Senior Vice President
As the Senior Vice President of Property Management for Columbia Property Trust, Steve Smith oversees all property management and engineering operations for the company’s national portfolio. Mr. Smith provides leadership for Columbia’s sustainability program, providing oversight of sustainable building operations efforts and asset data collection.
Mr. Smith came to Columbia in 2020 from Normandy Real Estate Partners, where he was a Principal, responsible for directing the firm’s property management activities. Prior to Normandy, Mr. Smith worked for Yale Properties USA, where he oversaw the property management of nearly 2 million square feet of landmark office facilities in the Boston area.
Mr. Smith has over 30 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry, managing over 40 million square feet of office, industrial, and retail property. Throughout his career, Mr. Smith has worked for several of the top firms in the Boston area, including Spaulding & Slye, Trammell Crow Company, and Leggat McCall Properties.
In addition, he has been designated as a Real Property Administrator by BOMI. Mr. Smith is a graduate of Boston University with a Bachelor of Arts degree.