Mr. Loeb has served as the President of the Company since March 2015 and Chief Executive Officer and a director of the Company since January 2016. He rejoined the Company as President and Chief Operating Officer in March 2015 from Glimcher Realty Trust, where he served as President and Chief Operating Officer from 2005 to 2015. From 2000 to 2005, he served as Chief Financial Officer of Parkway Properties, Inc. Mr. Loeb, who was with EastGroup from 1991 to 2000, began with the Company as an asset manager and rose to senior vice president after having a variety of responsibilities with the Company. Mr. Loeb has more than 25 years of experience with publicly held REITs and brings real estate industry, finance, operations, development, and executive leadership expertise to the Board of Directors. He received a BS in Accounting and a Master of Tax Accounting degree from The University of Alabama, then earned an MBA from the Harvard Graduate School of Business.