David O’Reilly named president of The Howard Hughes Corporation

David O'Reilly

The Howard Hughes Corporation announced that chief financial officer David O’Reilly has been appointed president of the company. O’Reilly will also continue to serve as the company’s CFO, a position he has held since joining The Howard Hughes Corporation in 2016.

“I am pleased that David will be assuming the role of president of our company as we continue to unlock value in our portfolio and pursue opportunities for long-term growth,” said Paul H. Layne, chief executive officer of The Howard Hughes Corporation. “David has provided tremendous leadership to our company over the past years as our CFO and has been instrumental in positioning us well for the future. David’s expertise and insights into the complexities of our business, our industries, and the financial realm are an invaluable resource for our company.”

The Howard Hughes Corporation owns and operates the country’s leading portfolio of master planned communities, including The Woodlands, The Woodlands Hills, and Bridgeland in the Greater Houston, Texas area; Summerlin, Las Vegas; Ward Village in Honolulu, Hawai’i; and Columbia, Maryland.

“I look forward to continuing the success that we have had in focusing our resources into our core portfolio of master planned communities and positioning our company to meet the changing demands of the market,” said O’Reilly. “I would like to thank Paul and our entire board for providing this opportunity. I’m eager to continue to collaborate with the entire HHC team as we remain committed to delivering outsized, risk-adjusted returns to our investors while we work to ensure the long-term success of our business and our communities.”