EastGroup Properties

David M. Fields

Mr. Fields has served as a director of the Company since February 2022. He brings valuable experience in strategic planning, executive leadership, legal and compliance matters, technology and human resources to the Board. Since 2014, Mr. Fields has served as Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel of San Ramon, California-based Sunset Development Company, the developer, owner and manager of Bishop Ranch, home to 30,000 employees and 600 businesses, along with retail, entertainment and planned residential. From 2006 to 2013, Mr. Fields served as Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of Bayer Properties in Birmingham, Alabama, and prior to that, served as Vice President and General Counsel, Retail Division, of Irvine Company in Newport Beach, California. Mr. Fields has served on the board of directors of CBL Properties since November 2021 and chairs the Nominating/Corporate Governance Committee. He earned his Juris Doctor degree from Harvard Law School and his Bachelor of Arts degree from Yale University.