HONOLULU, July 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Alexander & Baldwin, Inc. (NYSE:ALEX) (A&B or Company), a New York Stock Exchange listed real estate investment trust, today announced Thomas A. Lewis, Jr. has been appointed to the A&B board of directors, effective immediately.
Tom Lewis is former CEO of Realty Income Corporation. He joined Realty Income in 1987 and held a variety of executive positions before serving as CEO from 1997 until his retirement in 2013. He took Realty Income public in the 90s and guided its growth into a $15 billion real estate investment company. Lewis attended high school and college in Hawaii, earning a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Chaminade University. He currently serves on the board of directors of Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc.
"Tom is an experienced, proven leader who is uniquely qualified to help guide our company as a member of our board of directors. We will benefit from his deep experience in all aspects of strategic, financial, and operational management. I look forward to working with him as we strengthen our commercial real estate business and continue to serve our local communities," said Stanley Kuriyama, A&B's chairman.
ABOUT ALEXANDER & BALDWIN
Alexander & Baldwin, Inc. is a Hawaii-based public company, with interests in commercial real estate, land operations, materials and infrastructure construction. With ownership of approximately 87,000 acres in Hawaii, A&B is the state's fourth largest private landowner, and one of the state's most active real estate investors. The Company manages a portfolio comprising 4.7 million square feet of leasable space in Hawaii and on the U.S. Mainland and is the largest owner of grocery/drug-anchored retail centers in Hawaii. A&B also is Hawaii's largest materials company and paving contractor. Additional information about A&B may be found at www.alexanderbaldwin.com.
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