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Peter Schultz

Executive Vice President - East

Peter Schultz
Bringing nearly 30 years of commercial real estate management experience to the role of Executive Vice President, Peter Schultz is focused on creating sophisticated industrial real estate solutions for customers in the Eastern U.S.

As Executive Vice President - East Region for First Industrial Realty Trust, Mr. Schultz manages the region's portfolio and team of experts, and is responsible for proper execution of all leasing, development, acquisition and disposition activities along the East Coast. He also is a member of the Company's management committee, which drives the overall strategy of the Company.

Prior to his current role, Mr. Schultz has served in several management positions with First Industrial. Most recently as Managing Director - East Region, Mr. Schultz directed new business efforts in the East Coast markets by providing customized supply chain solutions to customers.

He has also led the Company's leasing team and ensured the delivery of industry leading service to customers across the Eastern U.S. as First Industrial's Vice President - Leasing for the East Region. Earlier, Mr. Schultz was Senior Regional Director for First Industrial's Philadelphia office, responsible for growing the Company's platform across that multi-market region. Mr. Schultz joined First Industrial in 1998 upon the acquisition of PBS Properties, Inc.'s portfolio, where he served as President and Managing Partner.

Previously, Mr. Schultz was Director of Marketing and Sales for the Pickering Group and Morgantown Properties.

An active member of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP), Mr. Schultz earned his B.A. in business administration from Gettysburg College.