Brandywine Realty Trust Names Michael J. Cooper to Head Metro DC Operations
RADNOR, Pa., Oct. 22, 2012
RADNOR, Pa., Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:
BDN), a real estate investment trust focused on the ownership, management and
development of urban town center and suburban office properties in the
mid-Atlantic region and other select markets throughout the United States,
announced today that Michael J. Cooper, Senior Vice President, has been
appointed to Senior Managing Director of Brandywine's Metropolitan Washington
DC region. Mr. Cooper has been with our Company for sixteen years and has
broad transactional and managerial experience in asset management,
development, operations, investments, leasing and finance, most recently
serving as the number two executive in our Metropolitan Washington, DC
region. Prior to his work with Brandywine and its predecessor companies, Mr.
Cooper worked as a regional director of BetaWest, Incorporated, and as project
development manager for the Mason Hirst Companies and Lee Sammis Associates.
Mr. Cooper is replacing Robert K. Wiberg, who resigned his position as head of
our Metropolitan DC region effective October 30, 2012.
"Mike's multifaceted experience uniquely qualifies him for this leadership
role," stated Gerard H. Sweeney, President and Chief Executive Officer of
Brandywine Realty Trust. "He is a seasoned, well-regarded executive, who has
been a tireless and enthusiastic member of our regional executive team and a
key contributor on company-wide activities for many years. We congratulate
Mike on his new responsibilities, thank Bob for his years of service and wish
him well in his future endeavors."
About Brandywine Realty Trust
Brandywine Realty Trust is one of the largest, publicly traded, full-service,
integrated real estate companies in the United States. Organized as a real
estate investment trust and operating in select markets, Brandywine owns,
leases and manages an urban, town center and suburban office portfolio
comprising 295 properties and 34.0 million square feet, including 219
properties and 24.5 million square feet owned on a consolidated basis and 57
properties and 7.0 million square feet in 19 unconsolidated real estate
ventures all as of September 30, 2012. For more information, please visit
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ability to lease vacant space and to renew or relet space under expiring
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levels, the availability and terms of debt and equity financing, competition
with other real estate companies for tenants and acquisitions, risks of real
estate acquisitions, dispositions and developments, including cost overruns
and construction delays, unanticipated operating costs and the effects of
general and local economic and real estate conditions. Additional information
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SOURCE Brandywine Realty Trust
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