Educational Housing Services, Inc. Welcomes Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Ariel M. Dybner

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Mr. Dybner brings 15+ years of experience to this newly created role

Educational Housing Services, Inc. (EHS), the leading provider of private, off-campus student housing in New York City, today announced the appointment of Ariel M. Dybner as the first to hold the new role of Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. Mr. Dybner brings more than fifteen years of experience to the position, including time recently as a Partner at leading law firms Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP and Mayer Brown LLP.

"EHS is very pleased to welcome Mr. Dybner to the company," says Jeffrey H. Lynford, President and CEO of Educational Housing Services. "He will use his years of professional expertise and experience to help EHS further enhance its reputation as the leading provider of off-campus student housing in New York City, and further improve our strategic planning including growth, rehabilitation and new development.”

Mr. Dybner holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Amherst College, a Master of Science degree in Foreign Service from Georgetown University, and a Juris Doctor degree from Columbia University, where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and the Articles Editor of the Columbia Business Law Review.

Mr. Dybner is also Vice Chair of the Maplewood Township Zoning Board of Adjustment as well as a member of Congregation B’nai Israel’s Youth Committee. A member of the New York bar, Mr. Dybner is an Attorney Affiliate Member of the National Association of Development Companies.

Ariel is married to Mariela Dybner, with whom he has five children: Lucy (13), Phoebe (12), Sara (6), and twins Theodore (5) and Miles (5). The Dybners also have a dog named Pulaski, who was named for the Pulaski Skyway. In his spare time -- which is rare -- Ariel enjoys biking.

About Educational Housing Services

Educational Housing Services Inc. is a not-for-profit organization that has provided safe and convenient off-campus housing in New York City for college students and interns since 1987. The organization works with many academic institutions and corporations to provide housing for over 10,000 students and interns annually, and also leases to individual students. EHS operates eight student residences in Manhattan and Brooklyn, each of which offers fully-furnished and amenity-rich accommodations that include 24-hour security, a live-in residential staff, laundry rooms, fitness facilities, and an active student life program. For details visit

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