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Take Five: A brief intermission with Colin Hill
A brief intermission with Colin Hill, vice president — Cigna Realty Investors.
1. What is your current or new real estate investment strategy?
Cigna Realty Investors selectively provides capital to established sponsors for investment in the top 20 U.S. markets. Cigna originates first mortgages on operating properties and makes equity, preferred equity and mezzanine investments in value-add and development projects.
2. Who was your mentor?
Harlan Crow. Of all the real estate figures I have had the opportunity to spend time with, I most want to model my work/life approach after Mr. Crow’s: Put family first, treat colleagues and associates with respect and kindness, and focus intensely on the task at hand.
3. What do you find most attractive about real estate?
The ability for the product to evolve in response to changes in culture and technology, all while certain fundamentals stand the test of time. For exampl