Alan F. Feldman serves as our Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of our Board of Directors since October 2012 and as our President since September 2020 overseeing the strategy for the company and its investment strategy.
Prior to our merger (the Merger) with Resource Real Estate Opportunity REIT, Inc. (REIT I) and Resource Apartment REIT III (REIT III), he was also Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of REIT I from June 2009 to September 2020 ) and REIT III from June 2017 to September 2020. Mr. Feldman also served as a Senior Vice President of Resource America from August 2002 to September 2020 and as Chief Executive Officer of its wholly owned subsidiary, Resource Real Estate (our Founding Sponsor) from May 2004 to September 2020. From 1998 to 2002, Mr. Feldman was a Vice President at Lazard Freres & Co., an investment banking firm specializing in real estate matters. From 1992 through 1998, Mr. Feldman was an Executive Vice President of the Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust and its predecessor, The Rubin Organization. From 1990 to 1992, Mr. Feldman was a director at Strouse, Greenberg & Co., a regional full-service real estate company. From 1986 through 1988, Mr. Feldman was an engineer at Squibb Corporation.
Mr. Feldman received a Bachelor of Science degree and Master of Science degree from Tufts University, and a Master of Business Administration, Real Estate and Finance concentration degree from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.