Rob Speyer "was named Co-Chief Executive Officer of Tishman Speyer in June 2008 and continues to serve as president. Since joining the firm in 1995 he has worked in senior positions in each of its major spheres of activity, including acquisitions, development, capital markets and leasing. Most recently, he ran the company's day-to-day business in New York, and he continues to serve as chair of its Management Committee , which oversees the company's activities globally. Mr. Speyer was appointed by Mayor Bloomberg as chair of the Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City, the not-for-profit corporation for the City of New York. He is a member of the Board of Visitors of Columbia College (emeritus), the Board of Trustees of the New York City Police Foundation, and the Executive Committee of the Board of Governors of the Real Estate Board of New York. He graduated magna cum laude from Columbia College in 1992, and was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa Society."