Coro Appoints Robert Fransen as Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer

For Immediate Release

July 19, 2010

ATLANTA – Coro Realty Advisors, an Atlanta-based leader in the development and repositioning of office, residential and retail properties, welcomes Robert Paul Fransen as Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer. Mr. Fransen will be responsible for Coro’s acquisitions, disposition and financing activities. His primary function will be to expand Coro’s successful Atlanta-based portfolio throughout the southeastern United States and into certain select additional markets.

“We are pleased to have a person of Robert’s background and skill joining Coro.  His enthusiasm and extensive experience are expected to continue Coro’s growth,” says John Lundeen, CEO of Coro. “He shares our vision for developing quality properties that fulfill the goals of our clients and partners, and enhance the community.”

Mr. Fransen brings with him extensive experience in developing office, residential and retail properties. He most recently served as President, North America Operations of the Slokker Group. In this capacity, Mr. Fransen oversaw real estate holdings in eleven US states and Canadian provinces. Prior to joining Slokker, he served as legal counsel at Battle Fowler LLP and Baker Botts LLP.

Mr. Fransen has a B.A. from the University of Virginia, a J.D. from the Fordham University School of Law and an M.B.A from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

About Coro Realty Advisors

Coro Realty Advisors is a full service development, investment and real estate advisory company. It manages properties for third parties and invests its own capital in joint venture transactions. Coro focuses on identifying strategically located properties, and working to maximize their potential through development, redevelopment, active management and leasing. Coro was founded in 1997, and currently oversees a diverse portfolio consisting of over two million square feet of commercial space, including retail, office and industrial, and over 1,500 residential units. For more information, please visit

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Teresa Pastore
Coro Realty Advisors, LLC
400 Northcreek
3715 Northside Parkway
Atlanta, Georgia 30327
(404) 846-4002