OWNERSHIP

Bruce (Bill) W. Benenson

Principal

The three Benenson siblings - Bill, Fred and Lawrence - are Principals in the family business primarily focused on real estate and related activities. Based in Santa Monica, Bill spearheads the family's West Coast interests. Among his recent real estate projects are the buildout and releasing of a supermarket on Wilshire Boulevard, which is now anchored by an upscale Bristol Farms Market. And he is helping guide the company's soon-to-be demolition and construction of a six-acre, up to two-million-square-foot, mixed-use project in downtown Bellevue, Washington. Also, Bill helped secure the family's major renovation of the Cross County Shopping Center in Yonkers, NY, by bringing in Macerich, a Santa Monica-based real estate investment trust, to reposition the property into a major regional destination.

His charitable activities include working with The Frances and Benjamin Benenson Foundation, the family's fourth generation philanthropic vehicle, which is dedicated to supporting a wide range of third party educational, social and environmental organizations, including The Violence Policy Center, the National Resources Defense Council, Bioneers, Ploughshares and the Amazon Conservation Team. Previously Bill served as a board member of the Wildwood School in West LA.

A graduate of Columbia University, Bill served two and a half years in the US Peace Corps in Bahia, Brazil. He is also involved with the entertainment industry, most notably as an award-winning documentary producer and director of The Marginal WayDiamond Rivers and Dirt! The Movie, all of which were shown nationally on PBS. Additionally, he was a lead Executive Producer on the theatrical film Beasts of No Nation, shown internationally on Netflix. He is also an Executive Producer on the upcoming dramatic film Harriet, a biography of Harriet Taubman.

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Frederick C. Benenson

Principal

A graduate of Harvard University, Fred did his graduate work at Oxford University, leading to a Doctorate in Philosophy. He taught both full-time and part-time from 1972 - 2004 in Departments of Philosophy and Physics at the University of Birmingham, England and in America at SUNY, Purchase. His main research interest and publications centered on Theories of Probability.

In 2004, he retired from academic work and since then has worked full time on the family's real estate interests, concentrating on the financial, tax and legal aspects of the Company's activities.

Among other philanthropic activities, Fred has made donations to honor the memory of his father to Yale University, Lincoln Center and New York Hospital, and, with his wife, Jutta, supports numerous organizations dedicated to social justice and civil liberties.

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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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