Edmund Donaldson joined Hines in 1994. He is a member of the Capital Markets Group and currently serves as Chief Investment Officer of the Hines U.S. Core Office Fund, Hines REIT, and Hines Global REIT. He has been responsible for investments of over $8 billion in assets including over $4 billion for the Hines U.S. Core Office Fund and $442 million for HMS Office, L.P. a venture with Morgan Stanley Real Estate Fund which was Hines’s first portfolio acquisition in 1995. He also has been instrumental in the investment and management of the combined capitalization of $825 million of the Hines 1997 U.S. Office Development Fund, L.P. and the Hines 1999 U.S. Office Development Fund, L.P. which developed, leased and ultimately sold 11 assets in suburban core markets across the US between 1997 and 2004. He was also responsible for the investment and management of Hines Suburban Office Venture, L.L.C. formed with GE Capital in January 2002 with a total capital commitment of $222 million. Mr. Donaldson is also a Senior Managing Director of Hines.
He graduated from the University of California, San Diego with a B.A. in Quantitative Economics and Decision Sciences and received his M.B.A. from Rice University.