Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Vornado Realty Trust/Urban Edge Properties

Mr. Olson joined Vornado Realty Trust/Urban Edge Properties as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer in September 2014. Previously he served as Chief Executive Officer and Director of Equity One , Inc. (NYSE: EQY) from 2006 until 2014. Before that, he served as President of the Eastern and Western Regions of Kimco Realty Corporation from 2002 to 2006. Mr. Olson worked on Wall Street from 1996 to 2001 as a REIT analyst with Salomon Brothers, CIBC and UBS. Spanning the five year period from 1991 to 1996, he held a variety of financial and accounting positions at The Mills Corporation. Mr. Olson also practiced public accounting at Reznick, Fedder and Silverman, CPAs, where he worked from 1986 to 1990.  He has a Master of Science in Real Estate from The Johns Hopkins University and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Maryland.