Sumit Roy


Sumit Roy

Independent Director
Director since 2022
Investment Committee

Key Experience and Qualifications

Mr. Roy brings to our Board substantial executive, investor, real estate and technology experience. As President and Chief Executive Officer of Realty Income Corporation, he has successfully overseen the rapid growth of the company, which holds a portfolio of over 15,000 properties and investments across the United States and Europe. Prior to Realty Income, Mr. Roy was an Executive Director at UBS Investment Bank, where he was responsible for more than $57 billion in real estate capital markets and advisory transactions, which enables him to contribute to the board his insights into investor perspectives. Drawing from his early career in technology, in each of his roles, Mr. Roy has leveraged technology to create value for stakeholders and investors.

Professional Experience

  • Realty Income Corporation (NYSE: O), a diversified real estate investment trust
    • Chief Executive Officer and Director (since 2018)
    • President (since 2015)
    • Chief Operating Officer (2014–2018)
    • Chief Investment Officer (2013–2014)
    • Senior Vice President, Acquisitions (2011–2013)
  • Executive Director, UBS Investment Bank, a global investment bank (2004–2011)
  • Manager, Corporate Finance, MeadWestvaco, a packaging company (2003–2004)
  • Associate, Technology Investment Banking, Merrill Lynch, a global investment management firm (2001–2003)
  • Principal, Cap Gemini, an information technology services and consulting company (1994–1999)

Private Boards and Community Service

  • Member of the Executive Board and Governance Committee, National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (Nareit)

Other Current Public Company Directorships

  • Realty Income Corporation (NYSE: O) (since 2018)


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