Jeffrey H. Lynford

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Jeffrey H. Lynford "is the Chairman of Reis, Inc. (NASDAQ: REIS), an internet-based business information firm which provides real estate data and analytics to the nation’s largest commercial and investment banks and other leading financial institutions. He is also a Trustee of New York University (NYU) and a Member of the New York State Council on the Arts.

"Mr. Lynford has over 20 years of executive corporate experience as co-founder of the Wellsford group of publicly traded real estate corporations and private equity partnerships. Also, he has served as an independent director on the boards of Equity Residential Properties Trust (NYSE: EQR), and numerous open and closed end real estate funds sponsored by Cohen & Steers, Inc. (NYSE: CNS), an investment firm specializing in the management of mutual funds.

"Mr. Lynford currently serves as a trustee of New York University and the Global Heritage Fund and has been appointed by the Governor to the New York State Council on the Arts. He is an emeritus trustee of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, the Citizens Budget Commission and the Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, Inc. He is the original grantor of the Lynford Family Charitable Trust which supports numerous eleemosynary organizations with both domestic and international missions, including the establishment of fellowship programs at the Woodrow Wilson School of Princeton University and Weill Cornell Medical School, which is affiliated with New York-Presbyterian Hospital.

"He holds three university degrees, including a law degree from Fordham University and Masters in Public Affairs from the Woodrow Wilson School of Princeton University. He is married to Tondra Lynford who is a psychotherapist and co-founder of Resources for Children with Special needs, Inc. They are the parents of four children." [1]

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  1. Jeffrey H. Lynford, Global Heritage Fund, accessed April 2, 2010.