Empire State Realty Trust Renews National Retailer on 86th Street

NEW YORK CITY, December 8, 2016 – Empire State Realty Trust (NYSE: ESRT) announced today that Sprint has renewed its lease at The Gotham, located at the corner of 86th Street and Third Avenue.

Sprint is a global telecommunications holding company, providing wireless services to more than 55 million customers throughout the United States.

“We are delighted to renew Sprint at its 86th Street and Third Avenue location, which is one of the most sought after retail intersections in Manhattan’s Upper East Side,” said Thomas P. Durels, Executive Vice President and Director of Leasing and Operations for ESRT.

Fred Posniak and Shanae Ursini represented ESRT in the above transaction.

About Empire State Realty Trust

Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESRT), a leading real estate investment trust (REIT), owns, manages, operates, acquires and repositions office and retail properties in Manhattan and the greater New York metropolitan area, including the Empire State Building, the world’s most famous building. Headquartered in New York, New York, the Company’s office and retail portfolio covers 10.1 million rentable square feet, as of September 30, 2016, consisting of 9.4 million rentable square feet in 14 office properties, including nine in Manhattan, three in Fairfield County, Connecticut and two in Westchester County, New York; and approximately 707,000 rentable square feet in the retail portfolio.

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