Neil Rudolph has been the Executive Vice President of Plaza Associates, Inc. since 1995. He is responsible for the management and leasing of Crabtree Valley Mall, as well as eight other retail properties in North Carolina, Mississippi and West Virginia which exceed two million square feet with annual revenues in excess of $55 million and valued in excess of $800 million. A licensed real estate broker, Mr. Rudolph is the broker in charge for Plaza Associates, Inc.
Mr. Rudolph began his career as a Certified Public Accountant with Coopers & Lybrand before becoming Vice President and CFO with Western Development and Investment Corporation in Denver. He worked six years with Western, which owned and managed apartments in both Denver and Seattle. For the next nine years Mr. Rudolph was the licensed Real Estate Broker for Eaton Investment Company in Denver. As a partner he bought, sold, managed, leased and subdivided real estate in Denver, Vail and Eagle County, Colorado.
Just prior to his current position, Mr. Rudolph was the Financial Officer for the Pyramid Group in Albany and Syracuse, New York, which owned and managed 19 regional malls in New York and Massachusetts. During his five years with Pyramid, he helped develop, construct, pre lease and manage a 1,000,000 square foot mall in Middletown, New York.
Mr. Rudolph graduated from Regis University in Denver, Colorado. He is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC). He has been Chairman of the Board for both the Women’s Center of Wake County and the International Affairs Council of Raleigh, as well as being a member of the Board of Directors of the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce. In addition, Mr. Rudolph was a member of the Blue Ribbon Committee of Wake County which outlined Wake County’s growth for the next 25 years.