Positioning Retail Real Estate for a New Generation

November 19, 2018

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Stephanie Harris Joins Levin Management as Vice President of Leasing

Firm Expands Executive Leadership Team During Period of Unparalleled Growth

NORTH PLAINFIELD, N.J., Nov. 19, 2018 – Levin Management Corporation (LMC) has appointed Stephanie Harris as vice president of leasing, announced Matthew K. Harding, company president. This key addition augments LMC’s executive leadership team during a period of strong growth and transactional volume for the commercial real estate services firm.

Based upon the company’s portfolio growth over the past year – including the addition of more than 1.4 million square feet in three states – the time was right to add the vice president of leasing position, noted Harding. Joseph Lowry, LMC’s senior vice president of acquisitions and business development, had been serving in an expanded role as head of the firm’s leasing department. Lowry will continue his focus on the expansion of LMC’s management and leasing portfolio, as well as acquisitions for clients, with Harris assuming responsibility for the oversight of LMC’s leasing team.

“LMC’s longevity in the real estate industry is a testament to management’s foresight and the company’s non-traditional corporate structure,” said Harris. “As vice president of leasing at LMC, I’ll be given the opportunity to round out my professional career. I’m very fortunate to be working with such a closely knit team that has been very successful working across a wide range of platforms.”

A resident of Millburn, N.J., Harris brings more than 20 years of related experience to her new role, including management positions in real estate acquisition, leasing and development with top national retailers including McDonald’s, Toys ‘R’ Us, The Home Depot and Life Time Fitness. Most recently, she was an associate with RIPCO Real Estate’s New Jersey office. Harris earned a bachelor’s degree in consumer economics and public policy from Cornell University. She is a long-time member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).

“We are pleased to welcome a results-driven professional of Stephanie’s caliber to Levin Management,” said Harding. “Her significant industry experience and strategic vision, coupled with her many long-term relationships with national and regional retailers, make her a perfect complement to our firm as we grow our executive team, portfolio, and landlord and tenant relationships.”

For more than 65 years, LMC has served as a trusted single-source commercial real estate services provider for institutional and private owners. The firm helps its clients evaluate options, operate properties and create case-specific solutions to protect and improve asset value; it has distinguished itself as a firm large enough to excel in assignments of any scale while continuing to employ a hands-on, proprietary approach in every facet of its business.

LMC today maintains a diversified, retail-focused portfolio of 105 properties totaling approximately 15 million square feet in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states, offering leasing, property management, financial management and reporting, construction and development, lease administration, marketing services, and acquisition and disposition consulting services. The company specializes in repositioning, retenanting and renovating real estate – areas that have become particularly vital in an increasingly competitive market. LMC’s capabilities continue to evolve with new technologies, efficiencies and sustainability-focused initiatives to serve a new generation of properties, investors and tenants.

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