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C. Brent Smith

President and Chief Investment Officer

C. Brent Smith

C. Brent Smith was recently appointed President of Piedmont, while continuing to serve as the Company’s Chief Investment Officer and Executive Vice President of our Northeast Region, roles he has performed since 2016 and 2015, respectively. As President and Chief Investment Officer, Mr. Smith works closely with our Chief Executive Officer and Board of Directors on strategy, portfolio operations and capital market transactions. In his regional role, Mr. Smith is responsible for all leasing, asset management, acquisition, disposition and development activity for the Company’s approximately three million square foot Boston and New York/New Jersey portfolio. Prior to joining Piedmont in 2012, Mr. Smith served as an Executive Director with Morgan Stanley in the Real Estate Investment Banking division advising a wide range of public and private real estate clients. He brings approximately 15 years of corporate- and property-level real estate acquisitions experience in both North America and Asia.