On the founding of Katz & Associates, Dan Katz undertook a mission to develop an organization of highly experienced and knowledgeable professionals dedicated to the practice of comprehensive service in the retail real estate industry.
Today, Katz & Associates Corporation is the largest and most widely recognized retail real estate organization of its type. The firm serves leading national retailers in providing representation throughout the US in all types of retail venues. In addition, the firm has expanded its services to include strategic planning, shopping center leasing, initiation of development projects, portfolio analysis, dispositions and repositioning programs.
Dan Katz built his career at Melville Corporation, a $12 billion multi-divisional retailer, where he served as President of its Real Estate Division.
At the close of 2015, the company celebrated its 20th anniversary in business. Concurrent with this event, Brian Katz was named CEO, signaling a previously planned succession of leadership. Dan Katz will continue to work with Brian as Chairman.
Dan Katz earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from Pennsylvania State University. He is a Board Member of the Retail Board of Shopping Center Business. He is also a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers and the Real Estate Board of New York. He is an active author and commentator on trends in the domestic retail real estate industry, writing for several industry publications and lecturing in national and regional forums.