Empire State Realty Trust Leases Over 29,000 Square Feet At Greater NY Metro Properties

  Empire State Realty Trust Leases Over 29,000 Square Feet At Greater NY Metro
  Properties

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- May 29, 2014

Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESRT) ("ESRT"), a leading real estate
investment trust with office and retail properties in Manhattan and the
greater New York metropolitan area, has recently signed six new tenant leases
at its Fairfield and Westchester County office properties for a total of
29,142 square feet.

The transactions include:

  *Resolution Life, Inc. leased 7,915 square feet at Metro Center in
    Stamford, CT. Tenant broker: Gil Ohls of JLL.
  *Investment advisor Pinnacle Associates leased 2,760 square feet at Metro
    Center. Tenant broker: Tom Pajolek of CBRE.
  *SouthPeak Investment Management, LLC leased 2,047 square feet at 300 First
    Stamford Place in Stamford, CT. Tenant broker: Richard Rosencrans of JLL.
  *Spinifex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. leased 3,620 square feet at 100 First
    Stamford Place. Tenant broker: Richard Rosencrans of JLL.
  *Arysta LifeScience Management Company, LLC leased 11,295 square feet at
    MerrittView in Norwalk, CT. Tenant broker: Kevin Foley of Cushman &
    Wakefield.
  *Pro-Star Energy Services leased 1,505 square feet at 500 Mamaroneck Avenue
    in Harrison, N.Y.

“We are delighted to welcome these quality tenants to our Greater New York
Metropolitan region buildings,” said Jeffrey H. Newman, senior vice president
of Empire State Realty Trust and its affiliates. “Tenants continue to be
attracted to our properties’ convenient locations, access to mass
transportation centers, attentive management, abundant on-site amenities and
tenant services.”

Mr. Newman represented the landlord in all of the above transactions, along
with senior leasing associate Kimberly Zaccagnino and leasing associate Tara
Long.

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 office building.
Headquartered in New York, New York, the Company’s office and retail portfolio
covers 8.4 million rentable square feet, as of March 31, 2014, consisting of
7.7 million rentable square feet in 12 office properties, including seven in
Manhattan, three in Fairfield County, Connecticut and two in Westchester
County, New York; and approximately 624,000 rentable square feet in the retail
portfolio. The Company also owns land at the Stamford, Connecticut
Transportation Center that supports the development of an approximately
380,000 rentable square foot office building and garage and has an option to
acquire two additional Manhattan office properties encompassing approximately
1.5 million rentable square feet of office space and over 150,000 rentable
square feet of retail space at the base of the buildings.

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results and future events to differ materially from those set forth or
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Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2013,
including those set forth under the headings "Risk Factors," "Management's
Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations,"
"Business,” and “Properties." While forward-looking statements reflect the
Company's good faith beliefs, they are not guarantees of future performance.
The Company disclaims any obligation to publicly update or revise any
forward-looking statement to reflect changes in underlying assumptions or
factors, of new information, data or methods, future events or other changes
after the date of this press release, except as required by applicable law.
For a further discussion of these and other factors that could impact the
Company's future results, performance or transactions, see the section
entitled “Risk Factors” in the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the
year ended December 31, 2013, and other risks described in documents
subsequently filed by the Company from time to time with the Securities and
Exchange Commission. Prospective investors should not place undue reliance on
any forward-looking statements, which are based only on information currently
available to the Company (or to third parties making the forward-looking
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Contact:

LVM Group
Rachel Antman, 646-699-7825
rachel@lvmgroup.com
or
David Grant, 646-699-7826
david@lvmgroup.com
 
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