New York City REIT (NYC)

Louisa Quarto Investor Relations
Mike Weil Chief Executive Officer
Chris Masterson Chief Financial Officer
Bryan Maher B. Riley Securities
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Good day and thank you for standing by and welcome to the New York City REIT Inc.

Third Quarter 2021 Earnings Call. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. After the speakers’ remarks, there will be a question-and-answer session. [Operator Instructions] I would now like to hand the conference over to your speaker today, Louisa Quarto. ahead. go Please

Louisa Quarto

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Mike Weil

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Chris Masterson

Thanks Mike.

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Mike Weil

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Your is line open.

Mike Weil

Hi, Bryan.

Bryan Maher

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Chris Masterson

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Bryan Maher

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Mike Weil


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Chris Masterson

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Bryan Maher

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Mike Weil

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Bryan Maher

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Chris Masterson

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Bryan Maher

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Mike Weil

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the right share we be anything to Bryan with Factory. very any the now? can Hit the marketing, continued of you that in have disposition We think Chris, active

Chris Masterson

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Mike Weil

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Bryan Maher

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Mike Weil

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Bryan Maher

acquisition, No,

Mike Weil

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seen had smaller estate. through we the is What the have City New next real don’t see will also have opportunity York We to landlords in this. just fight that

we any So an are I XXXX, that think going to market have? have that in Chris, active you thoughts

Chris Masterson

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all Manhattan. XXXX. think taking these And And continue this city, we in examination will focusing are on I really opportunities throughout close so, a primarily at the early

Bryan Maher

assets on million of both asset as And the within maybe looking sweet an and has far the maybe maybe asset, amount we can portfolio are get and your just different $XX what an spot range? as you goes dollar refresher a of for some some

Mike Weil

looking are for $XXX that to to upside. kind million In activity, see have range that buildings sub-markets Bryan. in of but stable look So, the really $XXX we we asset continue strong million we buildings,

to to we next be take going years over to something even we what to want a is but possibly think don’t have advantage to rents couple we see growing as of want the asset, from we further the COVID. able complete return stabilized of have that of be occupancy, rebounding going reposition is So, the economy

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Bryan Maher

Thank you.

Mike Weil

Yes. Thanks, Bryan.


Thank over comments. the you, turn Weil back to for call I will now Mike closing any

Mike Weil

Great. you Well, joining Thank you. all thank us. for

have by the with in we with a encouraged year on forward quarter. portfolio. we to were out forward can and to more said normalized executing XXXX, success continue momentum. XXXX Bryan, the so, finishing to the positive quite plans this of As our third forward look We move much frankly I And looking

very all much. you thank So,


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