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Griffin Capital Donates to Charities on Behalf of Employees

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Jan. 6, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Griffin Capital Corporation, a leading real estate investment and asset management company, recently challenged its more than 120 employees to select a worthy philanthropic organization to whom the company would make a donation on the employee's behalf. This first-ever 'holiday charity drive' attracted 100 percent participation, and Griffin donated to a diverse set of local, national and international non-profit organizations. At Griffin's year-end holiday celebration, all of the organizations that were chosen, paired with the names of the employees who chose them, were on display, and several employees shared emotional stories why they chose their charity. David Rupert, President of Griffin reflected: "It was very gratifying to listen to the passionate descriptions of our employees, and read the list of the very diverse group of charities that were chosen. It is apparent that our employees genuinely care about their communities, and we are proud to support the deserving organizations that inspire and motivate them. This was a great way to end a year of great growth for our company; we hope to be able to continue this tradition in the years to come."

About Griffin Capital Corporation

Griffin Capital Corporation ("Griffin Capital"), is a privately-held, Los Angeles headquartered investment and management company with a 20-year track record sponsoring real estate investment vehicles and managing institutional capital. Led by senior executives, each with more than two decades of real estate experience who have collectively closed transactions representing over $20 billion in value, Griffin Capital and affiliates have acquired or constructed approximately 32 million square feet of space since 1995, and currently own, manage, sponsor and/or co-sponsor an institutional-quality portfolio of approximately 18 million square feet located in 21 states, representing approximately $2.7 billion in asset value as of December 23, 2014. Additional information about Griffin Capital is available at www.griffincapital.com.

CONTACT: Jennifer Nahas Vice President, Marketing Griffin Capital Corporation jnahas@griffincapital.com Office Phone: 949-270-9332 Cell Phone: 949-433-6860

Source:Griffin Capital

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