Robin Josephs

Robin Josephs age 63, has served as one of our Directors since 1998. Ms. Josephs served as our lead independent director from 2009 until consummation of the Merger, with duties that included presiding at all executive sessions of the independent directors and serving as principal liaison between the Chairman and the independent Directors. From 2005 to 2007, Ms. Josephs was a Managing Director of Starwood Capital Group L.P., a private equity firm specializing in real estate investments. Prior to that, Ms. Josephs was a senior executive with Goldman Sachs & Co. from 1986 to 1996 in various capacities. She served as a director of Old SAFE from 2017 until consummation of the Merger. She currently serves as a director, Chair of the Compensation Committee and a member of the Audit Committee of MFA Financial, Inc. (NYSE: MFA), which is primarily engaged in investing in residential mortgage-backed securities, as a Director and a member of the Audit, Compensation and Nominating Committees of SVF Investment Corp. 2 (NASDAQ: SVFB), and as a director and member of the Audit Committee of Starwood Real Estate Income Trust, Inc., a non-traded REIT. Ms. Josephs is a trustee of the University of Chicago Cancer Research Foundation. Ms. Josephs received a B.S. degree in Economics magna cum laude from the Wharton School (Phi Beta Kappa) and an M.B.A. degree from Columbia University. Ms. Josephs was nominated to serve on our Board due to her extensive experience as a director of public companies, her finance and accounting experience from her roles in investment banking and private equity, her capital markets experience and background in evaluating and managing real estate investments.
Independent Director