President & Chief Operating Officer
As president and chief operating officer, Bill Taubman leads development, operations and leasing. He joined the company in 1986 from Oppenheimer & Co., Inc. in New York City where he was a financial analyst specializing in mergers and acquisitions.
Bill is a board member of the Urban Land Institute and a member of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts. He is immediate past chairman and chair of the Development Committee for the racial justice organization New Detroit. He serves on the board of governors for the Museum of Arts & Design in New York, and is past chairman of International Council of Shopping Centers.
Bill graduated has a bachelor's degree in religious studies, philosophy and Russian studies from Brown University. He also holds a master's degree in philosophy from Corpus Christi College of Cambridge University in England.