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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Randolph Read

64 2015 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Wendy Silverstein

55 2017 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

John Garilli

52 2017 Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, Secretary

Craig Bouchard

63 2016 Independent Director

Howard Goldberg

71 2017 Independent Director

Joe McKinney

70 2017 Independent Director

Portia Perrotty

63 2014 Independent Director

Carolyn Tiffany

2017 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Randolph Read

Mr. Randolph C. Read is Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Read served as the non-executive chairman of the board of directors of Healthcare Trust, Inc. from February 2015 through October 2016. Mr. Read has served as an independent director of Business Development Corporation of America since December 2014, which since November 2016 has been advised by an affiliate of Benefit Street Partners L.L.C. Mr. Read also served as an independent director of Business Development Corporation of America II (“BDCA II”) from December 2014 until the liquidation and dissolution of BDCA II in December 2015. Mr. Read has been president and chief executive officer of Nevada Strategic Credit Investments, LLC since 2009. From 2007 to 2009 Mr. Read served with The Greenspun Corporation, lastly as executive director and president, whose companies included its wholly owned subsidiary American Nevada Realty. Mr. Read has previously served as president of a variety of other companies, including International Capital Markets Group, Inc. Mr. Read serves on one advisory board and has previously served on a number of public and private company boards. He is admitted as a Certified Public Accountant and has an M.B.A. in Finance from the Wharton Graduate School of the University of Pennsylvania and a B.S. from Tulane University.

Wendy Silverstein

Ms. Wendy A. Silverstein is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Ms. Silverstein previously served as Executive Vice President and Co-Head of Acquisitions and Capital Markets for Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE:VNO) (“Vornado”), one of the largest owners of commercial real estate in the United States, from 1998 to 2015. As head of Capital Markets, Ms. Silverstein was the principal architect of the financing that fueled the growth of Vornado from a $3 billion NJ-based strip center company to a $35 billion office and street retail company, overseeing more than $30 billion of debt and equity financings. As Co-Head of Acquisitions, she was also responsible for a wide variety of real estate as well as corporate acquisitions during her tenure. Ms. Silverstein was a member of the Investment Committee for Vornado’s private equity fund, Vornado Capital Partners, L.P. On behalf of Vornado, she has served on the board of directors of Toys R Us, Inc. since its leveraged buyout in 2005 and previously served on the board of directors of LNR Property, LLC, the nation’s largest loan special servicer. Prior to joining Vornado in 1998, Ms. Silverstein spent 12 years at Citicorp. From 1990 to 1998, she was with Citicorp Real Estate in the Corporate Debt Restructuring Group, which she headed from 1994 to 1998. During this time she led the negotiation and restructuring of many complex debt and equity transactions of companies in the airline, hospitality, retail, office and residential real estate industries. She served on the board of directors of Shuttle, Inc. (d/b/a US Air Shuttle) from 1992 to 1997 and Alexander’s, Inc. (NYSE:ALX) from 1992 to 1995. From 1986 to 1990 she was with the Leveraged Capital Group at Citibank, N.A. providing sponsor financing for leveraged buyouts. Ms. Silverstein earned her Bachelor of Science in Economics, Magna Cum Laude, and a Master of Business Administration with Distinction from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. She is also a Certified Public Accountant.

John Garilli

Mr. John Garilli is Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, Secretary of the Company. Mr. Garilli has served as the chief financial officer of the Advisor since its inception in 2016. He previously served as the chief financial officer of Winthrop Realty Trust (“WRT”) from June 2012 to August 2016, at which time WRT liquidated following the transfer of all of its assets and liabilities to a liquidating trust. Mr. Garilli served as WRT’s chief accounting officer from May 2006 to June 2012. Mr. Garilli has been with First Winthrop Corp., a real estate investment and management company and affiliate of the Advisor, since September 1995 and currently serves as its chief financial officer.

Craig Bouchard

Mr. Craig T. Bouchard is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Bouchard serves as the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Braidy Industries, Inc. Mr. Bouchard served as the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Real Industry, Inc. (NASDAQ: RELY) from June 2013 to August 2016. Mr. Bouchard is a New York Times Best Selling Author, having co-authored a book on corporate management, “The Caterpillar Way: Lessons in Leadership, Growth and Stockholder Value,” Copyright 2013, (McGraw Hill, November 2013). In 2010, Mr. Bouchard founded Shale-Inland, LLC; a leading distributor of stainless steel pipe, valves and fittings, and stamped and fabricated parts to the United States energy industry. Mr. Bouchard served as the Chief Executive Officer and later as the Chairman of the Board of Shale-Inland through 2012. Before founding Shale-Inland, in 2004, Mr. Bouchard co-founded and was the President and Vice Chairman of the Board of the steel company Esmark, Inc. (NASDAQ: ESMK). Prior to that, Mr. Bouchard was the Global Head of Derivatives Trading at the First National Bank of Chicago, where his career spanned 19 years. Mr. Bouchard is currently a member of the Leadership Board of the Department of Athletics at Duke University. Mr. Bouchard served on the Board of Trustees of Boston University and on the Foundation of the University of Montana. Mr. Bouchard holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Illinois State University, a Master of Economics degree from Illinois State University, and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Chicago.

Howard Goldberg

Dr. Howard A. Goldberg is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Goldberg has been a private investor in both real estate and start-up companies and has provided consulting services to start-up companies since 1999. From 1994 through 1998, Mr. Goldberg served as President, CEO, and board member of Player’s International, a publicly traded company in the gaming business prior to its sale to Harrah's Entertainment Inc. From 2003 through 2005, Mr. Goldberg served as a part-time consultant to Laser Lock Technologies, Inc., LLTI.OB, a publicly traded development stage company engaged in the development and marketing of technologies for the prevention of product and document counterfeiting and electronic article surveillance. From 1995 through 2000, Mr. Goldberg served on the board of directors and audit committee of Imall Inc., a publicly traded company that provided on-line shopping prior to its sale to Excite-at-Home. Mr. Goldberg served as a member of the board of directors and the audit committees of the Shelbourne Entities from August 2002 until their liquidation in April 2004. Mr. Goldberg served as a member of the board of trustees of Winthrop Realty Trust (“Winthrop”), a publicly traded real estate investment trust, from December 2003 to August 5, 2016 when Winthrop’s assets were transferred to Winthrop Realty Liquidating Trust. Mr. Goldberg was a member of Winthrop’s audit committee and nominating and corporate governance committee and was its lead independent trustee. Mr. Goldberg currently serves as a trustee for Winthrop Realty Liquidating Trust. Mr. Goldberg has a law degree from New York University and was previously the managing partner of a New Jersey law firm where he specialized in gaming regulatory law and real estate from 1970 through 1994.

Joe McKinney

Mr. Joe C. McKinney is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. McKinney also currently serves as a member of the audit committee and the compensation committee of our Board. Mr. McKinney has been Vice-Chairman of Broadway National Bank a locally owned and operated San Antonio-based bank, since October 2002. He formerly served as Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of JPMorgan Chase Bank-San Antonio from November 1987 until his retirement in March 2002. Mr. McKinney has been an independent director of Luby’s Inc. (NYSE) since January 2003 and is Chairman of its Finance and Audit Committee and a member of its Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and the Executive Committee. He is a director of Broadway National Bank and Broadway Bancshares, Inc. He was a director of USAA Real Estate Company from September 2004 through November 2016. He was a director of US Global Investor Funds from 2008 to 2015. He was a director of Prodigy Communications Corporation from January 2001 to November 2001, when the company was sold to SBC Communications, Inc., and served on its Special Shareholder Committee and Audit and Compensation Committee. Mr. McKinney graduated from Harvard University in 1969 with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics, and he graduated from the Wharton Graduate School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1973 with a Master of Business Administration in Finance.

Portia Perrotty

Ms. Portia Sue Perrotty is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Perrotty has served as non-executive chair of GNL since March 2015, as an independent director of AXAR Acquisition Corp. since October 2014 and as an independent director of ARC HT III since August 2014. Ms. Perrotty served as an independent director of ARC HT from November 2013 until the close of ARC HT’s merger with Ventas, Inc. in January 2015. Ms. Perrotty also served as an independent director of ARC DNAV from August 2013 until August 2014 and as an independent director of ARC HOST from September 2013 until September 2014. Ms. Perrotty has served as president and chief executive officer of AFM Financial Services and BAC Services in Cranford, New Jersey since April 2011. Ms. Perrotty also has been an investor and advisor to several small businesses and entrepreneurs in varying stages of development since August 2008. Ms. Perrotty served in the administration of Governor Edward G. Rendell as chief of staff to First Lady, Judge Marjorie Rendell from November 2002 through August 2008. Ms. Perrotty held the position of executive vice president and head of Global Operations for First Union Corp. as a member of the Office of the Chairman from January 2001 to January 2002. Prior to that time, Ms. Perrotty was Banking Group head for the Pennsylvania and Delaware Banking Operations of First Union from November 1998 until January 2001. Ms. Perrotty joined First Union through the merger with Corestates Bank where she served as executive vice president and head of IT and Operations from April 1996 until November 1998. From 1980 through April 1996, Ms. Perrotty also served at Meridian Bancorp as senior executive vice president and head of all Consumer Businesses including Retail Banking, Mortgage Banking, Product Development and Marketing as well as strategic customer information and delivery system development.

Carolyn Tiffany

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