Mr. Mayer, based in Los Angeles, has over 30 years of experience
as a real estate investment professional and leads the firm's
retail real estate investments.
Prior to joining Rockwood, Mr. Mayer was a Director at BlackRock
Realty. While at BlackRock, Mr. Mayer worked on their Retail
Opportunity Fund and was responsible for sourcing new investments,
identifying and structuring transactions with joint venture
partners and directing development and redevelopment activities for
new acquisitions. For four years prior to joining BlackRock,
Mr. Mayer was Senior Vice President of Real Estate and Development
for California Pizza Kitchen ("CPK") with responsibility for the
national expansion of CPK overseeing site selection, lease
negotiations and the development of approximately 45 new
restaurants. Prior to CPK, Mr. Mayer was Senior Vice
President of Madison Marquette where he directed leasing and
portfolio management of their western region. Mr. Mayer joined
Madison Marquette in 1998 in conjunction with Madison Marquette's
acquisition of Farallon Retail Services where he was a partner.
Mr. Mayer received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the
University of Michigan. Mr. Mayer is a member of the
International Council of Shopping Centers and the Urban Land
Institute, where he is Chairman of the Commercial Retail
Development Council (Blue Flight).