Gerald J. Maginnis
Executive in Residence-Rowan University and Retired KPMG Audit Partner
Gerald (Jerry) J. Maginnis was elected to serve as a director in June 2020. Since October 2015, Mr. Maginnis has served as a member of the board of directors of the funds comprising the Cohen & Steers Mutual Fund Complex (the “Complex”). Since January 2019, he has served as the Chair of the Audit Committee of the 20 funds within the Complex, including 9 closed-end funds which are publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange. From 2006 through his retirement in 2015, Mr. Maginnis served as the Managing Partner of the Philadelphia office of KPMG LLP (“KPMG”). From 2002 until 2008, Mr. Maginnis served as the Partner in Charge of KPMG’s Pennsylvania Business Unit Audit Practice, which included the firm’s offices in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Harrisburg. Prior to 2002, Mr. Maginnis was an audit partner at KPMG concentrating on serving clients in the Information, Communications and Entertainment industries. From 2014 to 2015, Mr. Maginnis served as the President of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants, a State CPA Society. From 2014 to 2017, he served as a member of the Council of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (“AICPA”). From 2015 through March 2020, Mr. Maginnis was a member of the Board of Trustees of the AICPA Foundation where he served as Treasurer from 2018 to 2020. Mr. Maginnis has also served as a member of the Advisory Board of the Raj and Kamla Gupta Governance Institute at Drexel University since 2010. Since 2016, he has served as an Executive in Residence at Rowan University. Mr. Maginnis holds a Bachelor of Science from Saint Joseph’s University and is a Certified Public Accountant. The Board believes Mr. Maginnis’ considerable audit, accounting and leadership experience enable him to make valuable contributions as one of our directors and as Chairperson of the Audit Committee.