2018

Colony Credit Real Estate, Inc. lists on the New York
Stock Exchange trading under CLNC.

Launches Digital Colony, a new platform focused on
digital infrastructure investment opportunities.

2017

Completes merger with NorthStar Asset Management Group Inc. and NorthStar Realty Finance Corp.

2016

Celebrates its 25th year anniversary.

Launches its first open-end fund, Colony Industrial Fund, which invests in U.S. industrial assets (portfolio is now among the largest, if not the largest, portfolio of light industrial properties).

Colony American Homes and Starwood Waypoint Residential Trust merge, resulting in Colony Starwood Homes (NYSE: SFR), a market leading single family residential rental platform.

2015

Merger of Colony Capital and Colony Financial combines investment management business with publicly traded REIT, forming Colony Capital, Inc. (NYSE: CLNY).

2012-2015

Amasses a portfolio of 20,000 single-family residential homes through the launch of Colony American Homes.

2014

Completes its 100th transaction since global financial crisis.

Acquires Cobalt Capital Partners and its national portfolio of light industrial properties, which formed the basis for Colony’s light industrial platform.

2009-2014

Largest buyer of FDIC structured portfolios, including over 7,000 loans totaling $6 billion of unpaid principal balance.

2010

Co-led the management buyout of First Republic Bank from Bank of America Corporation.

2009

Colony Financial, Inc. goes public (NYSE: CLNY).

2008

Establishes Colony Distressed Credit Fund (CDCF) series with CDCF I, the first in a series of global opportunistic credit funds.

2005

Establishes Colony Realty Partners to invest in U.S. core-plus and value-added real estate.

1997-2004

Becomes one of the largest buyers of debt in Asia. Establishes multiple offices throughout Asia during Asian Financial crisis.

1997

Establishes European presence with office in Paris.

1991-1996

Acquires $2.7 billion in distressed debt.

1991

Founded concurrently with the acquisition of a distressed portfolio from Resolution Trust Corporation (RTC).

Colony forms first institutional investment fund.