SOURCE: Stratton Holdings, Inc.

October 28, 2009 09:30 ET

Stratton Holdings, Inc. Appoints CEO to MarketFriends™

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwire - October 28, 2009) - Stratton Holdings, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: STHG) announces the appointment of Mr. Michael Maloney to the position of Chief Executive Officer of subsidiary MarketFriends™ effective immediately. Mr. Maloney will take over the day to day duties and development of

Michael Maloney started his career in marketing, advertising and administrative duties at one of the largest Health Care Groups, Queens Long Island Medical Group, where he still resides as an Administrative Coordinator for the Group.

Michael Maloney also is very tech savvy and commendable for marketing and Search Engine Optimization. Keeping this service in-house will allow Stratton Holdings to keep website running costs for to a minimum. Search engine optimization is one of the most expensive services website owners face today, and we are glad to have Michael on the team to help make MarketFriends become a large competitor in the online stock forum/message board scene.

From that time forward Michael Maloney has also established himself as a prominent securities trader to where he started his own M&M Visionary Consultants in which he provides consulting services for Publicly Traded Companies. Some of these services include arranging financing (such as 504 & 506 placements, Private Block sales, Private Placements and much more), market awareness, press release appropriation and timing.

Michael will be a great asset to the Staff; he is excited to begin the transformation of into a conglomerate, a one-stop shop for online stock message boards. The idea of will be to include the "best" ideas from all over the web and incorporating them into MarketFriends for a profitable community of experienced traders. will undergo a transformation under the watch of Mr. Maloney and will be restructured and re-organized. New ideas will be implemented shortly and Mr. Maloney plans on taking his Search Engine Optimization knowledge and helping MarketFriends grow in memberships.

MarketFriends™ is an online financial social community of independent traders across the globe. Currently provides live chat rooms, technical chart forums, the ability to form research teams, message boards and posting trading ideas and successes.

Stratton Holdings, Inc. is a diversified holding company formed in 2008 with the overall mission of seeking out small to mid-sized companies to bring to the Stratton Holdings, Inc. family and assist in their expansion and in turn use those profits to repeat the cycle creating value and products worth being proud of.

A majority of the time a restructuring of the company is executed to reduce costs and increase sales and revenue. The Company is constantly seeking out exciting opportunities.

More information about Stratton Holdings, Inc. can be found at

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