Thomas P. Durels
Thomas P. Durels is the company’s Executive Vice President, Director of Leasing and Operations.
Mr. Durels joined our predecessor in 1990 and is responsible for the company’s real estate activities, including property redevelopment, repositioning, leasing, management and construction. Prior to joining our predecessor, from February 1984 to April 1990, he served as Assistant Vice President—Engineering and Construction at Helmsley Spear, Inc., where Mr. Durels was responsible for construction and engineering of office, hotel, residential and retail properties, and he was also a licensed real estate salesperson, specializing in the sale of investment properties. Mr. Durels is a member of the Real Estate Board of New York, the Urban Land Institute and the Young Men’s and Women’s Real Estate Association, for which he served as Treasurer in 2003. Mr. Durels received a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Lehigh University.