DENVER, Jan 04, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --
CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE: COR), a national provider of powerful, network-rich data centers, today announced that Jeff Finnin has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Finnin will succeed Deedee Beckman effective January 24, 2011.
Mr. Finnin brings more than 23 years of leadership experience in finance and accounting to CoreSite. He joins CoreSite from ProLogis, where he served as Managing Director and Chief Accounting Officer for over five years. His responsibilities included establishing and managing corporate policies in accounting and finance while working to facilitate the company's capital markets activities and related regulatory filings. Prior to his tenure at ProLogis, Mr. Finnin spent 18 years in public accounting with significant history as a partner with KPMG and Arthur Andersen, where he served as the Partner in charge of the real estate practices in Denver.
"We are pleased to have Jeff join our leadership team," said Tom Ray, Chief Executive Officer of CoreSite. "Jeff brings deep experience in REITs, public accounting, public company financial reporting and planning, and public capital markets activities. He joins us at an exciting time, and we look forward to his proven capabilities being applied to CoreSite's business and enhancing the execution of the Company's growth plan." Mr. Ray added, "We'd like to thank Deedee Beckman for her five years of dedication and excellent work in leading our finance and accounting organization and for setting our course to operate in the public domain."
"I am looking forward to joining CoreSite and to working with Tom and the management team in capitalizing on the opportunities in front of the company," said Mr. Finnin. "CoreSite has assembled a strong group of leaders in the industry and I'm pleased to be a part of the organization."
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 over 200 network service providers via 11 data centers in seven key U.S. economic centers. Obtain more information at www.CoreSite.com.
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