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Brandywine Realty Trust Announces Executive Promotions

RADNOR, Pa., March 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Brandywine Realty Trust (BDN) announced today that it has promoted Paul J. Commito to Senior Vice President of Development and Gina Alm-Myers to Vice President of Human Resources and Diversity & Inclusion.

Paul Commito joined Brandywine in 2012 and served as Vice President of Development.  He has over 30 years of experience in the real estate development and construction industry.  Prior to joining Brandywine, Commito was Chief Operating Officer of ACS Development Corporation, Senior Vice President at AMC Delancey Group, Inc., and Assistant Vice President and Director of Acquisitions and Development for the Urban Division of Toll Brothers, Inc.

Gina Alm-Myers joined Brandywine in 2007 and served as Senior Director of Human Resources and Diversity & Inclusion.  Prior to joining Brandywine, Alm-Myers was the Director of Human Resources for Lundbeck Pharmaceuticals, and served in the Human Resources function at ViroPharma, Inkine Pharmaceuticals and Saint-Gobain/CertainTeed Corporation.

"I'm delighted to announce the promotion of these two exceptional executives," said Gerard H. Sweeney, President and Chief Executive Officer of Brandywine Realty Trust.  "Both Paul and Gina have made significant contributions in their years with Brandywine and are proven tested leaders.  We all congratulate them both and look forward to their continued excellence and contribution."

About Brandywine Realty Trust

Brandywine Realty Trust (BDN) is one of the largest, publicly traded, full-service, integrated real estate companies in the United States with a core focus in the Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and Austin markets.  Organized as a real estate investment trust (REIT), we own, develop, lease and manage an urban, town center and transit-oriented portfolio comprising 210 properties and 27.6 million square feet as of December 31, 2016, which excludes assets held for sale.  Our purpose is to shape, connect and inspire the world around us through our expertise, the relationships we foster, the communities in which we live and work, and the history we build together.  For more information, please visit www.brandywinerealty.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

Certain statements in this release constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.  Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause our and our affiliates' actual results, performance, achievements or transactions to be materially different from any future results, performance, achievements or transactions expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements.  Such risks, uncertainties and other factors relate to, among others: our ability to lease vacant space and to renew or relet space under expiring leases at expected levels; competition with other real estate companies for tenants; the potential loss or bankruptcy of major tenants; interest rate levels; the availability of debt, equity or other financing; risks of acquisitions, dispositions and developments, including the cost of construction delays and cost overruns; unanticipated operating and capital costs; our ability to obtain adequate insurance, including coverage for terrorist acts; dependence upon certain geographic markets; and general and local economic and real estate conditions, including the extent and duration of adverse changes that affect the industries in which our tenants operate.  Additional information on factors which could impact us and the forward-looking statements contained herein are included in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including our Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2015.  We assume no obligation to update or supplement forward-looking statements that become untrue because of subsequent events except as required by law.

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