CAHST bolsters leadership team with appointment of new chief financial officer

Jason Colton

CA Health & Science Trust, Inc. announced the appointment of Jason Colton as CFO. In his role, Jason will be responsible for overseeing CAHST’s financial and accounting operations, including CAHST’s capital markets activity and communication of financial results. 

“With more than two decades of experience in commercial real estate and finance, including overseeing capital markets activities for both public REITs and private real estate operating companies, Jason brings robust business acumen and financial expertise to CAHST, which complements our growing team tremendously,” said CAHST President Russell Brenner. “The addition of Jason enables us to further advance and execute on our business strategy through experienced and dedicated financial leadership which will provide CAHST with a platform to continue its growth trajectory,” added CAHST Chief Investment Officer Jesse Ostrow.

Jason brings more than 20 years of experience in multiple facets of real estate including capital markets transactions, asset level and security level investing, corporate finance strategy, institutional equity raising and financial reporting. Prior to joining CAHST, Jason served as senior vice president of capital markets and investor relations for Kite Realty Group Trust (KRG) where he was responsible for facilitating capital market transactions, developing corporate finance strategy, financial planning and analytics, and investor relations. Jason has also served as the vice president of development finance and treasurer at Great Wolf Resorts and has held leadership roles at Silverpath Capital Management, General Growth Properties (now part of Brookfield Asset Management) and Site Centers (formerly Developers Diversified Realty Trust). He is a Certified Public Accountant and earned an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business along with a Bachelor of Science in business administration from Georgetown University.