Cominar announces update regarding the retirement of Chief Financial Officer Michel Berthelot

Cominar announces update regarding the retirement of Chief Financial Officer 
Michel Berthelot 
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QUÉBEC CITY, Dec. 20, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Cominar Real Estate Investment 
Trust ("Cominar") (TSX: CUF.UN) announces today that, due to time constraints 
involving the restructuring of his business, Mr. Dino Fuoco will not join 
Cominar's executive management team upon Mr. Michel Berthelot's retirement, 
originally scheduled for May 2013. 
Cominar also announces that it has begun a nomination process to find a 
successor for Mr.Berthelot and that Mr. Berthelot has agreed to remain in 
office as long as necessary beyond May 2013. 
PROFILE as at December 20, 2012 
Cominar is the second largest diversified real estate investment trust in 
Canada and currently remains the largest commercial property owner in the 
Province of Québec. Cominar owns a real estate portfolio of 482 high-quality 
properties, consisting of 122 office, 158 retail and 202 industrial and 
mixed-use buildings that cover a total area of 35 million square feet in 
Québec, Ontario, the Atlantic Provinces and Western Canada. Cominar's 
objectives are to pay growing cash distributions to unitholders and to 
maximize unitholder value by way of proactive management and the expansion of 
its portfolio. 
Forward-Looking Statements 
This press release may contain forward-looking statements with respect to 
Cominar and its operations. These statements generally can be identified by 
the use of forward-looking words such as "may", "will", "expect", "estimate", 
"anticipate", "intend", "believe" or "continue" or the negative thereof or 
similar variations. The performance of Cominar discussed herein could differ 
materially from those expressed or implied by such statements. Such statements 
are qualified in their entirety by the inherent risks and uncertainties 
surrounding future expectations. Some important factors that could cause 
actual results to differ materially from expectations include, among other 
things, general economic and market factors, competition, changes in 
government regulation and the factors described under "Risk Factors" in the 
Annual Information Form of Cominar. The cautionary statements qualify all 
forward-looking statements attributable to Cominar and persons acting on its 
behalf. Unless otherwise stated, all forward-looking statements speak only as 
of the date of this press release. 
Mr. Michel Dallaire, P.Eng. President and Chief Executive Officer, Cominar 
Real Estate Investment  Trust (418) 681-8151 
SOURCE: Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust 
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