Tal Kerret named president of Silverstein Properties

Larry Silverstein's son-in-law was most recently firm's chief investment officer

New York /
Dec.December 15, 2014 11:30 AM

Larry Silverstein named Tal Kerret the new president of Silverstein Properties, the developer said in a statement today. Kerret joined the company in 2011 as an executive vice president and has served as the firm’s chief investment officer since January 2013.

Kerret will be responsible for managing the company’s portfolio, devising new growth strategies and acting as a liaison to investors, according to the developer.

While at Silverstein, Kerret launched Silver Suites Offices at 7 World Trade Center, a prebuilt office space for young and growing companies. He also oversees Silver Suites Residences at Silver Towers and at Beekman Tower. Prior to joining the developer, he founded and headed up two technology and media companies and served as an officer in the Israel Defense Forces.

“I am delighted to appoint Tal to the position of President,” Larry Silverstein said in the statement. “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 said in his announcement. Kerret is married to Larry Silverstein’s daughter, Lisa Silverstein.

In 2013, Silverstein stepped down as CEO and was replaced by Marty Burger, who had been his co-CEO since 2011. He continues to serve as the company’s chair.

Silverstein Chief Operating Officer Mickey Kupperman was also announced as the new vice chair today. — Tess Hofmann


Related Articles

arrow_forward_ios
529 Fifth Avenue and Silverstein Properties' Larry Silverstein (Google Maps; Getty)

Silverstein gets $171M refi for 529 Fifth Avenue

Silverstein gets $171M refi for 529 Fifth Avenue
“I believe in the future of Downtown Los Angeles”: Silverstein closes US Bank Tower buy

“I believe in the future of Downtown Los Angeles”: Silverstein closes US Bank Tower buy

“I believe in the future of Downtown Los Angeles”: Silverstein closes US Bank Tower buy
Silverstein Properties chairman Larry Silverstein (Getty)

Silverstein Properties raises $30M on Israeli bond market

Silverstein Properties raises $30M on Israeli bond market
US Bank Tower at 633 West Fifth Street and Silverstein Properties' Larry Silverstein (Getty, Wikipedia Commons)

Silverstein Properties confirmed as buyer of LA’s US Bank Tower

Silverstein Properties confirmed as buyer of LA’s US Bank Tower
Larry Silverstein of Silverstein Properties with renderings of the project (Getty, ODA)

Silverstein, Kaufman plan $2B Queens development

Silverstein, Kaufman plan $2B Queens development
Brookfield Property Partners' Brian Kingston, Silverstein Properties' Larry Silverstein and Empire State Realty Trust's Anthony Malkin (Getty)

Real estate firms lead cautious return to NYC offices

Real estate firms lead cautious return to NYC offices
Silverstein Properties CEO Marty Burger and a microscopic view of Covid-19 (Credit: Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images, CDC)

“We can’t be everybody’s bank”: Marty Burger on how Silverstein is working with tenants and his Covid-19 recovery

“We can’t be everybody’s bank”: Marty Burger on how Silverstein is working with tenants and his Covid-19 recovery
Silverstein Properties CEO Marty Burger (Photo by Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images)

Silverstein’s Marty Burger recovers from coronavirus

Silverstein’s Marty Burger recovers from coronavirus
arrow_forward_ios

The Deal's newsletters give you the latest scoops, fresh headlines, marketing data, and things to know within the industry.

Loading...