Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Chairman of the Board and Independent Director

Todd A. Spitzer has served as the Chairman of SRT’s Board of Directors and as Co-Chair of the Audit Committee since January 2014. Mr. Spitzer has been an independent director since January 22, 2014. Mr. Spitzer serves as Supervisor for the Third District of Orange County, California. Since January 2013, Mr. Spitzer has chaired the Orange County California Transportation Authority’s Finance and Administration Committee. Also, he has been a voting member of the Foothill and San Joaquin Hills Transportation Corridor Agencies. In addition, since 2011, Mr. Spitzer has been a consultant and social media advisor for broker–dealers regulated by FINRA and the SEC. From 2010 to the present, Mr. Spitzer has also served as an attorney at law at the Spitzer Law Office. From 2008 through 2010, Mr. Spitzer served as an assistant district attorney in the Orange County California District Attorney’s Office. Between December 2002 and November 2008, Mr. Spitzer served as an elected member of the California State Assembly. Mr. Spitzer earned a Master in Public Policy degree from the University of California, Berkeley in Berkeley, California, a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of California Hastings College of Law, in San Francisco, California, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Government from the University of California, Los Angeles in Los Angeles, California.

Chief Executive Officer and Director

Mr. Batinovich has served as Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the board of directors of Strategic Realty Trust (SRT) since Glenborough, LLC and its affiliate SRT Advisors, LLC became property manager and advisor to SRT in August 2013.

Mr. Batinovich has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Glenborough, LLC since the Company’s formation in 2006. Glenborough, LLC is a privately held real estate investment and management company focused on the acquisition, management and leasing of institutional quality commercial properties and was formed by the management team of Glenborough Realty Trust, a NYSE listed REIT, which was sold, in a transaction valued at $1.9 billion, to affiliates of Morgan Stanley in 2006. Mr. Batinovich was a co-founder of Glenborough Realty Trust in 1996 and was President and CEO at the time of the sale in 2006. Mr. Batinovich was appointed President of Glenborough Realty Trust in 1997 and Chief Executive Officer in 2003. He also served as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer during his tenure at Glenborough Realty Trust.

Prior to founding Glenborough Realty Trust, Mr. Batinovich served as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Glenborough Corporation until 1996 when it was merged into Glenborough Realty Trust, Inc. Glenborough Corporation was a private real estate investment and management company that completed a number of private placements of office industrial, residential and hotel properties. Prior to joining Glenborough Corporation in 1983, Mr. Batinovich was an officer of Security Pacific National Bank. Mr. Batinovich has served as an independent director of Sunstone Hotel Investors (NYSE:SHO), since November 2011. Mr. Batinovich serves as a Senior Advisor to Almanac Realty Advisors and represents Almanac on the Board of Managers of PREP Property Group since July 2017. Mr. Batinovich is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and other trade associations. He also serves as a trustee of The American University of Paris. Mr. Batinovich earned a BA in International Business Administration from The American University of Paris.

Independent Director

Phillip I. Levin has served as an independent director since April 2011. Mr. Levin has served, since 1991, as President of Levin Development Company, a real estate development and consulting firm. Prior to founding Levin Development Company in 1991, Mr. Levin served for approximately 16 years with Coopers & Lybrand, L.L.P. (now PricewaterhouseCoopers), where he became the Managing Partner of the firm’s consulting practice in Michigan. From 1970 to 1974, Mr. Levin served as Manager of the Consulting Services Division of Arthur Young & Company (now Ernst & Young) in Toledo, Ohio. Prior to joining Arthur Young & Company, Mr. Levin served as a Financial Analyst for Ford Motor Company for approximately eight years. Mr. Levin holds a Master of Business Administration in Finance and a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Pittsburgh.

Independent Director

Jeffrey S. Rogers has served as a SRT independent director since March 2009. Mr. Rogers is the President and Chief Executive Officer of LiftForward, Inc., which provides organizations with payment solutions that power subscription services, membership programs and Hardware as a Service such as the Microsoft Surface Membership. LiftForward investors include Monroe Capital, Syncora Alternative Investments, IA Capital Group, GLI Finance Limited, Varadero Capital and Garrison Point Capital. Prior to LiftForward, Mr. Rogers was the President and Chief Operating Officer of Integra Realty Resources, Inc., which is the largest commercial real estate valuation firm in the country. Integra’s customers include the country’s largest REITs, pension funds, and financial institutions. Prior to joining Integra, Mr. Rogers held other operating positions and worked on Wall Street as an investment banker. Mr. Rogers previously served on the Board of Directors of Presidential Realty Corp., a public REIT and currently serves on the Advisory Board of McKissack and McKissack, a construction company focused on large scale projects on the East Coast. Mr. Rogers has also served as Audit Committee Chairman of the Young Presidents Organization from July 2010 to July 2012. Mr. Rogers earned a Master of Business Administration degree from The Darden School, University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia, a Juris Doctorate degree from Washington and Lee University School of Law in Lexington, Virginia and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Washington and Lee University.

Corporate Officers

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Mr. Batinovich has served as Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the board of directors of Strategic Realty Trust (SRT) since Glenborough, LLC and its affiliate SRT Advisors, LLC became property manager and advisor to SRT in August 2013.

Mr. Batinovich has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Glenborough, LLC since the Company’s formation in 2006. Glenborough, LLC is a privately held real estate investment and management company focused on the acquisition, management and leasing of institutional quality commercial properties and was formed by the management team of Glenborough Realty Trust, a NYSE listed REIT, which was sold, in a transaction valued at $1.9 billion, to affiliates of Morgan Stanley in 2006. Mr. Batinovich was a co-founder of Glenborough Realty Trust in 1996 and was President and CEO at the time of the sale in 2006. Mr. Batinovich was appointed President of Glenborough Realty Trust in 1997 and Chief Executive Officer in 2003. He also served as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer during his tenure at Glenborough Realty Trust.

Prior to founding Glenborough Realty Trust, Mr. Batinovich served as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Glenborough Corporation until 1996 when it was merged into Glenborough Realty Trust, Inc. Glenborough Corporation was a private real estate investment and management company that completed a number of private placements of office industrial, residential and hotel properties. Prior to joining Glenborough Corporation in 1983, Mr. Batinovich was an officer of Security Pacific National Bank. Mr. Batinovich has served as an independent director of Sunstone Hotel Investors (NYSE:SHO), since November 2011. Mr. Batinovich serves as a Senior Advisor to Almanac Realty Advisors and represents Almanac on the Board of Managers of PREP Property Group since July 2017. Mr. Batinovich is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and other trade associations. He also serves as a trustee of The American University of Paris. Mr. Batinovich earned a BA in International Business Administration from The American University of Paris.

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Brad Kettmann has served as Chief Financial Officer of SRT since April 2019. Since January 2018, Mr. Kettmann has served as Senior Vice President-Finance for Glenborough and has held the positions of Manage-Special Projects, Manager-Finance and more recently Vice President-Finance. Since joining the Glenborough in 2008, Mr. Kettmann has worked with lenders and brokers to negotiate and secure financing of over $1.0B for all of Glenborough’s managed portfolios and its investment affiliates, including SRT. In addition to his capital market responsibilities, Mr. Kettmann also assists with all investment functions such as acquisitions, dispositions and asset management of the funds and properties. Mr. Kettmann also oversees all financial statement preparation, SEC reporting and cash management for Glenborough and its investment affiliates, as well as information technology. Prior to joining Glenborough, Mr. Kettmann previously held the positions of Senior Tax Analyst at Farallon Capital Management, LLC and a Senior Tax Consultant at Deloitte & Touche, LLP.

Mr. Kettmann received his BS in Accounting from the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA.