NEWTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Government Properties Income Trust (Nasdaq: GOV) today announced that Mark L. Kleifges has been elected as a Managing Trustee of GOV effective April 3, 2018 to fill a vacancy on the Board.
Mr. Kleifges (age 57) has been the Chief Financial Officer of GOV since 2011. In addition, Mr. Kleifges is Executive Vice President of The RMR Group LLC and serves as an executive officer of other publicly traded companies managed by The RMR Group LLC. Prior to joining The RMR Group in 2002, Mr. Kleifges was a partner at the accounting firm Arthur Andersen LLP where he focused on clients in the real estate and hospitality industries. Mr. Kleifges is a certified public accountant.
GOV is a real estate investment trust, or REIT, which primarily owns properties located throughout the United States that are majority leased to the U.S. Government and other government tenants and office properties in the metropolitan Washington, D.C. market area that are leased to government and private sector tenants. GOV is managed by the operating subsidiary of The RMR Group Inc. (Nasdaq: RMR), an alternative asset management company that is headquartered in Newton, Massachusetts.
A Maryland Real Estate Investment Trust with transferable shares of
beneficial interest listed on the Nasdaq.
No shareholder, Trustee or officer is personally liable for any act or obligation of the Trust.