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 Southeast portfolio is comprised of over six million square feet located in Atlanta and Orlando.

Piedmont's Southwest region is comprised of over four million square feet located primarily in Dallas.

Piedmont's Northeast Region is comprised of approximately four million square feet of office space located in metropolitan Washington, D.C., Boston, and New York.

Piedmont's Midwest Region, is comprised of approximately two million square feet located in Minneapolis

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    President, Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Board of Directors

    C. Brent Smith

    President, Chief Executive Officer & Director

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

    Robert E. Bowers

    Chief Financial and Administrative Officer, EVP

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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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    Leads asset and property management divisions and oversees construction function

    George M. Wells

    Chief Operating Officer & EVP

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    Responsible for identifying investment opportunities and overseeing the acquisition team.

    Christopher A. Kollme

    EVP of Investments

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

    Edward H. Guilbert, III

    EVP Finance and Treasurer

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    Oversees all property management activities for the entire portfolio

    Kevin D. Fossum, RPA

    SVP Property Management

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Alex Valente

EVP, Southeast Region

Alex Valente

Alex Valente has served as our Executive Vice President — Southeast Region since 2019. He is responsible for overseeing Piedmont’s Southeast Region operations, comprised of over six million square feet located in Atlanta and Orlando, including all development, leasing, asset management and transactional activity. During his 15-year tenure at Piedmont, he has worked on many complex transactions including directly negotiating leases with some of our largest tenants. In addition to the Southeast, Mr. Valente has served several other of Piedmont’s markets including our Midwest and Northeast Regions. Mr. Valente is a member of NAIOP and a member of the board of both the Cobb County Chamber and SelectCobb.        

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Damian J. Miller

EVP Dallas

Damian J. Miller

Damian J. Miller, CFA serves as the EVP of Dallas. He is responsible for all leasing and asset management activity for Piedmont’s Dallas portfolio. Mr. Miller has approximately 20 years of real estate experience. During his tenure at Piedmont, he has worked on numerous complex transactions including some of Piedmont’s largest tenants and assets. In addition to Dallas, he has experience in multiple markets including Boston, Chicago, Denver, and Detroit. Prior to joining Piedmont, Mr. Miller worked at Lend Lease Real Estate Investments, where he primarily focused on leasing and asset management activity in the Southeast and Southwest markets. Mr. Miller is Chartered Financial Analyst and a member of the CFA Society of Dallas/Ft. Worth, The Real Estate Council, and the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties.  

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Robert K. Wiberg

EVP Northeast Region and Co-Head of Development

Robert K. Wiberg

Robert K. Wiberg has served as Executive Vice President — Northeast Region since 2019 and Co-Head of Development since 2012. Prior to being appointed Executive Vice President for the Northeast Region, Mr. Wiberg served as Executive Vice President of the Mid-Atlantic region which was consolidated into the Northeast Region during 2019. Mr. Wiberg is responsible for all leasing, property management, asset management, acquisitions and dispositions approximately four million square feet of office space located in metropolitan Washington, D.C., Boston, and New York, as well as for various development projects throughout the portfolio. Mr. Wiberg’s previous tenures include Brandywine Realty Trust, Prentiss Properties, Cadillac Fairview and Coldwell Banker (now CBRE). 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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Thomas R. Prescott

EVP Midwest Region and Co-Head of Development

Thomas R. Prescott

Thomas R. Prescott has served as our Executive Vice President — Midwest Region and Co-Head of Development since joining Piedmont in 2014 and is responsible for all leasing, asset management, acquisitions, dispositions and development and redevelopment projects for Piedmont’s Midwest Region, which is comprised of approximately two million square feet located in Minneapolis. In addition, Mr. Prescott serves as Co-Head of Development and has responsibility for various development projects throughout the portfolio. His previous tenures include Metropolis Investment Holdings Inc., Forest City Enterprises, and 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 ULI.        

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