As Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Conlon is responsible for investments in retail, mixed-use and urban redevelopment opportunities for the Company, in both existing and new markets. In addition, he is responsible for the design and implementation of leasing strategies for Acadia. Mr. Conlon joined Acadia with over 20 years experience in the retail real estate and development industry. Prior to joining Acadia, Mr. Conlon was a Partner at Ripco Real Estate Corporation, responsible for the leasing and development/redevelopment of neighborhood centers, vertical urban retail centers, and mixed-use properties with retail components. Mr. Conlon received his B.A. from the State University of New York at Stony Brook and his J.D. from St. John's University School of Law.