Complimentary Tickets for Leadership Forum Still Available

CBA Alumnus David Singelyn

Cal Poly Pomona’s College of Business Administration announced that a limited number of complimentary tickets to hear accomplished entrepreneur, real estate investor and alumnus David Singelyn speak are still available.

The former president of Public Storage Canada and current CEO of publicly-traded American Homes 4 Rent will be the featured guest 6:00 p.m. February 2 at the Cal Poly Pomona Theatre in the latest installment of the Dean’s Leadership Forum.

Although there is no charge, admission requires a ticket reserved at and seating is on a first-come-first-serve basis. The Dean's Leadership Forum is open to students and the general public.

About Mr Singelyn: David Singelyn is Chief Executive Officer and a trustee of American Homes 4 Rent (NYSE: AMH). For more than 25 years, Mr. Singelyn has held senior positions in private and publicly-traded real estate companies.

Prior to AMH, from 2005 to 2012, Mr. Singelyn was Chief Executive Officer and a Director of American Commercial Equities (ACE), a private real estate company that owns and manages a portfolio of retail and office properties in California and Hawaii. Mr. Singelyn built ACE’s management team and operational platform.

From 2003 to 2012, Mr. Singelyn was President and a Director of Public Storage in Canada (PSC). PSC was a publicly traded company on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: PUB) until Mr. Singelyn facilitated a transaction to take it private in 2010. Mr. Singelyn remains a Director of both ACE and PSC.

From 1989 to 2003, Mr. Singelyn held various senior finance roles at Public Storage in the United States (NYSE: PSA). During his tenure, Public Storage raised funds through various public and institutional marketplaces and became one of the country’s largest real estate companies.

Mr. Singelyn started his career at Arthur Young & Company (currently EY LLP) and thereafter served as Controller of Winchell’s Donut Houses. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Systems, each from California Polytechnic University in Pomona.