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Your Vote Counts! QTS REALTY TRUST, INC. 2021 Annual Meeting Vote by May 03, 2021 11:59 PM ETComputershare 211 Quality Circle, Suite 210 College Station, TX 77845Ricky Campana P.O. Box 123456 Suite 500 51 Mercedes Way Edgewood, NY 1171730#FLASHID-JOB#You invested in QTS REALTY TRUST, INC. and it's time to vote! You have the right to vote on proposals being presented at the Annual Meeting. This is an important notice regarding the availability of proxy material for the shareholder meeting to be held on May 04, 2021.Get informed before you vote View the Notice & Proxy Statement, Annual Report online OR you can receive a free paper copy of voting material(s) by requesting prior to April 21, 2021. If you would like to request a copy of the voting material(s), you may (1) visit, (2) call 1- 800-579-1639 or (3) send an email to If sending an email, please include your control number (indicated below) in the subject line.For complete information and to vote, visit Control # XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXXSmartphone users Point your camera here and vote without entering a control numberVote Virtually at the Meeting* May 04, 2021 9:00 AM*Many shareholder meetings have attendance requirements including, but not limited to, the possession of an attendance ticket issued by the entity holding the meeting. Please check the meeting materials for any special requirements for meeting attendance. At the meeting, you will need to request a ballot to vote these shares.



Vote at Control # XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXXTHIS IS NOT A VOTABLE BALLOT This is an overview of the proposals being presented at the upcoming shareholder meeting. Please follow the instructions on the reverse side to vote these important matters.SHARE CLASSES REPRESENTED FOR VOTING THE COMPANY NAME INC. - COMMON ASDFGHJKL 123456789.1234 THE COMPANY NAME INC. - CLASS A 123456789.1234 THE COMPANY NAME INC. - CLASS B 123456789.1234 THE COMPANY NAME INC. - CLASS C 123456789.1234 THE COMPANY NAME INC. - CLASS D 123456789.1234 THE COMPANY NAME INC. - CLASS E 123456789.1234 THE COMPANY NAME INC. - CLASS F 123456789.1234 THE COMPANY NAME INC. - 401 K 123456789.1234Voting Items 1. Election of Directors Nominees: 01 Chad L. Williams 05 Peter A. Marino 09 Philip P. Trahanas 02 John W. Barter 06 Scott D. Miller 10 Stephen E. Westhead 03 Joan A. Dempsey 07 Mazen Rawashdeh 04 Catherine R. Kinney 08 Wayne M. RehbergerBoard RecommendsFor2 To approve, on a non-binding advisory basis, the compensation paid to the Company's named executive officers. 3 To approve an amendment and restatement of the QTS Realty Trust, Inc. 2013 Equity Incentive Plan. 4 To ratify the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2021.For For ForNOTE: In their discretion, the Proxies are authorized to vote upon such other business as may properly come before the Annual Meeting or any adjournment or postponement thereof.Prefer to receive an email instead? While voting on, be sure to click “Sign up for E-delivery”.FLASHID-JOB#