Shelby E.L. Pruett

Co-Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Capri EGM, LLC

Mr. Pruett is Co-Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Capri EGM, Capri’s joint venture specializing in build-to-suit, sale-leaseback, and net lease investments in major U.S. property markets. Mr. Pruett is also Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Equity Global Management a principal-oriented real estate investment firm headquartered in Chicago and Co-Founder and Managing Principal of Gryffindor Capital Partners, a venture capital firm based in Chicago. Mr. Pruett oversees all of the business activities of Capri EGM and EGM. Mr. Pruett is also a member of Capri EGM’s and EGM’s Management and Investment Committees. An entrepreneur and investor with more than 32 years of real estate investment experience, Mr. Pruett has founded and managed several successful businesses since the late 1990’s. Prior to co-founding Capri EGM and EGM, Mr. Pruett was Co-Founder and Managing Principal of Equity Capital Management, LLC, a real estate investment firm based in Chicago from 2000 to 2014 and Chairman and Chief Executive officer of ECM Realty Trust, a real estate investment trust based in Chicago, from 2010 to 2011. Previously Mr. Pruett was Executive Vice President of Transwestern Commercial Services and Co-Founder of Transwestern Strategic Partners, a private equity fund investing in real estate operating and service companies. Earlier in his career, Mr. Pruett served as an Owners Representative for Sam Zell’s Equity Assets Management. Mr. Pruett is a Founding Board Member of the Harvard Alumni Real Estate Board, an early board member of the International Advisory Board of the Harvard Real Estate Academic Initiative, a member of the Pensions Real Estate Association, and a licensed Illinois Managing Broker. Mr. Pruett is widely quoted throughout the industry and has been recognized by Real Estate Forum as “one of the most influential executives in the business that have helped to shape the industry over the past few decades”. Mr. Pruett has also been recognized as a Net Lease Icon and a Chicago Real Estate Icon by Real Estate Forum. Mr. Pruett received a Master of Architecture degree from Harvard University Graduate School of Design and a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Virginia.