Mr. Katzman is also founder and chairman of Equity One, a REIT that has acquires, renovates, develops and manages more than 180 shopping centers in major U.S. metropolitan markets. He is also involved in the operations of Citycon Oyj, a public European property investment company 40% owned by Gazit. A similar Canadian public company is chaired by Mr. Katzman.
Katzman earns the highest executive salary among Israeli public companies. His salary cost in 2009 was NIS 18.8 million, even after he forewent a large part of his bonus which his contract with Gazit-Globe gave him.