|Michael Schall||President and Chief Executive Officer|
|Angela Kleiman||Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer|
|Barbara Pak||Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer|
|Adam Berry||Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer|
|Rich Hill||Morgan Stanley|
|Joshua Dennerlein||Bank of America|
|Amanda Sweitzer||Robert W. Baird|
|Neil Malkin||Capital One Securities|
|Alexander Goldfarb||Piper Sandler|
|John Kim||BMO Capital Markets|
|Brad Heffern with RBC Capital Markets|
|Alex Kalmus||Zelman & Associates|
|John Pawlowski||Green Street Advisors|
Good day, and welcome to the Essex Property Trust Second Quarter 2021 Earnings Conference Call.
As a reminder, today's conference call is being recorded. Statements made on this conference call regarding expected operating results and other future events are forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties.
Forward-looking statements are made based on current expectations, assumptions and beliefs as well as information available to the company at this time. A number of factors could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated.