President & CEO
William Lenehan President & CEO William H. Lenehan was named Chief Executive Officer of FCPT in connection with Darden Restaurant’s real estate spin off transaction. Prior to assuming the CEO role, Bill was an active member of Darden Restaurants’ Board of Directors, Chair of its Real Estate and Finance Committee and member of its Corporate Governance Committee.
Mr. Lenehan has a strong track record of success in real estate and has been active in assembling portfolios of triple net retail properties. In addition, he recently served two years as Special Advisor to the Board of Directors at EVOQ Properties, Inc., which at the time was the owner of a substantial portfolio of development assets in downtown Los Angeles. Prior to that, Lenehan served as Interim CEO of MI Developments, Inc., now named Granite REIT, an owner of net leased industrial and manufacturing real estate, where he was a member of their Strategic Review Committee and was a Director. He also spent approximately 10 years as an Investment Professional in the Real Estate Group of Farallon Capital Management, LLC. Mr. Lenehan is a graduate of Claremont McKenna College.
In addition, Mr. Lenehan previously served on the board of directors for Gramercy Property Trust Inc., a publicly traded net lease REIT, where he was Chairman of the Investment Committee, and is also a member of the Audit Committee and Finance Committee for Macy’s, Inc.
Recent interview with Mr. Lenehan in The Wall Street Transcript – April 2023