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Liberty Property Trust Names Jonathan Guffey Director of Leasing for South Florida

Boca Raton, FL May 2, 2014 – Liberty Property Trust today announced that Jonathan Guffey has been named director of leasing for South Florida.  In his new role, Mr. Guffey will be responsible for leasing Liberty’s portfolio from West Palm Beach to Pompano Beach. Mr. Guffey will focus on developing and implementing leasing strategies and plans to maximize occupancy rates and rental revenues from company-owned properties as well as pursuing development opportunities. 


“Jonathan has been very active in the South Florida real estate market and in addition to his leasing expertise, he understands the importance of tenant retention and cultivating long-term tenant partnerships,” said Andy Petry, vice president and city manager for Liberty’s South Florida region.


Previously Mr. Guffey was a broker at Jones Lang LaSalle where his responsibilities included office agency and tenant representation for Broward and Palm Beach Counties. Prior to joining Jones Lang LaSalle, Mr. Guffey worked with Penn Florida Companies where he represented a portfolio consisting of 750,000 square feet.  


A Florida native, Mr. Guffey earned a Bachelor of Science degree in both real estate and finance from Florida State University.  Mr. Guffey is a member of NAIOP, SFOBA and Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce (Pulse).


About the Liberty South Florida Operation

Across South Florida, Liberty owns more than 3.4 million square feet of industrial, office and flex space.

The company has developed several high performance buildings in the region, including Liberty Center at Monarch Lakes, a LEEDÒ Gold office building in Miramar. Liberty recently completed a 147,840 square foot warehouse facility, the first phase of the company’s $135 million industrial park known as Miami International Tradeport. Upon completion, Miami International Tradeport will offer nine class A warehouse facilities totaling approximately 1.6 million square feet of industrial space


About Liberty Property Trust

Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT) is a leader in commercial real estate, serving customers in the United States and United Kingdom, through the development, acquisition, ownership and management of superior office and industrial properties. Liberty's 101 million square foot portfolio includes more than 700 properties which provide office, distribution and light manufacturing facilities to 1,800 tenants.


General Inquiries: Andy Petry, Liberty Property Trust, 561.981.4849

Media Contact: Margo Hunt Winans, a.s.a.p.r., 757.404.8653