Jeff Columbus is a Principal, Development of CIM Group. As a Principal, he is actively involved in the development management process across CIM Group’s platforms, and serves on the Firm’s Investment Committee. Prior to joining CIM in 2003, Mr. Columbus was with the Hapsmith Company, holding various positions of increasing responsibility including Staff Accountant, Property Manager, and Director of Real Estate. Mr. Columbus received a B.S. degree in Finance and in Real Estate from California State University, Northridge.