saidApril 26 that it appointed Angela Aman as CFO, effective May 20.
Amanpresently serves as executive vice president and CFO of Starwood Retail Partnersand previously was executive vice president, CFO and treasurer at
Amanwill succeed Barry Lefkowitz,who has held the position on an interim basis since February, when an accountingirregularity came to light and forced the previous management team's resignation.
The company also affirmed its expectations for 2016 earnings,which were detailed in February with NAREIT FFO attributableto stockholders projected in a range of $2.01 to $2.09 per common share.
The S&P Global Market Intelligenceconsensus FFO-per-share estimate for 2016 is $2.06.
Additionally, on April 1, the company prepaid, without penalty,$82.4 million of secured debt maturing June 1, with a weighted average interestrate of 6%, utilizing cash on hand and $10.0 million from its revolving credit facility.