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July 25, 2016

QTS Adds David McOmber as Executive Vice President, Public Sector and Federal Sales

Former IBM Executive to Enhance QTS’ Public and Federal Expertise

Overland Park, Kan. (July 25, 2016) – QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS), an international provider of data center, managed hosting and cloud services, announced today that David McOmber, formerly with IBM, has joined the company as Executive Vice President – Public Sector and Federal Sales.

McOmber has more than 20 years of industry experience, most recently serving as IBM’s Vice President of Federal Civilian and Healthcare Agencies where he was responsible for the overall strategy, execution and sales management in the arenas of software, hardware, services and cloud. He also previously served as Public Sector Sales Leader for the State of New York as well as a Public Sector international assignment in Central and Eastern Europe.

“David brings extensive sales experience to QTS, as well as deep knowledge and understanding of the Federal market that, coupled with his public sector expertise, made him the clear choice to lead our Federal team,” said Dan Bennewitz, Chief Operating Officer – Sales & Marketing - QTS. “We look forward to Dave’s role in maximizing both QTS’ Federal business and our relationships within the government vertical.”

McOmber holds a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in marketing from the Rochester Institute of Technology. David also has completed numerous sales leadership and executive management courses within IBM.

“I am thrilled to be working alongside QTS’ experienced and dedicated Federal team,” said McOmber. “QTS’ commitment to the public sector and their impressive facilities in Richmond and Northern Virginia clearly set them apart.”

McOmber was named a 2014 ACT-IAC Fellow and was appointed to the Executive Board at the Northern Virginia Technology Council in 2015. Additionally, McOmber is very active in his community. He donates his time to meaningful board positions at Loudoun Interfaith Relief (Stop Hunger) and All Ages Read Together (Preschool Readiness). McOmber resides in Northern Virginia with his wife and two daughters.

About QTS
QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: QTS) is a leading provider of secure, compliant data center, hybrid cloud and managed services. QTS features the nation’s only fully integrated technology services platform providing flexible, scalable solutions for the federal government, financial services, healthcare and high tech industries. QTS owns, operates or manages more than 5 million square feet of data center space and supports more than 1,000 customers in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. In addition, QTS' Critical Facilities Management (CFM) provides increased efficiency and greater performance for third-party data center owners and operators. For more information, please visit www.qtsdatacenters.com, call toll-free 877.QTS.DATA or follow us on Twitter @DataCenters_QTS.