Brandywine Realty Trust Names George D. Johnstone Executive Vice President, Operations

Mar 17, 2014, 09:00 ET from Brandywine Realty Trust

RADNOR, Pa., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE: BDN) announced today that George D. Johnstone has been promoted to Executive Vice President, Operations. George began his career at Brandywine in 1998 and has served as our Senior Vice President, Operations and Asset Management since 2006. Prior to his appointment as Senior Vice President, George served as Vice President of Operations for our Pennsylvania Region (2004 – 2005), for our New Jersey Region (2002 – 2004) and served as Director of Operations for our New Jersey Region from 1998 until 2002. 

Prior to joining Brandywine, George was the Regional Controller for Linpro/LCOR Inc., where he was responsible for strategic and tactical accounting processes and oversight and leadership of all accounting functions for that company. George earned his B.S. in accounting from Albright College.

"I am delighted to announce this well-deserved promotion," said Gerard H. Sweeney, President and Chief Executive Officer of Brandywine Realty Trust. "George is a valued, experienced executive who has been a key driver in the continued improvement of our operating platform. His market knowledge and experience in operations, property and asset management have been instrumental in ensuring the successful execution of our business plan."

About Brandywine Realty Trust

Brandywine Realty Trust is one of the largest, publicly traded, full-service, integrated real estate companies in the United States. Organized as a real estate investment trust and operating in select markets, Brandywine owns, leases and manages an urban, town center and suburban office portfolio comprising 282 properties and 32.9 million square feet, including 204 properties and 24.8 million square feet owned on a consolidated basis and 60 properties and 5.7 million square feet in 17 unconsolidated real estate ventures all as of December 31, 2013. For more information, please visit

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