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May 03, 2012 1:00 pm ET
Michael J. Schall - Chief Executive Officer, President, and Director
Erik J. Alexander - Senior Vice President and Division Manager
Michael T. Dance - Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
John Lopez - Vice President and Economist of Research & Due Diligence
John D. Eudy - Executive Vice President of Development
John F. Burkart - Senior Vice President and Fund Manager of Essex Apartment Value Fund
David Toti - Cantor Fitzgerald & Co., Research Division
Swaroop Yalla - Morgan Stanley, Research Division
Robert Stevenson - Macquarie Research
Jana Galan - BofA Merrill Lynch, Research Division
Eric Wolfe - Citigroup Inc, Research Division
Michael Bilerman - Citigroup Inc, Research Division
Alexander David Goldfarb - Sandler O'Neill + Partners, L.P., Research Division
Richard C. Anderson - BMO Capital Markets U.S.
Karin A. Ford - KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc., Research Division
Omotayo T. Okusanya - Jefferies & Company, Inc., Research Division
Michael J. Salinsky - RBC Capital Markets, LLC, Research Division
Greetings, and welcome to the Essex Property Trust, Inc. First Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call. [Operator Instructions]
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 to 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 for Essex Property Trust. Thank you, Mr. Schall. You may now begin.