Deloitte Real Estate Tax Partner joins Maguire Properties
Maguire Properties, Inc, a Southern California focused real estate investment trust, has announced that it has expanded its executive management team with the addition of Mr. Paul S. Rutter as Executive Vice President, Major Transactions and Mr. Martin Griffiths as Executive Vice President, Operations to provide additional expertise, oversight, and resources as the Company implements its strategic growth and development initiatives. The two new senior executives join Mr. Dallas Lucas, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer on the executive team and will begin their roles on July 1, 2006.
Mr. Martin Griffiths, 42, was most recently a partner at Deloitte Tax, LLP where he ran the real estate tax group for the Pacific Southwest. Prior to that, Mr. Griffiths was a partner in the real estate tax practice at Arthur Andersen where he worked from 1985 to 2002. And like Mr. Rutter, he has worked closely with the Maguire organization for over 20 years. Mr. Griffiths has represented numerous public and private real estate companies in his career including Douglas Emmett Realty, Thomas Properties Group, Pacific Coast Capital Partners and Macerich Company. Mr. Griffiths is a financial and expert tax professional who is an effective manager and is skilled in conceptualizing and structuring real estate transactions. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Loyola Marymount University.
About Maguire Properties, Inc.
Maguire Properties, Inc. is the largest owner and operator of Class A office properties in the Los Angeles central business district and is primarily focused on owning and operating high-quality office properties in the Southern California market. Maguire Properties, Inc. is a full-service real estate company with substantial in-house expertise and resources in property management, marketing, leasing, acquisitions, development and financing. The Company expects to qualify as a real estate investment trust for federal income tax purposes.