Essex Property Trust, Inc. (
Q4 2011 Earnings Conference Call
February 2, 2012 14:30 ET
Michael Schall – President and Chief Executive Officer
Erik Alexander – Senior Vice President and Divisional Manager
Mike Dance – Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Swaroop Yalla – Morgan Stanley
Jana Galan – Bank of America/Merrill Lynch
Eric Wolfe – Citigroup
Alex Goldfarb – Sandler O'Neill
Gautam Garg – Credit Suisse
Ross Nussbaum – UBS
David Harris – Imperial Capital
Rich Anderson – BMO Capital Markets
Paula Poskon – Robert W. Baird
Michael Salinsky – RBC Capital Markets
Dave Bragg – Zelman & Associates
Tayo Okusanya – Jefferies
Greetings, and welcome to the Essex Property Trust Fourth Quarter 2011 Earnings Conference Call. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. A brief question-and-answer session will follow the formal presentation. (Operator Instructions) As a reminder, this conference is being recorded.
Statements made on this conference call regarding expected operating results and other future events are forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Forward-looking statements are made based on current expectations, assumptions, and beliefs as well as information available for the company at this time. A number of factors could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated. Further information about these risks can be found in the company’s filings with the SEC.
It is now my pleasure to introduce your host, Mr. Michael Schall, President and Chief Executive Officer of Essex Property Trust. Thank you, sir. You may begin.