Gordon Whiting joined Angelo Gordon in 2004 and is the founder and Portfolio Manager of the firm’s net lease real estate strategy. He is a Managing Director and a member of the firm’s executive committee. Gordon has over 20 years’ experience in this industry and previously was an Executive Director of W. P. Carey. He was also the President and Portfolio Manager of Corporate Property Associates 14, Incorporated, one of W. P. Carey’s publicly-held, non-traded real estate investment trusts (with over $1.3 billion in assets) that invest in net leased commercial and industrial properties. From 2002 to 2010, Gordon was a member of the five-person Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board (the “FRTIB”), a position to which he was nominated by President George W. Bush and confirmed by the U.S. Senate. The FRTIB oversees over $290 billion of 401(k) type retirement accounts (the Thrift Savings Plan) for most Federal employees and military personnel. Gordon received a B.S. degree from Cornell University and an M.B.A. degree from Columbia University.