HC Government Realty Trust Builds out its Leadership Team with the Appointment of Elise A. Liftin, Who Joins as the Company’s New Real Estate Portfolio Manager

SARASOTA, Fla., Feb. 26, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- HC Government Realty Trust, Inc. (HCGRT) today announced the appointment of Elise A. Liftin, CPM, as its new Real Estate Portfolio Manager. Ms. Liftin is responsible for the management of the Company’s single tenant properties leased to the United States of America, administered by the General Services Administration (“GSA”) and occupied by diverse federal government agencies.

Liftin brings to HCGRT, more than three decades of hands-on involvement in all areas of commercial property management with a deep expertise in the federal government real estate space. This includes a strong emphasis on tenant relations, tenant improvements, vendor procurement and management, and successfully negotiating lease renewals. In her new role as Real Estate Portfolio Manager, she will oversee operations, financial management, tenant improvement projects and serve as liaison to the tenant agencies and the Contracting Officers at GSA for the Company’s growing portfolio of properties nationwide. She will focus on maximizing the revenue and operating performance of each property, while delivering best-in-class services to federal government tenants. She will report to Edwin M. Stanton, HCGRT’s Co-Founder, Director & CEO and be based at the Company’s Sarasota, Florida headquarters.

“Elise’s unique experience and proactive approach makes her the right person to optimize the performance of our assets and satisfy our tenants’ needs,” Stanton said. “Her specialized industry know-how of managing more than half a billion square feet of federal government leased facilities across 20 properties and occupied by a diverse mix of agencies, should prove invaluable to our current and growing portfolio. We are thrilled to have her join the HCGRT team.”

“I am proud to become a part of a Company that consistently delivers outstanding property services for some of the most important and influential government agencies. In HCGRT, I see tremendous opportunities for growth and believe my background and skillsets will complement the efforts underway to deliver best-in-class services,” Liftin said. “For me this is an opportunity that will allow me to draw on all my experience in and passion for property management.”

Before joining HCGRT, Liftin was Senior Property Manager at Aeroterm, a nationwide owner and manager of property at airports and similar facilities. Prior to that she was Senior Regional Manager at Trigild, a national commercial property manager. Previously she served as Property/Project Manager for JFK/IAT which handled a complex facilities development at New York’s JFK airport; Director of Office Assets at CB Richard Ellis, the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm; and AMB Property, a manager of industrial and warehousing properties. Liftin began her career at Halmar Equities, a real estate company, where she rose to Director of Property Management. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Iona College.

About HC Government Realty Trust, Inc.
HC Government Realty Trust, Inc. was formed in 2016 with the purpose of acquiring and operating GSA properties, which are full-faith credit obligations of the U.S. Government. GSA-leased real estate asset classes typically possess a highly stable tenant base, long-term lease structures and low risk of tenant turnover. The Company’s initial portfolio consists of U.S. Government tenant agencies, including a number of the U.S. Government’s largest and most essential agencies, such as the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Social Security Administration and the Department of Transportation. For more information, please visit our corporate website at www.hcgovtrust.com.

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