Adventus Announces New Director to Board

January 29, 2018

Adventus Realty Trust by its Trustee, Adventus Realty Services Inc. (the “Trust”) announces the appointment of Randy Waites to the Board of Directors. Rod Johnston, President and CEO of Adventus, states, “We are very pleased to add Randy Waites to our Board. Randy brings over 20 years of experience in commercial real estate, and his expertise in operations and portfolio management will enhance the strength of our Board and position Adventus well into the future.”

Based in Chicago, Illinois, Mr. Waites is a Principal and Managing Director at Avison Young, and is responsible for the Asset Services Group across the company. Prior to joining Avison Young, he was a Senior Managing Director for Cushman & Wakefield, Inc. in Chicago, and the Chief Operating Officer for John Buck International Properties, LLC, in Abu Dhabi. Previously, Mr. Waites served as the Executive Vice President of Prime Group Realty Trust which at the time was a NYSE publicly traded REIT. Mr. Waites also serves on the advisory board for Marshall Bennett Institute of Real Estate at Roosevelt University, in Chicago. Randy is a Certified Public Accountant (Illinois), and obtained his MBA from Thunderbird School of Global Management, in Glendale, Arizona, and a Bachelor of Arts (Economics) from Illinois State University.

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Per: Rodney B. Johnston, FCPA, FCA
President and Chief Executive Officer

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