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A number of organizations, including The New York Times and Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business, have made recent announcements of St. Lawrence graduates being hired or promoted.

The New York Times has announced that Mark W. Herlyn '79, group director, advertising, has been named vice president, advertising. In his new position, Herlyn will be responsible for managing The Times's advertising sales in technology, telecom, corporate, financial services, banks, financial/B2B, education and mass market retail. He will also manage The Times's advertising sales offices in suburban New York. Herlyn has been a group director since 1999, most recently overseeing technology, telecom, corporate and media advertising categories. From 1984 to 1998 he held several positions at Golf Digest Information Systems, including director of sales, national advertising manager, and associate publisher of Tennis Magazine, Cruising World and Sailing World Magazines, and national travel and resort manager for Golf Digest. Prior to joining the Times Company he worked at the Golf Course Superintendents Association from 1981 to 1984, as a producer at "This Week in Baseball" in 1981 and as an English teacher and soccer coach at Christchurch School in Christchurch, Va., from 1979 to 1981. Herlyn's St. Lawrence degree is in English; he played soccer and was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilong fraternity.

David J. Neithercut '79 was recently named president of Equity Residential, the largest publicly traded owner and operator of multifamily properties in the United States, with nearly 1,000 properties across 32 states and the District of Columbia. From January 2004 to May 26, 2005 he served as executive vice president of corporate strategy, leading the company's transactions, portfolio management, development, condominium and research groups. From 1995 until August 2004, he served as Equity Residentialís chief financial officer. In this role he was responsible for all of the companyís capital market activities and participated in debt and equity offerings as well as merger and acquisition activity with a combined value in excess of $10 billion. Prior to joining Equity Residential, Neithercut was senior vice president of finance for Equity Group Investments. Prior to joining Equity Group, he held positions with the Commercial Mortgage Banking division of Draper & Kramer, Inc. and the real estate department of Continental Bank, N.A. Neithercut was a multifield major at St. Lawrence, elected to Phi Beta Kappa, and earned an M.B.A. from the Columbia University Graduate School of Business.

Georgetown University's Robert Emmett McDonough School of Business has appointed Anne H. Jones '87 as director of career management for the M.B.A. program. In this position, Jones is responsible for the direction and strategy of the career management office. She comes to the McDonough School of Business from Citigroup, where she spearheaded campus recruitment and the development of training programs. As vice president and director of human resources management associate program, Jones increased diversity recruiting, began a new e-learning curriculum and solidified relationships with top M.B.A. programs. Prior to her executive position at Citigroup, she worked in marketing and product development with Citi Cards and was marketing manager for Acoustiguide Audio Tours. Jones' St. Lawrence degree is in fine arts; she participated in the University's program of study in London. She also holds an M.B.A. from the Cranfield School of Management in the United Kingdom and a master's degree from the University of Massachusetts.

Carey Financial Corporation, the broker-dealer subsidiary of investment firm W.P. Carey & Co. LLC has announced the appointment of Richard J. Paley '74 as general counsel and chief compliance officer. In this role he will be responsible for overseeing and managing legal and regulatory issues for the corporation. He will also serve as senior vice president and associate general counsel of W. P. Carey & Co. LLC and its managed Corporate Property Associates series of income-generating real estate funds. Prior to his appointment, Paley served as director of compliance and associate general counsel at Daiwa Securities America Inc. and senior vice president U.S. compliance at Fox-Pitt, Kelton Inc., Swiss Re's global investment bank. He has also served as chief legal and regulatory compliance officer and associate counsel of The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation. Earlier in his career, Paley was a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission special counsel and a Kings County New York assistant district attorney. Active in the securities industry, he has served on the Securities Industry Association's Self Regulation and Supervisory Practices, Institutional Brokerage and Federal Regulation Committees, as well as NASD's Membership Committee. Paley was recently elected chairman of the NASD District 10 Committee. An honors history graduate from St. Lawrence, Paley is a graduate of Brooklyn Law School and is admitted to the New York State Bar.

Posted: June 9, 2005