C. Brent Smith
Chief Investment Officer and EVP Northeast Region
C. Brent Smith joined Piedmont in 2012 and 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. Prior to joining Piedmont, 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 and received his Bachelors’ Degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology.