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CoreSite Announces Derek McCandless as General Counsel

February 8, 2011 at 7:31 AM EST
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DENVER, Feb 08, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --

CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE: COR), a national provider of powerful, network-rich data centers, today announced that Derek McCandless has joined the company as General Counsel. Mr. McCandless will assume the role effective March 14, 2011.

Prior to joining CoreSite, Mr. McCandless served as Senior Vice President and Assistant General Counsel of Apartment Investment and Management Company ("Aimco") (NYSE: AIV), which he joined in 2003. Prior to his tenure with Aimco, Mr. McCandless was in private practice with the law firms of Holme Roberts & Owen LLP and Cooley LLP.

"We are pleased to have Derek join our leadership team," said Thomas M. Ray, CoreSite President and Chief Executive Officer. "Derek brings significant experience in real estate, corporate and securities transactions, as well as public company reporting and securities and regulatory compliance. His background positions him to contribute rapidly and meaningfully to our company. We look forward to his leadership and expertise being applied to the execution of our business plan and the growth it entails."

"I am excited to work with Tom and the management team to continue to grow the company," said Mr. McCandless. "CoreSite's team is respected for the strength of its capabilities and character. The company's plans are clear and the leadership team is focused upon executing them. I look forward to joining the team and contributing to its further success as soon as possible."

About CoreSite

CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE: COR) delivers powerful, network-rich data centers that optimize, secure and interconnect the mission-critical IT assets of the world's top organizations. 600+ customers, including Global 1000 enterprises, cloud providers, financial firms, and Government agencies, choose CoreSite for reliability, service and expertise in delivering customized, flexible data center solutions. CoreSite offers private data centers and suites, cage-to-cabinet colocation, and interconnection services, such as Any2, CoreSite's Internet exchange. The company's portfolio comprises more than two million square feet, including space held for redevelopment and development, and provides access to more than 200 network service providers via 11 data centers in seven key U.S. economic centers. Obtain more information at

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