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February 05, 2016 8:42 PM ET

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Company Overview of Equity Commonwealth

Executive Profile

David A. Helfand

Chief Executive Officer, President and Trustee, Equity Commonwealth
AgeTotal Calculated CompensationThis person is connected to 2 Board Members in 2 different organizations across 2 different industries.

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Mr. David A. Helfand has been the Chief Executive Officer and President at Equity Commonwealthsince May 2014. He serves as a Co-President at Equity Group Investments, where he oversees all aspects of the Equity Group Investments and devotes a substantial amount of his time to the Zell Opportunities Funds. Prior to re-joining EGI in 2012, Mr. Helfand served as the President, Founder, and Chief Executive Officer at Helix Funds. He oversaw the acquisition, management and ...

Corporate Headquarters

400 Centre Street
Newton, Massachusetts 02458-2076

United States

Phone: 617-332-9530
Fax: 617-796-8376

Board Members Memberships

Chief Executive Officer, President and Trustee


Master's Degree
The University of Chicago Booth School of Business
The University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Bachelor's Degree
Northwestern University College of Arts and Sciences
Northwestern University College of Arts and Sciences

Other Affiliations

Annual Compensation

Total Annual Compensation$1,596,154

Stocks Options

Restricted Stock Awards$9,218,525

Total Compensation

Total Annual Cash Compensation$1,596,154
Total Short Term Compensation$1,596,154
Other Long Term Compensation$9,218,525
Total Calculated Compensation$10,814,679

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