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Melissa Donohoe

Senior Vice President
Private Investor Relations

As Senior Vice President of Private Investor Relations at Columbia Property Trust, Ms. Donohoe oversees private capital formation, fundraising and ongoing investor relations for a series of closed-end, discretionary value-add investment funds, separate accounts, and joint ventures. She works closely with the asset management and accounting teams for the development of asset plans and reporting to investors and contributes to the formation and execution of capital strategies across the Firm.

Ms. Donohoe joined Columbia through its acquisition of Normandy in January 2020. With Normandy, she led investor relations, capital formation, and strategic business development. In her almost 20-year career in real estate, she has held roles in investor relations, acquisitions, asset management, and investment banking. Prior to Normandy, she held positions with Ares Management, where she helped to lead execution and asset management of over $1 billion in high-yield real estate debt funds, and Deutsche Bank Securities in the Global Commercial Real Estate Group in New York focusing on loan origination and commercial mortgage-backed securitization.

Ms. Donohoe graduated cum laude from Georgetown University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Finance and Accounting.