Slate Office REIT Announces Voting Results from 2019 Meeting of Unitholders and Election of Meredith Michetti to the Board of Trustees

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Slate Office REIT Announces Voting Results from 2019 Meeting of Unitholders and Election of Meredith Michetti to the Board of Trustees

Monday, May 6, 2019

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TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Slate Office REIT (TSX: SOT.UN) (the "REIT") announced today that each of the trustee nominees listed in the management information circular of the REIT dated March 26, 2019 were elected as trustees of the REIT at the annual meeting of unitholders held on May 3, 2019 (the “AGM”). Voting results for the individual trustees of the REIT are as follows:

Name of Nominee       Voted For       %       Voted Withheld       %
Monty Baker 12,029,940 80.338 2,944,153 19.662
Nora Duke 12,022,293 80.287 2,951,800 19.713
Thomas Farley 12,058,985 80.532 2,915,108 19.468
Meredith Michetti 12,034,182 80.367 2,939,911 19.633
John O’Bryan 12,054,734 80.504 2,919,359 19.496
Blair Welch 12,020,042 80.272 2,954,051 19.728
Brady Welch 12,032,400 80.355 2,941,693 19.645

The REIT welcomed a new addition to the Board of Trustees at the AGM. “Meredith is a highly experienced lawyer, with an extensive Canadian corporate and real estate background,” said John O’Bryan, Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the REIT. “We are thrilled to have Meredith join our board”.

The resolution to re-appoint KPMG LLP as the auditors of the REIT for the ensuing year and authorizing the trustees to fix the remuneration to be paid to the auditors was approved by 74.767% of the votes.

Final results on all matters voted upon at the AGM will be filed with the Canadian securities regulatory authorities and will be available on the REIT’s SEDAR profile at www.sedar.com.

About Slate Office REIT (TSX: SOT.UN)
Slate Office REIT is an open-ended real estate investment trust. The REIT's portfolio currently comprises 41 strategic and well-located real estate assets located primarily across Canada's major population centres including two downtown assets in Chicago, Illinois. The REIT is focused on maximizing value through internal organic rental and occupancy growth and strategic acquisitions. Visit slateofficereit.com to learn more.

About Slate Asset Management L.P.
Slate Asset Management L.P. is a leading real estate investment platform with over $6 billion in assets under management. Slate is a value-oriented manager and a significant sponsor of all of its private and publicly-traded investment vehicles, which are tailored to the unique goals and objectives of its investors. The firm's careful and selective investment approach creates long-term value with an emphasis on capital preservation and outsized returns. Slate is supported by exceptional people, flexible capital and a proven ability to originate and execute on a wide range of compelling investment opportunities. Visit slateam.com to learn more.

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