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Alexandria Names Marc Binda Treasurer

Pasadena, CA-based Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. appointed Marc Binda, SVP of finance, to the additional role of treasurer, effective April 23, 2018. Replacing Dean Shigenaga as treasurer, Binda will assume expanded responsibilities related to the corporate treasury function, including liquidity, financial planning, credit enhancement and risk management related to financial activities.

Binda, a CPA with more than 19 years of accounting, finance and commercial real estate experience, joined Alexandria in 2005. His current responsibilities include oversight of financial projections, capital planning, debt financing and other capital market transactions, as well as involvement in accounting and financial reporting matters.

Shigenaga says, “[Binda] is a trusted member of the senior management team, and his diversified financial experience and deep knowledge of the REIT industry make him a tremendous asset to the company and our treasury strategies for managing risk and supporting our future growth.”

Binda will continue to report to Shigenaga, Alexandria’s CFO.

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Dennis Kaiser is Vice President of Content and Public Relations for Connect Commercial Real Estate. Dennis is a communications leader with more than 30 years of experience including as a journalist and in corporate and agency marketing communications roles. He is responsible for Connect’s client content operations and is involved in a range of initiatives ranging from content strategy, message development, copywriting, media relations, social media and content marketing services. In his most recent corporate communications roles, he led a regional public relations effort across Southern California for CBRE, played a key marketing role on JLL’s national retail team, and was responsible for directing the global public relations effort at ValleyCrest, the nation’s largest commercial landscape services company. In addition to his vast commercial real estate experience, Dennis has worked on communications and launch strategies for a number of residential projects such as Disney’s Celebration in Florida, Ritter Ranch in Palmdale California (7,200 homes, 22,000 acres), WaterColor in Florida and PremierGarage in Phoenix. Dennis’s agency background included firms such as Idea Hall and Macy + Associates. He has earned an outstanding reputation with organization leaders as a trusted advisor, strategic program implementer, consensus builder and exceptional collaborator. Dennis has developed and managed national communications programs for Fortune 500 companies to start-ups, both public and private. He’s successfully worked with journalists across the globe representing clients involved in major-breaking news stories, product launches, media tours, and company news announcements. Dennis has been involved in a host of charitable and community organizations including the American Cancer Society, Easter Seals, BoyScouts, Chrysalis Foundation, Freedom For Life, HOLA, L.A.’s BEST, Reach Out and Read, Super Bowl Host Committee, and Thunderbirds Charities.

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