March 12, 2013
Kent M. Swig, President of Swig Equities, LLC, is pleased to announce two new appointments within the property management department of Swig Equities. Anthony Zografos has been appointed as Vice President of Property Management and Kevin Martin as Director of Engineering Services, marking the firm’s continued dedication to its tenants in maintaining premier commercial office properties.
In his new position, Mr. Zografos will oversee the property management operations for 5 Hanover Square, a 330,000 square foot commercial office building as well as 80 Broad Street, a 36-story, 420,000 square foot commercial office building located between Stone and Beaver Streets. Both properties are located in FiDi, Manhattan’s Financial District.
Mr. Zografos brings 20 years of experience in property management in New York City, working with top-tier firms including Tishman Speyer Properties in property management, followed by Equity Office Properties, L.L.C. (EOP), where he was General Manager. During his time at EOP, Mr. Zografos was responsible for management, operations, and development projects for several of the firm’s Class-A commercial office buildings.
“I am very proud to be joining a prominent firm such as Swig Equities and look forward being an integral part in its continued strong presence in the New York City real estate market,” said Mr. Zografos.
Mr. Zografos graduated from PACE University with a degree in Business Administration and is a member of the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA).
Mr. Martin will direct the scheduling coordination and supervision of all engineering projects throughout Swig Equities’ commercial and residential portfolio and is responsible for the planning and implementation of preventative maintenance programs at the firm’s commercial office portfolio, including 110 William Street, 48 Wall Street, 5 Hanover Square, 80 Broad Street, 90 Broad Street and 44 Wall Street. He will be reporting to Joseph Caraciolo who serves as Vice President and Director of Engineering and Construction Services for Swig Equities.
Mr. Martin previously held the position as Chief Engineer and Assistant Building Manager for Jack Resnick & Sons at 485 Madison Avenue, a 305,000 square foot Class-A office building located in Midtown. Mr. Martin was responsible for day to day operations, including the installation and maintenance of all building mechanical systems and coordinated several major capital improvements such as the installation of building management systems, elevator modernizations, façade rehabilitation and a building wide window replacement project.
“I am honored to join Swig Equities, a highly-esteemed organization that is known for its leading commercial building portfolio, and look forward to contributing to the company’s ongoing success,” said Mr. Martin.
Mr. Martin is a graduate of Baruch College and holds a degree in Real Estate and Metropolitan Development. Mr. Martin is also a member of BOMA and the Urban Green Council.
About Swig Equities 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 commercial and residential buildings as well as operating companies and securities. Over the past decade, 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; 48 Wall Street, a 34-story, 324,000-square-foot office building; 80 Broad Street, a 36-story, 420,000-square-foot office building; 44 Wall Street, a 350,000-square-foot office building; 5 Hanover Square, a 25-story, 335,000-square-foot office building; 770 Lexington Avenue, a 20-story, 175,000-square-foot commercial office building in Midtown Manhattan among others.