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Kerry M. Hughes

Vice President, National Business Development

Kerry M. Hughes

Kerry Hughes has served as our VP of National Accounts & Tenant Relations since 2007. In this role, Ms. Hughes has responsibility for forging and maintaining relationships with hundreds of Fortune 500 corporate real estate executives. Through these relationships, she helps provide both current and prospective tenants with long-term real estate solutions, while improving the leasing and occupancy goals for Piedmont and its stockholders. Prior to joining Piedmont, she served in similar roles at Wells Real Estate Funds from 2002 to 2007. Earlier in her career, Ms. Hughes spent 12 years in various Sales, Public Relations, Marketing and Client Relationship Management (CRM) capacities, including with Georgia-Pacific Corporation and the Georgia Institute of Technology’s Bobby Dodd Foundation. Ms. Hughes is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism. She has served as a Committee Chair for the Women of CoreNet Global, an association for corporate real estate and related professionals, and has served on the CoreNet Atlanta Chapter’s Board of Directors since 2013. Also through CoreNet Global, Ms. Hughes has earned the Master of Corporate Real Estate (MCR) and Senior Leader Corporate Real Estate (SLCR) designations.