Officers & Directors

Inland Real Estate Income Trust, Inc.

  • Mitchell A. Sabshon

    President, Chief Executive Officer and Director

    Mitchell A. Sabshon
    President, Chief Executive Officer and Director

    Mitchell A. Sabshon has been a director of Inland Real Estate Income Trust, Inc. since September 2014, our chief executive officer since April 2014 and our president since December 2016. Mr. Sabshon has also served as a director and president of the Business Manager since October 2013 and December 2016, respectively. Mr. Sabshon is also currently the chief executive officer, president and a director of IREIC, positions he has held since August 2013, January 2014 and September 2013, respectively. He is a director and the president and chief executive officer of IRPT and the IRPT business manager, positions he has held since December 2013. Mr. Sabshon also serves as the chairman of the board of directors and chief executive officer of InPoint Commercial Real Estate Income, Inc. (“InPoint”), positions he has held since September 2016 and October 2016, respectively, and as the chief executive officer of the InPoint advisor since August 2016. Mr. Sabshon has also served as a director and chairman of the board of Inland Private Capital Corporation (“IPCC”) since September 2013 and January 2015, respectively, and a director of Inland Securities Corporation (“Inland Securities”) since January 2014.

    Prior to joining Inland, Mr. Sabshon served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Cole Real Estate Investments. As Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Sabshon oversaw the company's finance, property management, asset management and leasing operations. Prior to joining Cole, Mr. Sabshon held several senior executive positions at leading financial services firms. He spent almost 10 years at Goldman, Sachs & Co. in various leadership positions including President and CEO of Goldman Sachs Commercial Mortgage Capital. He also served as a Senior Vice President in Lehman Brothers' real estate investment banking group. Prior to joining Lehman Brothers, Mr. Sabshon was an attorney in the corporate and real estate structured finance practice groups at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher and Flom in New York. Mr. Sabshon was the Chair-Elect of the Investment Program Association (the “IPA”) for 2016 and became Chairman of the IPA on January 1, 2017. He is also a member of the Real Estate Roundtable, the International Council of Shopping Centers, the Urban Land Institute, the Commercial Real Estate Finance Council, the Mortgage Bankers Association, and a member of the Board of Trustees of the American Friends of Hebrew University - Midwest Region. Mr. Sabshon is a member of the New York State Bar. He also holds a real estate broker license in New York. He received his undergraduate degree from George Washington University and his law degree at Hofstra University School of Law.

  • Catherine L. Lynch

    Chief Financial Officer

    Catherine L. Lynch
    Chief Financial Officer

    Catherine L. Lynch has served as the chief financial officer of Inland Real Estate Income Trust, Inc. since April 2014, and a director of the Business Manager since August 2011. Ms. Lynch joined Inland in 1989 and has been a director of The Inland Group, Inc. since June 2012. She serves as the treasurer and secretary (since January 1995), the chief financial officer (since January 2011) and a director (since April 2011) of IREIC and as a director (since July 2000) and chief financial officer and secretary (since June 1995) of Inland Securities. She has also served as the chief financial officer of IRPT and the IRPT business manager since December 2013. She also served as the treasurer of the IRPT business manager from December 2013 to October 2014. Ms. Lynch also serves as the chief financial officer and treasurer (since October 2016) of InPoint and as the chief financial officer and treasurer of the InPoint advisor (since August 2016). Ms. Lynch also has served as a director of IPCC since May 2012. Ms. Lynch served as the treasurer of Inland Capital Markets Group, Inc. from January 2008 until October 2010, as a director and treasurer of Inland Investment Advisors, Inc. from June 1995 to December 2014 and as a director and treasurer of Inland Institutional Capital Partners Corporation from May 2006 to December 2014. Ms. Lynch worked for KPMG Peat Marwick LLP from 1980 to 1989. Ms. Lynch received her bachelor degree in accounting from Illinois State University in Normal. Ms. Lynch is a certified public accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Illinois CPA Society. Ms. Lynch also is registered with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. (“FINRA”) as a financial operations principal.

  • David Z. Lichterman

    Treasurer and Chief Accounting Officer

    David Z. Lichterman
    Treasurer and Chief Accounting Officer

    David Z. Lichterman has been the treasurer and chief accounting officer of Inland Real Estate Income Trust, Inc., and the treasurer and chief accounting officer of the Business Manager, since July 2012. In addition, Mr. Lichterman has served as our vice president since April 2014. Mr. Lichterman has served as vice president and the treasurer and chief accounting officer of IRPT and the IRPT business manager since October 2014. Prior to joining Inland in June 2012, Mr. Lichterman was a consultant for Resources Global Professionals. Mr. Lichterman served as a senior vice president of accounting and financial reporting of Lillibridge Healthcare Services, Inc. until July 2011. Prior to joining Lillibridge in January 2003 as vice president, he owned and operated Lichterman Consulting from August 2001 until January 2003. Mr. Lichterman served as vice president/controller for the National Equity Fund, Inc. from July 1999 until May 2001, served as vice president of JMB Realty Corporation (JMB) from October 1998 to July 1999, as Partnership Accounting Manager at JMB from October 1991 to October 1998 and as senior partnership accountant at JMB from August 1989 to October 1991. In addition, from December 1986 to August 1989 he was a staff accountant at Levy Restaurant Corporation and from November 1984 to December 1986 he was a staff accountant at a local CPA firm, Hechtman & Associates. Mr. Lichterman has volunteered his time and efforts on the board of directors, as former treasurer, of the Leafs Hockey Club, Inc. and Firewagon Hockey, Inc., both registered 501(c)(3) organizations. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Business Administration from Illinois State University in Normal, Illinois. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Illinois CPA Society, and is a Certified Public Accountant.

  • Cathleen M. Hrtanek

    Secretary

    Cathleen M. Hrtanek
    Secretary

    Cathleen M. Hrtanek has been the corporate secretary of Inland Real Estate Income Trust, Inc., and the secretary of the Business Manager, since August 2011. Ms. Hrtanek joined Inland in 2005 and is an associate counsel and vice president of The Inland Real Estate Group, Inc. In her capacity as associate counsel, Ms. Hrtanek represents many of the entities that are part of The Inland Real Estate Group of Companies on a variety of legal matters. She is also a member of the audit committee for a public partnership sponsored by IREIC. Ms. Hrtanek also has served as the secretary of the InPoint advisor since August 2016, as the secretary of IRPT and its business manager since December 2013, as the secretary of Inland Diversified from September 2008 through July 2014, and its business manager from September 2008 through March 2016, as the secretary of Inland Opportunity Business Manager & Advisor, Inc. since April 2009 and as the secretary of IPCC since August 2009. Prior to joining Inland, Ms. Hrtanek had been employed by Wildman Harrold Allen & Dixon LLP in Chicago, Illinois from September 2001 until 2005. Ms. Hrtanek has been admitted to practice law in the State of Illinois. Ms. Hrtanek received her bachelor degree from the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana and her law degree from Loyola University Chicago School of Law.

  • Roberta S. Matlin

    Vice President

    Roberta S. Matlin
    Vice President

    Roberta S. Matlin has served as the vice president of Inland Real Estate Income Trust, Inc., and the vice president of the Business Manager, since August 2011. Ms. Matlin joined IREIC in 1984 as director of investor administration and currently serves as a director and senior vice president of IREIC. Ms. Matlin has served as senior vice president of The Inland Real Estate Group, Inc. since January 2015, a director of IPCC since May 2001, a vice president of Inland Institutional Capital Partners Corporation since May 2006 and a director since August 2012. She has served as president of Inland Opportunity Business Manager & Advisor, Inc. since April 2009. She also has served as a director and president of Inland Investment Advisors, Inc. since June 1995 and a director and president of Inland Securities from July 1995 to March 1997 and director and vice president since April 1997. Ms. Matlin has served as a director of Pan American Bank since December 2007. She has served as vice president of administration of the IRPT business manager since December 2013 and as vice president of administration of the InPoint advisor since August 2016. Ms. Matlin served as vice president of administration of Inland Diversified from June 2008 through July 2014 and also served as the president of Inland Diversified Business Manager & Advisor, Inc. from June 2008 through May 2009 and its vice president until July 2014. She served as vice president of administration of InvenTrust Properties Corp. since its inception in October 2004 through February 2014. She also served as the president of Inland American Business Manager & Advisor, Inc. from October 2004 until January 2012, its vice president until February 2014 and a director from March 2014 until March 2016. Ms. Matlin served as vice president of administration of Inland Western Retail Real Estate Trust, Inc. from 2003 until 2007, vice president of administration of Inland Retail Real Estate Trust, Inc. from 1998 until 2004, vice president of administration of IRC from 1995 until 2000 and trustee and executive vice president of Inland Mutual Fund Trust from 2001 until 2004.

    Prior to joining Inland, Ms. Matlin worked for the Chicago Region of the Social Security Administration of the United States Department of Health and Human Services. Ms. Matlin is a graduate of the University of Illinois in Champaign. She holds Series 7, 22, 24, 39, 63, 65, 79 and 99 licenses from FINRA and is a member of the Alternative & Direct Investment Securities Association.

  • Daniel L. Goodwin

    Chairman and Director

    Daniel L. Goodwin
    Chairman and Director

    Daniel L. Goodwin is one of our directors and has been the chairman of our board since July 2012. Mr. Goodwin has also served as a director of the Business Manager since August 2011. Mr. Goodwin is the Chairman and CEO of Inland, headquartered in Oak Brook, Illinois. Inland is comprised of separate real estate investment and financial companies with managed assets with a value of approximately $9.0 billion, doing business nationwide with a presence in 43 states, as of December 31, 2016. Inland owns and manages properties in all real estate sectors, including retail, office, industrial and apartments. Mr. Goodwin also serves as a director or officer of entities wholly owned or controlled by The Inland Group, Inc. In addition, Mr. Goodwin has served as the chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Inland Mortgage Investment Corporation since March 1990 and chairman, director and chief executive officer of Inland Bancorp, Inc., a bank holding company, since January 2001. Mr. Goodwin also served as a director of Inland Real Estate Corporation (n/k/a IRC Retail Centers LLC) (“IRC”) from 2001 until its merger in March 2016, and served as its chairman of the board from 2004 to April 2008. Mr. Goodwin has served as a director and the chairman of the board of Inland Residential Properties Trust, Inc. (“IRPT”) since December 2013 and as a director and the chairman of the board of the IRPT business manager since December 2013. Mr. Goodwin has served as chairman of Inland InPoint Advisor, LLC since October 2016. He is also the chairman of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts Public Non-Listed REIT Council and a director of the Chicago Better Government Association.

    Housing

    Mr. Goodwin is a member of the National Association of Realtors President’s Circle, the National Association of Realtors Hall of Fame, the Illinois Association of Realtors Hall of Fame and the Chicago Association of Realtors Hall of Fame. He is also the author of a nationally recognized real estate reference book for the management of residential properties. Mr. Goodwin served on the Board of the Illinois State Affordable Housing Trust Fund. He served as an advisor for the Office of Housing Coordination Services of the State of Illinois, and as a member of the Seniors Housing Committee of the National Multi-Housing Council. He has served as Chairman of the DuPage County Affordable Housing Task Force. Mr. Goodwin also founded New Directions Housing Corporation, a not-for-profit entity that develops affordable housing for low income individuals.

    Education

    Mr. Goodwin obtained his bachelor’s degree and master’s degree from Illinois State universities. Following graduation, he taught for five years in the Chicago Public Schools. Over the past twenty years, Mr. Goodwin served as a member of the Board of Governors of Illinois State Colleges and Universities, vice chairman of the Board of Trustees of Benedictine University, vice chairman of the Board of Trustees of Springfield College, and chairman of the Board of Trustees of Northeastern Illinois University.

  • Lee A. Daniels

    Independent Director

    Lee A. Daniels
    Independent Director

    Lee A. Daniels has been an independent director of Inland Real Estate Income Trust, Inc. since February 2012. Mr. Daniels serves as Chairman of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and a member of the Audit Committee. Mr. Daniels has also served on the Kite Realty Group (“Kite”) Board of Trustees since 2014 and is a member of the Kite Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee. Mr. Daniels served on the board of directors of Inland Diversified Real Estate Trust, Inc. (“Inland Diversified”) from its inception in 2008 until its merger with Kite in 2014.

    In February 2007, Mr. Daniels founded Lee Daniels & Associates, LLC, a consulting firm for government and community relations. Prior to that, Mr. Daniels was an equity partner at the Chicago law firm of Bell Boyd & Lloyd from 1992 to 2006, an equity partner at Katten, Muchin & Zavis from 1982 to 1991, and an equity partner at Daniels & Faris from 1967 to 1982. Mr. Daniels served as Special Assistant Attorney General for the State of Illinois from 1971 to 1974. He served as a member of the Illinois House of Representatives from 1975 to 2007, was the Republican Leader from 1983 to 1995 and 1998 to 2003, and was Speaker of the Illinois House of Representatives from 1995 to 1997.

    Mr. Daniels currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Haymarket Center, a not-for-profit drug and alcohol treatment center located in Chicago, Illinois. He served as the Chairman of the Presidential Search Committee for the College of DuPage from 2015 to 2016. He has previously served on the Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare Board of Trustees from 1981 to 2013, the Board of Governors from 1990 to 2013, and the Elmhurst Memorial Hospital Foundation Board from 1980 to 1984 and 2013. Other boards Mr. Daniels has served on include the Suburban Bank and Trust Company of Elmhurst Board of Directors from 1994 to 1996, the Elmhurst Federal Savings and Loan Association Board of Directors from 1991 to 1994, and the DuPage Easter Seals Board of Directors from 1970 to 1973.

    Mr. Daniels received his bachelor degree from the University of Iowa and his law degree from The John Marshall Law School in Chicago. He received a Distinguished Alumni Award from both The John Marshall Law School and the University of Iowa, and an Honorary Doctor of Laws from Elmhurst College.

  • Stephen Davis

    Independent Director

    Stephen Davis
    Independent Director

    Stephen Davis, has served as an independent director of Inland Real Estate Income Trust, Inc. since February 2012. Mr. Davis serves as a member of the Audit Committee and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Mr. Davis has over 30 years of experience in real estate development. Mr. Davis has been the president of The Will Group, Inc., a construction company, since founding the company in 1986. In his position with The Will Group, Mr. Davis was instrumental in the construction of Kennedy King College campus, located in Chicago, Illinois, and the coordination of the "Plan For Transformation" for Altgeld Gardens, a public housing development located in Chicago, Illinois. Since October 2003, Mr. Davis has also overseen property management operations for several properties owned by a family-owned real estate trust.

    Since March 2004, Mr. Davis has served as a director and the commissioner of aviation for the DuPage County Airport Authority, in DuPage County, Illinois, which oversees management of the DuPage County Airport, Prairie Landing Golf Course and the 500-acre DuPage County Business Park. From 2006 to 2016, Mr. Davis served as a director of Wheaton Bank & Trust, where he was a member of the loan committee, which was responsible for reviewing and analyzing residential and commercial loan portfolios, developer credentials and viability, home builders and commercial and industrial loans. Mr. Davis obtained his bachelor degree from the University of Tennessee, located in Knoxville.

  • Bernard J. Michael

    Independent Director

    Bernard J. Michael
    Independent Director

    Bernard J. Michael has been an independent director since September 2014. Mr. Michael serves as a member of the Audit Committee. Mr. Michael is a managing partner and founding member of AWH Partners, LLC, a privately held real estate investment, development and management firm. Since 2010, AWH has completed in excess of $400 million of hotel investments, and is managing or has completed hotel redevelopment projects totaling more than $100 million. In early 2012, AWH acquired Lane Hospitality, which it rebranded as Spire Hospitality, a top-tier national hospitality platform formed in 1980.

    Mr. Michael has over 25 years of experience as a real estate attorney working on sophisticated real estate transactions across all asset classes for some of the world's largest property owners, developers and lenders. Prior to founding AWH Partners, Mr. Michael was the founder and senior partner of Michael, Levitt & Rubenstein, LLC, a law firm focusing on real estate sales, acquisitions, development, leasing and financing. Mr. Michael and his team worked on some of the largest transactions in New York City, including the development of Time Warner Center and the Hudson Yards projects for The Related Companies. In addition, Mr. Michael and his firm represented developers on major multi-family, retail, office and hospitality projects in China, Saudi Arabia, and in most major cities across the United States.

    Prior to forming Michael Levitt, Mr. Michael was a partner in the Real Estate Group at Proskauer Rose, LLP. Prior to that, Mr. Michael was an attorney at Weil, Gotschal & Manges and Shea & Gould. Mr. Michael is a graduate of Brown University and New York University School of Law.

  • Gwen Henry

    Independent Director

    Gwen Henry
    Independent Director

    Gwen Henry has been an independent director since February 2012. Ms. Henry serves as Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Ms. Henry currently serves as the Treasurer of DuPage County, Illinois, a position she has held since December 2006. In this position, Ms. Henry is responsible for the custody and distribution of DuPage County funds. In addition, since April 1981, Ms. Henry has been partner in Dugan & Lopatka, a regional accounting firm based in Wheaton, Illinois, and a member of the firm’s controllership and consulting services practice, where she specializes in financial consulting and tax and business planning for privately-held companies. Since December 2009, Ms. Henry has also served as a member of the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund, a $35 billion fund which has in excess of $1.2 billion allocated to real estate investments. She has served as Board president of the fund, and is currently chair of the investment committee, is a member of the audit committee and serves on the legislative committee.

    Ms. Henry previously served as DuPage County Forest Preserve Commissioner (from December 2002 to November 2006) and as chair to the special committee responsible for the DuPage County Budget (from December 2002 to November 2004), and was a member of the DuPage County Finance Committee (from November 1996 to November 2002). Ms. Henry also has held a number of board and chair positions for organizations such as the Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital (as treasurer from June 2002 to May 2008), the Central DuPage Health System (as chairperson of the board from October 1995 to September 1999), and the Central DuPage Hospital Foundation (as director from October 2002 to the present). She was elected Mayor of the City of Wheaton, Illinois from March 1990 to December 2002.

    Ms. Henry received her bachelor degree from the University of Kansas, located in Lawrence. She is a certified public accountant, a designated certified public funds investment manager and a certified public finance administrator.

  • JoAnn M. McGuinness

    Director

    JoAnn M. McGuinness
    Director

    JoAnn M. McGuinness has been a director since August 2011. Ms. McGuinness served as president and chief operating officer of us and Inland Real Estate Income Trust, Inc. from August 2011 to December 2016. Ms. McGuinness also served as the chief operating officer of Inland Residential Properties Trust, Inc. and its business manager from October 2014 to December 2016. She also served as executive vice president – portfolio strategy for IREIC from November 2015 to December 2016. She was the chief executive officer of Inland Investment Real Estate Services, an entity responsible for all asset management, property management, leasing, marketing and operations for all of Inland’s real estate assets and funds from April 2013 to October 2015. Ms. McGuinness was a director of The Inland Group, Inc. from August 2012 to June 2015. Ms. McGuinness served as the president and chief executive officer of the entities owning the real estate manager for Inland Diversified Real Estate Trust, Inc. (Inland Diversified) from November 2009 through July 2014, and served as a director of those entities from September 2008 through July 2014. She also served as senior vice president of the entities owning the real estate manager for InvenTrust Properties Corp. from February 2007 to November 2009, and as president of real estate management for the portfolio of Inland Retail Real Estate Trust, Inc. from December 2001 to February 2007. She was responsible for the management, leasing, marketing and operations of Inland Diversified’s properties and also oversaw the department that performs due diligence, including financial modeling, property inspection, capital projections and all other processes involved with purchasing an asset, for Inland. Ms. McGuinness joined Inland in 1992, in the multi-family/residential management division of Mid-America Management, began overseeing the management of retail, office and industrial properties in June 1995 and retired from Inland in December 2016. She has experience with residential, student housing, hotels, retail, office and industrial properties.

    Ms. McGuinness holds SCSM, SCLS, SCMD, SDCP and CDX accreditations with the International Council of Shopping Centers. Ms. McGuinness received her bachelors of science in business from Elmhurst College in Elmhurst, Illinois.

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