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Richard Farley Joins Thor Equities as Vice President of Office Leasing

RichardFarley_NewThor Equities has hired Richard Farley to lead their leasing department as Vice President of Office Leasing. Mr. Farley will be joining in light of Thor Equities’ New York City portfolio expansion.

“If you want to be the best in the business you need to make sure you have the best in the business working with you. Richard Farley’s knowledge of the New York City leasing market is unparalleled, making him the obvious choice to lead our new in-house leasing venture,” said Joseph Sitt, the chief executive officer of Thor Equities. “He has long presided over some of the most iconic buildings and some of the biggest deals in Manhattan and we are excited to bring his expertise to Thor.”

Mr. Farley will be leaving his post at ABS Partners Real Estate where he served as the executive managing director and the director of leasing. He had previously worked for RFR for twelve years as an executive vice president. His work at RFR amassed to managing over six million square feet of properties and negotiating on over 300 leases annually, including leasing at the iconic Lever House and Seagram Building.

“An opportunity to work with Joe Sitt and Thor Equities is an opportunity that you do not pass up,” said Mr. Farley. “Thor is one of the hottest real estate firms in New York City and I am excited to be part of the excitement, energy, and expertise that his team possesses.”

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