Mr. Collin is the President of Lone Star, responsible for global operations. Mr. Collin serves as Chairman of Lone Star’s Senior Management and Global Risk Committees, is a member of the Global Communications Committee and is a member of certain portfolio company boards in Europe and the United States.
Mr. Collin has over 25 years of experience in real estate, both debt and equity, mostly direct investments worldwide. Mr. Collin previously served as President, Americas, and in such capacity was responsible for directing origination activities in the Americas for certain of the Funds. Prior to joining Lone Star in 2007, Mr. Collin served for three years as First Vice President, Real Estate Investments, at PSP Investments, a Canadian Crown Corporation, where he was responsible for 10% of the total fund and managed more than $4 billion of equity invested (gross assets in excess of $8 billion) in commercial real estate assets (debt and equity) in Europe, Asia and the Americas. Before joining PSP in 2004, Mr. Collin was with the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec where he most recently served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Cadim, Inc. – Real Estate from 1997 to 2004 and was responsible for over $20 billion in commercial real estate assets under management in debt and equity products on public and private markets around the world. He was also responsible for overseeing Caisse de dépôt – Real Estate Group’s international development and management. Mr. Collin is a CPA and holds a B.B.A. degree from Montreal’s École des Hautes Études Commerciales and an M.B.A. degree from McGill University.