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HCP Announces Election of Lauralee Martin to Board of Directors
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LONG BEACH, Calif.--(Business Wire)-- HCP (NYSE:HCP) announced the election of Lauralee E. Martin to the Company's Board of Directors. With the election of Ms. Martin, HCP continues to have eleven directors, nine of whom are independent. Ms. Martin is a member of HCP's Audit Committee and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Ms. Martin has served as a director and the Chief Operating and Financial Officer of Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE:JLL), the world's leading real estate services and money management firm, since 2005. She has also served as a director of KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY), one of the nation's largest bank-based financial services companies, since 2004. From 1994 through 2005, she served on the Board of Directors of Gables Residential Trust, a luxury apartment REIT. Ms. Martin joined Jones Lang LaSalle in 2002 as Chief Financial Officer after 15 years with Heller Financial, Inc., where she was the Chief Financial Officer and President of the Real Estate Finance Division. About HCP HCP, Inc. is a self-administered REIT that, together with its consolidated subsidiaries, invests primarily in real estate serving the healthcare industry in the United States. As of December 31, 2007, the Company's portfolio of properties, excluding assets held for sale but including mortgage loans and properties owned by unconsolidated joint ventures, totaled 753 properties among the following segments: 275 senior housing, 105 life science, 269 medical office, 41 hospital and 63 skilled nursing. For more information, visit the Company's website at www.hcpi.com. HCP Mark A. Wallace Executive Vice President - Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer 562-733-5100 Copyright Business Wire 2008