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EX-10.2 - EX-10.2 - EMPIRE STATE BUILDING ASSOCIATES L.L.C.d412408dex102.htm
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EX-32.1 - EX-32.1 - EMPIRE STATE BUILDING ASSOCIATES L.L.C.d412408dex321.htm
EX-10.1 - EX-10.1 - EMPIRE STATE BUILDING ASSOCIATES L.L.C.d412408dex101.htm
EX-32.2 - EX-32.2 - EMPIRE STATE BUILDING ASSOCIATES L.L.C.d412408dex322.htm
EX-24.1 - EX-24.1 - EMPIRE STATE BUILDING ASSOCIATES L.L.C.d412408dex241.htm

Exhibit 31.2


I, Mark Labell, certify that:


  1. I have reviewed this report on Form 10-Q of Empire State Building Associates L.L.C.;


  2. Based on my knowledge, this report does not contain any untrue statement of a material fact or omit to state a material fact necessary to make the statements made, in light of the circumstances under which such statements were made, not misleading with respect to the period covered by this report;


  3. Based on my knowledge, the financial statements, and other financial information included in this report, fairly present in all material respects the financial condition, results of operations and cash flows of Registrant as of, and for, the periods presented in this report;


  4. Registrant’s other certifying officer(s) and I are responsible for establishing and maintaining disclosure controls and procedures (as defined in Exchange Act Rules 13a-14 and 15d-14) and internal control over financial reporting (as defined in Exchange Act Rules 13a-15(f) and 15d-15(f)) for Registrant and we have:


  (a) Designed such disclosure controls and procedures or caused such disclosure controls and procedures to be designed under our supervision, to ensure that material information relating to Registrant, including its consolidated subsidiaries, is made known to us by others within those entities, particularly during the period in which this report is being prepared;


  (b) Designed such internal control over financial reporting, or caused such internal control over financial reporting to be designed under our supervision, to provide reasonable assurance regarding the reliability of financial reporting and the preparation of financial statements for external purposes in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles;


  (c) Evaluated the effectiveness of Registrant’s disclosure controls and procedures and presented in this report our conclusions about the effectiveness of the disclosure controls and procedures, as of the end of the period covered by this report based on such evaluation; and


  (d) Disclosed in this report any change in Registrant’s internal control over financial reporting that occurred during Registrant’s most recent fiscal quarter (Registrant’s fourth fiscal quarter in the case of an annual report) that has materially affected, or is reasonably likely to materially affect, Registrant’s internal control over financial reporting; and

  5. Registrant’s other certifying officers and I have disclosed, based on our most recent evaluation of internal control over financial reporting, to Registrant’s auditors and the audit committee of Registrant’s board of directors (or persons performing the equivalent functions):


  (a) All significant deficiencies and material weaknesses in the design or operation of internal controls over financial reporting which are reasonably likely to adversely affect Registrant’s ability to record, process, summarize and report financial information; and


  (b) Any fraud, whether or not material, that involves management or other employees who have a significant role in Registrant’s internal controls over financial reporting.

Date: November 13, 2012


By   /s/ Mark Labell
Name: Mark Labell
Title: Senior Vice President, Finance

Malkin Holdings LLC, Supervisor of

Empire State Building Associates L.L.C.*


* Registrant’s organizational documents do not provide for a Chief Financial Officer or other officer with equivalent rights and duties. As described in the Report, Registrant is a limited liability company which is supervised by Malkin Holdings LLC. Accordingly, this Chief Financial Officer certification is being signed by a senior member of the financial/accounting staff of Registrant’s supervisor.