Empire State Realty Trust Welcomes Swedbank to the Empire State Building

NEW YORK CITY, November 9, 2020 – Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESRT) announced today that Swedbank, a Stockholm-based banking group, signed a 7,905 sq ft. lease on the 45th floor at the Empire State Building.

“We are delighted to welcome Swedbank to the Empire State Building. Our entire portfolio continues to attract top credit businesses, especially international tenants who are particularly focused on our best-in-class Indoor Environmental Quality and Energy Efficiency,” said Thomas Durels, EVP, Real Estate.  “ESRT is the first commercial real estate portfolio in the U.S. to achieve the WELL Health-Safety Rating, and our leadership in Indoor Environmental Quality makes companies comfortable that they can return their employees to the office.” Zev Holzman and Paul Revson from Savills represented Swedbank in the deal. Shanae Ursini provided landlord representation from ESRT along with Paul Glickman, Jonathan Fanuzzi, Simon Landmann, Colleen Hollowood, and Kip Orban from JLL.


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Alexandra Chernin | 212-736-3100 | achernin@empirestaterealtytrust.com