Mack-Cali Leases Over 106,500 Square Feet to E*Trade at Jersey City Office Building

11/16/2006 Category: Leasing and Development

Financial Services Firm Signs Long-Term Lease at Harborside Financial Center

Edison, New Jersey—November 16, 2006—Mack-Cali Realty Corporation (NYSE: CLI) today announced that E*Trade Financial Corporation (NYSE: ET) has signed a new lease for 106,573 square feet at Harborside Financial Center in Jersey City, New Jersey. The lease carries a term of 15 years and seven months.

E*Trade Financial Corporation, a financial services provider, leased the space at Harborside Plaza 2, a 761,200 square-foot class A office building that is 100% leased. The tenant had been subleasing 37,970 square feet at the building.

Mitchell E. Hersh, president and chief executive officer of Mack-Cali, commented, "We are delighted that E*Trade has signed on and expanded its presence as a long-term tenant at Harborside. This transaction demonstrates Mack-Cali's ability to service its tenants and build long-term relationships with leading businesses." He added, "In addition, this lease significantly enhances the long-term value of this premier waterfront complex."

Mark Ravesloot, Robert Stillman, Douglas Lehman and Scott Sloves of CB Richard Ellis represented the tenant. Mack-Cali was represented in-house by Thomas Savoca, director of leasing.

Mack-Cali Realty Corporation is a fully-integrated, self-administered, self-managed real estate investment trust (REIT) providing management, leasing, development, construction and other tenant-related services for its class A real estate portfolio. Mack-Cali currently owns or has interests in 301 properties, primarily office and office/flex buildings located in the Northeast, totaling approximately 34.3 million square feet. The properties enable the Company to provide a full complement of real estate opportunities to its diverse base of approximately 2,500 tenants. Additional information on Mack-Cali Realty Corporation is available on the Company's website at

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