New York City developer Larry A. Silverstein today announced the appointment of Tal Kerret as President of Silverstein Properties, Inc.
In his role, Mr. Kerret will be responsible for managing and monitoring the company’s portfolio of assets, devising strategies for growth and acting as a liaison with investors. Mr. Kerret will also oversee some of the day-to-day operations of the company.
In making the announcement, Mr. Silverstein, who serves as Chairman, said: “I am delighted to appoint Tal to the position of President. Over the past four years, he has proven himself to be an outstanding professional and a great asset to our company. Even as the leadership of Silverstein Properties is undergoing a professional transition under our CEO Marty Burger, we continue to be a family company.”
Silverstein Properties Chief Executive Officer Marty Burger said: “Tal has done an incredible job creating new business opportunities, managing the company’s investments and attracting outside investors. I look forward to continuing our work together to grow and expand Silverstein Properties at home and overseas.”
Mr. Kerret will continue to work closely with Silverstein Properties CEO Marty Burger and Chief Operating Officer Mickey Kupperman.
Mr. Kerret said: “Over the past four years, I have had the pleasure of working with Larry, Marty, Mickey and the entire Silverstein organization. Our company has a fantastic brand and reputation all over the world, thanks to its employees, properties and projects. I look forward to continuing my work overseeing investment activity, as well as growing the company and its businesses for many years to come.”
Mr. Kerret joined Silverstein Properties in 2011, as Executive Vice President. He launched Silver Suites Offices at 7 World Trade Center, and oversees Silver Suites Residences at Silver Towers and at Beekman Tower. In January 2013, Mr. Kerret was promoted to Chief Investment Officer.
Prior to joining Silverstein Properties, Mr. Kerret was Chairman, CEO and Co-Founder of two technology and media companies. Mr. Kerret served as an officer in the Israeli Defense Forces for six years.