Margaret Cotter

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Margaret Cotter, Chair of the Board and Executive Vice President-Real Estate Management and Development-NYC

Ms. Margaret Cotter joined the Company as a full-time employee on March 2016, and currently serves as our Executive Vice President – Real Estate Management and Development- NYC.


Ms. Cotter is responsible for the daily management of our live theater properties and operations, including the oversight of the day to day development process of our Union Square and oversight of our New York and Pennsylvania real estate holdings. Up until the sale in June 2021, Director Cotter also oversaw our Chicago real estate holdings.


Prior to her appointment, Ms. Cotter was the owner and President of OBI, LLC (“OBI”), which, from 2002 until her appointment as Executive Vice President – Real Estate Management and Development- NYC, managed our live theater operations under a management agreement and provided management and various services regarding the development of our New York theater and cinema properties. Pursuant to the OBI management agreement, Ms. Cotter also served as the President of Liberty Theaters, LLC, the subsidiary through which we own our live theaters. The OBI management agreement was terminated with Ms. Cotter’s appointment as Executive Vice President-Real Estate Management and Development-NYC. Ms. Cotter is also a theatrical producer who has produced shows in Chicago and New York for over 22 years. She served as a board member of the League of Off-Broadway Theaters and Producers from 2004- 2017.


Ms. Cotter is a former Assistant District Attorney for King’s County in Brooklyn, New York, graduated from Georgetown University and Georgetown University Law Center.


Ms. Cotter is the Chair of our Board and member of our Executive Committee. Along with her sister Ellen Cotter, Ms. Cotter is a significant stakeholder in our Company her direct ownership of both Class A Stock and Class B Stock and her positions as Co-Executor of her father’s estate and Co-Trustee of the Cotter Living Trust and the Cotter Foundation, and as the Sole Trustee of the James J. Cotter Education Trust #1 – all which hold a significant amount of Class A shares and/or Class B shares, Director Cotter is a significant stakeholder in our Company.