Joseph S. Sambuco, Chairman

Joseph S. Sambuco began his real estate career at Lazard Frères & Co LLC in 1982 in their Real Estate division, Lazard Realty. Based in New York City, Mr. Sambuco focused on the accounting, reporting, and due diligence for over $2.0 billion in commercial real estate assets in the northeast United States. Mr. Sambuco became Chief Financial Officer of Lazard’s property investment company in 1985.

During his tenure at Lazard, Mr. Sambuco was also actively involved in Lazard’s Financial Advisory Practice where he was responsible for the firm’s real estate consulting and advisory business. Mr. Sambuco advised clients about the real estate components for their Mergers & Acquisitions, Restructurings, and Financings.

In 1989 Mr. Sambuco became a Managing Director and the CFO of The Taylor Simpson Group when The Taylor Simpson Group purchased the assets of Lazard’s property investment company. Mr. Sambuco held these responsibilities until 1999 when he formed a joint venture with Prudential Real Estate Investors to form Colonnade Properties as an operational real estate investment and management platform.

Since founding Colonnade, Mr. Sambuco has successfully acquired, managed, and sold over $4.0 billion of real estate assets. During his career, Mr. Sambuco has been involved with the development of over $1.0 billion of commercial real estate projects, the acquisition of more than $5.0 billion of commercial real estate, and the operation of more than 15.0 million square feet of office and industrial space. Mr. Sambuco is a member of the Urban Land Institute and the National Association of Industrial and Office Parks (NAIOP). Mr. Sambuco has a B.S. in accounting from Rutgers University (1982).


Christopher B. Glinski, President

Christopher B. Glinski’s real estate career spans more than 30-years, during which time he is been an integral part of acquiring, managing, and selling over $6 billion of commercial real estate assets.

Mr. Glinski is President of Colonnade Properties LLC and is responsible for developing and executing investment strategies, capital raising, and overall portfolio management.

Mr. Glinski began his career at The Taylor Simpson Group Inc., the successor entity of Lazard Property Investment Company, Lazard Frères & Co’s principal real estate group. In 2000, Mr. Glinski left the Taylor Simpson to become one of the founding partners of Colonnade Properties LLC where he later became Chief Investment Officer and subsequently President. During his time at Colonnade, he has successfully acquired, financed, and sold approximately $4.0 billion of real estate assets.

Mr. Glinski has an M.B.A from New York University (1999) and a B.S. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (1992).


Roger T. Mullarkey, Executive Vice President

Roger T. Mullarkey started his real estate career in New York at Lazard Frères & Co. He has more than 35 years of experience acquiring, developing/re-developing, managing, leasing and selling over 20 million square feet of commercial, residential, and hotel properties.

Mr. Mullarkey has been responsible for coordinating all phases of operations, leasing and marketing for multiple properties including such notable assets as Phillips Point, The Omni Colonnade Office & Hotel, 1200 Brickell Avenue, 1251 Avenue of the Americas (the former Exxon Building and BOMA-NY building of the year), and 461 Fifth Avenue (the 1996 BOMA-NY building of the year). In 1997 Mr. Mullarkey joined The Taylor Simpson Group Inc. where he was actively involved in acquisitions and portfolio management.

In 2000, Mr. Mullarkey left The Taylor Simpson Group Inc. to become one of the founding partners of Colonnade Properties LLC where he later became the Head of Real Estate Leasing and Marketing. Mr. Mullarkey is responsible for developing, implementing, and standardizing proprietary systems and procedures across Colonnade’s portfolio, and for managing and developing the budget process, asset specific capital expenditures, leasing parameters, marketing programs and corporate directives.

Mr. Mullarkey is a Licensed Real Estate Broker in New York. Mr. Mullarkey has an M.B.A from Fordham University and a B.A. from The Colorado College.


Cindy Hu, Executive Vice President

As Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Ms. Hu brings over 25 years of finance and accounting experience in real estate to Colonnade Properties LLC. Ms. Hu leads and directs all corporate finance operations, treasury management, accounting, acquisition due diligence, information systems, construction, and redevelopment projects.

Ms. Hu is also responsible for the firm’s property management operations and oversees all Colonnade Human Resource functions. Throughout her career, she has consistently demonstrated a track record of success in leading financial teams and navigating the complexities of the commercial real estate sector and financial aspects of the business, including accounting practices, budgeting, financial planning, and monitoring of financial performance. Ms. Hu has consistently reduced operating costs, enhanced cash flow management, and streamlined financial reporting systems on acquired assets through a relentless commitment to efficiency and process improvement.

Prior to joining Colonnade Properties in 2000, Ms. Hu was a Vice President and the Controller at Taylor Simpson Group since 1996.

Ms. Hu has a B.A. and M.S. in Accounting from Queens College, CUNY, and has a B.A in Finance from Nanjing University in China.