Mr. Kaplan is the Chairman of Almanac’s investment committee and responsible for overseeing the activities of Almanac and portfolio management of the ARS Funds. He currently serves on the boards of Storage Post, PREP Property Group and ReNew Senior Living. He has also served on the boards of Allegro Holdings, Ambassador Apartments Inc., CNL Financial Services, CNL Hospitality Properties, Encore Hospitality, Hallmark Holdings, National RV Communities, Parkway Properties, RXR Realty, Vanta Commercial Properties, Winter Properties, WNY Group and Westcore Properties.
Prior to joining Almanac in 1990, he served in the Corporate Finance Department of Rothschild Inc. He is a member of NAREIT’s Real Estate Investment Advisory Council, a member of the Executive Committee at the Zell/Lurie Real Estate Center of the Wharton School and is an Associate Member of the Pension Research Council of the Wharton School. Mr. Kaplan began his career as a management consultant at Touche Ross & Co. Mr. Kaplan graduated cum laude from Washington University in 1984 and received an MBA from The Wharton School in 1988.