Mack-Cali Announces Executive Promotions

11/14/2011 Category: Miscellaneous

Edison, New Jersey—November 14, 2011—Mitchell E. Hersh, president and chief executive officer of Mack-Cali Realty Corporation (NYSE: CLI), today announced that the Company has promoted several longtime employees. The promoted employees include:

  • Diane Chayes, first vice president of leasing, is responsible for overseeing the leasing efforts of the Company’s 11 million-square-foot Central New Jersey region, including properties in Morris, Monmouth, Mercer, Somerset, Middlesex, Union, and Essex counties. Employed with Mack-Cali since 2000, Chayes has held positions in leasing as director, senior director, managing director, and vice president. Previously she served as senior vice president for Bender and Company.
  • Christopher DeLorenzo, first vice president of leasing, is responsible for overseeing the leasing efforts of the Company’s 10 million-square-foot portfolio of properties in Northern New Jersey, Rockland County, New York, and Downtown Manhattan, including properties in Hudson, Bergen, and Passaic counties. DeLorenzo has been employed with Mack-Cali since 1998 and has held positions in leasing as associate director, director, senior director, managing director, and vice president. He previously served as a real estate broker for Peter Elliot, LLC; a research analyst at Cushman & Wakefield; and a property tax analyst for the Stark Discovery Group.
  • Ilene Jablonski, vice president of marketing, is responsible for a broad range of Mack-Cali’s marketing and public relations activities. Jablonski began her employment with Mack-Cali in 1999 and has held positions in marketing as assistant director, director, and senior director. She previously served as marketing director for TotalTel.
  • Daniel Wagner, first vice president and senior associate general counsel and assistant secretary, is responsible for a broad range of Mack-Cali’s legal activities, including sales, acquisitions, and financings. Wagner has been employed with Mack-Cali since 1998 and has held positions in legal as senior associate general counsel and vice president. He previously served as counsel for Herrick, Feinstein LLP.
  • Gary Wagner, vice president and senior associate general counsel, has overall responsibility for Mack-Cali’s legal activities related to leasing. Wagner joined the Robert Martin Company, a predecessor company of Mack-Cali, in 1989 and has held positions in legal as assistant general counsel, associate general counsel, and senior associate general counsel. He previously served as an associate for Blank Rome.


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 owns or has interests in 278 properties, primarily office and office/flex buildings located in the Northeast, totaling approximately 32.4 million square feet. The properties enable the Company to provide a full complement of real estate opportunities to its diverse base of over 2,000 tenants.

Additional information on Mack-Cali Realty Corporation is available on the Company’s website at www.mack‑cali.com.

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