Essex Property Trust (ESS) Q2 2012 Earnings Call August 02, 2012 1:00 pm ET Executives 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 D. Eudy - Executive Vice President of Development John Lopez - Vice President and Economist of Research & Due Diligence Analysts Eric Wolfe - Citigroup Inc, Research Division David Toti - Cantor Fitzgerald & Co., Research Division Paul Morgan - Morgan Stanley, Research Division Swaroop Yalla - Morgan Stanley, Research Division Jana Galan - BofA Merrill Lynch, Research Division David Bragg - Zelman & Associates, Research Division Alexander David Goldfarb - Sandler O'Neill + Partners, L.P., Research Division Jeffrey J. Donnelly - Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, Research Division Michael J. Salinsky - RBC Capital Markets, LLC, Research Division Paula J. Poskon - Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated, Research Division Richard C. Anderson - BMO Capital Markets U.S. PresentationOperator
Greetings, and welcome to the Essex Property Trust Second Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call. [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 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.