Mack-Cali Liquidates its CarrAmerica Investment, Earns Nearly $16 Million on Investment

03/07/2006 Category: Financial

Cranford, New Jersey—March 7, 2006 —Mack-Cali Realty Corporation (NYSE: CLI) today disclosed that it has liquidated its stake in CarrAmerica Realty Corp. (NYSE:CRE), realizing a gain of $15.06 million. Mack-Cali also received a $902,400 dividend payment during the first quarter of 2006, earning a total of nearly $16 million on its investment.

Mack-Cali sold its 1,804,800 shares of CarrAmerica common stock for an average price of $43.55 per share. The stock had been purchased for an average price of $35.21.

Mitchell E. Hersh, president and chief executive officer of Mack-Cali said, "As we previously stated, we made an investment in CarrAmerica at a time when we thought the company's stock was significantly undervalued. We are pleased that our investment on behalf of our shareholders has paid off substantially."

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 277 properties, primarily office and office/flex buildings located in the Northeast, totaling approximately 30.9 million square feet. The properties enable the Company to provide a full complement of real estate opportunities to its diverse base of approximately 2,300 tenants. Additional information on Mack-Cali Realty Corporation is available on the Company's website at

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