This excerpt taken from the GKK DEF 14A filed Apr 15, 2005.
Class I Nominees for ElectionTerms to Expire in 2008
Hugh F. Hall has served as a director and chief operating officer since August 2004. Prior to joining us, he worked as an independent consultant since January 2004 advising SL Green Realty Corp., or SL Green on the development of our business plan. Before working with SL Green, Mr. Hall was a managing director at RBS Greenwich Capital from 2002-2003, where he was responsible for the structuring, pricing and distribution of mezzanine debt, preferred equity investments and other high yield structured debt interests. From 1996 to 2002, Mr. Hall was a director at Credit Suisse First Boston, or CSFB, where he established and ran the high yield private placement group, acting on behalf of principals and agents. While at CSFB, he developed a number of the practices now employed in the single asset high yield finance business, including the structuring of multiple tranches of mortgage and mezzanine debt and preferred equity in single transactions. In these positions he has worked on transactions in over 40 states in the United States. Mr. Hall received two B.A. degrees from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and a J.D. degree from Boston University.
Jeffrey E. Kelter has served as director since August 2004. From 1997 to 2004, Mr. Kelter was president and chief executive officer and a trustee of Keystone Property Trust, an industrial REIT.
Keystone merged during the third quarter of 2004 with and into a joint venture between ProLogis and affiliates of investment companies managed by Eaton Vance Management. Mr. Kelter had been president and a trustee of Keystone from its formation in December 1997 and was appointed chief executive officer in December 1998. He has over 20 years of experience in all phases of commercial real estate including development and third-party management. Prior to forming Keystone, he served as president and chief executive officer of Penn Square Properties, Inc. in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, a real estate company which he founded in 1982. At Penn Square he developed, owned, managed and leased more than 4.5 million square feet of office and warehouse projects throughout the Pennsylvania and New Jersey markets. Mr. Kelter received a B.A. from Trinity College.