PIEDMONT OFFICE REALTY TRUST TO REPORT FOURTH QUARTER AND ANNUAL 2016 FINANCIAL RESULTS

InPublic 13-Jan-2017 5:00 PM

Atlanta, GA -January 13, 2017 - Piedmont Office Realty Trust (NYSE: PDM), an owner of Class A commercial office properties located primarily in eight major U.S. office markets, today announced that the Company will release its fourth quarter and annual 2016 financial results on Wednesday, February 8, 2017, after the close of trading on the New York Stock Exchange. An audio webcast and a conference call are scheduled for Thursday, February 9, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern standard time. During the audio webcast and conference call, the Company's management team will review fourth quarter and annual performance, discuss recent events and conduct a question-and-answer period.

To Listen to the Conference Call via Webcast: Click on the webcast link under the Investor Relations section of the Company's website at www.piedmontreit.com.

To Listen to the Conference Call Telephonically: Dial in at least five minutes prior to start time.Domestic: (877) 407-0778International: (201) 689-8565

To Listen to the Replay via Webcast: Click on the webcast link under the Investor Relations section of the Company's website at www.piedmontreit.com.

To Listen to the Replay Telephonically: Domestic: (877) 481-4010International: (919) 882-2331Conference ID: 10202The playback can be accessed through February 23, 2017.

To Submit a Question: Investors interested in submitting a question to the Company prior to the call should send their questions to the following email address: askpiedmont@piedmontreit.com. Company management will attempt to answer as many questions as time allows on the conference call.

About Piedmont Office Realty Trust

Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: PDM) is an owner, manager, developer, and operator of high-quality, Class A office properties located in eight major U.S. office markets. Its geographically-diversified, over $5 billion portfolio is comprised of over 19 million square feet. The Company is a fully-integrated, self-managed real estate investment trust (REIT) with local management offices in each of its major markets and is investment-grade rated by Standard & Poor's (BBB) and Moody's (Baa2). For more information, see www.piedmontreit.com.

Research Analysts/ Institutional Investors Contact:Eddie Guilbert770-418-8592research.analysts@piedmontreit.com

Shareholder Services/Transfer Agent Services Contact:Computershare, Inc.866-354-3485investor.services@piedmontreit.com

This announcement is distributed by Nasdaq Corporate Solutions on behalf of Nasdaq Corporate Solutions clients.The issuer of this announcement warrants that they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein.Source: Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. via Globenewswire