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Theresa Severson


Theresa Severson, Vice President Insurance & Risk –Retail Properties of America, Inc., a REIT that owns and operates high quality open-air shopping centers, including properties with a mixed-use component.

In her role, Ms. Severson oversees the insurance risk management for both the operations and corporate exposures, claims management and Business Continuity Plan. In addition, she has led the formation of and management of several captive insurance companies. Ms. Severson has been with RPAI since 2008. Prior to joining RPAI, Mrs. Severson worked as an Insurance broker handling real estate owners and developer’s insurance programs.

Mrs. Severson received her B.S. in Economics from Illinois State University and is a certified Management Liability Insurance Specialist.