Colony NorthStar, Inc. (NYSE: CLNS) combines a world class portfolio of real assets, bought wisely and managed prudently, with a global real estate investment manager.

We focus on generating attractive risk-adjusted returns and creating long-term value for our shareholders and investors through our significant global scale and operating platform, capital markets access, and ability to invest throughout the capital stack.

With 18 locations worldwide, our reach is global while our teams are local, seasoned veterans of their respective markets with long-standing relationships and valuable insight, giving us access to compelling, and often proprietary, real estate investment opportunities while understanding risk and navigating changing market climates.

Colony NorthStar

At a Glance


Years of Results


Global Locations


Assets Under Management*



*Represents balance sheet and third-party AUM as of June 30, 2017. Third party AUM represents capital invested alongside balance sheet, but excludes private equity and retail company interests, which are included in Investment Management AUM.

Our Edge


Our brand reflects our long-standing relationships, performance and corporate loyalty.


Our history of strategic agility allows us to navigate opportunities across various market climates.


25 years of practical investing experience, across a variety of funds and investment vehicles.


We practice entrepreneurial ideation, relying on comprehensive investment methodology, risk assessment and portfolio construction.

Global Infrastructure / Local Expertise

Our infrastructure is global, while our ground teams are local experts on the markets in which they operate.


Colony NorthStar (NYSE: CLNS) was formed through a tri-party merger between Colony Capital, Inc. (NYSE: CLNY), NorthStar Asset Management Group Inc. (NYSE: NSAM) and NorthStar Realty Finance Corp. (NYSE:NRF).

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Colony NorthStar is led by a highly experienced team, providing continuity, transparency and a clear, consistent vision.

  • Thomas J. Barrack, Jr.

    Executive Chairman

  • David T. Hamamoto

    Executive Vice Chairman

  • Richard B. Saltzman

    Chief Executive Officer &


  • Mark M. Hedstrom

    Executive Vice President &

    Chief Operating Officer

  • Ronald M. Sanders

    Executive Vice President,

    Chief Legal Officer & Secretary

  • Darren J. Tangen

    Executive Vice President &

    Chief Financial Officer

  • Kevin P. Traenkle

    Executive Vice President &

    Chief Investment Officer

  • Jonathan Grunzweig

    Global Head of

    Special Situations

Board of Directors


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