management and financial activities.

Mr. Ratner’s experience with Forest City began in 1975 and has included direct development, construction, financing and management responsibilities, beginning with individual projects and executive supervision of multiple large scale developments on a national level. He has had direct responsibility for over 40,000 residential units in 15 States.

Mr. Ratner received his bachelor’s degree from Brandeis University and completed the master's program in architecture at UCLA.

Mr. Ratner is active in community and civic organizations and has served or is currently serving on the boards of Enterprise Community Partners, The Ohio State University, Brandeis University, Park Synagogue and the Western Reserve Historical Society among others. He was appointed by President Obama to serve on the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Council. He is also a member of the International Advisory Board for the Harvard Real Estate Initiative and Harvard Design Magazine’s Practitioners’ Advisory Board, the Urban Land Institute and is a Director of the National Multi Housing Council.