Dianne Hurley

Dianne Hurley

Independent Director

Dianne Hurley has served as one of our independent directors and our audit committee chairwoman since February 2016. Ms. Hurley has served as an independent director and audit committee member of NorthStar/RXR New York Metro Income, Inc. since February 2015. Previously, Ms. Hurley served from November 2011 to January 2015 as managing director of SG Partners, a boutique executive search firm, where her responsibilities included business development, private equity, hedge fund, real estate, and investor relations recruiting efforts. From September 2009 to November 2011, Ms. Hurley served as the chief operating officer, global distribution, at Credit Suisse Asset Management, where she was responsible for overall management of the sales business, strategic initiatives, financial and client reporting, regulatory and compliance oversight and the global client database. From 2004 to September 2009, Ms. Hurley served as the founding chief administrative officer of TPG-Axon, a large investment management firm affiliated with TPG Capital, where she was responsible for investor relations and fundraising, human capital management, compliance policy implementation and strategic initiatives including joint venture real estate investments, corporate real estate, and management company oversight. Prior to 2004, Ms. Hurley served in the office of the president at the Rockefeller University, where she provided staff analysis and direction for all major administrative projects, including real estate development. Earlier in her career, Ms. Hurley also held various senior positions in real estate and corporate finance at Edison Schools Inc. and worked in the real estate department at Goldman Sachs. Ms. Hurley holds a Bachelor of Arts from Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts and a Master of Business Administration from Yale School of Management, New Haven, Connecticut.

Our board of directors selected Ms. Hurley to serve as a director in part due to her financial expertise, particularly in the real estate industry. Our board of directors believes that her service on the board of directors of a REIT and other companies in the commercial real estate industry, as well as her regulatory and compliance experience, will bring valuable insight to us, particularly in her role as the audit committee chairwoman and audit committee financial expert. With her extensive background in real estate finance and real estate operations, Ms. Hurley brings valuable business skills to our board of directors.