Elaine Wong
Elaine Wong was a Principal at CIM Group, L.P. and served as its Head of Marketing & Communications from May 2018 until her retirement from CIM Group, L.P. (“CIM”) at the end of June 2021. Ms. Wong was a member of CIM’s Investment Committee from February 2015 to June 2021. From February 2015 to April 2018, Ms. Wong served as CIM’s Global Head of Partner & Co-Investor Relations. She served at CIM from February 2012 to January 2015 as 1st Vice President, Global Head of Fundraising and Investor Relations, from February 2010 to January 2012 as Vice President, Fundraising & Investor Relations, and from April 2007 to January 2010 as Associate, Investor Relations. She was also a director of CIM Real Estate Finance Trust, Inc. (“CMFT”) from October 2019 to December 2021, a director of CIM Income NAV, Inc. from October 2019 until its merger with CMFT in December 2021, a director of Cole Credit Property Trust V from October 2019 until its merger with CMFT in December 2020 and a director of Cole Office & Industrial REIT (CCIT II), Inc. from October 2019 until its merger with GRT in March 2021. Prior to joining CIM, Ms. Wong served from May 2005 to March 2007 as an Associate at Perry Capital, LLC, and from July 2001 to April 2005 as an Analyst, and then Associate in the Equities Division, Financial and Strategic Management, of Goldman Sachs & Co. Ms. Wong received her Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Finance from New York University, Leonard N. Stern School of Business. Ms. Wong was selected to serve as a director because of her experience and expertise in investor relations, marketing and communications strategy, and fundraising, all of which are expected to bring valuable insight to the Board.