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Kimco Realty Corp

Kimco Realty Corp. (NYSE: KIM) is a real estate investment trust (REIT) headquartered in New Hyde Park, N.Y., that is North America's largest publicly traded owner and operator of open-air shopping centers. As of September 30, 2016, the company owned interests in 534 U.S. shopping centers comprising 86 million square feet of leasable space across 35 states and Puerto Rico.

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Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Milton Cooper
Milton Cooper
Executive Chairman
Milton Cooper Milton Cooper is the Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors for Kimco Realty Corporation. Mr. Cooper served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of the Company from November 1991 to December 2009. In addition, Mr. Cooper was Director and President of the Company for more than five years prior to its initial public offering in November 1991. In 1958, Mr. Cooper, along with a partner, founded the Company’s predecessor and led the Company through its IPO and growth over the past five decades.

Mr. Cooper is well recognized for his significant and lasting contributions to the REIT Industry and has received a National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (“NAREIT”) Industry Leadership Award. Mr. Cooper also serves as a director of Getty Realty Corporation. Mr. Cooper is a graduate of The City College in New York and Brooklyn Law School.
Conor C. Flynn
Conor C. Flynn
Director, President and Chief Executive Officer
Conor C. Flynn Conor Flynn was named Chief Executive Officer of Kimco Realty and appointed to the Company’s Board of Directors in January 2016 while also continuing to serve as the Company’s President. Mr. Flynn joined Kimco in 2003 as an asset manager and has held a variety of senior leadership roles within the Company, including that of Chief Operating Officer, Chief Investment Officer and President, Western Region.

Mr. Flynn holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from Yale University and a Master's degree in Real Estate Development from Columbia University. Mr. Flynn is a licensed real estate broker in California, and a member of National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT), Real Estate Roundtable, Urban Land Institute (ULI) and International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).
Glenn Gary Cohen, CPA
Richard G. Dooley
Lead Director (Non-Management)
Richard G. Dooley Richard G. Dooley has been a Director of the Company since December 1991. Mr. Dooley currently serves as the Lead Independent Director,the Chair of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and a member of the Audit and Executive Compensation Committees. From 1993 to 2003, Mr. Dooley was a consultant to, and from 1978 to 1993 served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer of the Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company.

Mr. Dooley is a Director, Chair of the Compensation Committee and member of the Audit and Corporate Governance Committees of Jefferies LLC (formerly Jefferies Group, Inc.), a subsidiary of Leucadia National Corporation ("Leucadia") (NYSE: LUK) pursuant to a merger between Leucadia and Jefferies Group, Inc. effective March 1, 2013. Mr. Dooley formerly served as a Director and member of the Compensation Committee of Leucadia. Mr.Dooley holds a B.S. degree from Northeastern University and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Philip E. Coviello
Philip E. Coviello
Director (Non-Management)
Philip E. Coviello Philip E. Coviello has been a Director of the Company since May 2008, is the Chair of Audit Committee and a member of the Executive Compensation and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committees. Mr. Coviello was a partner at Latham & Watkins LLP, an international law firm, until his retirement from that firm in 2003.

In addition, since 1996, Mr. Coviello has been a Director of Getty Realty Corporation, where he serves as Chair of the Audit Committee and is a member of its Compensation and Governance and Nominating Committees. Mr. Coviello holds an A.B. from Princeton University, an L.L.B. from the Columbia University School of Law and an M.B.A. from the Columbia University School of Business.
Joe Grills
Joe Grills
Director (Non-Management)
Joe Grills Joe Grills has been a Director of the Company since January 1997 and is the Chair of the Executive Compensation Committee and a member of the Audit and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committees. Mr. Grills was employed by IBM from 1961 to 1993 and held various positions in financial management in both IBM's domestic and international businesses. Mr. Grills served as a director (1994-2007) and Co-Chairman of the Board of Directors (2002-2007) of a cluster of BlackRock (Merrill Lynch) Mutual Funds. He is currently Chairman Emeritus of the Montpelier Foundation, having previously served in that organization as Director, Vice Chairman and Chairman. He is on the Investment Advisory Committee of the Virginia Retirement System and previously served as Vice Chairman (2002-2005) and Chairman (2005-2009). Mr. Grills was a Trustee and former Chairman of the Investment Committee of the Woodberry Forest School.

In addition, Mr. Grills was a Trustee and is currently a Member (Chairman 2007-2011; 2014-2015) of the Investment Committee of the National Trust for Historic Preservation (on Finance and Trustee and Governance Committees) and is a Trustee, a member of the Audit Committee and Chairman of the Development Committee of National Main Street Center, Inc., a subsidiary of National Trust for Historic Preservation. Mr. Grills was on the Individual Investment Advisory Committee of the NYSE from 2001 to 2014. He is a former Chairman and member of the Committee on Investment of Employee Benefit Assets of the Association of Financial Professionals. Mr. Grills holds a B.A. from Duke University and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago.
Frank Lourenso
Frank Lourenso
Director (Non-Management)
Frank Lourenso Frank Lourenso has been a Director of the Company since December 1991. Mr. Lourenso is currently a member of the Audit, Executive Compensation and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committees. Mr. Lourenso was an Executive Vice President of JPMorgan Chase & Co. ("J.P. Morgan," and successor by merger to The Chase Manhattan Bank and Chemical Bank, N.A.) from 1990 until his retirement in June 2013. Mr. Lourenso was a Senior Vice President of J.P. Morgan for more than five years prior to 1990. Mr. Lourenso holds a B.B.A. and an M.B.A. from Baruch College.
Richard B. Saltzman
Richard B. Saltzman
Director (Non-Management)
Richard B. Saltzman Richard B. Saltzman has been a Director of the Company since July 2003. Mr. Saltzman is a member of the Executive Compensation and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committees. Mr. Saltzman currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer, President, and a member of the Board of Directors of Colony Capital, Inc. (NYSE: CLNY) and Trustee of Colony Starwood Homes (NYSE: SFR). Prior to joining the Colony Capital business, Mr. Saltzman was a Managing Director and Vice Chairman of Merrill Lynch's investment banking division and held various other positions at Merrill Lynch for more than five years prior to that time. Mr. Saltzman has a B.A. from Swarthmore College and an M.S. from Carnegie-Mellon University.
Colombe M. Nicholas
Colombe M. Nicholas
Director (Non-Management)
Colombe M. Nicholas Colombe M. Nicholas has been a Director of the Company since May 2011. Ms. Nicholas is currently a member of the Executive Compensation and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committees. Ms. Nicholas has served as a consultant since 2002 to Financo Global Consulting, the international consulting division of Financo, Inc., focusing on identifying expansion opportunities and providing growth advice to companies. Ms. Nicholas' retail experience includes BonwitTeller, Bloomingdale's and R.H. Macy.

From the 1980s to 2000, Ms. Nicholas has served as President and CEO of Anne Klein Group, President and CEO of the Orr Felt Company, President and Chief Operating Officer of Giorgio Armani Fashion Corporation and President and CEO of Christian Dior NewYork. While at Christian Dior NewYork, Ms. Nicholas led sales growth from $125 million to $425 million. Ms. Nicholas has previously served on the Board of Directors of Oakley, Inc.,The Mills Corporation,Tandy Brands and Herbalife International. Ms. Nicholas has a B.A. from the University of Dayton, a J.D. from the University of Cincinnati College of Law and an honorary doctorate in business administration from Bryant College of Rhode Island.
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