Marcus E. Bromley
Marcus E. Bromley
Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors (Independent Director)
Before joining the CMFT Board of Directors in 2020, Mr. Bromley served as an independent director of Cole Credit Property Trust V, Inc. (“CCPT V”) and as a member of CCPT V’s audit committee beginning in March 2015, and as a member of CCPT V’s nominating and corporate governance committee and chairman of CCPT V’s valuation, compensation and affiliate transactions committee beginning in August 2018. He previously served as non-executive chairman of CCPT V’s board of directors from June 2015 until August 2018. Since July 2017, Mr. Bromley has served on the board of directors of Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE: BKD). In August 2018, Mr. Bromley joined the management committee of Sealy Industrial Partners, LP. Mr. Bromley served as a member of the board of directors of Cole Corporate Income Trust, Inc. and as a member of its audit committee from January 2011 until January 2015 when that company merged with Select Income REIT. From May 2005 until its merger with Spirit Realty Capital, Inc. in July 2013, Mr. Bromley served as a member of the board of directors of Cole Credit Property Trust II, Inc. and also served as the chairman of that company’s audit committee. He also served as a member of the board of directors of Cole Credit Property Trust III, Inc. from October 2008 until May 2012 and as a member of its audit committee from December 2008 until May 2012. From 1993 through 2005, Mr. Bromley served as a member of the board of trustees of Gables Residential Trust, a $3 billion multi-family residential REIT with operations in Texas, Georgia, South Florida, Washington, D.C. and Southern California that was listed on the New York Stock Exchange prior to its sale in 2005. From December 1993 until June 2000, Mr. Bromley also served as the chief executive officer of Gables Residential Trust. Prior to joining Gables Residential Trust, Mr. Bromley was a division partner of Trammell Crow Residential from 1982 until 1993. Mr. Bromley also serves on the advisory board of Nancy Creek Capital, an Atlanta-based private equity firm, and previously served on the board of directors of SG Partners, a multifamily residential company headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, from 2013 until 2016. Mr. Bromley holds a B.S. in Economics from Washington & Lee University and an M.B.A. from the University of North Carolina.