Equity Commonwealth Appoints David Helfand As Chair

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Equity Commonwealth announced today that its Board of Trustees has named David Helfand to serve as the Chair of the Board, effective immediately. Mr. Helfand has served as the company’s President and Chief Executive Officer since 2014 and will continue in those roles. The Board also reduced its size from 8 to 7 trustees.

About Equity Commonwealth

Equity Commonwealth (NYSE: EQC) is a Chicago based, internally managed and self-advised real estate investment trust (REIT) with commercial office properties in the United States. EQC’s portfolio is comprised of 4 properties totaling 1.5 million square feet.