Mr. George F. McKenzie
President and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. George F. McKenzie was elected to the Board
of Trustees and appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of WRIT in June 2007. Since joining the Trust in September 1996, Mr. McKenzie has served in executive roles, including Executive Vice President, Real Estate and Chief Operating Officer. From 1985 to 1996, Mr. McKenzie served with the Prudential Realty Group, a subsidiary of Prudential Insurance Company of America, most recently as Vice President, Investment & Sales. Prior assignments included real estate finance originations and asset management in the mid-Atlantic region. From 1977 to 1985, Mr. McKenzie served as an officer in the US Navy. He received a BS in Operations Analysis from the United States Naval Academy and a MBA in Finance from the University of Rhode Island. Mr. McKenzie is a member of the Economic Club of Washington, Urban Land Institute (ULI), and the National Association of Industrial & Office Properties (NAIOP). Mr. McKenzie is also a member of the Board of Trustees for Chesapeake Lodging Trust, a lodging Real Estate Investment Trust on the New York Stock Exchange.