Elizabeth I. Holland

, Independent Director & Chair of the Nominating and Governance Committee Elizabeth I. Holland

  • Serves as Chief Executive Officer of Abbell Credit Corporation and Abbell Associates, LLC, a more than 80 year-old privately held real estate acquisition, development and management company with a portfolio of shopping center, office and enclosed mall properties, since 1997; and as Chief Executive Officer of Consortial Technologies, LLC, a privately held software development company.

  • Serves as an independent trustee of Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE: FRT), a leading shopping center REIT since January 2017.

  • Active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (“ICSC”), serving as the organization’s Chairman from 2016 to 2017, Vice Chairman from 2015 to 2016, and currently serves on the Board of Trustees. Member of the Urban Land Institute and its CRC Blue Flight Council.

  • Experience as a senior staff attorney on the National Bankruptcy Review where she was a member of a Congressional commission charged with making recommendations to the U.S. Congress for bankruptcy code reform; as a restructuring and business reorganization attorney at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in New York City; and as a fixed income portfolio manager.

  • Holds a J.D. from Brooklyn Law School and a B.A. from Hamilton College.


Ms. Holland’s retail real estate expertise and experience as Chairman of ICSC provide valuable and complementary skill sets to our Board of Directors. Ms. Holland also provides valuable perspective and experience to our Company and our Board of Directors through her role as a chief executive officer in the real estate industry and as a director for another publicly traded REIT.