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Stanley L. Iezman

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Los Angeles, CA
(213) 233-5700

Stanley Iezman is ARA’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, responsible for the strategic planning and direction of ARA’s investing and operational activities. ARA is a private equity real estate firm with over $11.7 billion of assets under management in equity, debt, and preferred equity investments throughout the United States as of December 31, 2023. He is a member of the firm’s Investment, Leadership, Corporate Responsibility, and IT Steering Committees. Mr. Iezman is a noted speaker on real estate investment and has authored numerous articles on related issues for real estate, pension, and legal industry publications. Mr. Iezman is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Southern California’s Sol Price School of Public Policy, where he teaches real estate asset management in the Master of Real Estate Development Program and is a member of the Executive Committee of the USC Lusk Center for Real Estate. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Thrive Scholars. He serves as a member of the Investment Committee and as a trustee for the Saint John’s Health Center Foundation in Santa Monica, California, which provides leadership to the Saint John’s Health Center and the John Wayne Cancer Institute. He also is a member of the Planning Committee for the USC Real Estate Law and Business Forum and serves as the Chairman of the Audit Committee and on the Board of Directors for The Center Theatre Group, which is part of the Los Angeles Music Center. Mr. Iezman is actively involved in The Urban Land Institute, where he sits on the Board of Governors for the ULI Foundation and participates in the Industrial and Office Park Development Council. He is a member of the Advisory Board of the Los Angeles Chapter of ULI. He is a member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI); the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC); the National Association of Real Estate Investment Managers (NAREIM); the Pension Real Estate Association (PREA); the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans (IFEBP); the Los Angeles County Bar Association; the Real Estate Roundtable; the American Bar Association; and was the Chair of the NYU Real Estate Institute’s Annual Conference on Pension Fund Investment in Real Estate for 10 years.

Mr. Iezman has over 49 years of experience and earned a B.A. degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara and a J.D. from the University of Southern California, Gould School of Law.

Insights written by Stanley L. Iezman

Market Commentary, March 28, 2024

In Conversation: Investing in Residential

ARA CEO Stanley Iezman and Head of Research Sabrina Unger discuss the factors driving demand in residential real estate and identify potential emerging opportunities.

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Market Commentary, September 28, 2023

In Conversation: Future of Industrial Demand

ARA CEO Stanley Iezman and Head of Research Sabrina Unger discuss potential disruptors to industrial real estate and technology that stands to impact where and how industrial users occupy space.

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