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CoreSite Realty Corp (COR)

COR on New York Consolidated

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Robert Stuckey

54 2010 Independent Chairman of the Board

Paul Szurek

56 2016 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Jeffrey Finnin

52 2011 Chief Financial Officer

Derek McCandless

45 2011 Senior Vice President - Legal, General Counsel, Secretary

Steven Smith

51 2015 Senior Vice President - Sales and Marketing

Dominic Tobin

62 2007 Senior Vice President - Field Operations and Network Engineering

Brian Warren

46 2014 Senior Vice President - Engineering and Product

David Wilson

74 2016 Lead Independent Director

Kelly Chambliss

2016 Director

James Attwood

58 2010 Independent Director

Michael Koehler

49 2010 Independent Director

John Thompson

49 2010 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Robert Stuckey

Mr. Robert G. Stuckey serves as Independent Chairman of the Board of CoreSite Realty Corp. Mr. Stuckey has served as a director since September 2010. Mr. Stuckey is a Managing Director and Fund Head, US Real Estate, at Carlyle. Prior to joining Carlyle in 1998, Mr. Stuckey was Chief Investment Officer at CarrAmerica Realty Corporation ("CarrAmerica"), a real estate investment trust ("REIT"). Prior to that, he was Senior Vice President of Prologis, Inc. ("Prologis"), a REIT which is an owner, operator and developer of industrial real estate, and Chief Financial Officer for Trammel Crow Company, N.E., a developer of, and investor in, commercial real estate. Mr. Stuckey was twice an Academic All-American in football at the University of Nebraska and received an M.B.A. from Harvard University. In determining Mr. Stuckey's qualifications to serve on our Board, the Board considered, among other things, Mr. Stuckey's significant experience concerning the acquisition, disposition, financing, operations and market opportunities of data center properties and private and publicly traded REITs, which provides us with valuable insight into commercial real estate, REIT and data center industry trends that affect our business.

Paul Szurek

Mr. Paul E. Szurek has been appointed as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of CoreSite Realty Corp. He has been appointed as President, Chief Executive Officer effective September 10, 2016. He has served as a director since September 2010. Mr. Szurek has been Chief Financial Officer of Biltmore Farms, LLC, a residential and commercial real estate development and operating company, since 2003. Prior to joining Biltmore Farms, LLC, Mr. Szurek served as Chief Financial Officer of Security Capital Group Incorporated, a publicly traded real estate investment, development and operating company with extensive REIT engagement. Mr. Szurek is currently a director of the Charlotte, North Carolina branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond. He has also previously served as a director to two publicly traded real estate companies, Regency Centers and Security Capital U.S. Realty. Mr. Szurek received a J.D. with honors from Harvard Law School and a B.A. in Government, magna cum laude, from the University of Texas at Austin. In determining Mr. Szurek's qualifications to serve on our Board, the Board considered, among other things, Mr. Szurek's significant experience concerning the acquisition, disposition, financing, operations and market opportunities of private and publicly traded REITs, which provide us with valuable insight into REIT-industry trends that affect our business.

Jeffrey Finnin

Mr. Jeffrey (Jeff) S. Finnin, CPA, serves as Chief Financial Officer of CoreSite Realty Corporation. Mr. Finnin has served as our Chief Financial Officer since January 2011. Before joining us in January 2011, Mr. Finnin served as Managing Director and Chief Accounting Officer of Prologis, a publicly held REIT, for over five years. Prior to his tenure at Prologis, Mr. Finnin spent 18 years in public accounting as a partner with KPMG and Arthur Andersen LLP, where he served as the Industry Lead Partner in charge of Real Estate and Financial Services Practices in Denver, Colorado. Mr. Finnin received his B.S. in Business Administration from Colorado State University.

Derek McCandless

Mr. Derek S. McCandless serves as Senior Vice President - Legal, General Counsel, Secretary of CoreSite Realty Corporation. He has served as our Senior Vice President, Legal, General Counsel and Secretary since March 2011. Prior to joining us in March 2011, Mr. McCandless served as Senior Vice President and Assistant General Counsel at Apartment Investment and Management Company, a REIT focused on apartment properties, which he joined in 2003. Prior to his tenure with Apartment Investment and Management Company, Mr. McCandless was in private practice with the law firms of Holme Roberts & Owen LLP (since combined with Bryan Cave LLP) and Cooley LLP. Mr. McCandless received a J.D. from The University of Chicago and a B.S., cum laude, from Brigham Young University.

Steven Smith

Mr. Steven J. Smith serves as Senior Vice President - Sales and Marketing of CoreSite Realty Corp. Mr. Smith is responsible for the success of our customer engagement, market expansion and overall revenue growth. Prior to joining us in January 2014, Mr. Smith was a Regional Vice President for SAP AG, a business software company, from March 2008 to January 2014, where he led large enterprise sales across application portfolios, including enterprise resource planning, big data, customer relationship management (CRM), cloud and mobile. From December 2002 to March 2008, he held various roles with Avaya, Inc., a global provider of business communications and collaboration systems, software and services, most recently as Vice President and General Manager of U.S. Channel Sales. Mr. Smith received a B.A. in Marketing and Economics from the University of New Mexico.

Dominic Tobin

Mr. Dominic M. Tobin is Senior Vice President - Field Operations and Network Engineering of CoreSite Realty Corp. Mr. Tobin who currently serves as Senior Vice President, Field Operations and Network Engineering, joined us in January 2007. Mr. Tobin is responsible for our company's field operations activities associated with our customer service and the maintenance, staffing, reliability and network engineering of our data centers. Mr. Tobin served as our Field Operations Director from 2007 to 2009 and Vice President of Operations from 2009 to 2010. Prior to joining us in January 2007, Mr. Tobin spent 15 combined years at First Level Technology and AT&T, where he held roles of increasing responsibility, including Field Operations Director and District Manager. Mr. Tobin obtained his B.S. in Telecommunications Management, magna cum laude, from Golden Gate University. He also received a Network Management Certificate from U.C. Santa Cruz Extension and was a First Class Electronics Technician in the U.S. Coast Guard.

Brian Warren

Mr. Brian P. Warren serves as Senior Vice President - Engineering and Product of the Company, since March 2014. Mr. Warren is responsible for our Company's product, facilities and sales engineering activities, including the design, utilization and efficiency of our data centers. Mr. Warren joined us in October 2011 as our Vice President of Product Management and Market Development. Prior to joining us, he served as Senior Director of Internet Services Product Management at Level 3 Communications, a communications services company, where he held roles of increasing responsibility from June 2003 to October 2011. Prior to Level 3 Communications, Mr. Warren held various roles with Qwest Communications, @Link Networks, and Ernst &Young LLP. Mr. Warren began his career as a United Stated Air Force officer working with the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD). Mr. Warren received an M.B.A. from Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern and a B.S. in Engineering from the United States Air Force Academy.

David Wilson

Dr. David A. Wilson is Lead Independent Director of CoreSite Realty Corp. Mr. Wilson served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Graduate Management Admission Council (the "Council") from 1995 until his retirement in December 2013. The Council is a $100.0 million enterprise that is the owner of the Graduate Management Admission Test, the GMAT. Prior to 1995, he was a Managing Partner and National Director for Professional Development at Ernst & Young LLP, a public accounting firm. From 1968 to 1978, Mr. Wilson held faculty positions at the University of Texas at Austin, where he was awarded tenure, and at Harvard Business School. Mr. Wilson completed his undergraduate studies at Queen's University in Canada, received his M.B.A. at the University of California, Berkeley, and received his doctorate at the University of Illinois. He is a Chartered Accountant in Canada and a Certified Public Accountant in the United States. Mr. Wilson served on the board of directors of Laureate Education, Inc. ("Laureate"), a company which provides access to high-quality, innovative institutions of higher education, from 2002 to 2007, and of Terra Industries, Inc. ("Terra"), a producer and marketer of nitrogen products for the agricultural and industrial markets, from 2009 to 2010. At Laureate, he chaired the Audit Committee and served as a member of the Nominating and Governance Committee and the Conflicts Committee. He served on the Audit Committee of Terra. He has served on the Worldwide Board of Junior Achievement, the Conseil d'Administration de la Confrérie de la Chaîne des Rôtisseurs (Paris) and The Wolf Trap Foundation. He presently serves on the board of directors of Barnes and Noble, Inc., a book retailer and content, commerce and technology company, and as chair of its Audit Committee. In determining Mr. Wilson's qualifications to serve on our Board, the Board considered, among other things, Mr. Wilson's significant industry experience in the areas of accounting policy, internal controls and risk management.

Kelly Chambliss

Ms. Kelly C. Chambliss has been appointed as Director of the Company, effective September 10, 2016. Ms. Chambliss will be compensated for her Board and committee service consistent with the compensation arrangements provided to the Board’s other non-employee directors who are also not employees of The Carlyle Group L.P., which are more fully described in the “2016 Director Compensation” section of the Company’s definitive proxy statement for its 2016 Annual Meeting of Stockholders filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 31, 2016, as supplemented on April 26, 2016. Ms. Chambliss will receive pro rated amounts of the annual cash retainer and the annual restricted stock units and dividend equivalents for 2016. Ms. Chambliss will also enter into the Company’s form of indemnification agreement for directors.

James Attwood

Mr. James A. Attwood, Jr., serves as Independent Director of CoreSite Realty Corp. Mr. Attwood has served as a director since September 2010. Mr. Attwood is a Managing Director and Head of the Global Telecommunications, Media and Technology Group at Carlyle. Prior to joining Carlyle in 2000, Mr. Attwood served as Executive Vice President for Strategy, Development and Planning at Verizon Communications, Inc. ("Verizon"), a telecommunications provider, and GTE Corporation (prior to its merger with Bell Atlantic to form Verizon). Prior to his four years at Verizon and GTE Corporation, Mr. Attwood served as an investment banker at Goldman, Sachs & Co. for 11 years. Mr. Attwood graduated summa cum laude from Yale University with a B.A. in applied mathematics and an M.A. in statistics. He also received J.D. and M.B.A. degrees from Harvard University. Mr. Attwood currently serves as a member of the boards of directors of Syniverse Holdings, Inc., a provider of business and technology services for the mobile telecommunications industry, Nielsen Holdings plc, a global information and measurement company, and Getty Images Inc., a global creator and distributor of still imagery, video and multimedia products, which is privately held. Mr. Attwood has gained significant knowledge of the telecommunications industry through his work with Verizon and Carlyle. In determining Mr. Attwood's qualifications to serve on our Board, the Board considered, among other things, Mr. Attwood's private equity experience, together with the experience gained by having served as an officer and on the boards of directors of various telecommunications companies, which provide us with a valuable perspective in monitoring and evaluating our business.

Michael Koehler

Mr. Michael R. Koehler serves as Independent Director of CoreSite Realty Corp. Mr. Koehler has served as a director since September 2010. Mr. Koehler currently serves as Managing Partner of Volution Partners L.L.C., a management consulting firm specializing in information technology. Mr. Koehler served as Senior Vice President, Global Services, of EMC Corporation, a provider of IT consulting services and hardware, from August 2011 to September 2015. During 2008 and 2009, Mr. Koehler served as Senior Vice President, Americas Region, of Electronic Data Systems Corporation ("EDS"), a division of the Hewlett-Packard Company ("HP"). EDS, a global provider of information technology and business processing outsourcing services, was acquired by HP in 2008. Prior to HP's acquisition of EDS, Mr. Koehler served as Executive Vice President, Global ITO Services and as Senior Vice President, Infrastructure Technology and Business Process Outsourcing at EDS. During 2007, Mr. Koehler served as Regional Senior Vice President, Europe, Middle East and Africa Operations at EDS, and, from 2006 to 2008, as Enterprise Client Executive, Navy Marine Corps Intranet Account at EDS. From 2004 to 2006, Mr. Koehler served as Chief Operating Officer of The Feld Group, a management information technology consulting firm that was acquired by EDS in 2004. From 1994 to 2001, he held management positions of increasingly greater responsibility at The Feld Group. Mr. Koehler received his B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Texas Tech University. In determining Mr. Koehler's qualifications to serve on our Board, the Board considered, among other things, Mr. Koehler's significant experience in the technology consulting and outsourcing industries and extensive operational and strategic planning experience in complex global companies, which provide us with valuable insight into the technology trends that affect our business.

John Thompson

Mr. John David Thompson serves as Independent Director of CoreSite Realty Corp. He has served as a director since September 2010. Mr. Thompson has been Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer of The Western Union Company, a global payment services company, since April 2012. From 2006 to April 2012, Mr. Thompson was Group President of the Symantec Services Group and Chief Information Officer of Symantec Corporation, a global provider of security, storage, and systems management solutions. From 2004 to 2006, Mr. Thompson served as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Oracle Corporation. Mr. Thompson was Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer at PeopleSoft, Inc. from 1998 to 2005, prior to its acquisition by Oracle Corporation. Mr. Thompson began his career as an officer in the U.S. Air Force as an Intelligence Systems Officer. Mr. Thompson studied computer science at American University. In determining Mr. Thompson's qualifications to serve on our Board, the Board considered, among other things, Mr. Thompson's significant experience in the technology industry and extensive operational experience in information technology systems optimization, which provide us with valuable insights into the information technology trends that affect our business.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Robert Stuckey

--

Paul Szurek

175,000

Jeffrey Finnin

1,306,260

Derek McCandless

1,103,800

Steven Smith

1,558,160

Dominic Tobin

613,367

Brian Warren

786,383

David Wilson

180,000

Kelly Chambliss

--

James Attwood

--

Michael Koehler

180,000

John Thompson

170,000
As Of  30 Dec 2015