New York—Columbia Property Trust, Inc. has recently named Adam Popper as Senior Vice President for its Eastern Region. Popper will be serving on Columbia’s Investment Committee leading asset management teams and directing investment activity in the eastern U.S. His primary focus will be on existing assets and future opportunities in three of the Company’s key markets: New York City, Washington, D.C. and Boston.
”We are very pleased to bring Adam Popper on board to lead our efforts in New York, Washington, D.C. and Boston,” said Nelson Mills, president & chief executive officer of Columbia Property Trust in a statement for the press. “Adam will help us strengthen our management capabilities as well as expand our relationships and opportunities in these key eastern markets.”
Before joining Columbia Property Trust, Popper was a member of the investment committee of Westbrook Partners, where he participated in acquisition and value enhancement activities along with new partner development within the U.S. Prior to joining Westbrook, he was senior vice president and director of U.S. Office Acquisitions for Vornado Realty Trust, where he was primarily responsible for office acquisitions across Vornado’s key U.S. markets. Popper was previously a managing director of Beacon Capital Partners, where he led Beacon’s investment strategy in the New York Metropolitan area, and a senior director of Tishman Speyer Properties, where he led the acquisition efforts in the eastern U.S. In addition to his real estate activities, he is a member of theUrban Land Institute and the International Council of Shopping Centers and serves on the executive board of directors for the New York City and Southern New York Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
Popper is a graduate of Hamilton College with a B.S in Political Science.
Columbia Property Trust is a real estate investment trust that owns and operates Class-A office buildings concentrated in CBD locations, with over half its portfolio in high-barrier-to-entry primary markets, including San Francisco, New York, Washington D.C., and Boston.