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Forest City named a top workplace for fourth consecutive year
Cleveland HQ of national REIT ranked among the top 25 large companies in Northeast Ohio

CLEVELAND, June 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fourth year in a row, associates at Forest City Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: FCEA and FCEB), have ranked the company as a Top Workplace in Northeast Ohio, as reported in the annual survey published by Cleveland.com. Forest City was ranked 20th among large companies in the area.

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"At Forest City, we believe that creating exceptional places where people live, work and shop starts with having exceptional people," said David J. LaRue, Forest City president and chief executive officer. "Our company continues to be a great place to work because of our associates, who work together to serve our customers, our communities and their fellow associates."

To determine the rankings, associates completed anonymous surveys administered by WorkplaceDynamics, a third-party research firm. The survey assesses a company's culture and values and associates' day-to-day experiences and overall job satisfaction.

In the survey, associates cited Forest City's friendly, innovative and collaborative culture. "This is a company where rapid change is possible and I have not yet been limited in what I can impact. I'm allowed to introduce ideas and changes and have them rapidly reviewed and implemented," said one associate, while another added, "I am able to build something from the ground up that I know will add value to Forest City."

The company has appeared on the Top Workplaces list every year since the company began participating in the program in 2013.

About Forest City
Forest City Realty Trust, Inc. is an NYSE-listed national real estate company with $8.8 billion in consolidated assets. The company is principally engaged in the ownership, development, management and acquisition of commercial and residential real estate throughout the United States. For more information, visit www.forestcity.net.

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SOURCE Forest City Realty Trust, Inc.

At Forest City: Investors: Mike Lonsway, Senior Vice President - Planning, 216-416-3325, mikelonsway@forestcity.net; Media: Jeff Linton, Senior Vice President - Corporate Communication, 216-416-3558, jefflinton@forestcity.net