2018 Speakers

Luke Petherbridge, President & CEO

Luke Petherbridge

President & CEO, ShopCore Properties

Mr. Petherbridge joined ShopCore in May of 2016 as President and Chief Executive Officer. He has over 15 years of financial and global real estate and management experience.

Previously, Mr. Petherbridge was the Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer of DDR Corp., one of the largest owners of shopping centers in the United States. While at DDR, he served in various roles and was responsible for various capital raising activities, actively managing the balance sheet, maintaining strong lender relationships and executing various corporate level transactions. Prior to DDR, he was the Chief Executive Officer and a Director of shopping center owner EDT Retail Trust (formerly Macquarie DDR Trust. Before that, Mr. Petherbridge served as Director of Transactions with Rubicon Asset Management. While in this role, he worked on approximately $5 billion of transactions focusing on United States, European and Japanese real estate and real estate structured finance.

Mr. Petherbridge holds his bachelor of commerce from Macquarie University. He is a member of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT), the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), the ICSC Open Air Conference Committee and the ICSC Nexus Conference Committee.