Sila Realty Trust, Inc. Announces Appointment of Chief Accounting Officer | Company

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TAMPA, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–July 8, 2022–

Sila Realty Trust, Inc. (the “Company” or “Sila”), an unlisted public real estate investment trust focused on investing in high-quality healthcare properties across the continuum of care, is pleased to announce the appointment of Robert R Labenski as Chief Accounting Officer of the Company. Mr. Labenski will report to Kay C. Neely, the company’s executive vice president and chief financial officer, and brings 35 years of accounting and Securities Exchange Commission experience, focusing exclusively on real estate companies, particularly REITs. .

Ms. Neely said: “Mr. Labenski’s extensive experience with REITs, including public REITs, is paramount as he brings significant expertise critical to our company and we look forward to leveraging his extensive accounting experience, audit, regulation and consulting as a key member of the management team.

“I am pleased to welcome Mr. Labenski to Sila and am confident that his extensive accounting experience and knowledge of public REITs will benefit the company as we pursue a liquidity event, particularly a listing on the public market for our shareholders,” added Michael A. Seton, President and Chief Executive Officer.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Labenski was an audit partner at RSM US LLP since January 2020, where he was a member of the national real estate practice as a senior audit partner for various real estate companies, including REITs. . Prior to joining RSM, Mr. Labenski was an audit partner at KPMG LLP where he spent over 32 years. During his career, he was the lead audit partner for 17 different public REITs, serving various types of real estate products including: healthcare, hotels, offices, retail, self-storage, multi-family , single-family rental and industrial. He was a member of KPMG’s national real estate leadership team for 20 years, responsible for the audit functions of the US building, construction and real estate practice in the central regions of the Atlantic (2004-2012) and Southeast (2000-2004 and 2012). -2020). Mr. Labenski has also held a variety of other positions at KPMG, including Managing Partner of the Jacksonville, Florida office (2014-2018), Head of the South East Region Asset Management Practice (2018-2020) and Southeast Associate responsible for University Recruitment (2001-2004). Mr. Labenski is well versed in rules and regulations issued by the SEC, PCAOB, FASB and AICPA, having provided advice to REITs on proposed transactions, internal control structuring, corporate governance and technical matters accounting and reporting.

Mr. Labenski has been an active member of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT) since 1998. While at KPMG, he served as that company’s representative on the NAREIT Best Financial Practices Council and currently acts in that role as a representative of RSM.

Mr. Labenski graduated from Boston College with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting in 1987. He is a member of the AICPA and is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Florida.

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