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Liberty Property Trust's Michael Jones Named to NAIOP Northern Virginia's Board of Directors

Herndon, VA – July 8, 2014 – Liberty Property Trust announced today that Vice President and City Manager Michael Jones has been named to the NAIOP Northern Virginia’s Board of Directors. Mr. Jones has been in the commercial real estate industry and an active member of the NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, for more than two decades and brings a wealth of experience to this new position.


“I am honored to have been chosen to sit on NAIOP Northern Virginia’s Board of Directors,” said Jones, vice president and city manager of Liberty Property Trust’s Northern Virginia region. “This organization plays a very important role in bringing members of the commercial real estate industry together to share and learn from each other with the goal of becoming the best at what we do. I am happy that I can participate in a larger way in this process.”


“NAIOP Northern Virginia is an association that promotes the development, ownership and investment in commercial, industrial and mixed-use real estate.  With Mike Jones’s experience and respect in the industry and Liberty Property Trust’s holdings in the region, Mike is a welcomed addition to the Board of Directors,” commented Martha Marks, President of NAIOP Northern Virginia.


Prior to joining Liberty Property Trust, Jones served as senior vice president of Republic Property Trust, which Liberty acquired in mid 2007. Earlier in his career, he held positions in the Greater Washington area with CB Richard Ellis, Insignia/ESG and Smithy Braedon where he provided strategic planning and transaction services to both tenants and landlords.


He earned his bachelor of science in economics from Boston College and his MBA from Penn State University. In addition to his involvement in NAIOP Northern Virginia, he is an active member of the Urban Land Institute.


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.