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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Edward Lowenthal

72 2015 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

William Bayless

50 2004 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Jonathan Graf

49 2007 Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Secretary, Treasurer

James Hopke

53 2014 Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer

Jorge de Cardenas

2015 Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer

William Talbot

40 2013 Executive Vice President, Chief Investment Officer

Kim Voss

2015 Executive Vice President, Controller

Jennifer Beese

41 2014 Executive Vice President - Operations, Marketing

Daniel Perry

41 2011 Executive Vice President - Capital Markets

James Wilhelm

51 2009 Executive Vice President - Public - Private Transaction

G. Steven Dawson

57 2004 Independent Director

Cydney Donnell

55 2004 Independent Director

Dennis Lopez

2014 Independent Director

Oliver Luck

54 2012 Independent Director

C Oles

60 2014 Independent Director

Winston Walker

71 2004 Independent Director

Ryan Dennison

2014 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Edward Lowenthal

Mr. Edward Lowenthal has been appointed as Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. He was Acting Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. He was Independent Director of American Campus Communities, Inc. He has been President of Ackerman Management LLC since April 2002, a private investment management and advisory company with particular focus on real estate and other asset-based investments. Mr. Lowenthal was a founder and served as the President of Wellsford Real Properties, Inc. (NYSE:WRP) from 1997 until 2002, which owned and operated multifamily apartments throughout the United States. Mr. Lowenthal currently serves as a director of Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (NYSE:OHI), a healthcare REIT, and served as a director of Desarrolladora Homex, S.A. de C.V. (NYSE:HXM), a Mexican-based home builder, from 2004 to 2013. From 1997 to 2012, he was a member of the board of directors of Reis, Inc., an internet-based provider of real estate information and analytics and a successor, through mergers, to Wellsford Real Properties, Inc., and served as non-executive Chairman of Reis, Inc. from 2010 to 2012. Mr. Lowenthal serves as non-executive Chairman of Tiburon Lockers, Inc., a privately-held owner and operator of rental locker systems, and as a trustee of The Manhattan School of Music. He received a B.A. degree from Case Western Reserve University and a J.D. degree from Georgetown University Law Center, where he was an editor of the Georgetown University Law Journal.

William Bayless

Mr. William C. Bayless, Jr., is the President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of American Campus Communities, Inc. Mr. Bayless is a co-founder of our company and participated in the founding of the student housing business of our predecessor entities. Mr. Bayless served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of our predecessor entities from July 1995 to September 2003, where he directed all aspects of our predecessor entities’ business segments including business development, development and construction management, acquisitions and management services. He served as our Vice President of Development from the inception of our predecessor entities in 1993 until July 1995. Mr. Bayless served as the Director of Operations for Century Development’s student housing division from 1991 to 1993. From 1988 to 1991, Mr. Bayless served as the Director of Marketing responsible for business development and marketing for the student housing division of Cardinal Industries. Mr. Bayless began his career in student housing with Allen & O’Hara where he held the positions of Resident Assistant, Resident Manager and Area Marketing Coordinator from 1984 to 1988. He received a B.S. in Business Administration from West Virginia University.

Jonathan Graf

Mr. Jonathan A. Graf is the Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Secretary, Treasurer of American Campus Communities, Inc. His responsibilities include our corporate finance, accounting, financial reporting, tax, capital markets, risk management, and human resources functions. Mr. Graf joined the company in 2004 shortly after its initial public offering, bringing more than 10 years of public company accounting, compliance and regulatory experience. Prior to joining us, he served as Vice President and Controller at Southern Union Company. From 1988 until 1994, he was an audit manager and information systems auditor at Ernst & Young LLP. Mr. Graf received a B.A. in Accounting from Texas A&M University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

James Hopke

Mr. James C. Hopke, Jr., is the Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer of American Campus Communities, Inc. Mr. Hopke served as Executive Vice President-Asset Management from November 2013 to October 2014, as Executive Vice President-Project Management and Construction from November 2007 to November 2013 and as Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer from May 2005 to November 2007. From November 2002 to April 2005, Mr. Hopke served as Vice President, Asset Management and Advisory Services for Wachovia Securities’ Real Estate Capital Markets group. From February 2000 to November 2002, he served as Senior Vice President, Acquisitions of our predecessor entities. Mr. Hopke was previously a Vice President of JPI Development and Insignia Financial Group, and is a former MAI Member of The Appraisal Institute. Mr. Hopke received a B.S. in Administrative Management from Clemson University.

Jorge de Cardenas

Mr. Jorge de Cardenas is Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer of American Campus Communities, Inc. As the executive vice president and chief technology officer, de Cárdenas will continue to oversee all aspects of the company's information technology functions, in addition to providing strategic direction for the development of American Campus' next generation technology systems. He joined American Campus in 2004 as vice president of information technology (IT). Prior to joining ACC, he served as director of product management for emerging technologies at Visa where he was responsible for defining product strategies and delivering application services to a global market. de Cárdenas began his career developing software for NASA at Lockheed Engineering and Science. He was also co-founder and principal consultant of Everest Technologies, Inc., an Oil & Gas IT consulting firm which was sold to SAIC, Inc. de Cárdenas received a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science with specializations in Mathematics and Management from Texas A&M University.

William Talbot

Mr. William W. Talbot is the Executive Vice President, Chief Investment Officer of American Campus Communities, Inc. He currently oversees our acquisitions, dispositions, off campus development and on campus public–private partnership development functions. Mr. Talbot served as Executive Vice President-Investments from May 2011 to November 2012 and Senior Vice President-Investments from August 2005 to May 2011. Mr. Talbot joined us in August 2001 as Director of Acquisitions and has served in various capacities, including Director of Asset Management and Vice President of Investments. Prior to joining us, Mr. Talbot was an Acquisitions Analyst for Lend Lease Real Estate Investments, Inc. from 1997 until 2001, where he was involved in acquisitions on behalf of pension fund clients. Mr. Talbot received a B.A. in Economics and Spanish from Vanderbilt University.

Kim Voss

Ms. Kim K. Voss is Executive Vice President, Controller of American Campus Communities, Inc. As the executive vice president and controller, Voss will continue to oversee the company's accounting and financial reporting functions, including SEC reporting, technical accounting, internal controls, and financial systems implementation. Voss joined American Campus in 2004 to help lead the accounting department through the company's initial public offering and transition to a publicly traded company. Prior to joining the company, she was an assistant controller with AMB Property Corporation (now Prologis) in San Francisco. She began her career as an auditor with Arthur Andersen LLP in San Francisco, where her client base consisted primarily of REITs and other real estate entities. A Certified Public Accountant, Voss holds Bachelor of Business Administration and Master in Professional Accounting degrees from the University of Texas at Austin.

Jennifer Beese

Ms. Jennifer Beese is the Executive Vice President - Operations, Marketing of American Campus Communities, Inc. Ms. Beese served as Executive Vice President-Operations and Leasing from November 2013 to October 2014 and as Senior Vice President of Leasing Administration from November 2007 to November 2013. Ms. Beese joined us in November 1999, previously holding the position of Vice President of Leasing Administration. From 1994 to 1999, she held various property management positions with JPI. Ms. Beese holds a B.A. in History from Texas A&M University.

Daniel Perry

Mr. Daniel B. Perry is the Executive Vice President - Capital Markets of American Campus Communities, Inc. Mr. Perry served as Senior Vice President-Capital Markets from November 2007 to May 2011 and as Vice President of Investments from February 2005 to November 2007. From 2002 to 2005, Mr. Perry held positions in the investment banking division of Citigroup Global Markets, where he assisted with the successful completion of our initial public offering in 2004. From 1996 to 2001, he worked in the corporate finance divisions of BNP Paribas and NationsBank. Mr. Perry holds a B.A. in Finance and Accounting from Texas A&M University and a M.B.A. from NYU’s Stern School of Business.

James Wilhelm

Mr. James E. Wilhelm, III, is the Executive Vice President - Public - Private Transaction of American Campus Communities, Inc. He spearheads Company's American Campus Equity (ACE™) program. From July 2007 to January 2009, he was Senior Vice President, Public-Private Transactions. From June 2003 to July 2007, Mr. Wilhelm worked for RBC Capital Markets’ public finance department where he served as the managing director of the higher education sector. Prior to that time, he was a managing director with Banc One Capital Markets (currently JPMorgan Capital Markets) and held positions at McDonald & Company Securities (currently KeyBanc Capital Markets) and The Ohio Company (currently Fifth Third Capital Markets). Mr. Wilhelm is a graduate of Miami University with a B.S. in Finance.

G. Steven Dawson

Mr. G. Steven Dawson is an Independent Director of American Campus Communities, Inc. Since December 2012, Mr. Dawson has served as President, CEO and Trustee for American Manufactured Communities REIT, a privately-held real estate investment trust based in Chicago, Illinois that owns and operates manufactured housing communities. Mr. Dawson is also a founding partner and member of the Management Committee of SparrowHawk Holdings – PowerOne, LP, a private company that is assembling and managing a portfolio of institutional-quality industrial warehouse and distribution facilities located in the US primarily for the benefit of Canadian equity investors. From 1990 to 2003 he served as the Chief Financial Officer of Camden Property Trust (NYSE:CPT) and its predecessors. Camden is a large multifamily REIT based in Houston with apartment operations, construction and development activities throughout the United States. Mr. Dawson currently serves on the boards of Institutional Financial Markets, Inc. (AMEX:IFMI), a financial services firm with fixed income and structured credit securities trading operations in the U.S. and Europe, and Medical Properties Trust (NYSE:MPW), a hospital/healthcare REIT. Mr. Dawson previously served as a director of Desert Capital REIT, Inc. (2004-2010). Mr. Dawson holds a degree in business from Texas A&M University, where he serves on the Real Estate Roundtable of the Mays Graduate School of Business.

Cydney Donnell

Ms. Cydney C. Donnell is an Independent Director of American Campus Communities, Inc. She has been the Director of Real Estate Programs and an Executive Professor at the Mays Business School of Texas A&M University, and has served as Associate Department Head of the Finance Department since February 2011. Ms. Donnell has taught various subject matters, including real estate finance, investments and corporate governance, since August 2004. Ms. Donnell was formerly a principal and Managing Director of European Investors/E.I.I. Realty Securities, Inc. Ms. Donnell served in various capacities at EII and was Chair of the Investment Committee from 2002 to 2003, the Head of the Real Estate Securities Group and Portfolio Manager from 1992 to 2002 and Vice-President and Analyst from 1986 to 1992. Ms. Donnell served on the Board of European Investors Holding Company from 1992 to 2005. Prior to joining EII, she was a real estate lending officer at RepublicBanc Corporation in Dallas from 1983 to 1986. Ms. Donnell currently serves on the Board of Directors of Madison Harbor Balanced Strategies Inc., a closed-end investment fund registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940 and a REIT, and Pebblebrook Hotel Trust (NYSE:PEB), a hotel REIT. In 2007, Ms. Donnell was appointed to the Employees Retirement System of Texas Board of Trustees by Governor Rick Perry. Ms. Donnell has served on the Board and Institutional Advisory Committee of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts, or NAREIT. She has also served in various leadership capacities for The Association of Former Students of Texas A&M University and the Junior League of the City of New York. Ms. Donnell received a B.B.A. from Texas A&M University and an M.B.A. from Southern Methodist University.

Dennis Lopez

Mr. Dennis G. Lopez is an Independent Director of American Campus Communities, Inc. He has been the Chief Investment Officer of AXA Real Estate, a global real estate investment manager, since 2009, where he is responsible for fund management and research activities. Mr. Lopez was the Chief Executive Officer of SUN Group, a private equity firm with real estate activities in India and Russia, from 2008 to 2009. Mr. Lopez has had a career of over 25 years in investment banking and real estate investment management, where he was Global Head of Real Estate at Cambridge Place Investment Management, a London based hedge fund, and a Managing Director at JP Morgan in New York and London. Mr. Lopez served as a director of Desarrolladora Homex, S.A. de C.V. (NYSE:HXM), a Mexican-based home builder, from 2010 to 2013. Mr. Lopez received a B.A. degree from California State University Long Beach and an MBA from the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA).

Oliver Luck

Mr. Oliver Luck is an Independent Director of American Campus Communities, Inc. Since January 2015, he has served as Executive Vice President for Regulatory Affairs of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). From 2010 to January 2015, he was the Athletic Director of West Virginia University. From 2006 to 2010, Mr. Luck was the President/General Manager of the Houston Dynamo of Major League Soccer. From 2001 to 2005, Mr. Luck was the Chief Executive Officer of the Harris County-Houston Sports Authority, where he oversaw the financing, construction and management of professional sports and entertainment infrastructure in Houston, including Minute Maid Park, Reliant Stadium and Toyota Center. Mr. Luck worked for the National Football League from 1990 to 2001, where served in a variety of positions, including Vice President of Business Development and President and Chief Executive Officer of NFL Europe. Mr. Luck played quarterback for the Houston Oilers from 1982 to 1986. He is currently a member of the National Football League Player Safety Advisory Panel, and served as a member of the College Football Playoff Selection Committee and in various capacities in a number of university and community associations. He was a finalist to be a Rhodes Scholar, a National Football Foundation Scholar and a two-time Academic All-American who received a B.A. degree from West Virginia University and a J.D. degree from University of Texas School of Law.

C Oles

Mr. C. Patrick Oles, Jr., is an Independent Director of American Campus Communities, Inc. He has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of Barshop & Oles Company, a privately-owned, Texas-based commercial real estate development, investment and management firm, since 1983. Mr. Oles served on the senior staff of the Governor of Texas, William P. Clements, Jr., as Director of Governmental Appointments, from 1980 to 1982. Mr. Oles has been involved in numerous governmental, business and civic organizations, including ten years of service on the Board of Directors of the Lower Colorado River Authority and as a founding member and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Texas Parks & Wildlife Foundation. He was a member of the Advisory Board of Directors of JPMorgan Chase, Chairman of the local chapter of the Young Presidents Organization and a Trustee of the Texas Nature Conservancy. Mr. Oles currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of SouthWest Water Company, a privately-owned provider of water and wastewater services, as a member of the Executive Committee of the Seton Fund, as a member of the Development Board of the McCoy College of Business Administration of Texas State University and as Chair of the UT Elementary School Development Council. Mr. Oles received a B.B.A. at the University of Texas Austin, and now holds the McCoy Professorship for Studies in Entrepreneurship in the McCoy College of Business Administration at Texas State University.

Winston Walker

Mr. Winston W. Walker, Ph.D., is an Independent Director of American Campus Communities, Inc. Since October 1993, he has been a private consultant. From 1987 until October 1993, Mr. Walker served as the Chief Executive Officer of Provident Life and Accident Insurance Company of America. Mr. Walker served as a member of the board of directors of CBL & Associates Properties, Inc. (NYSE:CBL), a shopping center REIT, from 1993 to 2014. Mr. Walker received a B.A. in Russian from Tulane University and a Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of Georgia.

Ryan Dennison

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