NEW YORK, Oct. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Brixmor Property Group (the "Company" or "Brixmor") today announced the appointment of Thomas W. Litzler as Senior Vice President, Central Region. Based in Chicago, Illinois, Mr. Litzler will serve as the asset manager for the region; directing leasing, property operations, and redevelopment activity for 11.7 million square feet of community and neighborhood shopping centers in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri and Wisconsin.
Mr. Litzler has over 25 years of retail real estate experience, including as Executive Vice President Development and New Business Initiatives at Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust and Senior Vice President, Midwest Region of New Plan Excel Realty Trust, a predecessor of Brixmor. He also served as Vice President of Development for A&P / Kohl's / Farmer Jack and as a Real Estate Manager for Kmart Corporation.
"We are very excited to have a real estate executive of Tom's caliber join our Company. His asset management experience, coupled with his broad understanding of retailer real estate strategies, make him a notable addition and we look forward to his contributions as we continue to grow Brixmor," commented Michael Carroll, Chief Executive Officer.
About Brixmor Property Group:
Brixmor Property Group is one of the premier real estate companies in the United States focusing on the ownership and management of community and neighborhood shopping centers. As a comprehensive real estate company, it manages a national portfolio of 585 properties aggregating approximately 92.0 million square feet of gross leasable area. The portfolio is strategically located across 39 states and is primarily grocery or name-brand discount chain anchored. The Company is the second largest owner of community and neighborhood shopping centers in the United States and has been a leader in redevelopment over the last decade. It is the largest landlord (by gross leasable area) to The TJX Companies, The Kroger Company, Ahold USA, Dollar Tree, Inc. and Staples, Inc. Brixmor Property Group is headquartered in New York, New York with multiple regional and local offices across the United States. Further information is available at www.brixmor.com.
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SOURCE Brixmor Property Group