Simon J. Leopold
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
As Taubman’s chief financial officer and treasurer, Simon J. Leopold has senior responsibility for the company’s financial functions. He also is a member of the company’s Operating Committee. Simon joined Taubman in 2012 as treasurer and executive vice president, capital markets. He assumed the responsibilities of chief financial officer in 2016.
Previously, he served as managing director in the real estate investment banking groups at Deutsche Bank, KBW and UBS. Earlier in his career, Mr. Leopold worked in New York City government in a variety of urban planning and economic development positions in the Office of the Mayor, Department of City Planning and the city’s Economic Development Corporation.
Simon is a member of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT), the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), and the Urban Land Institute (ULI). He holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan and an MBA from Yale University’s School of Management.
Taubman Centers, Inc. (NYSE: TCO) is an S&P MidCap 400 Real Estate Investment Trust engaged in the ownership, management and/or leasing of 27 regional, super-regional and outlet shopping centers in the U.S. and Asia. Taubman’s U.S.-owned properties are the most productive in the publicly held U.S. regional mall industry. Founded in 1950, Taubman is headquartered in Bloomfield Hills, Mich. Taubman Asia, founded in 2005, is headquartered in Hong Kong. www.taubman.com
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