Jeffrey I. Sussman, president, established Louis Dreyfus Property Group in 1971 to assemble a portfolio of first-class office buildings for the Louis Dreyfus Group. He has been substantially responsible for the growth of the company and for the development, acquisition and management of approximately 9 million square feet over the past 34 years. He oversees all aspects of property development from project conception and acquisition to building design and management systems. Prior to joining Louis Dreyfus, Mr. Sussman worked as a commercial real estate broker in New York City. He is a graduate of Cornell University with a degree in industrial and labor relations.