Mr. Lynford is a leading authority on U.S. commercial real estate markets. As one of the industry's preeminent market analysts, he has been quoted in hundreds of business and trade publications, including The Wall Street Journal, Business Week, Barron's, Forbes and The New York Times. He has also been featured on the CBS Evening News and ABC's Business Week.
Mr. Lynford served as President of the Real Estate Research Institute. He is a frequent speaker at major industry and academic conferences, including the Urban Land Institute, the Pension Real Estate Association, the National Association of Home Builders, the National Association of Realtors, The National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries, the Appraisal Institute, the American Real Estate Society, the American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association, the Institute of Real Estate Management and the Financial Industry Accounting Committee.
He has lectured at The Wharton School, Berkeley, MIT, New York University, Columbia University, and Cambridge University. Lloyd is a magna cum laude graduate of Brown University.
Jonathan Garfield has been Executive Vice President and a director of Reis since Reis's founding by Mr. Lloyd Lynford and Mr. Garfield in 1980. He created the initial applications and the database which contains Reis’s time series data on the property, neighborhood and metropolitan levels. Mr. Garfield led the initial transition to electronic delivery of Reis’s information products by managing the design, production, testing and maintenance of Reis’s flagship product, Reis SE. He oversaw Reis’s corporate reporting, including legal, accounting, audit, tax and financing issues until May 2007. Mr. Garfield graduated cum laude from Pomona College.
Mark P. Cantaluppi has been Vice President (since November 1999) and Chief Financial Officer (since March 2006) of Reis (including its public company predecessor, Wellsford Real Properties, Inc.). Previously, Mr. Cantaluppi was Chief Accounting Officer and Director of Investor Relations of Wellsford since December 2000. He joined Wellsford in November 1999 as Vice President, Controller and Director of Investor Relations. From January 1998 to November 1999, he was the Assistant Controller of Vornado Realty Trust, a diversified REIT. From 1993 to 1998, Mr. Cantaluppi worked for Ernst & Young LLP, a public accounting firm, where he attained the level of manager. Mr. Cantaluppi is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Cantaluppi graduated cum laude from Villanova University.
William (Bill) Sander joined Reis as Chief Operating Officer (COO) in 2001 and was promoted to President and COO in 2013.
In addition to his responsibilities for the day-to-day management of the firm, he has been instrumental in charting the course of development for the company’s flagship product, Reis Subscriber Edition, since its initial launch in 2001, introducing successive versions of comparability analysis (Rent, Sales and New Construction Comps), automated property valuations (Single Property Valuation, Value Alert and Mobiuss CRE), and customizable, natural language analytical reports at the market, submarket, and property level. He has guided the company through multiple expansions of coverage into new metros, and through the addition of entirely new sectors (Self Storage, Seniors Housing, Student Housing, Flex/Research & Development, and Warehouse/Distribution). In 2007, Mr. Sander played a significant role in the company’s sale and subsequent listing on NASDAQ. In 2014, Mr. Sander established the company’s Intellectual Property protection group, which he continues to lead as key strategist.
Prior to joining Reis, Mr. Sander was a Senior Vice President of Product Management for Primark Corporation which provided content and software to the financial services industry. At Primark, Mr. Sander was responsible for the integration of numerous data sources into the Global Access and Piranha platforms. In 2000, after Primark was acquired by Thomson Corporation for $1.1B, Global Access and Piranha were recast as Thomson Research and Thomson ONE Banker. Mr. Sander spent his early career as Director of Product Management at IRRC, a proxy advisory firm, where he authored the Shareholder Voting Almanac, 1991 edition. He is a graduate of Marietta College.