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Morgan Stanley Appoints Real Estate Veteran John R. Klopp as Head of Americas Real Estate Investing and Global Real Estate Debt Investing

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					Morgan Stanley Appoints Real Estate Veteran John R. K
Head of Americas Real Estate Investing and Global Real
Debt Investing
January 13, 2010 09:47 AM Eastern Time  

NEW YORK--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) today announced the appointment of John R. Klop
Americas Real Estate Investing and Global Real Estate Debt Investing. Mr. Klopp will start his new role effective February 1.

Mr. Klopp, 55, has over 30 years of real estate experience and most recently served as Chief Executive Officer of Capital Trust In
publicly traded investment management and real estate finance company. Prior to co-founding Capital Trust with Sam Zell in 1997,
founder and managing partner of Victor Capital Group, L.P., a private merchant banking boutique that specialized in workouts and
investing. Previously, Mr. Klopp started Chemical Realty Corporation, Chemical Bank’s real estate investment banking unit, where
managing director and co-head. In his role at Morgan Stanley, Mr. Klopp will report to Jay Mantz, Chief Investment Officer of Mo
Estate Investing.

“We are thrilled to have someone with John’s depth of experience and accomplishments join our leadership team,” said Owen Tho
CEO of Morgan Stanley Real Estate Investing. “His proven management and investment skills, combined with his long-standing clie
and strong track record in the real estate industry, make him ideally suited to help drive Morgan Stanley Real Estate Investing forwa

Mr. Klopp said, “Morgan Stanley is a clear leader in real estate investment management, with unparalleled global resources, multipl
highly experienced team in place. I look forward to partnering with this team to build on the Firm's achievements and capitalize on w
significant opportunities ahead."

Morgan Stanley Real Estate Investing is one of the largest real estate investment managers globally. Since 1991, it has acquired $17
estate assets worldwide and currently manages $59.5 billion in real estate assets on behalf of its clients. For more information about 
Real Estate Investing, please visit www.morganstanley.com/realestate.

Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment manag
management services. The Firm's employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments, institutions and individual
1,200 offices in 36 countries. For further information about Morgan Stanley, please visit www.morganstanley.com.

Note to Editors:

John R. Klopp Biography

Professional

• Capital Trust, Inc., 1997-2009, Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer

• Victor Capital Group, L.P., 1989-1997, Founder, Managing Partner

• Chemical Realty Corporation, 1981-1989, Managing Director, Co-Head

• Chemical Bank, 1978-1981

Education

• Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, BA, Economics
• The Wharton School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, MBA, Finance/Real Estate

Associations

• Columbia Business School Real Estate Advisory Committee, Chair

• Pension Real Estate Association

• Commercial Mortgage Securitization Association

• National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts

Contacts
Morgan Stanley
Media Relations:
Alyson Barnes, 212-762-6884

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