SL Green Realty Corp. Promotes Vander Veen to SVP, Director of Construction

New York, NY – October 9, 2007 – SL Green Realty Corp. (NYSE: SLG) today announced the promotion of Andrew J. Vander Veen, 43, to Senior Vice President, Director of Construction, effective immediately.

Mr. Vander Veen, who joined SL Green Realty Corp. in 2005 as a Vice President of Construction, will continue to oversee the company’s construction activities and high profile redevelopment efforts, most notably at 100 Park Avenue, 521 Fifth Avenue and 1551 Broadway.

Prior to joining SL Green, Mr. Vander Veen, who has over 15 years experience in construction project management, was Director of Design and Construction for Trizec Properties’ Northeast region.  His role entailed oversight of construction management at such notable properties as the Grace Building, One New York Plaza, Jersey City’s Newport Tower, and the World Apparel Center at 1411 Broadway.

Edward V. Piccinich, Executive Vice President and Director of Management and Construction to whom Mr. Vander Veen will continue to report, commented, “We are very pleased to announce this well-deserved promotion.  During his time at SL Green, Andrew has made significant contributions to our growth and success.  We look forward to his continued, exemplary work as a key player in our efforts to maximize the value of our portfolio.”

A graduate of Michigan State University, Mr. Vander Veen is affiliated with the Real Estate Board of New York, BOMA, and the American Society of Civil Engineers.

About SL Green Realty Corp.

SL Green Realty Corp. is a self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust, or REIT, that predominantly acquires, owns, repositions and manages Manhattan office properties. The Company is the only publicly held REIT that specializes in this niche. As of June 30, 2007, the Company owned 32 New York City office properties totaling approximately 22.5 million square feet, making it New York's largest office landlord. In addition, SL Green holds investment interests in Manhattan retail properties totaling approximately 284,000 square feet at nine properties, along with ownership of 33 suburban assets totaling 7.0 million square feet in Long Island, Westchester County, Connecticut and New Jersey.

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