SL Green Realty Corp. Grows Portfolio Management Team with Two New Key Hires
New York, NY – April 26, 2007 – SL Green Realty Corp. (NYSE: SLG) today announced the hiring of Thomas Bloomfield and Nick Hayden to the company’s portfolio management team. Both join the company as Vice President.
Mr. Bloomfield, who will be overseeing management of 220 East 42nd Street, 470 Park Avenue South, 750 Third Avenue, 485 Lexington Avenue, 1551 Broadway, 21 West 34th Street, One Madison Avenue, 521 Fifth Avenue, 919 Third Avenue, has over 25 years experience in commercial real estate management and is a Certified Property Manager with vast experience in the New York City and Washington D.C. markets. Most recently, he was the Senior Property Manager at the Grace Building. Earlier with Cushman & Wakefield, he served both as Portfolio Manager in New York City and Manager of Asset Services in Washington D.C.
Select highlights of Mr. Bloomfield’s experience include his role in the management team that built and opened 590 Madison Avenue – the IBM Building - from the ground-up as well as his responsibility for Cushman & Wakefield’s first acquisition of HG Smithy Company. Mr. Bloomfield is a graduate of CW Post School of Professional Accountancy.
Mr. Hayden, who will manage SL Green’s 100 Park, 440 Ninth Avenue, 711 Third Avenue, 461 Fifth Avenue, 420 Lexington Avenue, 16 East 34th Street, 717 Fifth Avenue and 810 Seventh Avenue, has over 20 years of property management experience and joins SL Green Realty Corp. from Jones Lang LaSalle where he served most recently as SVP, Group Manager overseeing the Operations and Project Management for a 4 million square foot office portfolio. Earlier, Mr. Hayden served as Property Manager for Cushman & Wakefield at 90 West Street, a 365,000 square foot landmarked office building in the Financial District where he was responsible for the leasing, management and repositioning of the property and oversaw its $30 million redevelopment project.
Prior to his assignment at 90 West Street, Mr. Hayden was employed as a vice president at First Winthrop Properties where he was involved in the leasing, management, acquisition and disposition of over 11 million square feet of New York City commercial office space.
Mr. Hayden has been the recipient of the Property Manager of the Year Award in 1999, BOMA New York Pinnacle Award in 2000, BOMA Mid-Atlantic Pinnacle Award in 2000, and IREM Marketing Newsletter of the Year Award in 2001.
Commenting on these recent hires, Edward Piccinich, Executive Vice President and Director of Property Management and Construction said, “SL Green is a company whose outstanding reputation attracts the real estate industry’s leading professionals. We’re very pleased to welcome both Tom and Nick to SL Green and are sure both will make significant contributions to our growing position as New York City’s leading commercial landlord.”
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 a portfolio of Manhattan office properties. The Company is the only publicly held REIT that specializes exclusively in this niche. As of January 31, 2007, the Company owned 42 office properties totaling 25.0 million square feet. The Company’s retail space ownership totals 296,000 square feet at eight properties.
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