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Leland Speed rings NYSE closing bell Monday

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A well known Jackson businessman made a special trip to the Big Apple Monday.

Parkway Properties Chairman Emeritus Leland Speed rang the closing bell Monday at the New York Stock Exchange.

It was to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the company's listing on the exchange.

Speed was joined by senior executives and directors of Parkway.

The company owns or has an interest in 68 office properties located in 12 states including Mississippi.

Speed is also the head of the Mississippi Development Authority.

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