President & CEO, Thor Equities
Joseph Sitt is President and CEO of Thor Equities, a global leader in urban real estate development, leasing and management of commercial, residential, retail, hotel and mixed-use assets. Founded in 1986 by Mr. Sitt, Thor Equities owns prime property in the United States, Europe, Canada and Latin America, with portfolio transactions and a development pipeline in excess of $10 billion and totaling more than 20 million square feet. Mr. Sitt is also CEO of Thor Retail Advisors, a premier leasing agent and exclusive representative of global retailers in their search for prime locations; Chairman of Thor Urbana, which develops and acquires retail, office and mixed-use properties in Mexico City, Guadalajara, Puebla and other large Mexican cities; and Chairman and Managing Principal of Thor Urban Property Funds, an investment vehicle serving pension funds, investment banks, top-tier college endowments and foundations. Mr. Sitt was awarded the 2014 Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year award. He founded women’s clothing retailer Ashley Stewart in 1991, and expanded the company to 380 stores in over 100 cities.