PulteGroup last week announced the election of Bryce Blair to its board of directors. As a member of the board, Blair will join the compensation and management development, and finance committees.
Blair, 52, has more than 30 years experience in real estate development and investment. He was with AvalonBay Communities Inc., since 1993, holding a number of senior leadership positions including president, chief operating officer as well as his most recent position of chairman and CEO. AvalonBay announced recently that Blair will retire from his role as CEO at the end of 2011. Prior to AvalonBay, Blair was a partner with Trammel Crow Residential.
Blair also serves as the chairman of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT), where he is a member of the executive committee and board of governors, and as trustee and past chair of the multi-family council for the Urban Land Institute (ULI).
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