Government Properties announces Jeffrey Leer as CFO
Government Properties Income Trust announced that David M. Blackman has been appointed as Managing Trustee of GOV, and Jeffrey C. Leer has been appointed as CFO and Treasurer, both effective January 1. Mr. Blackman joined The RMR Group in 2009 and has been a member of the senior executive team since that time. Mr. Blackman will continue to serve as President and Chief Executive Officer of GOV, Executive Vice President of The RMR Group (Nasdaq, Managing Trustee, President and Chief Executive Officer of Select Income REIT, and Managing Trustee, President and Chief Executive Officer of Tremont Mortgage Trust. Prior to joining RMR in 2009, Mr. Blackman was a real estate banker at Wachovia Corporation and its predecessors for over 20 years. Mr. Leer was recently promoted to Senior Vice President of RMR and he is currently responsible for the day to day oversight of the accounting and finance support functions of RMR and various affiliates. Mr. Leer has been with RMR for over five years in various accounting leadership functions. Prior to joining RMR, Mr. Leer held accounting and finance positions at several Fortune 500 companies as well as practiced for several years in public accounting. Mr. Leer is also a certified public accountant.