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iStar Appoints Kate Doerge as Senior Vice President of Marketing

NEW YORK, Oct. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- iStar Inc. (NYSE: STAR) announced the appointment of Kate Doerge as the Senior Vice President of Marketing. In this new role, Doerge will bring her fashion, luxury brand, and lifestyle marketing experience to the commercial real estate world in the creative and innovative manner, for which iStar is known.

Commenting on the appointment of Ms. Doerge to this position, Jay Sugarman, Chairman and CEO said, "We are excited to have Kate join our organization. Her fashion and branding background will enable iStar to continue expanding its unique and original approach to the real estate industry. Kate is a proven leader in her field and will bring a creative new spin to how we execute our marketing and public relations efforts."

Previously, Doerge was a Partner at Paul Wilmot Communications, New York, a leading fashion and lifestyle public relations firm. The agency represents a range of clients in the fashion, beauty, accessories and lifestyle sectors including such well-known brands as H&M, Kate Spade New York, Tag Heuer, and Kohl's.

"I am excited to join such a high quality organization," says Doerge. "iStar has an inventive investment platform with a broad array of capabilities, I look forward to developing mutually beneficial partnerships and marketing programs with new and existing clients to strengthen our portfolio and grow the business."

Doerge is a graduate of Hamilton College with degrees in Art History and Spanish. She has served on the Board of Advisors of Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) for the past six years and was appointed to be Vice Chair of the Board of Advisors in 2015.

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iStar (NYSE: STAR) finances, invests in and develops real estate and real estate related projects as part of its fully-integrated investment platform. Building on over two decades of experience and more than $35 billion of transactions, iStar brings uncommon capabilities and new ways of thinking to commercial real estate and adapts its investment strategy to changing market conditions. The Company is structured as a real estate investment trust ("REIT"), with a diversified portfolio focused on larger assets located in major metropolitan markets. Additional information on iStar is available on its website at

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