Mr. David Belford served as Managing Director at Colony Capital. He is responsible for the identification, evaluation, and consummation of new investments, primarily in Europe and North America. Prior to joining Colony in 2008, Mr. Belford was an Associate in the Originations division at iStar Financial Inc. in New York. From 1999 to 2004, Mr. Belford worked in the Investment Banking Division of Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, Inc./ Credit Suisse First Boston Inc. in New York and Los Angeles and on the Foreign Exchange desk at Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc. in New York. Mr. Belford received his B.Com. from Queen's University in Ontario, Canada, a Master of International Affairs from the Lauder Institute at the University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School.