Mr. Freeman, Principal, joined with Colony to establish Colony Realty Partners, LLC in 2005. He serves on both CRP's Board of Managers and Investment Committees. He is engaged in all facets of the company's operation, including marketing and investor reporting. Mr. Freeman oversees acquisitions on a national level and helps manage CRP's team of ten acquisition professionals. Over the past twelve years, Mr. Freeman sourced the acquisition of over 140 properties throughout the United States valued at more than $4.0 billion.
Prior to the establishment of CRP, Mr. Freeman was the Director of Acquisitions at TA Associates Realty, where he served on the firm's Executive Committee, Investment Committee and chaired the Acquisition Committee. Mr. Freeman was with the firm from 1994 through 2004, and was a partner for eight years. He managed a team of eight acquisition professionals and their support staff. In addition, Mr. Freeman contributed to the management of nine separate accounts.
Previously, Mr. Freeman was an Asset Manager with General Electric Investments, the investment management company for the General Electric Pension Fund, where he managed a diversified portfolio of real estate debt and equity investments. Formerly, he was an Asset Manager with Aetna Realty Investors where he specialized in office and retail properties.
Mr. Freeman received a B.A. in Political Science from Bates College and an MBA with concentrations in Real Estate and Finance from the Kellogg School at Northwestern University. Mr. Freeman serves as a trustee at both Noble and Greenough School, his high school alma mater, and Bates College.