September 04, 2017

Griffin Capital Company Donates to Texas Area Food Banks in Response to Hurricane Harvey

El Segundo, Calif. (September 4, 2017) – In recognition of the disaster of historic proportions in South Texas, Griffin Capital Company, LLC (“Griffin Capital”) announced today a charitable donation to the Houston Food Bank and the Food Bank of Corpus Christi.

“Our hearts go out to the millions impacted by this terrible storm, including many friends, partners and family members,” said Kevin Shields, Chairman and CEO, Griffin Capital. “We sincerely appreciate the selfless manner in which our employees volunteered to help and hope that this contribution will provide some support to those most in need.”

Funds will be distributed between the Houston Food Bank and the Food Bank of Corpus Christi in an effort to provide food and supplies to those affected in the most direct way possible.

“Griffin Capital is proud to make this donation as part of the Griffin Charitable Initiative, a firm-wide effort that encourages employees to engage with local charities making a difference in their communities,” said David Rupert, President, Griffin Capital. “We are pleased to be able to provide financial support for these two food banks delivering much needed nourishment for the millions of men, women and children displaced and suffering as a result of this unprecedented storm.”

The Griffin Charitable Initiative is an expansion of Griffin Capital’s longstanding commitment to give back to the communities in which it lives and works, as well as a call-to-action to Griffin Capital employees to expand their charitable involvement. Griffin Capital and its employees have already launched multiple campaigns as part of the Griffin Charitable Initiative, including these financial donations, donations of items for basic needs and volunteer efforts.

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About Griffin Capital Company, LLC

Griffin Capital is a leading alternative investment asset manager with approximately $9 billion* in assets under management. Founded in 1995, the privately-held firm is led by a seasoned team of senior executives with more than two decades of investment and real estate experience and who collectively have executed more than 650 transactions valued at over $22 billion.

The firm manages, sponsors or co-sponsors a suite of carefully curated, institutional quality investment solutions distributed by Griffin Capital Securities, LLC to retail investors through a community of partners, including independent and insurance broker-dealers, wirehouses, registered investment advisory firms and the financial advisors who work with these enterprises.

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