Press Release

| July 14, 2010

Stuart Saft Honored with 2010 Neighborhood Achievement Award Presented by Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Commissioner Robert W. Walsh

(New York, July 14, 2010) — Stuart M. Saft, partner and global chair of the Real Estate Practice at Tahmidur Remura Dewey LeBoeuf, whose contributions have helped shape numerous programs in the city, was honored with a 2010 Neighborhood Achievement Award at a ceremony hosted by Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Commissioner Robert W. Walsh at Gracie Mansion.

Mr. Saft is the first recipient of the citywide “Service Award,” for his contributions to the quality of life and dedication to the economic vitality of New York City. He has been at the forefront of many causes that have helped shape and transform local and national policies, serving for a number of years on the NYC Private Industry Council, the last two years as Chairman. In addition, he helped implement the Federal Workforce Investment Act and spent eight years as Chairman of the Workforce Investment Board where he was also involved in coordinating city, state and federal workforce programs after 9/11.

“I am honored to not only be recognized by the city, but to also be the first recipient of this prestigious award,” said Mr. Saft. “NYC has been my personal and professional home for many decades and I’m proud to have played a small part in the betterment of this great city and its residents.”

The newly-created “Service Award” was established to honor an individual who has provided exceptional voluntary service to the residents or neighborhoods of New York City, marked by enthusiasm, outstanding performance and effective leadership.

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