Acadia Realty Trust Announces Key Promotions and Changes to Management Teams
Acadia Realty Trust (NYSE:AKR) ("Acadia" or the "Company") today announced the year-end promotions for the following professionals to support its continued growth:
Reggie Livingston has been promoted to Executive Vice President, Chief Investment Officer. Mr. Livingston will continue to drive the Company's external growth by developing investment strategies and leading the sourcing, underwriting and execution of new investments. Since joining Acadia in 2011, Mr. Livingston was promoted to Senior Vice President, Co-head of Acquisitions in 2020 and to Senior Vice President, Chief Investment Officer in 2023.
Samantha Stapleton has been promoted to Vice President, Asset Management. In her role, Ms. Stapleton will be responsible for developing and executing Acadia's long-term asset management strategy, with a focus on identifying and implementing value creation solutions that optimize portfolio performance. Since joining the Company as an intern in 2013, Ms. Stapleton has achieved great success in increasingly challenging roles within the Company's development team and transitioned to the asset management team with her promotion to Senior Director, Asset Management in 2023, and assumed oversight of asset management of the Company's core and fund portfolio.
Christina Lamendola has been promoted to Vice President, Strategic Lease Management. Ms. Lamendola will continue to oversee her team while taking on the responsibilities of implementing the Company's tenant payment portal, negotiating deals with in-place tenants, as well as enhancing the Company's billing and collection strategies. Ms. Lamendola has progressively advanced within the lease administration team since joining the Company in 2015 and most recently served as Senior Director, Lease Administration.
Acadia Realty Trust is an equity real estate investment trust ("REIT") focused on delivering long-term, profitable growth via its dual - Core Portfolio and Fund - operating platforms and its disciplined, location-driven investment strategy. Acadia Realty Trust is accomplishing this goal by building a best-in-class core real estate portfolio with meaningful concentrations of assets in the nation's most dynamic corridors; making profitable opportunistic and value-add investments through its series of discretionary, institutional funds; and maintaining a strong balance sheet. For further information, please visit www.acadiarealty.com.
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The factors described above are not exhaustive and additional factors could adversely affect the Company's future results and financial performance, including the risk factors discussed under the section captioned "Risk Factors" in the Company's most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and other periodic or current reports the Company files with the SEC. Any forward-looking statements in this press release speak only as of the date hereof. The Company expressly disclaims any obligation or undertaking to release publicly any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statements to reflect any changes in the Company's expectations with regard thereto or changes in the events, conditions or circumstances on which such forward-looking statements are based.