Michael Weil

Chief Executive Officer, AR Global


Public Company Chief Executive Officers

Michael Weil

Chief Executive Officer, Healthcare Trust, Inc., Necessity Retail REIT (formerly known as American Finance Trust) & American Strategic Investment Co.

  • Mr. Weil serves as Chief Executive Officer of AR Global, a $12 billion asset manager of publicly traded and non-traded REITs, as well as CEO of American Finance Trust, Healthcare Trust, Inc. and American Strategic Investment Co.
  • Formerly, Mr. Weil served as Executive Vice President of AR Capital, where he supervised the origination of investment opportunities for all AR Capital-sponsored investment program
  • Prior to the establishment of AR Capital, Mr. Weil served as Senior Vice President of Sales and Leasing for American Financial Realty Trust (AFRT), where he was responsible for the disposition and leasing activity for a 37.3 million square foot portfolio

Jim Nelson

Chief Executive Officer, Global Net Lease

  • Mr. Nelson currently serves as Global Net Lease (GNL) Chief Executive Officer, a position he has held since July of 2017, and, since March of 2017, as a director of GNL. Mr. Nelson previously served as a member of GNL’s audit committee from March 2017 until July 2017.

  • Mr. Nelson currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors for Xerox, as an independent director and chair of the audit committee for Chewy, Inc., an American online retailer of pet food and other pet-related products. Mr. Nelson served as lead director and audit committee member of Herbalife Nutrition Ltd.(board member from 2014 -January 2021) and as a director and member of the audit committee of Caesars Entertainment Corporation, a casino-entertainment company, from March 2019 to October 2020.
  • Mr. Nelson was previously a director and member of the audit committee of Icahn Enterprises GP, or IEP, from June 2001 to March 2019; a director of New York REIT, Inc. from November 2015 until June 2017; a director and chairman of the audit committee of the Viskase Companies, Inc. from April 2003 through April 2010; a director of American Entertainment Properties Corp. from December 2003 until March 2013; a director of Tropicana Entertainment Inc. from March 2010 until May 2014, and a member of its audit committee from March 2010 until December 2013 and a member of its nominating and governance committee until his resignation in May 2014; an independent director and chair of the audit committee for Roman DBDR Tech Acquisition Corp. a special purpose acquisition company, or SPAC, formed for the purpose of effecting a business combination with one or more businesses with a focus on companies in the technology, media and telecom (“TMT”) industries from December 2020 until December 2021, a director of Orbitex Financial Services Group from August 1995 until March 2001; a director and as Chairman of the audit committee of Cequel Communications, an owner and operator of a large cable television system, from April 2008 to November 2012; a director and member of the audit committee of Take Two Interactive Software, Inc. a publisher, developer, and maker of video games and video game peripherals, from April 2010 through November 2013; a director and member of the compensation, governance and strategic alternatives committees of Voltari Corporation (f.k.a. Motricity Inc.) from June 2011 to September 2015, and as Chairman of Voltari’s board of directors from January 2012 to September 2015; Mr. Nelson was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Eaglescliff Corporation, a specialty investment banking, consulting and wealth management company, from 1986 until 2009. From March 1998 through 2003, he was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Orbit Aviation, Inc., a company engaged in the acquisition and completion of Boeing Business Jets for private and corporate clients; and from August 1995 until July 1999, Mr. Nelson was Chief Executive Officer and Co-Chairman of Orbitex Management, Inc., a financial services company in the mutual fund sector.

Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officers

Nicholas Schorsch, Jr.

COO, AR Global

  • Mr. Schorsch, Jr. serves as Chief Operating Officer of AR Global
  • Previously, Mr. Schorsch, Jr. has served as Executive Vice President at AR Global and has over 10 years of experience in acquisitions, asset management and capital markets for industry leading asset managers

Joseph Marnikovic

CFO, AR Global

  • Mr. Marnikovic joined the company in 2017 and now serves as Chief Financial Officer of AR Global
  • 20 years of comprehensive experience in all aspects of business operations and financial management
  • Earned CPA License in 1998 and CPM® Designation from IREM in 2013

Scott Lappetito

Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Secretary, Healthcare Trust, Inc.

  • Mr. Lappetito previously served as chief accounting officer from April 2019 until December 2021, and was the company’s controller from November 2017 through April 2019.
  • Mr. Lappetito is a certified public accountant in the State of New York, holds a B.S. in accounting from The Pennsylvania State University and an M.B.A. from Villanova University.

Jason Doyle

Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Secretary, The Necessity Retail REIT

  • Mr. Doyle was formerly the Chief Accounting Officer of Global Net Lease.
  • Previously Mr. Doyle served as Acting Vice President Finance at Markforged, Inc., Associate Controller, Head of Global Accounting Operations at Charles River Associates and Vice President Finance and Practice Director, Transportation at AST Corporation.
  • Mr. Doyle is a certified public accountant in the State of Rhode Island, holds a B.S. from the University of Rhode Island and an M.B.A. from Babson College.

Christopher Masterson

CFO, Global Net Lease & American Strategic Investment Co.

  • Christopher Masterson previously served as Chief Accounting Officer of Global Net Lease
  • Past experience includes accounting positions with Goldman Sachs and KPMG
  • Certified Public Accountant in New York State

Debt Capital Markets & Corporate Finance


Boris Korotkin

SVP of Capital Markets and Corporate Strategy

  • Boris Korotkin is responsible for leading all debt capital market transactions
  • Mr. Korotkin formerly served as Executive Vice President of Transaction Structuring for American Financial Realty Trust

Jacqui Shimmin

Managing Director, Global Net Lease

  • Jacqui Shimmin serves as Managing Director, overseeing European acquisitions and property management while interfacing with the GNL team in New York
  • Previously a senior lawyer at Weil, Gotshal and Manges and in-house at Westfield in London, UK

Razvan Ifrim

Vice President of Finance & Tax, Global Net Lease

  • Razvan Ifrim serves as Vice President Finance & Tax Europe where he is in charge of all our European financial reporting and tax obligations
  • Razvan worked as international tax director for PwC, where he spent over 10 years in various locations such as Luxembourg, US and Romania
  • Razvan has developed extensive financial, tax and accounting experience with a variety of companies and investment funds around the world

Asset Management & Property Management


Trent Taylor

Senior Vice President, Asset Management

  • Mr. Taylor currently serves as Vice President with a primary focus on asset management and leasing
  • Mr. Taylor has over 12 years of commercial real estate and development experience
  • He earned an MS in Real Estate from New York University and BA in Accounting & Finance from the University of Central Florida

Alex Wagstaff

VP of GNL Europe Asset Management

  • Alex Wagstaff serves as Vice President responsible for the Asset Management of the UK and European Portfolio
  • Alex has 18 years property experience and is a member of the Royal institution of Chartered Surveyors. Prior to joining the company Alex was a Partner at Addington Capital


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