Industry veteran brings "extensive background in commercial real estate credit and risk oversight"
BrightSpire Capital, a commercial real estate credit REIT, has named Kim Diamond as the newest independent member of its board of directors.
Diamond has held a number of notable executive roles throughout the CRE space, most recently as founding principal and head of structuring and credit at Cresit Capital Strategies. She also previously served as a founding executive and senior managing director at Kroll Bond Rating Agency and was managing director at Standard and Poor’s before that.
“We are pleased to welcome Kim Diamond to the BrightSpire Capital board of directors,” said Catherine Rice, independent chairwoman of BrightSpire Capital. “Kim’s extensive background in commercial real estate credit and risk oversight will be invaluable to BrightSpire Capital as we continue to grow our business.”
“It is a privilege to have Kim join our board and enhance its diversity with her deep experience in the commercial real estate and structured finance industry, business development, and leadership,” said Michael Mazzei, CEO and president of BrightSpire Capital.
Formerly Colony Credit Real Estate, BrightSpire originates, acquires, finances, and manages a diversified portfolio consisting primarily of first mortgage loans and other CRE debt investments.