NEW YORK, March 29, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Lexington Realty Trust (NYSE:LXP) (“Lexington”), a real estate investment trust (REIT) focused on single-tenant real estate investments, today announced that Jamie Handwerker has been appointed to its Board of Trustees, effective March 28, 2017.
T. Wilson Eglin, Chief Executive Officer and President of Lexington Realty Trust, commented “We’re excited to welcome Jamie to our Board of Trustees. Jamie has been an active participant in the REIT industry for more than 20 years and her extensive experience analyzing and investing in real estate investment trusts will provide our Board valuable insight. Our shareholders are sure to benefit immensely from her expected contributions as a board member.”
Ms. Handwerker is a partner of KSH Capital, providing real estate entrepreneurs with capital and expertise to seed or grow their platform. Ms. Handwerker is also a member of the Board of Directors of Benefit Street Partners Realty Trust, Inc., a member of the University of Pennsylvania School of Arts & Sciences Board of Overseers and is the Founder and Chairperson of Penn Arts & Sciences Professional Women’s Alliance. Prior to joining KSH Capital in May 2016, Ms. Handwerker was a Senior Vice President and Principal of Cramer Rosenthal McGlynn LLC, a New York-based asset management firm, where Ms. Handwerker continued to manage the CRM Windridge Partners hedge funds. Prior to joining Cramer Rosenthal McGlynn LLC in 2002, Ms. Handwerker was a Managing Director and Portfolio Manager with ING Furman Selz Asset Management LLC (ING FSAM), a New York based subsidiary of ING Group, where she created, launched and managed Windridge Partners, L.P. From 1994 to 2000, Ms. Handwerker was a Managing Director and Senior Equity Research Analyst (Sell-Side) at the international corporate and investment bank ING Barings and its predecessor, Furman Selz, LLC.
ABOUT LEXINGTON REALTY TRUST
Lexington Realty Trust (NYSE:LXP) is a publicly traded real estate investment trust (REIT) that owns a diversified portfolio of real estate assets consisting primarily of equity investments in single-tenant net-leased commercial properties across the United States. Lexington seeks to expand its portfolio through build-to-suit transactions, sale-leaseback transactions and acquisitions. For more information or to follow Lexington on social media, visit www.lxp.com.
Contact:Investor or Media Inquiries for Lexington Realty Trust:Heather Gentry, Senior Vice President of Investor RelationsLexington Realty TrustPhone: (212) 692-7200 E-mail: email@example.com