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Christopher A. Kollme

EVP Finance and Strategy

Christopher A. Kollme

Christopher A. Kollme recently joined our executive team as Executive Vice President – Finance and Strategy.  In this role, he will provide guidance on all capital raising activity and will be responsible for deepening the company’s banking and rating agency relationships. Additionally, he will work with the Piedmont senior management team to further establish and advance the strategic initiatives of the company. Prior to joining Piedmont, Mr. Kollme served as Managing Director & Head of Real Estate Investment Banking for SunTrust Robinson Humphrey where he managed the origination of advisory and capital raising transactions on behalf of the bank’s public and private real estate clients. Mr. Kollme’s approximately 20-year career has also included tenures with Morgan Keegan & Company, Inc.’s Real Estate Investment Banking group as Managing Director & Group Head and Duke Realty as Vice President of Acquisitions. Mr. Kollme received a Bachelor of Arts from Rhodes College and his MBA with a Finance concentration from the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University.