Chief Executive Officer, Equity International
Tom Heneghan is chief executive officer of Equity International. He provides strategic direction and oversees all of the Company’s activities and investment portfolio. Prior to joining Equity International, Mr. Heneghan was chief executive officer of Equity LifeStyle Properties, Inc. (NYSE:ELS), the leading owner/operator of high-quality manufactured housing resort communities in the United States and British Columbia. Mr. Heneghan was previously chief financial officer at ELS. From 1990 to 1995, Mr. Heneghan was with Equity Group Investments (EGI), the privately held investment company founded and led by Sam Zell. At EGI, he held multiple executive-level positions at Zell-related companies including Great American Management and Investments, Inc., a publicly traded holding company with subsidiaries in agricultural chemicals and fertilizers, building products and other manufacturing; Capsure Holdings, Inc., a publicly traded insurance company; and Greenberg & Pociask, LLC, the in-house financial services provider to Zell-affiliated companies. Previously, Mr. Heneghan was a financial analyst with Nicor Gas, and he began his career as a staff accountant at Peat Marwick, now part of KPMG. Mr. Heneghan is currently co-vice chairman of the ELS Board of Directors, a member of The Real Estate Roundtable and a member of the Urban Land Institute's Global Exchange Council. He graduated with a BA in Accounting from Augustana College and is a certified public accountant.