Reckson/SL Green named first Westchester Green Certified Business

May 26, 2015 - Green Buildings

Shown (from left) are: Jay Black (Reckson/SL Green director of sustainability); John Ravitz
(executive vice president and COO, The Business Council of Westchester); John Barnes (Reckson/SL Green managing director of suburban properties); and county

Reckson, a division of SL Green, hosted an award ceremony at 360 Hamilton Ave., for recognition by Westchester County executive Rob Astorino, and the Business Council of Westchester County, as the county's first Westchester Green Certified (WGC) business. In addition to Reckson's tenants and employees, the lunchtime event was attended by the mayor, Tom Roach, and the WGC leading sponsor, Con Edison.
SL Green Realty Corp., one of New York City's largest office landlords, is a fully integrated real estate investment trust, or REIT, that is focused primarily on acquiring, managing and maximizing value of Manhattan commercial properties. As of December 31, 2014, SL Green held interests in 101 Manhattan buildings totaling 42.4 million s/f. This included ownership interests in 28 million s/f of commercial buildings and debt and preferred equity investments secured by 14.4 million square feet of buildings. In addition to its Manhattan investments, SL Green held ownership interests in 36 suburban buildings totaling 5.9million square feet in Brooklyn, Long Island, Westchester County, Connecticut and New Jersey. For more information, please


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