Leadership

Great leadership goes beyond the balance sheet. The best executives inspire their colleagues, practice the ethics they wish to see in others and demonstrate their commitment to the greater community. Through personal example and a commitment to selfless values, IDI Logistics’ leaders create a culture that stimulates exceptional individual performance and establishes enduring relationships with customers, colleagues and the communities it serves.

 

  • Jay Cornforth

    Managing Partner, Global Head of Industrial

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    Jay is Managing Partner, Global Head of Industrial. After joining Brookfield in 2013, he oversaw the acquisition and rebranding of IDI Logistics into one of the world’s leading investors and developers of logistics real estate. Jay has over 20 years of real estate experience and joined Brookfield in late 2013 from Prologis where he was President, East Region, overseeing an operating portfolio of 92 million sq. ft. and a development land bank in excess of 30 million sq. ft. Jay previously worked at AMB beginning in 2003 prior to the AMB/Prologis merger in June 2011. For most of his career Jay has focused on the industrial warehouse space beginning with Cabot Industrial Trust and its successor company, Cabot Properties, where he was an SVP and held national development duties. He also worked at AEW Capital Management in various roles as VP Portfolio Management and Investments. Jay received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Western Ontario and a Master of Science Real Estate Development from New York University.
  • Mark Saturno

    Chief Executive Officer

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    Mark oversees all of IDI Logistics’ operations in North America. Previously, Mark was a senior principal at Molto Properties in Chicago where he oversaw Molto's entry into the development arena and expansion beyond Chicago. Prior to joining Molto, Mark was the Chief Operating Officer of McShane Development Company and Managing Director for AMB’s Midwest Region. At AMB, he ran an operating business with more than 40 million square feet of industrial assets that were vertically integrated from in-house property management to acquisitions and developments. He also worked at First Industrial for more than 10 years in various positions.
  • Kent D. Greenawalt

    Chief Operating Officer

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    As Chief Operating Officer, Kent works closely with the Development, Acquisition and Asset Management teams to continue to refine operating standards for the growing global platform and to help direct the implementation of strategic business plans. He also participates in key decisions as a member of the executive management team and assists in formulating the company's future direction and supporting tactical initiatives with a strong focus on customer service.
  • John Morgan

    Senior Vice President, Global Head of Construction and Design

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    As Senior Vice President of Global Construction and Design, John Morgan oversees IDI Logistics’ global design and construction standards, establishing an aesthetic and structural standard for current and future developments. John previously served as Vice President, Investment Officer of Prologis. He led many developments through every facet of the process, including site selection, master planning, entitlements, design and construction. While at Prologis, he developed approximately 45 million square feet of industrial warehouses and distribution centers on three continents for companies such as Wal-Mart, Best Buy, Home Depot, Coca-Cola Enterprises and many more. In addition, he also played an instrumental role in then AMB's market entry into both Brazil and China.
  • Paul Roeser

    Senior Vice President, Global Director of Corporate Development

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    As Global Director of Corporate Development, Paul oversees the business development, marketing, communications and information technology efforts for IDI Logistics. Grouping all of these segments together under the Corporate Development umbrella streamlines IDI Logistics’ operational capabilities and better prepares us to help customers identify new opportunities and strategically grow their businesses around the world.

    Paul is a graduate of The University of Georgia where he earned his Bachelor of Business Administration in Commercial Real Estate. He is a member of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), the National Association for Industrial and Office Parks (NAIOP), and the Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors.
  • G. Bryan Blasingame, Jr.

    Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer, Regional Director - Texas Region

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    As Chief Investment Officer, Bryan oversees IDI Logistics’ North America Investments group, which provides acquisition, disposition, portfolio and asset management, and research services for IDI Logistics and its clients.

    Prior to his expanded role as Chief Investment Officer, Bryan was directly responsible for dispositions and the management of IDI Logistics’ North America ownership portfolio, as well as those portfolios jointly owned in ventures with third parties. Since joining IDI Logistics (formerly IDI) in 1995, he has participated in the sale of more than 55 million square feet of industrial buildings with an aggregate sale price of more than $2.3 billion to both institutional and private equity buyers. During that period, Bryan was also responsible for the capital sourcing and formation of several development and long-term ownership ventures in which the cumulative value exceeded $2.5 billion.
  • Thomas Mayfield

    Senior Vice President, Corporate Finance

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    As Senior Vice President, Tom is responsible for the formulation, execution and monitoring of IDI Logistics’ financing plan. He also coordinates the activities of the Finance team and manages bank relations, loan origination and treasury services. Tom brings over 20 years of experience in real estate accounting and financial analysis to IDI Logistics’ Finance department. Since 2003, Tom has coordinated the origination of more than $1 billion in financing at IDI Logistics. He has also been responsible for implementing specialized financial solutions incorporating revolving credit lines, interest rate swaps, synthetic leases and tax-exempt bond financing.
  • Shawn Warren

    Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer

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    As Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer, Shawn is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the Accounting and Tax Departments. Shawn holds a B.B.A. degree from Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Canada, an M.B.A. from the University of Georgia and a Real Estate Certificate from the University of Wyoming. He is a member of the American Association of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).
  • David Laibstain

    Senior Vice President and General Counsel

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    As Senior Vice President and General Counsel, David oversees all IDI Logistics legal matters and supervises and coordinates IDI Logistics’ outside counsels. David is primarily focused on IDI Logistics’ acquisition and disposition transactions, as well as financings, equity, corporate governance and compliance matters.

    David received his bachelor’s degree from Brown University in Providence, RI, and his law degree (J.D.) from the University of Virginia. He is a member of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP), including its Legal Forum, and the National Association of Real Estate Investments (NAREIT).
  • Debbi Kvietkus, PHR

    Vice President, Human Resources

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    As Vice President of Human Resources, Debbi is responsible for directing all Human Resources initiatives in key areas such as benefits, staffing, onboarding, performance management, employee relations and compensation. Debbi also serves as strategic leader for all organizational development and effectiveness, training and succession planning initiatives.

    Debbi holds a B.B.A. degree in Marketing from the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia, and an M.B.A. focused in Human Resources from the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. She also holds the PHR designation from the HR Certification Institute and the SHRM-CP designation from the Society for Human Resource Management.
  • Doug Armbruster

    Senior Vice President & Regional Director - East Region

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    As Senior Vice President and Regional Director of IDI Logistics’ East region, Doug is directly responsible for leading all capital deployment and operations efforts for the eastern United States. This includes overseeing all land and building acquisitions, development, construction, leasing, sales, dispositions and property management in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Florida, Georgia, Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey and Virginia. Since joining IDI Logistics in 1995, Doug has been involved with leasing and development of inventory and build-to-suit projects totaling more than 20 million square feet of space, valued at more than $950 million.
  • G. Bryan Blasingame, Jr.

    Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer, Regional Director - Texas Region

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    As Chief Investment Officer, Bryan oversees IDI Logistics’ North America Investments group, which provides acquisition, disposition, portfolio and asset management, and research services for IDI Logistics and its clients.

    Prior to his expanded role as Chief Investment Officer, Bryan was directly responsible for dispositions and the management of IDI Logistics’ North America ownership portfolio, as well as those portfolios jointly owned in ventures with third parties. Since joining IDI Logistics (formerly IDI) in 1995, he has participated in the sale of more than 55 million square feet of industrial buildings with an aggregate sale price of more than $2.3 billion to both institutional and private equity buyers. During that period, Bryan was also responsible for the capital sourcing and formation of several development and long-term ownership ventures in which the cumulative value exceeded $2.5 billion.
  • Jeff Lanaghan

    Market Officer - Chicago

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    As Market Officer, Jeff supports leasing and asset management efforts and oversees capital development and capital recycling work for the Chicago and Salt Lake City regions. Jeff is also responsible for sales and marketing analysis as well as acquisitions and dispositions, management of third party property management, and interaction with clients and brokers. In his tenure of more than 25 years with IDI Logistics (formerly IDI), Jeff has developed and managed the design and construction of projects totaling more than 15 million square feet, ranging from mid-rise office buildings to distribution warehouses.
  • Tim Moore

    Senior Vice President and Regional Director - Midwest Region

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    Tim is Senior Vice President and Regional Director for IDI Logistics’ Midwest Region which serves markets including Chicago, Memphis, Nashville and Salt Lake City. Based in the company’s Memphis office, Tim leads all capital deployment and operations efforts for the region, including building acquisitions, dispositions, development, and asset management, along with land acquisition and development. Since coming to IDI Logistics in 2005, Tim has been involved with leasing and development of inventory and build-to-suit projects totaling more than 18 million square feet of space, valued at more than $750 million, including build-to-suits for Herbalife, AmerisourceBergen, and Nissan Motors.
  • Ryan Wood

    Market Officer - Atlanta

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    As Market Officer, Ryan Wood oversees leasing, asset management, capital development and capital recycling efforts for the Atlanta and Central Florida regions. Ryan previously served as Vice President of Corporate Development working closely with the Corporate Development team to help manage business development activities and strategic planning.