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First Potomac Realty Trust (FPO)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Robert Milkovich

56 2015 President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Trustee

Andrew Blocher

51 2012 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer

Samantha Gallagher

39 2014 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Tricia Moore

2016 Senior Vice President - Investments and Portfolio Management

Robert Arnold

71 2003 Independent Trustee

Richard Chess

61 2003 Independent Trustee

Alan Merten

73 2005 Independent Trustee

Kati Penney

2016 Trustee

Thomas Robinson

68 2013 Independent Trustee

Terry Stevens

66 2003 Independent Trustee

Jaime Marcus

IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Robert Milkovich

Mr. Robert Milkovich has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company since November 2015 and has served as Chief Operating Officer since joining the Company in June 2014. Mr. Milkovich has over 25 years of leadership in the greater Washington, D.C. commercial real estate industry, as well as elsewhere in the country. Prior to joining the Company, he served, since 2012, as President and Head of the Investment Committee of Spaulding & Slye Investments, a comprehensive real estate services and investment company that is a wholly owned subsidiary of JLL. He also served as Regional Director of Archon Group, L.P., an investment arm of the Merchant Banking Division of Goldman Sachs, which he joined in 2004, where he spearheaded the asset management of $2 billion for their Merchant Bank, Special Situations Group, and other parts of the firm, in addition to generating investment opportunities. Mr. Milkovich also previously served as Market Managing Director for CarrAmerica Realty Corporation, a then publicly traded office REIT headquartered in Washington, D.C., with primary responsibilities including overseeing asset management, development activities, portfolio investments and acquisition efforts. He currently serves as a Director and Investment Committee member for the University System of Maryland Foundation. Mr. Milkovich is on the Board and Membership Committee of the Economic Club of Washington, D.C. and is a member of the Urban Land Institute’s Office Development Counsel, and was a past president of The Real Estate Group in Washington, D.C. Mr. Milkovich graduated with a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Maryland.

Andrew Blocher

Mr. Andrew P. Blocher joined the Company in 2012 as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. Mr. Blocher has over 20 years of finance and capital markets experience, including 15 years in the public REIT sector. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Blocher was the Chief Financial Officer at Federal Realty Investment Trust (“NYSE: FRT”), a publicly traded retail REIT, where he had oversight of the finance, accounting, human resources, investor relations and information technology departments. Mr. Blocher joined Federal Realty Investment Trust in 2000 as Vice President, Investor Relations and was promoted to Senior Vice President in 2007 and to Chief Financial Officer in 2008. Mr. Blocher had served as Director, Structured Finance Marketing and Modeling, at Freddie Mac, as well as Vice President of Capital Markets for CRIIMI MAE Inc., a mortgage REIT. Mr. Blocher is a member of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT). In addition, he currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Make-A-Wish® Mid-Atlantic, Inc. and serves as a member of its Executive Committee, as well as Chairman of its Audit and Finance Committee. Mr. Blocher received his Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Indiana University in Bloomington and his Masters of Business Administration in Finance from The George Washington University.

Samantha Gallagher

Ms. Samantha Sacks Gallagher joined the Company in October 2014 as the Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary. Ms. Gallagher serves as the Company’s chief legal officer and leads the Company’s corporate legal function. In her role, she has leadership responsibility for corporate governance matters, SEC and NYSE compliance, structuring of corporate-level transactions, overseeing litigation, as well as managing outside counsel. Ms. Gallagher has 15 years of experience representing REITs and other real estate companies and financial institutions. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Gallagher served as a Partner at Arnold & Porter LLP in the firm’s Corporate and Securities Practice. She also previously served as a Partner at Hogan Lovells US LLP in the firm’s Corporate, Capital Markets and REIT practice groups (having joined Hogan as a corporate attorney in 2001). While in private practice, Ms. Gallagher focused on capital markets transactions (including public and private equity and debt offerings), joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions and strategic investments, as well as advising companies in a variety of corporate and securities law matters. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for Make-A-Wish® Mid-Atlantic, where she is Chair of its Governance Committee and is a member of its Executive Committee. Ms. Gallagher received her Juris Doctor degree from Georgetown University Law Center, cum laude, and her Bachelor of Arts degree from Princeton University, summa cum laude.

Tricia Moore

Ms. Tricia Moore serves as Senior Vice President - Investments and Portfolio Management of the Company., effective October 18, 2016. Ms. Moore most recently served as a Vice President in the Realty Management Division of Goldman Sachs, where she was responsible for overseeing the Washington, D.C. regional office with primary responsibilities including asset management and acquisitions of office and industrial product in East Coast markets. She joined Goldman Sachs as a member of Archon Group in 2002, and has held many roles within the firm related to asset management and investment for multiple divisions of Goldman Sachs. Tricia previously served as a Research Analyst at CoStar Group, a Project Manager at Jones Lang LaSalle and an Environmental Scientist with Environmental Strategies Corporation. Ms. Moore graduated with a B.S. in Environmental Science from Allegheny College. In 2008, she received her M.S. in Real Estate Development from Johns Hopkins University.

Robert Arnold

Dr. Robert H. Arnold, Ph.D., serves as the Independent Trustee of First Potomac Realty Trust. He has served since 1989 as the Co-Managing Director of R.H. Arnold & Co., Inc., a New York-based financial consulting firm which specializes in providing advisory services to U.S. and international institutions. He has served as a trustee since our initial public offering and was a director of First Potomac Realty Investment Trust, Inc. (our “Predecessor”) from 1997 until our initial public offering in 2003. Mr. Arnold has more than 30 years of financial experience including serving as the Treasurer of Merrill Lynch & Co. and the Chief Financial Officer of Merrill Lynch Capital Markets. Mr. Arnold serves on the boards of the Wilmington Funds and Treasury Strategies, Inc. He received his Bachelor of Science, Master of Science and Ph.D. degrees from Northwestern University.

Richard Chess

Mr. Richard B. Chess serves as the Independent Trustee of First Potomac Realty Trust. He is an attorney and has served since 2007 as the managing partner of the Chess Law Firm, located in Richmond, Virginia. He was the President of Encore Equities, a subsidiary of a Dallas-based real estate developer (Encore Enterprises) from 2012 to 2013. He served as President of the Real Estate Securities Association from 2010 to 2011 and served from 2007 to 2010 as President of American Realty Capital Markets, a securities broker dealer focused on real estate. Mr. Chess has served as a trustee since our initial public offering and was a director of our Predecessor from 1997 until our initial public offering in 2003. From 1987 to 1996, Mr. Chess was Director of Acquisitions for United Dominion Realty Trust, a publicly traded real estate investment trust that invests in apartment properties. He received his Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Pittsburgh and a J.D. degree from the University of Richmond Law School.

Alan Merten

Dr. Alan G. Merten, Ph.D., serves as the Independent Trustee of First Potomac Realty Trust. He is President Emeritus of George Mason University and continues to serve on the faculty. He served as President of George Mason University from July 1996 until June 2012. He has been a trustee of the Company since October 2005. Dr. Merten was Dean of the Johnson Graduate School of Management of Cornell University from 1989 to 1996, the Dean of the College of Business Administration at the University of Florida from 1986 to 1989, and Associate Dean for Executive Education and Computing Sciences at the University of Michigan from 1984 to 1986. He has served on the Board of Trustees of mutual funds affiliated with Legg Mason Partners since 1990 and the Board of Directors of Cardinal Financial Corporation since 2006. He was a director of INOVA Health System from 1999 to 2007 and 2009 to 2013. He also served on the Board of Xybernaut Corporation from 2004 to 2006. In 2012, he joined the board of directors of DeVry Education Group Inc. (NYSE: DV). Dr. Merten holds a Bachelor of Science in mathematics and Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Wisconsin and a Master of Science in computer science from Stanford University.

Kati Penney

Ms. Kati M. Penney has been appointed as Trustee of the Company., effective as of October 24, 2016. Ms. Penney is currently a Managing Director of Cross Country Consulting, a corporate advisory consulting firm, where she provides accounting and financial consulting services to private and public companies, as position she has held since December 2014. Prior to joining Cross Country Consulting, Ms. Penney served as an Assurance Partner at Ernst & Young and was a member of Ernst & Young’s Global Real Estate, Hospitality & Construction sector team from June 2007 through June 2014, and served as a Senior Manager from May 2002 through June 2007. Prior to joining Ernst & Young, Ms. Penney held various positions with Arthur Anderson from 1993 to 2002. Ms. Penney received her Bachelors of Science and Masters in Accounting from the Catholic University of America and she is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Ms. Penney has significant experience in assisting public companies with transaction-related accounting matters, internal controls over financial reporting and the application of technical accounting guidance. She currently serves as an advisor and guest lecturer at the Catholic University School of Business & Economics.

Thomas Robinson

Mr. Thomas E. Robinson has been appointed as Independent Trustee of First Potomac Realty Trust, effective July 23, 2013. He is the Senior Advisor to the real estate investment banking group at Stifel, a full-service brokerage and investment banking firm, where he previously was a managing director and co-head of the real estate investment banking group. Prior to that position he served as President and Chief Financial Officer of Storage USA, Inc., a self-storage REIT, from 1994 to 1997. Mr. Robinson has served as a trustee of the Company since 2013. Mr. Robinson currently serves on the boards of directors of Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. (NYSE: SKT) and BRE Properties, Inc. (NYSE: BRE). He is a former trustee of Centerpoint Properties Trust and former director of Legg Mason Real Estate Investors, Inc. Mr. Robinson is a former member of the Board of Governors of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT) and in 2009 received its Industry Achievement Award for his wisdom, expertise, and service to the REIT industry. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from Washington and Lee University, a Juris Doctor degree from Suffolk University Law School, and a Master of Laws degree in Taxation from the Georgetown University Law Center.

Terry Stevens

Mr. Terry L. Stevens serves as an Independent Trustee of First Potomac Realty Trust. He was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Highwoods Properties, Inc. (“Highwoods”) located in Raleigh, North Carolina until his retirement in September 2014. Mr. Stevens joined Highwoods in December 2003. Highwoods is a publicly traded real estate investment trust that owns office, industrial and retail properties. Mr. Stevens has served as a trustee of the Company since our initial public offering in 2003. Prior to joining Highwoods, from 1994 to 2003, Mr. Stevens held various executive positions, including Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Trustee, at Crown American Realty Trust, a publicly traded retail real estate company that merged with Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust in November 2003. From 1990 to 1994, Mr. Stevens was Director of Financial Systems Development as well as Director of Internal Audit at AlliedSignal, Inc., a large multi-national manufacturer. He also spent 18 years with Price Waterhouse, including seven years as an audit partner. Mr. Stevens received a Bachelor of Science degree in physics from Juniata College and a Masters of Business Administration from The Wharton School.

Jaime Marcus