Fred C. Posniak is a senior vice president of Empire State Realty Trust. He started his career in 1976, working under the legendary real estate icons Lawrence A. Wien and Harry B. Helmsley. In 1994, he began working directly with members of the Malkin family.
Mr. Posniak, who has over thirty years’ experience in the repositioning of office, retail, and industrial properties, is involved in its office and retail operations, acquisitions, leasing, marketing, and public relations. He was instrumental in the creation of the hugely successful W&H Properties brand, a portfolio comprising nine Manhattan Pre-War trophy buildings totaling eight million square feet of office and retail space. The portfolio consists of the Empire State Building; One Grand Central Place (60 East 42nd Street); 112 West 34th Street; 501 Seventh Avenue; 250 West 57th Street; and 1333, 1350, 1359 and 1400 Broadway.
Mr. Posniak currently serves on several committees of the Real Estate Board of New York, as well as the Grand Central Partnership, 34th Street Partnership, Fashion BID Partnership, and is an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers. Building Owners and Managers Association. He also is former member of the Board of Governors of the Young Men’s/Women’s Real Estate Association.