NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 11, 2019--

Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESRT), a leading real estate investment trust with office and retail properties in Manhattan and the greater New York metropolitan area, today announced that on October 1, 2019, Dana R. Schneider will join ESRT as Senior Vice President, Director of Energy and Sustainability.

In this new role, Ms. Schneider will lead all company and property level sustainability initiatives and best practices, including efforts to increase tenant and building energy efficiency. Working closely with Anthony E. Malkin, Chairman and CEO and Thomas P. Durels, EVP of Real Estate for ESRT, Ms. Schneider will provide critical input on the company’s Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) reporting, and continue her work to inform policy with government and regulatory authorities.

“We are happy to welcome Dana as our Senior Vice President, Director of Energy and Sustainability,” said Anthony E. Malkin, Empire State Realty Trust’s Chairman and CEO. “As a longtime partner to ESRT and its predecessors on sustainability initiatives – particularly in the groundbreaking energy retrofit of the Empire State Building – Dana has proven her ability to work with our team and add value, and will lead ESRT in these critical areas.”

“I am excited to join Empire State Realty Trust and bring my expertise in sustainable design and engineering to this new position within the company," said Ms. Schneider. “I look forward to working side-by-side with Tony and Tom to further energy proficiency portfolio-wide.”

From 2002 to 2019, Ms. Schneider led JLL’s Energy and Sustainability Projects team nationally, with a focus on the development and implementation of energy and sustainability programs for a broad range of clients and project types. She has led energy and sustainability assignments in over of 60 million square feet and was a LEED consultant for 89 projects. Ms. Schneider is a LEED Accredited Professional and a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Virginia.

About Empire State Realty Trust

Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESRT), a leading real estate investment trust (REIT), owns, manages, operates, acquires and repositions office and retail properties in Manhattan and the greater New York metropolitan area, including the Empire State Building, the “World's Most Famous Building.” Headquartered in New York, New York, the Company's office and retail portfolio covers 10.1 million rentable square feet, as of June 30, 2019, consisting of 9.4 million rentable square feet in 14 office properties, including nine in Manhattan, three in Fairfield County, Connecticut, and two in Westchester County, New York; and approximately 700,000 rentable square feet in the retail portfolio.

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SOURCE: Empire State Realty Trust, Inc.

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