SL Green Realty Corp. Elevates Lawrence A. Swiger To Senior Vice President
January 17th, 2007 at 9:31 AM
New York, NY – January 17, 2007 – SL Green Realty Corp. (NYSE: SLG) today announced the promotion of Lawrence A. Swiger, 42, to Senior Vice President, Leasing, effective immediately.
A nine-year veteran of SL Green, Mr. Swiger has completed over 1.5 million square feet of lease transactions and is responsible for leasing a six building portfolio with over 3.2 million square feet. In particular, Mr. Swiger has helped to drive the impressive leasing activity at 420 Lexington Avenue, site of SL Green’s headquarters, and at 100 Park Avenue, which is currently undergoing a $70 million redevelopment program. Among recent leasing transactions, Mr. Swiger engineered the new lease at 16 East 34th Street to accommodate celebrity chef, Rachael Ray’s monthly publication, Every Day with Rachael Ray and Ricoh Corp’s new lease at 711 Third Avenue.
“Larry has consistently made valuable contributions to the success and growth of our company and it is a pleasure for us to recognize his efforts by announcing this well-deserved promotion,” commented Steven M. Durels, Executive Vice President, Director of Leasing. “In addition to maintaining relationships with the 350 tenants within his portfolio of properties, Mr. Swiger also mentors the development of junior staff members within the SL Green leasing department.”
Prior to joining SL Green, Mr. Swiger was responsible for the leasing and management of Hines Interests Limited Partnership’s 885 Third Avenue (the “Lipstick Building”). He began his real estate career as a commercial broker with Julien J. Studley, Inc. in 1993.
A graduate of Emory University and Fordham University School of Law, Mr. Swiger is a member of the Real Estate Board of New York, the Young Men’s and Women’s Real Estate Association and the New York State Bar.
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. As of September 30, 2006 the Company owned 27 office properties totaling approximately 18.4 million square feet. SL Green’s retail ownership totals approximately 300,000 square feet at eight properties. The Company is the only publicly held REIT that specializes exclusively in this niche.
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