Equity One Hires Leading Developer
January 11, 2010 04:04 PM Eastern Time
NORTH MIAMI BEACH, Fla.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Equity One, Inc. (NYSE:EQY), an owner, developer, and ope
centers, announced today that it has hired Michael J. Berfield as Vice President, Development. Mr. Berfield will lead the developme
Company’s recently-acquired Westbury Plaza properties in addition to evaluating and executing redevelopment opportunities throu
Mr. Berfield, 39, joins Equity One having developed large-scale retail, commercial, mixed-use, and residential properties in the priv
New York City. Prior to joining Equity One, Mr. Berfield operated a joint venture with The Pinnacle Group, one of the largest priv
residential real estate in New York City. Mr. Berfield was previously with Vornado Realty Trust developing large retail and mixed-
including the 1.6 million-square-foot Rego Park II project in Queens.
“Mike has a tremendous track record in developing large-scale retail and mixed-use properties, which requires a deep understandin
finance, lease negotiations and regulatory issues,” said Jeff Olson, Chief Executive Officer of Equity One.
ABOUT EQUITY ONE, INC.
As of September 30, 2009, Equity One owned or had interests in 180 properties, consisting of 166 shopping centers comprising ap
million square feet, four projects in development/redevelopment, six non-retail properties, and four parcels of land. Additionally, Eq
venture interests in twelve shopping centers and one office building totaling approximately 1.9 million square feet.
Equity One, Inc.
Mark Langer, EVP and Chief Financial Officer