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PIEDMONT OFFICE REALTY TRUST, INC. FILES (8-K) Disclosing Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

May 14, 2014



Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

On May 14, 2014, Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. (the "Registrant") held its annual meeting of stockholders in Alpharetta, Georgia. Proxies for the meeting were solicited pursuant to Regulation 14A under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.

The following matters were submitted to a vote of the stockholders:

The Registrant's stockholders elected the following individuals to its board of directors for one-year terms expiring in 2015:

Number of Number of Shares Voted Shares Name For Withheld Broker Non-Votes W. Wayne Woody 101,409,448 1,741,639 26,634,787 Michael R. Buchanan 101,536,097 1,614,990 26,634,787 Wesley E. Cantrell 101,480,112 1,661,118 26,634,787 William H. Keogler, Jr. 101,519,219 1,631,868 26,634,787 Frank C. McDowell 101,529,153 1,621,934 26,634,787 Donald A. Miller, CFA 101,628,617 1,522,470 26,634,787 Raymond G. Milnes, Jr. 101,658,454 1,492,633 26,634,787 Donald S. Moss 101,344,883 1,806,204 26,634,787 Jeffery L. Swope 101,652,349 1,498,738 26,634,787



The Registrant's stockholders voted to ratify the appointment of Ernst and Young, LLP, as independent registered public accountants for 2014, as follows:

Number of Shares Number of Shares Number of Shares Voted For Voted Against Abstained 129,147,060 252,334 386,479 The Registrant's stockholders voted to approve, on an advisory basis, the compensation of the named executive officers as disclosed in the proxy statement as follows: Number of Number of Shares Number of Shares Voted Voted Shares Broker For Against Abstained Non-Votes 92,716,699 9,701,527 731,597 26,634,787



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