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Deborah McAneny

Ms. McAneny is the former Chief Operating Officer of Benchmark Senior Living from 2007 to 2009.

Prior to this, she was employed at John Hancock Financial Services for 20 years in various positions including as Executive Vice President for Structured and Alternative Investments where she was responsible for a portfolio of investment businesses with total assets under management of $20 billion including all real estate, commercial mortgages, CMBS, structured fixed-income, timber and agricultural. She was a Senior Auditor with Arthur Andersen & Co from 1981 to 1985.

She is currently the lead independent director of HFF, Inc. (NYSE:HF) and on the board of directors of RREEF America REIT II, an open-ended, core real estate fund and RREEF Property Trust, Inc., a public non-traded REIT. She also serves on the board of advisors of Benchmark Senior Living, LLC. She was formerly on the board of directors of KKR Financial Holdings from 2005 through 2014. She is a trustee of the Rivers School, a former Chair of the Board of Trustees of the University of Vermont, and a past President of the Commercial Mortgage Securities Association.

Ms. McAneny holds a Masters Professional Director Certification from the American College of Corporate Directors, a national public company director education and credentialing organization and a B.S. in Business Management from the University of Vermont.