Equity Commonwealth CEO Says REIT Focused on Disposing of Assets

David Helfand, president and CEO of Equity Commonwealth (NYSE: EQC), joined REIT.com for a CEO Spotlight video interview during REITWeek 2015: NAREIT’s Investor Forum, held in New York.

Based in Chicago, Equity Commonwealth owns commercial office properties throughout the United States and Australia. In May 2014, a new board of trustees and management team were appointed to lead the company, formerly known as CommonWealth REIT. Equity International Chairman Sam Zell serves as chairman of Equity Commonwealth’s board.