SANTA ANA, Calif., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Grubb & Ellis Company (NYSE: GBE), a leading real estate services and investment firm, today announced that it has named Mathieu B. Streiff executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary, effective immediately. Streiff replaces Andrea R. Biller, who has left the company.
"Mat has played a key role within our management team for several years," said Thomas P. D'Arcy, president and chief executive officer. "We are extremely confident that his legal experience, strategic thinking and proven management skills will make him a highly effective general counsel."
D'Arcy said, "Andrea provided the company with valuable insight, particularly with respect to our Investment Management business, and we wish her well in her future endeavors."
Streiff joined Grubb & Ellis Realty Investors in 2006 as the firm's real estate counsel responsible for structuring and negotiating property acquisitions, financings, joint ventures and disposition transactions. He was promoted to chief real estate counsel and senior vice president, investment operations in 2009. In this role, his responsibility was expanded to include the structuring and strategic management of the company's securitized real estate investment platforms. Prior to joining the company, Streiff was an associate in the real estate department of Latham & Watkins LLP in New York.
Streiff received a juris doctorate from Columbia University Law School and a bachelor's degree from the University of California, Berkeley. He is a member of the New York State Bar Association.
Biller joined NNN Realty Advisors in March 2003, and assumed her role at Grubb & Ellis following the merger of the two companies in 2007.
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