Management Team

Our management team consists of individuals with corporate roles as well as regional operating teams with in-house property management and asset management expertise.

Piedmont's Mid-Atlantic Region is comprised of approximately 3 million square feet of office space located primarily in the metropolitan Washington, D.C. area.

Piedmont's Southeast portfolio is comprised of twelve Class A office buildings totaling over 2 million square feet located in Atlanta, South/Central Florida, and Nashville.

Piedmont's Southwest region is comprised of approximately 2.5 million square feet principally located in Texas.

Piedmont's Northeast Region is comprised of approximately 4 million square feet of office space located primarily in Boston, New York, and New Jersey.

Piedmont's Midwest Region, is comprised of approximately 4 million square feet located primarily in metropolitan Chicago and Minneapolis

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    Chief Executive Officer, President, and a member of the board of directors since 2007

    Donald A. Miller, CFA

    President, Chief Executive Officer & Director

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    Chief Financial Officer since 2007; also responsible for information technology, risk management and human resource functions

    Robert E. Bowers

    Chief Financial, EVP and Administrative Officer

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    Responsible for all general ledger accounting, SEC and tax reporting functions

    Laura P. Moon

    Chief Accounting Officer & SVP

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    Responsible for all property acquisitions and dispostions and oversees assets within Northeast region

    C. Brent Smith

    Chief Investment Officer & EVP Northeast Region

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    Provide guidance on all capital raising activity and primary liaison for banking and rating agency relationships.

    Christopher A. Kollme

    EVP Finance and Strategy

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    Leads asset and property management divisions, oversees construction and national business development functions

    Carroll A.(Bo) Reddic, IV

    EVP Real Estate Operations

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    Oversees all property management activities for the entire portfolio

    Kevin D. Fossum, RPA

    SVP Property Management

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    Responsible for treasury and finance matters, forecasting, operational reporting, and investor relations

    Edward H. Guilbert, III

    SVP Finance and Treasurer

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    Responsible for forging and maintaining relationships with hundreds of Fortune 500 corporate real estate executives

    Kerry M. Hughes

    Vice President, National Business Development

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    Responsible for property acquisitions and dispositions for Mid-Atlantic Region, Northeast Region and Southwest Region

    Wilson G. Stone

    SVP Capital Transactions

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Robert K. Wiberg

EVP Mid-Atlantic Region and Head of Development

Robert K. Wiberg

Robert K. Wiberg serves as Executive Vice President for the Mid-Atlantic Region and Head of Development and is responsible for all leasing, property management, asset management, acquisitions and dispositions in the Mid-Atlantic Region, as well as all development projects nationwide. Immediately prior to joining Piedmont in 2012, Mr. Wiberg was employed by Brandywine Realty Trust as EVP for their Metro Washington, D.C. region and also oversaw their California markets for a portion of that time. Mr. Wiberg’s approximately 35 year real estate career has focused on office leasing and development and includes tenures at Prentiss Properties, Cadillac Fairview and Coldwell Banker (now CBRE), garnering expertise in the Los Angeles, CA; Dallas, TX; and Atlanta, GA markets, among others. As a recognized industry leader, he has served on the board of directors of the Northern Virginia Chapter of NAIOP and the board of the Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing and currently serves on the board of the Ballston Business Improvement District.

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George M. Wells

EVP Southeast Region

George M. Wells

George Wells serves as Executive Vice-President of our Southeastern Region. As such, he oversees all acquisition and development opportunities, as well as leasing and property management activity for twelve Class A office buildings totalling approximately 2.3 million square feet located in Atlanta, South/Central Florida, and Nashville. Mr. Wells has over 30 years of commercial real estate experience including approximately twelve years of service with Piedmont and its former advisor, Wells Real Estate Funds (“WREF”). Prior to joining WREF, Mr. Wells experience included tenures with Lend Lease Real Estate Investments and Equitable Real Estate. Mr. Wells is a member of the National Association of Industrial & Office Properties (NAIOP) and REAIC.

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Joseph H. Pangburn

EVP Southwest Region

Joseph H. Pangburn

Joseph H. Pangburn serves as our Executive Vice President - Southwest Region and is responsible for overseeing Piedmont's Southwest Region operations, comprised of approximately 2.5 million square feet principally located in Texas, including all development, leasing, asset management and transactional activity. A native of Dallas, Mr. Pangburn has approximately 30 years of real estate experience, including acquisitions, asset management, development, real estate loan restructuring, and workouts, most notably in the office and industrial sectors and concentrated on properties located in the western United States, and specifically in Texas. His career also includes tenures at Lend Lease Real Estate Investments, Inc. and Prentiss Properties Limited, Inc. Mr. Pangburn is a member of the Office Development Council of the Urban Land Institute.

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C. Brent Smith

Chief Investment Officer & EVP Northeast Region

C. Brent Smith

C. Brent Smith serves as Chief Investment Officer and Executive Vice President of our Northeast Region. In his regional role, Mr. Smith is responsible for all leasing, asset management, acquisitions, dispositions and development activity for the Company’s approximately 4 million square foot Boston and New York/New Jersey portfolio. In addition to these responsibilities, as Chief Investment Officer he also focuses on capital market transactions across the entire portfolio and financings for Piedmont. Immediately prior to joining Piedmont in 2012, Mr. Smith served as an Executive Director with Morgan Stanley Real Estate in both New York and Singapore advising on over $100 billion of transactions and financings. He brings over twelve years of corporate- and property-level real estate acquisitions experience in both North America and Asia. Prior to receiving his MBA with a concentration in Real Estate Finance from Columbia Business School, Mr. Smith worked in the Strategy and Business Architecture group at Accenture.

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Thomas R. Prescott

EVP Midwest Region

Thomas R. Prescott

Thomas R. Prescott serves as Executive Vice President for the Midwest Region and is responsible for all leasing, asset management, acquisitions, dispositions and development projects for Piedmont's Midwest Region, which is comprised of approximately 3.7 million square feet located primarily in metropolitan Chicago and Minneapolis. Immediately prior to joining Piedmont in 2014, Mr. Prescott served as President of Metropolis Investment Holdings Inc., a Chicago-based investor and owner of Class A office properties, where he was responsible for overseeing the leasing, management and overall performance of the firm's 6 million square foot portfolio. Mr. Prescott has had a long career focused on the acquisition, leasing, development, and management of office, industrial and mixed-use properties throughout the United States and Canada, including tenures at Forest City Enterprises, Higgins Development Partners (formerly Walsh, Higgins & Company), and The Shaw Company. Mr. Prescott is a recognized real estate industry leader and a member of NAIOP and the Urban Land Institute.

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