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Board of Trustees

Daniel R. Gilbert | Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and President

Mr. Gilbert has been an Interested Trustee, Chief Executive Officer and President since July 23, 2015, Chairman since January 15, 2016, and is a director and member of NSAM Adviser’s investment committee. Mr. Gilbert has also been an Interested Trustee of the Master Fund, and the Master Fund’s Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President since July 23, 2015, and Chairman since January 15, 2016. Mr. Gilbert has served as Chief Investment and Operating Officer of NorthStar Asset Management Group, Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of NorthStar and parent company of NSAM Adviser, since June 2014 and of NorthStar Realty since January 2013.

Mr. Gilbert serves as the Chairman, a position he has held since August 2015, and Chief Executive Officer and President, a position he has held since January 2013, of NorthStar Real Estate Income Trust, Inc., or NorthStar Income; and served as its President since March 2011 and its Chief Investment Officer from January 2009 through January 2013. Mr. Gilbert serves as the Executive Chairman of NorthStar Healthcare Income, Inc., or NorthStar Healthcare, a position he has held since January 2014, and served as its Chief Executive Officer from August 2012 to January 2014 and Chief Investment Officer from October 2010 through February 2012. Mr. Gilbert also serves as Chairman, a position he has held since August 2015, and the Chief Executive Officer and President, a position he has held since October 2010, of NorthStar Real Estate Income II, Inc., or NorthStar Income II. Mr. Gilbert also serves as Co-Chairman, a position he has held since August 2015, the Chief Executive Officer and President, a position he has held since March 2014, of NorthStar/RXR New York Metro Real Estate, Inc., or NorthStar/RXR. Mr. Gilbert further serves as an Interested Trustee, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of NorthStar Corporate Income Fund-T, a position he has held since November 2015. Mr. Gilbert also currently serves as an Interested Trustee, Chief Executive Officer and President of NorthStar Real Estate Capital Income Master Fund, NorthStar Real Estate
Capital Income Fund and NorthStar Real Estate Capital Income Fund-T, respectively.

Prior to his current positions at NorthStar, Mr. Gilbert served as Co-President of NorthStar Realty from April 2011 until January 2013 and in various other senior management positions since its initial public offering in October 2004. Mr. Gilbert served as an Executive Vice President and Managing Director of Mezzanine Lending of NorthStar Capital Investment Corp., a predecessor company of NorthStar Realty. Prior to that role, Mr. Gilbert was with Merrill Lynch & Co. in its Global Principal Investments and Commercial Real Estate Department and prior to joining Merrill Lynch, held accounting and legal-related positions at Prudential Securities Incorporated.

Mr. Gilbert holds a B.A. from Union College in Schenectady, New York.

Michael M. Kassen | Trustee

Mr. Kassen has been an Independent Trustee since January 15, 2016. He is a private investor and Chairman of the Board of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee. From 1990-2002, Mr. Kassen served at Neuberger Berman, ultimately becoming a Director and the first Chief Investment Officer of the firm. From 1988 to 1990, Mr. Kassen served as a General Partner of Steamboat Partners, and from 1978 to 1988, he served as an Equity Analyst, Research Director and Portfolio Manager at Fidelity Investments.

Mr. Kassen holds an A.B. in History from Princeton University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Vernon B. Schwartz | Trustee

Mr. Schwartz has been an Independent Trustee since March 16, 2016. Mr. Schwartz also serves as a director and member of the audit committee of NorthStar Income. He has served as Executive Vice President at iStar since 2005. He is responsible for managing a portfolio of investments, including iStar's condominium portfolio and its European assets.

He served as President of AutoStar, iStar's platform focused on the auto dealership market. Mr. Schwartz has been active in real estate investment and development for almost 30 years. Previously, Mr. Schwartz was a founding partner and Chief Executive Officer of Falcon Financial, the predecessor of AutoStar before it was acquired by iStar in 2005.

Prior to forming Falcon Financial, Mr. Schwartz was the Chief Executive Officer of Soros Real Estate Advisors, the advisor to Quantum Realty Partners, an offshore real estate investment fund sponsored by George Soros and Paul Reichmann. Prior to that, he was Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Catellus Development Corporation, the largest private landowner in the state of California, and also held executive positions with The Hahn Company, a developer, owner and operator of regional shopping centers, and Bank of Montreal.

Mr. Schwartz holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Economics and an M.B.A. from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Jack F. Smith, Jr. | Trustee

Mr. Smith has been the lead Independent Trustee since January 15, 2016. He has also been an independent director for NorthStar Income and the chairman and financial expert of NorthStar Income’s audit committee since January 2010. Mr. Smith is also a member of the board of directors and chairman of the audit committee of NorthStar Healthcare, a position he has held since June 2011.

Mr. Smith was a partner with Deloitte & Touche LLP from June 1984 until August 2009. Subsequent to his retirement in 2009, Mr. Smith has engaged in investing in and management of personal real estate and other assets. He served as the head of the firm’s real estate industry practice for Atlanta, Georgia and the Southeast from June 1996 to June 2007. Mr. Smith began his career as an accountant with Haskins & Sells (later Deloitte & Touche LLP) in 1973, where his responsibilities included audits, due diligence on acquisitions and mergers, business and accounting advice and assistance in problem resolution.

During the course of his career, Mr. Smith has served clients of varying sizes in many different industries, including public and private REITs, real estate developers, merchant builders, real estate investment funds, real estate operating companies and hotels. Mr. Smith is a certified public accountant in both Georgia and Tennessee. Mr. Smith is a member of the Tennessee Technological University College of Business Foundation, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants and the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Mr. Smith holds a B.S. in Accounting from Tennessee Technological University in Cookeville, Tennessee and an M.B.A. from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia.

Board of Trustees

Daniel R. Gilbert | Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and President

Mr. Gilbert has been an Interested Trustee, Chief Executive Officer and President since July 23, 2015, Chairman since January 15, 2016, and is a director and member of NSAM Adviser’s investment committee. Mr. Gilbert has also been an Interested Trustee of the Master Fund, and the Master Fund’s Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President since July 23, 2015, and Chairman since January 15, 2016. Mr. Gilbert has served as Chief Investment and Operating Officer of NorthStar Asset Management Group, Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of NorthStar and parent company of NSAM Adviser, since June 2014 and of NorthStar Realty since January 2013.

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Vernon B. Schwartz | Trustee

Mr. Schwartz has been an Independent Trustee since March 16, 2016. Mr. Schwartz also serves as a director and member of the audit committee of NorthStar Income. He has served as Executive Vice President at iStar since 2005. He is responsible for managing a portfolio of investments, including iStar’s condominium portfolio and its European assets.

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Jack F. Smith, Jr. | Trustee

Mr. Smith has been the lead Independent Trustee since January 15, 2016. He has also been an independent director for NorthStar Income and the chairman and financial expert of NorthStar Income’s audit committee since January 2010. Mr. Smith is also a member of the board of directors and chairman of the audit committee of NorthStar Healthcare, a position he has held since June 2011.

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