Los Angeles, CA. March 11:  Rising Realty Partners (Rising) announced today that Senior Vice President Marc Gittleman has been appointed to a two-year term on the NAIOP Trends in Real Estate Development National Forum. Through NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, the Trends Forum is a diverse group of real estate professionals who focus on, study, and develop industry trends such as technology, sustainability, workplace, leasing and developing commercial real estate.

Gittleman was also recently appointed to the BOMA/GLA Political Action Committee. The committee promotes the interests of commercial real estate in the public affairs.

"Marc is a forward thinker and one of the nation's leading innovators in translating technology into real estate practices and value," said Christopher Rising, Rising's President and Chief Operating Officer. "NAIOP and BOMA will be vastly rewarded by Marc's extreme depth of knowledge and unique understanding of the issues and challenges facing our industry."

Gittleman is a SVP at Rising Realty Partners, CEO and Co-Owner of 5x5 Telecom, a GP in 2.4 million sq ft of commercial real estate, and an early-stage bio and tech angel investor.

Gittleman will be speaking on June 29, 2015 at the 2015 BOMA International Conference, discussing “The Revitalization of Downtown Los Angeles.”