Essential Properties announces CFO transition

Essential Properties Realty Trust Inc., a Princeton-based real estate investment trust, announced on Tuesday it has named Anthony K. Dobkin as interim chief financial officer and member of the board of directors, effective immediately.

Hillary P. Hai, executive vice president, CFO and treasurer, will depart the firm on April 30 and will facilitate the transition of CFO responsibilities to Dobkin.

“I am pleased to welcome Anthony to our executive team as our Interim Chief Financial Officer,” Peter M. Mavoides, CEO and president, Essential Properties Realty Trust, said. “As a member of our board of directors, Anthony is quite familiar with our company. He brings a depth of industry and capital markets experience that will be highly beneficial as our business continues to grow, and we engage in a thoughtful search to fill this position on a permanent basis. I also want to thank Hillary for her many contributions to the company since its founding and her ongoing support through an orderly transition. We wish Hillary the best in her future endeavors.”

The company said it has started a search for a permanent CFO. Until then, Dobkin will serve in the role.

“I am thrilled to join the company as the interim chief financial officer,” Dobkin said. “The team at Essential Properties is extremely talented, and with a strong balance sheet and focused business model, we are well positioned despite the current market environment.”