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Brandywine Realty Trust (BDN_pe.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Walter D'Alessio

82 2004 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of Trustees

Anthony Nichols

76 2004 Chairman Emeritus and Independent Trustee

Gerard Sweeney

59 1994 President, Chief Executive Officer, Trustee

Thomas Wirth

52 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Henry DeVuono

50 2008 Executive Vice President and Senior Managing Director, Pennsylvania Region

William Redd

60 2015 Executive Vice President, Senior Managing Director - Richmond and Austin

George Johnstone

52 2014 Executive Vice President - Operations

Daniel Palazzo

45 2015 Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President

Carol Carroll

68 2015 Trustee

James Diggs

67 2011 Independent Trustee

Wyche Fowler

75 2004 Independent Trustee

Michael Joyce

74 2004 Independent Trustee

Charles Pizzi

65 1996 Independent Trustee

Marge Boccuti

IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Walter D'Alessio

Mr. Walter D'Alessio is the Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Company. He was appointed our non-executive Chairman of the Board on March 25, 2004. Mr. D’Alessio served as Vice Chairman of NorthMarq Capital, a real estate investment banking firm, from October 2003 until December 2011 and since December 2011 has served as principal of NorthMarq Advisors, a real estate consulting group. From 1982 until September 2003, he served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Legg Mason Real Estate Services, Inc., a mortgage banking firm headquartered in Philadelphia. Previously, Mr. D’Alessio served as Executive Vice President of the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation and Executive Director of the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority. He also serves as a director of PECO Energy Company, a subsidiary of Exelon, Independence Blue Cross, Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust and the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce. Until December 2012, Mr. D’Alessio also served on the board of Exelon. In addition to these boards, Mr. D’Alessio served on the board of Motologic, Inc. until 2011.

Anthony Nichols

Mr. Anthony A. Nichols, Sr., is the Chairman Emeritus and Independent Trustee of the Company. Mr. Nichols was elected Chairman of our Board on August 22, 1996. On March 25, 2004, Mr. Nichols became Chairman Emeritus of our Board. Mr. Nichols founded The Nichols Company, a private real estate development company, through a corporate joint venture with Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. and was President and Chief Executive Officer from 1982 through August 22, 1996. From 1968 to 1982, Mr. Nichols was Senior Vice President of Colonial Mortgage Service Company (now Berkadia Commercial Mortgage) and President of Colonial Advisors (the advisor to P.N.B. Mortgage and Realty Trust). Mr. Nichols has been a member of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (“NAREIT”) and former member of the Board of Governors of the Mortgage Banking Association and Chairman of the Income Loan Committee of the regional Mortgage Bankers Association and the Executive Committee of the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce. He was Vice Chairman, a member of the Executive Committee and a Trustee of Saint Joseph’s University and also served as Chairman of the Development Committee. Mr. Nichols is a member of the Board of Directors of Fox Chase Bank, as well as a member of the Fox Chase Board’s risk management committee and audit committee.

Gerard Sweeney

Mr. Gerard H. Sweeney is the President, Chief Executive Officer, Trustee of the Company. Mr. Sweeney has served as President, Chief Executive Officer and Trustee of Brandywine since the Company’s founding in 1994. Mr. Sweeney has overseen the growth of Brandywine from four properties and a total market capitalization of less than $5 million to over 33 million square feet and a total market capitalization of approximately $5.0 billion. Prior to 1994, Mr. Sweeney served as Vice President of LCOR, Incorporated (“LCOR”), a real estate development firm. Mr. Sweeney was employed by the Linpro Company (a predecessor of LCOR) from 1983 to 1994 and served in several capacities, including Financial Vice President and General Partner. During this time, Mr. Sweeney was responsible for the marketing, management, construction, asset management and financial oversight of a diversified portfolio consisting of urban high-rise, mid-rise, flex, warehouse and distribution facilities, retail and apartment complexes. Mr. Sweeney holds a BS degree in Economics from West Chester University in West Chester, Pennsylvania. Mr. Sweeney is a member of the Real Estate Roundtable, the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (“NAREIT”), Urban Land Institute (“ULI”), Chairman of the Schuylkill River Development Corporation (“SRDC”), and Chairman of the board for the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority. Additionally, Mr. Sweeney serves on the boards of several other Philadelphia-based civic and non-profit organizations. Mr. Sweeney is also co-founder and co-CEO of Bonomo Turkish Taffy LLC.

Thomas Wirth

Mr. Thomas E. Wirth is the Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. Prior to his appointment as our Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Wirth, who joined us in December 2009, served as our Executive Vice President, Portfolio Management and Investments. In that position, he directed portfolio management, acquisition and disposition activities and assisted in formulating our capital allocation tactics, including structuring joint ventures and construction financings. From 2004 until 2009, Mr. Wirth served as President (2007-2009) and Chief Financial Officer of Feldman Mall Properties. From 1997 to 2004, he served first as the Vice President of Finance and later as Chief Financial Officer of SL Green Realty Corporation. Mr. Wirth has also served as Vice President of Financial Reporting and Analysis for Greenwich, Connecticut-based United Waste System, Inc., and spent ten years with Ernst & Young LLP in various positions, including Senior Manager. Mr. Wirth earned his B.A. in business management and accounting from Gettysburg College.

Henry DeVuono

Mr. Henry Jeffrey DeVuono is the Executive Vice President and Senior Managing Director, Pennsylvania Region of the Company. Mr. DeVuono joined us in January of 1997. Prior to joining us, Mr. DeVuono worked for LCOR, Inc., a private development company that had a previous association with us, where he held a variety of positions, all of which related to asset management. Prior to joining LCOR, Mr. DeVuono was a sales representative for Cushman & Wakefield of Philadelphia. Mr. DeVuono serves as Chairman of the Board of the King of Prussia Business Improvement District. He is also a member of CoreNet, NAREIT, NAIOP, the Sunday Morning Breakfast Club, and the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School Zell/Laurie Real Estate Center. Mr. DeVuono is a graduate of LaSalle University.

William Redd

Mr. William D. Redd served as the Executive Vice President, Senior Managing Director - Richmond and Austin of the Company. He joined Brandywine in 1999 as Vice President of our Richmond operations and in 2008 was named Senior Vice President and Managing Director of our Richmond and Austin operations. Formerly, Mr. Redd was a partner from 1988 until 1999 with Childress Klein Properties, a privately-held real estate firm headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina. From 1985 until 1988, he was with the Trammell Crow Company. Mr. Redd serves on the Board of Directors and is President for the Legal Information Network for Cancer (LINC). He is also a member of the Virginia Commonwealth University Real Estate Circle of Excellence, Richmond Real Estate Group, Real Estate Council of Austin (RECA) and ULI (Richmond / Austin). Mr. Redd holds a law degree from the University of Virginia, a B.A. degree from Hampden-Sydney College, and Virginia law and real estate licenses.

George Johnstone

Mr. George D. Johnstone is the Executive Vice President - Operations of the Company. Mr. Johnstone joined us in November 1998. He works in conjunction with our regional managing directors in running our operations. Prior to his appointment on March 12, 2014 as our Executive Vice President, Operations, Mr. Johnstone served as our Senior Vice President, Operations & Asset Management. Prior to his service in that position, Mr. Johnstone served as our Vice President of Operations for our Pennsylvania Region (2004 – 2005) and for our New Jersey Region (2002 – 2004) and served as Director of Operations for our New Jersey Region from 1998 until 2002. Prior to joining us, Mr. Johnstone was the Regional Controller for Linpro/LCOR Inc., where he was responsible for strategic and tactical accounting processes and oversight and leadership of all accounting functions for that company. Mr. Johnstone earned his B.S. in accounting from Albright College.

Daniel Palazzo

Mr. Daniel Palazzo is the Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer of the Company. Mr. Palazzo assumed this position effective January 15, 2015. Mr. Palazzo joined us in 1999. Prior to his appointment as our Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer, Mr. Palazzo served as a Vice President of Asset Management in our Pennsylvania Region, a position he held since 2006. From 2004 until 2006, Mr. Palazzo served as the Director of Operations for our New Jersey Region. Mr. Palazzo served as our Corporate Controller from his arrival with us in 1999 until 2004. Prior to joining us, Mr. Palazzo received his CPA in Pennsylvania and worked for Arthur Andersen in its commercial audit division, where he concentrated on real estate, construction and financial services industries. Mr. Palazzo received a B.A. in Accounting from the University of Delaware.

Carol Carroll

Ms. Carol G. Carroll is an Trustee of the Company. Ms. Carroll served as President and CEO of Schulco, Inc., which was a leading Microsoft and Novell training organization. In addition to the overall management of the company, she was responsible for business development and client relations. From 1974 to 1985, she was assistant and then director of Wharton School’s Executive MBA Program at the University of Pennsylvania. From 1970 to 1974, she was Assistant, then Director of The Management Center of The Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce. Ms. Carroll has served on many boards; Methodist Hospital (Philadelphia), Harcum College, Independence Blue Cross, The Urban League and the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce. She was appointed to the Board of The Pennsylvania Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority (PICA) in 1991 by the Pennsylvania State Democrats to oversee the finances of the City of Philadelphia and was appointed to the Board of the Philadelphia Industry Counsel by then Philadelphia Mayor Ed Rendell. She served on these Boards until 1998.

James Diggs

Mr. James C. Diggs is the Independent Trustee of the Company. Mr. Diggs served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel of PPG Industries, Inc., a producer of coatings and glass products. From 2004 to September 2009, Mr. Diggs also served as Corporate Secretary of PPG Industries, Inc. Mr. Diggs is a director of Allegheny Technologies Inc.

Wyche Fowler

Sen. Wyche Fowler, Jr., J.D., is the Independent Trustee of the Company. Mr. Fowler served as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives (1977-1986) and U.S. Senate (1987-1992) and as ambassador to Saudi Arabia (1996-2001). Mr. Fowler received an A.B. degree in English from North Carolina’s Davidson College in 1962 and a J.D. from Emory University in 1969. Mr. Fowler serves on a number of corporate boards, including Shubert Theatres, NY, Ziopharm, Inc. and Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, and Mr. Fowler is Chair Emeritus of the Middle East Institute, a nonprofit research foundation in Washington, D.C.

Michael Joyce

Mr. Michael J. Joyce is the Independent Trustee of the Company. Mr. Joyce served as New England Managing Partner of Deloitte, an international accounting firm. Prior to that, he was, for ten years, Philadelphia Managing Partner of Deloitte. Mr. Joyce served on the board of Allegheny Technologies Incorporated until expiration of his term in May 2014. In addition, Mr. Joyce served on the board of A.C. Moore Arts and Crafts, Inc. until the company was sold in 2011.

Charles Pizzi

Mr. Charles P. Pizzi is the Independent Trustee of the Company. Mr. Pizzi served as the President and Chief Executive Officer as well as a director of Tasty Baking Company from October 7, 2002 until the company’s sale in May 2011. Mr. Pizzi served as President and Chief Executive officer of the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce from 1989 until October 4, 2002. Mr. Pizzi is a director of Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust and Allied Security Holdings LLC and serves on a variety of civic, educational, charitable and other boards, including the boards of Drexel University, Franklin Square Energy Fund, PHH Corporation and Independence Blue Cross. Mr. Pizzi served on the Board of Directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia from 2006 through 2011, including as Chairman from 2010 through 2011.

Marge Boccuti