Chief Executive Officer
Andrew Nathan (CEO) founded Meritage Properties on March 1, 2003. Andy began his career as an attorney with Schulte Roth and Zabel in New York, followed by a 16 year tenure with Tishman Speyer Properties, where he served as a Senior Managing Director, Chief Legal Officer and member of the Investment, Management, and Executive Committees of the firm. While with Tishman Speyer Andy participated in the negotiation and structuring of nearly all of the firm’s major acquisitions, financings and dispositions, the leasing of several million square feet of office space and the creation of numerous joint ventures. He was also intimately involved in the development of Tishman Speyer’s strategic initiatives and the formulation of many of the firm’s operating policies and procedures. Andy resigned from Tishman Speyer in early 2003 to pursue his vision of establishing Meritage Properties as an innovative, market-leading, real estate operating platform. Andy currently also serves as Vice Chariman of the Board of New Heights Youth, a sports-based youth development and educational organization in New York City.