Richard H. Lee

Mr. Lee serves as Executive Vice President of the company and is a member of its Executive Committee. He joined the former Branch and Associates in 1985 and subsequently served as Executive Vice President and Director of Branch Properties, L.P. from its formation in 1995 until its acquisition by Regency Centers Corporation in 1997. Prior to joining the Branch organization, Mr. Lee practiced law in the commercial real estate section of the Atlanta-based law firm of King & Spalding. Mr. Lee holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with distinction from the University of Virginia and a Juris Doctor degree cum laude from the University of Georgia, where he served on the Editorial Board of the Georgia Law Review.