Vice Chair, CEO, Meritage Properties
Andrew Nathan founded Meritage Properties on March 1, 2003 following a 16 year tenure with Tishman Speyer Properties. As a senior Tishman Speyer executive, Andy participated in the negotiation and structuring of nearly all of the firm’s major acquisitions, financings and dispositions, the leasing of several million square feet of office and retail space and the creation of numerous joint ventures. From 1996 through 1999, he directly oversaw Tishman Speyer’s acquisitions activities in the eastern half of the United States. Until he resigned from Tishman Speyer in early 2003, Andy served as a Senior Managing Director, Chief Legal Officer and member of the Investment, Management, and Executive Committees of the firm. In these capacities he was intimately involved in the review and approval of all of the firm’s property acquisition and disposition decisions, the development of Tishman Speyer’s strategic initiatives and the formulation of many of the firm’s operating policies and procedures. Andy resigned from Tishman Speyer in early 2003 to pursue his vision of establishing Meritage Properties as an innovative, market-leading, real estate operating platform.