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C. Brent Smith

President, Chief Executive Officer & Director

C. Brent Smith

C. Brent Smith serves as President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of Piedmont. Until July 2019, Mr. Smith served as our Chief Investment Officer, a role he performed since 2015. In addition until February of 2019, Mr. Smith served as EVP of Piedmont’s Northeast Region where he was responsible for all leasing, asset management, acquisition, disposition and development activity for the Company’s over 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.