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Richard D. Kincaid — Chairman of the Board of Directors


Richard D. Kincaid has served as our Chairman of the Board of Directors since September 2012. Mr. Kincaid was a Trustee and the President of Equity Office Properties Trust from November 2002, and the Chief Executive Officer from April 2003, until Equity Office Properties Trust was acquired by the Blackstone Group in February 2007. From March 1997 until November 2002, Mr. Kincaid was Executive Vice President of Equity Office Properties Trust and was Chief Operating Officer from September 2001 until November 2002. He also was Chief Financial Officer of Equity Office Properties Trust from March 1997 until August 2002, and Senior Vice President from October 1996 until March 1997.

Prior to joining Equity Office Properties Trust in 1995, Mr. Kincaid was Senior Vice President of Finance for Equity Group Investments, Inc., where he oversaw debt financing activities for the public and private owners of real estate controlled by Mr. Samuel Zell. During his tenure at Equity Group Investments and Equity Office Properties Trust, Mr. Kincaid supervised more than $11 billion in financing transactions, including property level loans encumbering office buildings, apartments and retail properties, as well as unsecured debt, convertible debt securities and preferred stock. Prior to joining Equity Group Investments in 1990, Mr. Kincaid held positions with Barclays Bank PLC and The First National Bank of Chicago. Richard Kincaid is currently the President and 97 Founder of the BeCause Foundation. The BeCause Foundation is a nonprofit corporation that heightens awareness about a number of complex social problems and promotes change through the power of film. Mr. Kincaid is also an active private investor in early stage companies. Mr. Kincaid is on the board of directors of Rayonier Inc. (NYSE: RYN), an international REIT that specializes in timber and specialty fibers. He also serves on the board of directors of Vail Resorts (NYSE: MTN), a mountain resort operator, and Strategic Hotels and Resorts (NYSE: BEE), an owner of upscale and luxury hotels in North America and Europe. He also serves on the board of directors of the Street Medicine Institute. Mr. Kincaid received his Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Texas, and his Bachelor’s Degree from Wichita State University.

We believe that Mr. Kincaid’s qualifications to serve on our board of directors include his significant leadership experience as a Trustee, the President and the Chief Executive Officer of Equity Office Properties Trust and his director positions with other public companies. He also has demonstrated strategic insight with respect to large, growing real estate companies, as he developed the financial, technology and integration strategies for Equity Office Properties Trust during its tremendous growth, which included nearly $17 billion in acquisitions. We believe that his leadership and experience will be valuable additions to our board in connection with our new offering and our transition to a perpetual-life REIT.
 
 

John A. Blumberg — DIRECTOR


John A. Blumberg has served as a director of our board of directors since January 2006 and also as our Chairman of the Board of Directors from January 2006 to September 2012. Mr. Blumberg has also been a manager of our Advisor since April 2005. From October 2009 to March 2010, Mr. Blumberg served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of IIT, a Denver, Colorado-based REIT focusing on industrial real estate, an dis currently a manager of Industrial Income Advisors LLC, the advisor to IIT. Mr. Blumberg is a principal of both Dividend Capital Group LLC and Black Creek Group LLC, a Denver-based real estate investment firm, which he co-founded in 1993. He is a founder of Infraestructura Institucional, a public company based in Mexico City focused on investing in infrastructure related projects throughout Mexico. He is also the founder of Mexico Retail Properties and has been serving as its Chief Executive Officer since 2002. Mexico Retail Properties is a fully integrated retail real estate company that acquires, develops and manages retail properties throughout Mexico. Mr. Blumberg has been active in real estate acquisition, development and redevelopment activities since 1993 and, as of September 30, 2016, with affiliates, has overseen directly, or indirectly through affiliated entities, the acquisition, development, redevelopment, financing and sale of real properties having combined value of approximately $16.6 billion. Prior to co-founding Black Creek Group LLC, Mr. Blumberg served in various positions with Manufacturers Hanover Trust, Chemical Bank, and as President of Chemical Real Estate, Inc. and its predecessor company, Manufacturers Hanover Real Estate Inc. Mr. Blumberg holds a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

We believe that Mr. Blumberg’s qualifications to serve on our board of directors are demonstrated by his extensive experience in real estate investments, including his over 20 years of experience with Black Creek Group LLC as a co-founder of the company, his position as a principal of Dividend Capital Group LLC, his leadership experience as an executive officer of, and an advisor to, non-traded REITs and other real estate investment companies, and his experience in real estate investment banking.
 
 

Charles B. Duke — director


Charles B. Duke has served as an independent director of our board of directors since January 2006. Mr. Duke has also served as an independent director on the board of directors of IIT since December 2009. Mr. Duke is currently Executive Vice President of IJR, Inc. (“IJR”), a manufacturer of printing supplies in Phoenix, Arizona. Prior to joining IJR in October 2012, Mr. Duke was founder and had been President and Chief Executive Officer of Legacy Imaging, Inc., a manufacturer of aftermarket printer supplies, since 1996. Mr. Duke has been active in entrepreneurial and general business activities since 1980 and has held several executive and management roles throughout his career, including founder, president and owner of Careyes Corporation, a private bank, registered investment advisor and a member of FINRA based in Denver, Colorado, Chief Financial Officer at Particle Measuring Systems, a global technology leader in the environmental monitoring industry based in Boulder, Colorado, and Vice President of Commercial Loans at Colorado National Bank. Mr. Duke also spent four years with Kirkpatrick Pettis, the investment-banking subsidiary of Mutual of Omaha, as Vice President of Corporate Finance, involved in primarily mergers and acquisitions, financing and valuation activities. Mr. Duke graduated from Hamilton College in 1980 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and English.

We believe that Mr. Duke’s qualifications to serve on our board of directors include his considerable experience in financial matters, including specifically his experience as founder and president of a private bank and as Chief Financial Officer of a significant organization, and we believe his business management experience is valuable in terms of providing director leadership.
 
 

Daniel J. Sullivan — director


Daniel J. Sullivan has served as an independent director of our board of directors since January 2006. Mr. Sullivan is assistant editor of Humanitas, an academic journal published by the National Humanities Institute, and has been a doctoral candidate at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. since 2003. Prior to that, from 2002 to 2003, Mr. Sullivan was a private consultant and from 1998 to 2002, he was Director of Business Development at Jordan Industries Inc. Mr. Sullivan has eighteen years of international business, consulting and private equity investment experience, including over four years, from 1987 through 1991, in the real estate industry as an appraiser, property analyst and investment banker with Manufacturers Hanover Real Estate Investment Banking Group in New York. During that time, Mr. Sullivan participated in the structuring and private placement of over $1 billion in long-term, fixed-rate and multi-property mortgage financings for the bank’s corporate clients. Mr. Sullivan holds a Master of Arts Degree in Political Theory from The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History from Boston College in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts.

We believe that Mr. Sullivan’s diverse background in education, journalism, international business, consulting and private equity investment adds a unique perspective to our board of directors in fulfilling its duties. His qualifications to serve on our board are also demonstrated by his experience in international business, finance and real estate investments.
 
 

John P. Woodberry — director


John P. Woodberry has served as an independent director of our board of directors since January 2006. Mr. Woodberry has been active in finance and investing activities since 1991. From 2007 to 2012, Mr. Woodberry served as the Portfolio Manager for the India and Capital Markets Group of Passport Capital, LLC, a San Francisco-based hedge fund. From 2004 to 2007, Mr. Woodberry was the President and Portfolio Manager of Independence Capital Asset Partners, LLC. Previously, from 2001 to 2004, Mr. Woodberry was a Senior Research Analyst at Cobalt Capital, LLC, a New York City-based hedge fund. From 1998 to 2001, Mr. Woodberry worked for Minute Man Capital Management, LLC and Trident Investment Management, LLC, each a New York City-based hedge fund. From 1995 to 1998, Mr. Woodberry worked at Templeton Investment Council Ltd. Mr. Woodberry has a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Stanford University.

We believe that Mr. Woodberry’s qualifications to serve on our board of directors include his depth of experience in finance, capital markets and investment management. His managerial roles at various hedge funds, including his experience as President and Portfolio Manager of Independence Capital Asset Partners, LLC, provide him with leadership experience that we believe is valuable to our board of directors in fulfilling its duties.


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