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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
SCHEDULE 14A
(RULE 14a-101)
SCHEDULE 14A INFORMATION
Proxy Statement Pursuant to Section 14(a) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934

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Soliciting Material Pursuant to § 240.14a - 12

COLUMBIA PROPERTY TRUST, INC.
(Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)

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*** Exercise Your Right to Vote ***
Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the
Stockholder Meeting to Be Held on May 14, 2018.

COLUMBIA PROPERTY TRUST, INC.
Meeting Information
Meeting Type:
Annual Meeting
 
For holders as of:
March 6, 2018
 
Date: May 14, 2018
Time: 1:30 PM Eastern Time
 
Location:
The Conrad New York
102 North End Avenue
New York, New York 10281
 
 
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You are receiving this communication because you hold shares in the company named above.

COLUMBIA PROPERTY TRUST, INC.
1170 PEACHTREE STREET NE, SUITE 600
ATLANTA, GEORGIA 30309
This is not a ballot. You cannot use this notice to vote these shares. This communication presents only an overview of the more complete proxy materials that are available to you on the Internet. You may view the proxy materials online at www.proxyvote.com or easily request a paper copy (see reverse side).

 
We encourage you to access and review all of the important information contained in the proxy materials before voting.

 
See the reverse side of this notice to obtain proxy materials and voting instructions.






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----- How to Vote -----
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Vote By Mail: You can vote by mail by requesting a paper copy of the materials, which will include a proxy card.

 
 
 
 







Voting Items
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS RECOMMEND A VOTE "FOR" ITEMS 1, 2 AND 3.
 
 
 
 
Vote on Directors
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1.
ELECTION OF DIRECTORS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nominees:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
01)
Carmen M. Bowser
06)
E. Nelson Mills
 
 
 
 
 
02)
Richard W. Carpenter
07)
Constance B. Moore
 
 
 
 
 
03)
John L. Dixon
08)
Michael S. Robb
 
 
 
 
 
04)
David B. Henry
09)
George W. Sands
 
 
 
 
 
05)
Murray J. McCabe
10)
Thomas G. Wattles
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Vote on Proposals
 
 
 
 
 
 
2.
To approve, on an advisory basis, executive officer compensation, sometimes referred to as a "say on pay."
 
 
3.
To ratify the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as our independent registered accounting firm for 2018.
 
 
4.
To consider and act upon such other business as may properly come before the annual meeting or any adjournments or postponements thereof.





































 
 
 
 
 



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