Grant Herlitz was previously the President of The Howard Hughes Corporation (“HHC”), overseeing the daily operations and developing the strategy for the company. In 2010, Mr. Herlitz played an active leadership role in the spin off of HHC as a public company out of the General Growth Properties (“GGP”) bankruptcy. At HHC, Mr. Herlitz led the company’s acquisition, development, leasing, and operating platforms, hiring over 1,500 people and growing the company from $1 billion in market cap to over $5 billion. Over that time period Howard Hughes acquired or delivered over 15 million square feet of real estate. Prior to Howard Hughes, Mr. Herlitz was President and Chief Financial Officer of TPMC Realty Corporation, a family office where he specialized in the acquisition of distressed real estate and created value by identifying market inefficiencies and by remodeling and rehabilitating distressed assets. Mr. Herlitz moved to the United States from South Africa in 1994. He began his career in the United States as a certified public accountant and worked in both public and corporate accounting before joining Dallas-based FirstPlusFinancial Group, Inc. in 1997. Mr. Herlitz earned a Bachelor of Commerce degree (the U.S. Equivalent of Bachelor of Business Administration) from the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. He is also a member of the North Texas chapter of the Young Presidents Organization. Mr. Herlitz, his wife, and three children live in Dallas, Texas.