The Top Shopping Center Owners ranking was originally published in NREI's sister publication, Retail Traffic. The listing is based on total retail GLA owned through Dec. 31, 2002, as reported by participating companies. In the case of joint ventures, the company provided its percentage of ownership.

  1. Simon Property Group
    115 W. Washington St.
    Indianapolis, IN 46204
    Phone: (317) 636-1600

    Web site:
    www.shopsimon.com
    David Simon, CEO; Melvin Simon, Co-Chairman; Herbert Simon, Co-Chairman; Richard Sokolov, President and COO; Gary Lewis, EVP Leasing; Scott Murnphrey, President management group; Dennis Cavanagh, COO; Stephen E. Sterrett, CFO; David Schact, CIO; Stewart Stockdale, Chief Marketing Officer
    Total GLA Owned: 183.4 million sq. ft.

  2. General Growth Properties Inc.
    110 N. Wacker Fr.
    Chicago, IL 60606
    Phone: (312) 960-5000
    Web site:
    www.generalgrowth.com
    Matthew Bucksbaum, Chairman; John Bucksbaum, CEO; Bob Michaels, President/COO; Jean Schlemmer, EVP; Chuck Lhotka, SVP; Bernie Freibaum, CFO; Kevin Moss, CIO; John Bergstrom, SVP; Wally Brewster, SVP
    Total GLA Owned: 109.6 million sq. ft.

  3. Kimco Realty Corp.
    3333 New Hyde Park Rd.
    New Hyde Park, NY 11042
    Phone: (516) 869-9000
    Web site:
    www.kimcorealty.com
    Milton Cooper, CEO; Michael J. Flynn, President/COO; Patrick Callan, VP; David Henry, Chief Investment Officer; Michael V. Pappagallo, VP/CFO; Joe Dennis, VP; Scott Onufrey, VP
    Total GLA Owned: 74.6 million sq. ft.

  4. Westfield America
    11601 Wilshire Blvd., 12th floor
    Los Angeles, CA 90025-1748
    Phone: (310) 478-4456
    Web site:
    www.westfield.com
    Peter Lowy, CEO; Richard Green, Vic chairman; Roger Burghdorf/Joe Tagliola, Sr. EVP Leasing; John Schroder, Co-COO; Dimitri Vazelakis, Co-COO; Mark Stefanek, CFO; Rick Gehringer, CIO; Dimitri Vazelakis, Co-COO; Randall Smith/Todd Putman, EVP
    Total GLA Owned: 63.5 million sq. ft.

  5. The Macerich Co.
    401 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 700
    Santa Monica, CA 90401
    Phone: (310) 394-6000
    Web site:
    www.macerich.com
    Mace Siegel, Chairman; Arthur Coppola, President/CEO; Dane Smith, SVP Leasing; Charles Waldron, SVP Property; David Contis, EVP/COO; Tom O'Hern, EVP/CFO;Bob Altman, SVP/CIO ; John Genovese, SVP Real estate; Susan Valentine, SVP Marketing
    Total GLA Owned: 57.9 million sq. ft.

  6. CBL & Associates Properties
    CBL Center, Ste. 500,
    2030 Hamilton Place Boulevard
    Chattanooga, TN 37421-6000
    Phone: (423) 855-0001
    Web site:
    www.cblproperties.com
    Charles B. Lebovitz, Chairman and CEO; John N. Foy, Vice Chairman and CFO; Eric Snyder, SVP, Dir. of Corp. Leasing; Ben S. Landress, SVP, Management; Jerry Sink, SVP, Mall Management; John N. Foy, Vice Chairman and CFO; Barb Ivankovich, VP Corp. Marketing and Corp. Relations
    Total GLA Owned: 56.1 million sq. ft.

  7. New Plan Excel Realty Trust
    1120 Ave. of the Americas
    New York, NY 10036
    Phone: (212) 869-3000
    Web site:
    www.newplan.com
    William Newman, Chairman; Glenn Rufrano, CEO; Steven Kaufman, SVP, Dir. of Leasing; Glenn Rufrano, CEO; Scott MacDonald, President/COO; John Roche, CFO; Robert Lieberman, VP, Chief Technology Officer; Charles Burkert, SVP, Director of Construction; Stacy Lipschitz, VP Corp. Comm.
    Total GLA Owned: 52 million sq. ft.

  8. The Rouse Co.
    10275 Little Patuxent Pky.
    Columbia, MD 21044
    Phone: (410) 992-6000
    Web site:
    www.therousecompany.com
    Anthony W. Deering, Chairman/CEO; Thomas J. Derosa, Vice Chairman/CFO; Robert D. Riedy, SVP Rental Leasing; Duke S. Kassolis, EVP Asset Management; Alton J. Scaro, EVP, Development; Patricia H. Dayton, SVP Treasurer; David L. Tripp, VP, Dir of Corp Communications and Investor Relations; John A. Pattillo, VP design & Construction; Robert Rubenkonig, VP Communications Director
    Total GLA Owned: 45.2 million sq. ft.

  9. Benderson Development Co. Inc.
    3300 Enterprise Parkway
    Buffalo, N.Y. 10036
    Phone: (718) 886-0211
    Web site:
    www.benderson.com
    Nathan Benderson, CEO; Randall Benderson, President
    Total GLA Owned: 40 million sq. ft.

  10. Developers Diversified Realty
    3300 Enterprise Parkway
    Beachwood, OH 44122
    Phone: (216)755-5500
    Web site:
    www.ddr.com
    Scott Wolstein, Chairman/CEO; David Jacobstein, President/COO; Daniel Hurwitz, EVP; Richard Brown, SVP, Real Estate Operations; Bill Schafer, SVP, Finance/CFO; Tim Bruce, SVP Development; Scott Schroeder, Dir. of Marketing
    Total GLA Owned: 39.7 million sq. ft.

  11. Cafaro Co.
    2445 Belmont Ave.
    Youngstown, OH 44504
    Phone: (303) 747-2661
    Web site:
    www.cafarocompany.com
    Anthony M. Cafaro, Sr., President/CEO; Anthony M. Cafaro, Jr., Asst. VP; Norman W. Peters, Sr. VP; John Richley, Dir. of Operations; William A. Cafaro, EVP of Finance; Dominic Rosselli, CFO-Treasurer; Flora Cafaro, VP-Assist Treasurer; Phyllis Cafaro, VP Marketing
    Total GLA Owned: 33.9 million sq. ft.

  12. Lend Lease Real Estate Investments
    3424 Peachtree Rd., Suite 800
    Atlanta, GA 30326
    Phone: (404) 848-8600
    Web site:
    www.lendleaserei.com
    David Ross, CEO & President
    Total GLA Owned: 29.9 million sq. ft.

  13. Weingarten Realty Investors
    2600 Citadel Plaza Drive, Suite 300
    Houston, TX 77008
    Phone: (713) 866-6000
    Web site:
    www.weingarten.com
    Andrew Alexander, President/CEO, Stanford Alexander, Chairman; Martin Debrovner, Vice Chairman
    Total GLA Owned: 29.8 million sq. ft.

  14. Regency Centers
    121 W. Forsyth St., Ste. 200
    Jacksonville, FL 32202
    Phone: (800) 950-6333

    Martin E. Stein, Jr., Chairman/CEO; Mary Lou Fiala, President/COO; John S. Delatour/James D. Thompson, Managing Dir. Operations West/East (respectively); John Colucci, VP Property Operations; Bruce M. Johnson, Managing Dir./CFO; Lisa Palmer, VP Capital Markets; Jack Heinemann/Brian McConnell/Keith Smtih, VP Construction; Amy Jones, VP Marketing
    Total GLA Owned: 29.3 million sq. ft.

  15. Heritage Property Investment Trust, Inc.
    535 Boylston Street
    Boston, MA 2116
    Phone: (617) 247-2200
    Web site:
    www.heritagerealty.com
    Thomas C. Prendergast, Chairman/CEO; Barry Rodenstein, VP Leasing; Gary Widett, COO; David Gaw, CFO; Robert Prendergast, VP property management/Construction; Cayce Montero, Dir. Corp. Development
    Total GLA Owned: 25.9 million sq. ft.

  16. Glimcher Realty Trust
    20 S. Third St
    Columbus, OH 43215
    Phone: (614) 621-9000
    Web site:
    www.glimcher.com
    Herbert Glimcher, Chairman/CEO; Michael Glimcher, President; Thomas Drought, SVP Leasing; John Hoeller, SVP Property; William Cornely, EVP & COO; Melinda Janick, SVP & CFO; William Husted, SVP Construction; Clare Calabrese, VP Marketing
    Total GLA Owned: 25.7 million sq. ft.

  17. Pan Pacific Retail Properties
    1631-B South Melrose Drive
    Vista, CA 92083
    Phone: (760) 727.1002
    Web site:
    www.pprp.com
    Stuart Tanz, President and CEO
    Total GLA Owned: 23.4 million sq. ft.

  18. Taubman Centers, Inc.
    200 East Long Lake Rd.
    Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304
    Phone: (248) 258-6800
    Web site:
    www.taubman.com
    Robert S. Taubman, Chairman and CEO; Lisa A. Payne, EVP/CFO/Chief Administrative Officer; Courtney Lord, SVP Leasing; William S. Taubman, EVP; Denise Anton, SVP, Center Operations; Steve Eder, SVP/Treasurer; Ilene Lanfear, VP, Informational Services; Ron Loch, VP, Planning & Design
    Total GLA Owned: 23.2 million sq. ft.

  19. Edens & Avant
    1901 Main St., Bank of America Plaza
    Suite 900
    Columbia, SC 29201
    Phone: (803) 779-4420
    Web site:
    www.edensandavant.com
    Terry S. Brown, CEO; Jodie W. McLean, President/CIO; Lyle Darnall, VP; Larry K. Wheeler, VP Asset Management; Jay Matera, CFO; Ray Weston, VP Construction
    Total GLA Owned: 22.9 million sq. ft.

  20. RD Management Corp.
    810 Seventh Ave.
    New York, NY 10019
    Phone: (212) 265-6600
    Web site:
    rdmanagement.com
    Richard Birdoff, President; Mary Ann Savarese, VP; Mary Ann Savarese, VP; Charles Messi, VP Operations; Isana Radchik, VP Finance, CFO; Mary Ann Savarese, VP; Charles Messi, VP Operations
    Total GLA Owned: 22 million sq. ft.

  21. Garden Commercial Properties
    820 Morris Turnpike
    Short Hills, NJ 7078
    Phone: (973) 467-5000
    Web site:
    www.gardencommercial.com
    Mario Dudzinski, VP Real Esate; Leonard Wiff, CEO; Mario Dudzinski, VP Real Esate; Leonard Wiff, CEO
    Total GLA Owned: 20.8 million sq. ft.

  22. The Pyramid Cos.
    The Clinton Exchange, 4 Clinton Square
    Syracuse, NY 13202
    Phone: (315) 422-7000

    Robert J. Consel, Managing Partner; James A. Touzzolo, Sr. Partner; Nicolas G. King, Dir. of Leasing; Marc Malfitano, Sr. Partner; Timothy Kelley, Dir. of Shopping Center Management
    Total GLA Owned: 19.5 million sq. ft.

  23. The Mills Corp.
    1300 Wilson Blvd., Ste. 400
    Arlington, VA 22209
    Phone: (703)526-5000
    Web site:
    www.millscorp.com
    Laurence C. Siegel, Chairman and CEO; Jay Buckey, SVP Leasing; Raymond K. Gruendel, SVP Management; Kenneth R. Parent, COO; Greg Neeb, EVP & CIO; James F. Dausch, President Development Div.; Kenneth Volk, SVP Marketing
    Total GLA Owned: 19 million sq. ft.

  24. Inland Real Estate Corp.
    2901 Butterfield Rd.
    Oak Brook, IL 60523
    Phone: (888) 331-4732
    Web site:
    www.inlandrealestate.com
    Robert D. Parks, Chairman, President, CEO; Mark E. Zalatoris, SVP/CFO; D. Scott Carr, President, Property Management; D. Scott Carr, President, Property Management; Mark E. Zalatoris, SVP/CFO; Mark E. Zalatoris, SVP/ CFO; Trista Hertz, Asst. VP; Trista Hertz, Asst. VP
    Total GLA Owned: 18.2 million sq. ft.

  25. Crown American Realty Trust
    Pasquerilla Plaza
    Johnstown, PA 15901
    Phone: (814) 536-4441
    Web site:
    www.crownamerican.com
    Total GLA Owned: 17 million sq. ft.