NEW YORK, Nov. 08, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lexington Realty Trust (NYSE:LXP) (“Lexington”), a real estate investment trust (REIT) focused on single-tenant real estate investments, today announced that Howard Roth has been appointed to its Board of Trustees and the Audit Committee of the Board of Trustees, effective November 8, 2017.  

T. Wilson Eglin, Chief Executive Officer and President of Lexington Realty Trust, commented, “Howard has deep expertise in accounting and financial services for the real estate sector.  We believe Howard will make great contributions to support our strategy.  We are pleased to welcome him to our Board.”

Mr. Roth is a principal of HSR Advisors, a consulting firm providing strategic and financial advice.  Mr. Roth recently retired from Ernst & Young LLP as the leader of the firm’s global Real Estate, Hospitality & Construction (RHC) practice.  Mr. Roth was a partner at Ernst & Young LLP (including its predecessor firm, Kenneth Leventhal & Co.) since 1991. Mr. Roth is also an Advisory Board Member of Hodes Weill & Associates.


Lexington Realty Trust (NYSE:LXP) is a publicly traded real estate investment trust (REIT) that owns a diversified portfolio of real estate assets consisting primarily of equity investments in single-tenant net-leased commercial properties across the United States. Lexington seeks to expand its portfolio through build-to-suit transactions, sale-leaseback transactions and acquisitions.  For more information or to follow Lexington on social media, visit


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