People: First Potomac Realty Trust (FPO)

FPO on New York Consolidated

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24 Dec 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Douglas Donatelli

52 2014 Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Chief Executive Officer

Andrew Blocher

49 2012 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Robert Milkovich

50 2014 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Nicholas Smith

49 1997 Executive Vice President, Chief Investment Officer

Robert Arnold

70 2003 Independent Trustee

Richard Chess

60 2003 Independent Trustee

John Heller

76 2010 Lead Independent Trustee

R. Michael McCullough

75 2003 Independent Trustee

Alan Merten

72 2005 Independent Trustee

Thomas Robinson

66 2013 Independent Trustee

Terry Stevens

66 2003 Independent Trustee

Jaime Marcus

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Biographies

Name Description

Douglas Donatelli

Mr. Douglas J. Donatelli is Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Chief Executive Officer of First Potomac Realty Trust. He is no longer Interim Chief Operating Officer of the Company, effective on or about June 2, 2014. He is a founder of the Company and has served as Chairman since May 2007 and Chief Executive Officer and trustee of the Company since 1997. Mr. Donatelli previously was Executive Vice President of Donatelli & Klein, Inc. (now Donatelli Development, Inc.), a real estate development and investment firm located in Bethesda, Maryland, and from 1985 to 1991, President of D&K Broadcasting, a communications subsidiary of Donatelli Development, Inc. that owned Fox network affiliated television stations. Mr. Donatelli is active in many charitable and community organizations. He serves as Chairman of the Board of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington, D.C. He is a member of the Urban Land Institute and National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT). Mr. Donatelli holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Wake Forest University.

Andrew Blocher

Mr. Andrew P. Blocher serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of First Potomac Realty Trust. 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), 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.

Robert Milkovich

Mr. Robert Milkovich has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company, effective on or about June 2, 2014. Mr. Milkovich, previously served as President of Spaulding & Slye Investments, a comprehensive real estate services and investment company that is a wholly owned subsidiary of JLL (Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated), where he managed the company’s portfolio of assets, headed the investment committee, developed the company’s investment portfolio strategies, oversaw investment management and sourced new business opportunities. Prior to joining Spaulding & Slye Investments in 2012, Mr. Milkovich spent over 20 years in various commercial real estate leadership roles, including serving as Regional Director of Archon Group, L.P., an investment arm of the merchant banking division of Goldman Sachs, 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. Prior to his tenure with Archon Group, L.P., Mr. Milkovich served as a Market Managing Director with CarrAmerica Realty Corporation, then a publicly traded real estate investment trust, with primary responsibilities including overseeing asset management, development activities, portfolio investments and acquisition efforts. Mr. Milkovich serves on the Board of Directors of the University System of Maryland Foundation, overseeing real estate investment activities and administering and managing funds for the benefit of institutions and foundations affiliated with the University System of Maryland. Mr. Milkovich is a member of the Economic Club of Washington, D.C., the Urban Land Institute’s Office Development Counsel and is the past President of The Real Estate Group in Washington, D.C.

Nicholas Smith

Mr. Nicholas R. Smith serves as Executive Vice President, Chief Investment Officer of First Potomac Realty Trust. He is one of the founders of the Company and has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer since the founding of our predecessor in 1997. He has over 25 years of experience in commercial real estate in the Washington, D.C. area, including seven years with DDI and D&K Management. Prior to joining DDI, Mr. Smith was with Garrett & Smith, Inc., a real estate investment and development firm based in Mclean, Virginia and Transwestern (formerly Barrueta & Associates, Inc.), a Washington, D.C.-based commercial real estate brokerage and property management firm. Mr. Smith received his Bachelor of Arts degree from The Catholic University of America. He currently serves on the Council of Advisors for the University of Maryland's School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation Graduate Programs in Real Estate and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Choral Arts Society of Washington. He is also a member of NAIOP, the Urban Land Institute and NAREIT.

Robert Arnold

Dr. Robert H. Arnold, Ph.D., serves as an 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 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., from 1997 until our initial public offering. Dr. 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. Dr. 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. Dr. Arnold service at Merrill Lynch Capital Markets and as Co-Managing Director of R.H. Arnold & Co., Inc. has provided him with extensive experience in investment banking and finance.

Richard Chess

Mr. Richard B. Chess serves as an 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 also is the Managing Director of Encore Equities, a subsidiary of a Dallas-based real estate developer (Encore Enterprises). 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. From 2005 to 2006, he was Of Counsel to the firm Hoctor Kaplan, PLC. 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. 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 JD degree from the University of Richmond Law School.

John Heller

Mr. John Roderick Heller, III, serves as Lead Independent Trustee of First Potomac Realty Trust. He has served since 2004 as the Chairman of Carnton Capital Associates, a private investment corporation. He served as a director of York International, Inc., a NYSE company, from 2004 to 2005 and served as a director of Montpelier Re Holdings Ltd., a NYSE Bermuda reinsurance company from 2008 to 2012. From 1986 to 1997, Mr. Heller served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of NHP Incorporated and various related companies, including National Corporation for Housing Partnerships. NHP Incorporated, prior to its sale in December 1997, was a publicly traded company that, collectively with NHP Partners, Inc., was the nation's largest owner and operator of apartment properties. Mr. Heller has served as a trustee of the Company since our initial public offering. Mr. Heller was a partner of the law firm of Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering in Washington, D.C. from 1971 to 1982. He received a Bachelor of Arts from Princeton University, a Masters of History from Harvard University and a JD degree from Harvard Law School.

R. Michael McCullough

Mr. R. Michael McCullough serves as an Independent Trustee of First Potomac Realty Trust. He was employed by Booz, Allen & Hamilton Inc. (Booz Allen), a global consulting firm, from 1965 through 1996. He was the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Booz Allen from 1984 to 1992 and from 1992 until his retirement in 1996, Mr. McCullough was the Senior Chairman of Booz Allen. Mr. McCullough has served as a trustee of the Company since our initial public offering and served from 1996 to 2010 as a Director of Watson Wyatt Worldwide, a global consulting firm. Mr. McCullough was a director of Charles E. Smith Residential Realty, Inc. from 1999 to 2001 and of Capital Automotive REIT from 1998 to 2005. Mr. McCullough received a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from the University of Detroit.

Alan Merten

Dr. Alan G. Merten, Ph.D., serves as an 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.

Thomas Robinson

Mr. Thomas E. Robinson has been appointed as Independent Trustee of First Potomac Realty Trust, effective July 23, 2013. Mr. Robinson is Senior Advisor to the real estate investment banking group at Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated, a full-service brokerage and investment banking firm, where he was previously a managing director. 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 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. Mr. Robinson has served as a trustee of the Company since 2013. 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 is Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Highwoods Properties, Inc. (Highwoods) located in Raleigh, North Carolina. 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. Prior to joining Highwoods, Mr. Stevens held various executive positions, including Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Trustee, from 1994 to 2003 with 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

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