This excerpt taken from the EQR DEF 14A filed Apr 17, 2008.
Former Executive Officers
The following are former executive officers of the Company who served in 2007.
Donna Brandin was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company from August 2004 to September 2007.
Gregory H. Smith was Executive Vice President Portfolio Management of the Company from January 2004 to December 2007. Mr. Smith was President Central Division of the Company from April 1999 to December 2003.
Gerald A. Spector retired from the Company as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer in December 2007. Mr. Spector, who has been a Trustee of the Company since March 1993, was appointed Vice Chairman of the Board of the Company as of January 1, 2008. See biographical information in Proposal 1.