Ms. Laing has is the Chief Financial Officer of American Homes 4 Rent (NYSE: AMH). Ms. Laing served as Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary of Thomas Properties Group, Inc., a publicly-traded real estate operating company, from its initial public offering in 2004 through its merger into Parkway Properties, Inc. in 2013. At Thomas Properties Group, she was responsible for corporate finance, accounting and financial reporting, budgeting and forecasting, and information technology. Ms. Laing’s prior career includes having served as Chief Financial Officer for Arden Realty, Inc. from its public offering in 1996 to 2000, where she oversaw the finance, accounting and reporting functions during a period when the company increased the size of its portfolio by over fivefold. From 1982 to 1996, Ms. Laing served as Controller and Treasurer, then Chief Financial Officer for Southwest Property Trust, Inc., a publicly-traded real estate investment trust investing in multifamily residential properties. Since 2003, Ms. Laing has been a member of the Board of Directors of The Macerich Company, a publicly-traded real estate investment trust that owns shopping malls nationally. She serves as the chair of the Audit Committee and is a member of the Compensation Committee. Ms. Laing also actively serves on three Advisory Boards at Oklahoma State University, to: the Dean of the Spears School of Business, the Chair of the Accounting Department, and the Oklahoma State University Foundation. Ms. Laing started her career with Arthur Andersen & Co. She earned a B.S. in accounting from Oklahoma State University and is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive) in Texas.
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