OWNERSHIP

Bruce (Bill) W. Benenson

Principal

After graduating in 1967 from Columbia University, Bill Benenson served two and a half years in the US Peace Corps in Bahia, Brazil. He made his producing and directing debut with two award-winning documentaries, The Marginal Way and Diamond Rivers, which received national broadcast. He served as a Directing Fellow at the American Film Institute in 1975. He then went on to produce Boulevard Nights and wrote the original treatment for Pumping Iron starring Arnold Schwarzenegger before starting his own company. Under Benenson Productions, he was involved with the creation of three features: Under the Volcano, The Lightship, and A Walk on the Moon. He served as Executive Producer for A Walk on the Moon and the critically-acclaimed Mister Johnson.

Bill along with his two brothers, Fred and Lawrence, are Principals in the family business interests, including The Frances and Benjamin Benenson Foundation, which is dedicated to supporting a wide range of educational, social and environmental organizations. Bill is former board member of the Wildwood School and is active in the Violence Policy Center, the National Resources Defense Council, Bioneers, Rainforest Action Network and Ploughshares, as well as being one of the initial investors in Seeds of Change.

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Frederick C. Benenson

Principal

A graduate of Harvard University, Fred pursued graduate studies at Oxford University, leading to a Doctorate in Philosophy. He taught both full-time and part-time from 1972 - 2004 at the University of Birmingham, England where he taught in the Department of Philosophy and the Department of Physics. In America, he taught history and philosophy of science at SUNY. His main research interest is in probability theory, and his publications include "Probability, Objectivity and Evidence" (Routledge, London, 1984).

In 2004, he retired from academic work and for the past ten years has worked full time on the family's real estate interests, concentrating on the financial and legal aspects of the Company's activities. Among other philanthropic activities, Fred made donations to honor the memory of his father to Yale University and New York Hospital. With his two brothers, he created the Charles B. Benenson Grove in honor of their father's memory during the Lincoln Center's recent Bravo Campaign.

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Lawrence B. Benenson

Principal

As a Principal and a member of the firm's Investment Committee, Lawrence B. Benenson is involved in developing and implementing the Company's investment strategies and internal operations as well as guiding the Company's short and long-term planning. His leadership guides the Company's near-term and long-range planning and has helped Benenson Capital Partners grow to become one of the nation's premier owners of net-leased properties.

Mr. Benenson is the Chairman of the Institute for the Study of Global Anti-Semitism and Policy and Head Co-Chairman of the Lincoln Center Real Estate and Construction Council. He serves on the Boards of the Mosholu Montefiore Community Center in the Bronx, the Museum for African Art, the Center for Arts in Education, American Folk Art Museum, the ART/OMI International Arts Center, the New York Junior Tennis League, Al Hirschfeld Foundation and the Ad Reinhardt Foundation. He also serves on the Boards of the Inner-City Scholarship Foundation and the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).

Previously, Mr. Benenson worked for Rose Associates, a real estate investment and development company specializing in Manhattan properties. He has been involved with the Benenson family business since 1990.

Mr. Benenson holds a BA from Duke University. He is a member of the Real Estate Board of New York, Vice President of the Realty Foundation of New York, and a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers.

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