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Scott Peterson

Scott Peterson

Chief Investment Officer

Scott Peterson is the Chief Investment Officer of Digital Realty and is responsible for evaluating the company’s capital allocation decisions. Scott is a co-founder of the company and has played a key role in Digital Realty’s external growth initiatives since its initial public offering in 2004, executing over $17 billion in investments. Prior to Digital Realty, Scott was a Managing Director of GI Partners, Digital Realty’s predecessor private equity fund.

Scott has over 30 years of real estate experience, including Senior Vice President with GIC Real Estate, the real estate investment entity for the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation. Scott was also active in investments, development and asset management with LaSalle Partners, a real estate services company, and Trammell Crow Company, a real estate developer. Scott earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Northwestern University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Northwestern University.