Ryan Kass Joins Empire State Realty Trust


Ryan Kass
Ryan Kass

Empire State Realty Trust announced the addition of industry veteran Ryan Kass as senior vice president and director of leasing and marketing. Mr. Kass will join Fred Posniak, senior vice president of leasing and marketing, to build the in-house leasing and marketing team. 

The trust’s portfolio includes over 8.4 million rentable square feet in the tri-state area, including the Empire State Building.

“Ryan will join Fred and lead the growth of Empire State Realty Trust’s leasing and marketing team,” said Thomas Durels, executive vice president and chief of property operations and leasing. “He brings experience in leasing and marketing, knowledge of our properties and excellent relationships within the brokerage community.   We are very excited to have him on board.”

Prior to joining the trust, Mr. Kass worked at Newmark Grubb Knight Frank on several leasing projects including One Grand Central Place and the Empire State Building.