Michael Weil

Chief Executive Officer, AR Global


REIT Chief Executive Officers

Michael Weil

Chief Executive Officer, American Finance Trust, Healthcare Trust, Inc. & New York City REIT

  • Mr. Weil serves as Chief Executive Officer of AR Global, a $12 billion asset manager of publicly traded and non-traded REITs, as well as CEO of American Finance Trust, Healthcare Trust, Inc. and New York City REIT
  • Formerly, Mr. Weil served as Executive Vice President of AR Capital, where he supervised the origination of investment opportunities for all AR Capital-sponsored investment program
  • Prior to the establishment of AR Capital, Mr. Weil served as Senior Vice President of Sales and Leasing for American Financial Realty Trust (AFRT), where he was responsible for the disposition and leasing activity for a 37.3 million square foot portfolio

Jim Nelson

Chief Executive Officer, Global Net Lease

  • Jim Nelsonjoined GNL as an Independent Board Member on March 2017
  • Mr. Nelson currently serves as an independent director and chairman of the audit committee for Roman DBDR Tech Acquisition Corp., a special purpose acquisition company, or SPAC. Until January 2021 Mr. Nelson served on the board and audit committee of Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. as an independent director beginning in 2014 and lead director beginning in 2019. Mr. Nelson served as a board and audit committee member for Caesars Entertainment Corp. (from March 2019 until October 2020), and as a board and audit committee member of Icahn Enterprises from 2001-2019
  • Previously served as CEO of Orbitex Management, a financial services company, and Eaglescliff Corporation, a specialty investment banking, consulting and wealth management company

Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officers

Nicholas Schorsch, Jr.

COO, AR Global

  • Mr. Schorsch, Jr. serves as Chief Operating Officer of AR Global
  • Previously, Mr. Schorsch, Jr. has served as Executive Vice President at AR Global and has over 10 years of experience in acquisitions, asset management and capital markets for industry leading asset managers

Joseph Marnikovic

CFO, AR Global

  • Mr. Marnikovic joined the company in 2017 and now serves as Chief Financial Officer of AR Global
  • 20 years of comprehensive experience in all aspects of business operations and financial management
  • Earned CPA License in 1998 and CPM® Designation from IREM in 2013

Katie Kurtz

CFO, American Finance Trust & Healthcare Trust, Inc.

  • Katie Kurtz previously served as chief accounting officer at Carlyle GMS Finance, Inc., The Carlyle Group’s business development company, Director of Finance and Controller for New Mountain Finance Corporation, and Controller at Solar Capital Ltd
  • Mrs. Kurtz began her career at PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP and is a certified public accountant in New York State

Christopher Masterson

CFO, Global Net Lease & New York City REIT

  • Christopher Masterson previously served as Chief Accounting Officer of Global Net Lease
  • Past experience includes accounting positions with Goldman Sachs and KPMG
  • Certified Public Accountant in New York State

Debt Capital Markets & Corporate Finance


Boris Korotkin

SVP of Capital Markets and Corporate Strategy

  • Boris Korotkin is responsible for leading all debt capital market transactions
  • Mr. Korotkin formerly served as Executive Vice President of Transaction Structuring for American Financial Realty Trust

Jacqui Shimmin

Managing Director, Global Net Lease

  • Jacqui Shimmin serves as Managing Director, overseeing European acquisitions and property management while interfacing with the GNL team in New York
  • Previously a senior lawyer at Weil, Gotshal and Manges and in-house at Westfield in London, UK

Razvan Ifrim

Vice President of Finance & Tax, Global Net Lease

  • Razvan Ifrim serves as Vice President Finance & Tax Europe where he is in charge of all our European financial reporting and tax obligations
  • Razvan worked as international tax director for PwC, where he spent over 10 years in various locations such as Luxembourg, US and Romania
  • Razvan has developed extensive financial, tax and accounting experience with a variety of companies and investment funds around the world

Asset Management & Property Management


John Rimbach

President of Healthcare Facilities

  • John Rimbach formerly served as President, CEO & Founder of WESTLiving
  • 30-year career in the financing, development, acquisition, ownership and operation of senior housing portfolios

Trent Taylor

VP of Asset Management

  • Mr. Taylor currently serves as Vice President with a primary focus on asset management and leasing
  • Mr. Taylor has over 12 years of commercial real estate and development experience
  • He earned an MS in Real Estate from New York University and BA in Accounting & Finance from the University of Central Florida

Alex Wagstaff

VP of GNL Europe Asset Management

  • Alex Wagstaff serves as Vice President responsible for the Asset Management of the UK and European Portfolio
  • Alex has 18 years property experience and is a member of the Royal institution of Chartered Surveyors. Prior to joining the company Alex was a Partner at Addington Capital


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