Essex Property Trust announces retirement of co-chief CIO John Eudy
Essex Property Trust announced the expected retirement, pursuant to its succession plan, of John D. Eudy, the company's Executive Vice President and Co-Chief Investment Officer on or around April 2019, and is expected to continue on a part-time basis thereafter. John has led Essex's development activities for over 33 years, during which John and his team created over 15,000 apartment homes. The company is also pleased to announce that its board has appointed Adam W. Berry currently Essex's Senior Vice President of Investments, to succeed John Eudy as Essex's Co-Chief Investment Officer. Adam joined Essex in 2003 in its acquisitions department, following his employment as an attorney with Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich and Rosati. More recently, Mr. Berry has led the company's redevelopment and property dispositions programs before working closely with John Eudy on development opportunities.