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Urban America Executive Appointed to South Nassau’s Board of Directors

Alumnus Edward Scott in Long Island Exchange, October 16, 2013

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Urban America chief investment officer and general counsel Edward Scott has been appointed to the Board of Directors of South Nassau Communities Hospital.

“We welcome Edward to the board of directors and his vast experience in public and private real estate investment and development,” said Richard J. Murphy, president and CEO of South Nassau. “His expertise in developing and executing a plan will be vital to board of directors as it develops and implements the strategic plans that position South Nassau to meet the current and future healthcare needs of the patients we serve.”

Mr. Scott is a real estate executive with more than 20 years of project management experience in public and private sector leasing, acquisitions, development and construction management for more than 2 million square feet of commercial real estate projects. Urban America currently manages more than 47 million square feet across 70-plus markets nationwide and has more than 650 employees in 22 offices. It specializes in assets in urban centers, as well as properties in top metro areas in the country.

Before joining the staff of Urban America, he served as the deputy director of the Office of Property Management for the District of Columbia Government. Mr. Scott, of Long Beach, earned a bachelor’s degree in government and public administration from John Jay College of Criminal Justice and a juris doctorate degree from Fordham University School of Law.

South Nassau Communities Hospital is one of the region’s largest hospitals, with 435 beds, more than 900 physicians and 3,000 employees. Located in Oceanside, NY, the hospital is an acute-care, not-for-profit teaching hospital that provides state-of-the-art care in cardiac, oncologic, orthopedic, bariatric, pain management, mental health and emergency services. In addition to its extensive outpatient specialty centers, South Nassau provides emergency and elective angioplasty and is the only hospital on Long Island with the Novalis Tx™ and Gamma Knife® Perfexion radiosurgery technologies. South Nassau is a designated Stroke Center by the New York State Department of Health and Comprehensive Community Cancer Center by the American College of Surgeons and is recognized as a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. For more information, visit