New York, NY – August 11, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — Kent M. Swig, President of Swig Equities, LLC, is pleased to announce that William Hodel has been appointed Property Manager at Swig Equities. In his new position, Mr. Hodel will direct the overall day-to-day operations of several of the commercial high-rise office buildings in the company’s FiDi (Financial District) portfolio. He will also serve as a liaison for the company in overseeing tenant relations and will coordinate all tenant construction and major building projects.
“Bill is a detail-oriented real estate professional with over 30 years of industry experience. His respected background in property management makes him a perfect addition to our company. We are pleased to have Bill join the Swig Equities team,” said Mr. Swig.
Prior to joining Swig Equities, Mr. Hodel was Senior Property Manager at Jones Lang LaSalle. In this capacity, he was responsible for the operations of a regional portfolio of over 3.5 million square feet of commercial office space for a major financial institution. In 2008, Mr. Hodel was awarded the prestigious BOMA Pinnacle award for Best Corporate Property of the Year.
“It is a pleasure to add Bill to our property management group. His exhibited leadership qualities, positive approach and professional demeanor are an asset to the team and will continue to grow our ability to provide first class, personalized services and response to our tenants. We expect Bill to have a great future at Swig Equities and I look forward to working with him,” said Norman Zeller, Senior Vice President and Director of Property Management, Swig Equities.
Throughout his extensive real estate career, Mr. Hodel has worked at top tier firms including Olympia & York, American Building Maintenance, Newmark Knight-Frank, Calvin Klein and Building & Land Technology in Connecticut. During his tenure at Building & Land Technology, he was awarded the BOMA Outstanding Building of the Year (TOBY) award in the 100,000 – 499,999 square feet category.
“I am very proud to be affiliated with a successful organization such as Swig Equities and look forward to taking part in its continued growth in the real estate market,” said Mr. Hodel.
Mr. Hodel earned an Associates in Applied Science degree from City University of New York in New York City. He currently resides in Fairfield County, Connecticut with his wife and three children.
About Swig Equities, LLC
Swig Equities, LLC is a real estate development, investment and management firm based in New York City with offices in San Francisco. The firm is an active purchaser and developer of prime residential and commercial buildings, as well as operating companies and securities. Over the past few years, Swig Equities has purchased and/or developed in excess of $3 billion of properties, which includes 110 William Street, a 32-story, 900,000 square foot commercial office building; 90 Broad Street, a 25-story, 400,000 square foot office building; 80 Broad Street, a 36-story, 400,000 square foot office building; 48 Wall Street, a 34-story, 324,000 square foot office building; 44 Wall Street, a 350,000 square foot office building; 5 Hanover Square, a 25-story, 325,000 square foot office bui lding; 770 Lexington Avenue, a 20-story, 155,000 square foot commercial office building in Midtown Manhattan; and 450 Sansome Street, a 140,000 square foot office building in downtown San Francisco.