OWNER, CHAIRMAN, CEO AND NBA GOVERNOR
Herbert Simon is Chairman Emeritus of Simon Property Group, Inc., which owns or has
an interest in retail properties worldwide. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., along with brothers
Melvin and Fred, they were raised in the Bronx. Mr. Simon earned his bachelor’s
degree at City College of New York.
Mr. Simon, together with his late brother Melvin, led Simon Property Group, Inc. to a
leadership position within the industry which it continues to maintain today. Simon
has always been a big supporter of development in and around Indianapolis. Circle
Centre Mall and Bankers Life Fieldhouse are two key components that helped revitalize
Mr. Simon and Melvin purchased the Pacers in 1983 to ensure the team would stay in
Indianapolis. Herbert Simon is Owner/CEO of Pacers Sports & Entertainment.
A firm supporter of professional, environmental and community groups, Mr. Simon
has served on the Boards of numerous organizations and served a term as Chairman
of the NBA Board of Governors.
OWNER AND ALTERNATE NBA GOVERNOR
Stephen H. Simon, is founder of Simon Equity Partners, LLC and has been a managing
member since January 2007. From February 1997 to December 2006, Mr. Simon
served as president and chief executive officer of Melvin Simon & Associates, Inc., a
privately-held real estate and investment company. Mr. Simon serves on the board of
directors of Pacers Basketball Corporation, Yes To, Inc. and Coalision, Inc. Mr. Simon
is a director for the Herbert Simon Family Foundation and serves on the boards of the
following non-profit organizations: Conscious Alliance and HeadCount.
Mr. Simon holds a degree in General Studies with a concentration in Public and
Environmental Affairs from Indiana University.
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