Oak Street Real Estate Capital Adds Senior Professional to Investment Team

Chicago, IL – Oak Street Real Estate Capital, LLC (“Oak Street”), a leading real estate investment manager, has hired GE Capital veteran Colleen Collins as a Managing Director to join the firm’s investment team focusing on sourcing and structuring sale-leaseback transactions.

“We couldn’t be happier to have Colleen join our team. Her experience, reputation and track record are unparalleled,” said Chief Executive Officer, Marc Zahr.

Colleen spent 15 years with GE Capital, holding senior executive positions within Corporate Finance where she led a national team focused on fixed asset finance. Colleen went on to build the Industrial Finance team at GE, which supported its industrial businesses by providing complex financing solutions to their customers. She was also integral in leading the process of a spin-out of a GE Capital business to a prominent venture firm. “Oak Street has a reputation for exceptional execution, innovative structures, and an impressive track record. I am excited for the opportunity to contribute my unique perspective and experience to their mission.”

Colleen graduated summa cum laude from Georgetown University, School of Business, and earned her MBA from Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management. She serves on the board of Share Foundation for the Handicapped.

About Oak Street

Oak Street Real Estate Capital, LLC is Chicago-based private equity real estate firm primarily focused on acquiring properties net-leased to investment grade rated tenants. Oak Street specializes in providing unique and flexible real estate solutions to a variety of organizations including corporations, healthcare systems, universities and government entities. For more information, please email