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Jerry Glick

Managing Partner, Columbia Group LLLP

Mr. Glick is the Managing Partner of Columbia Group LLLP, a Denver-based investment company.  Columbia Group has developed a number of buildings in Lower Downtown Denver as adaptive re-use projects. Columbia Group is affiliated with Urban Ventures LLC, a developer of urban multi-family projects, student housing, and other residential housing.

In 1997 Mr. Glick co-founded Renal Ventures Inc., a national provider of renal care and infusion services, and continues to serve as an officer and director of that company. He was previously a co-founder and Director of QualiCenters, Inc., which also provided dialysis services. QualiCenters, Inc. was acquired by Fresenius, A.G.

Mr. Glick is an investor and a director of Pathology Inc., a clinical laboratory company based in California that specializes in women’s health.

In 1997 Mr. Glick founded and was the Chairman of American Medical Laboratories Inc. a national clinical laboratory company. That company was acquired, built, and subsequently sold to Quest Diagnostics, Inc.

Until its sale in 2015, Mr. Glick was the Managing Partner of CIG LLC, which, through its subsidiaries, Front Range Aggregates and Rock & Rail, operated aggregate quarries and a short-line railroad in Colorado.

Mr. Glick was the founder and is a former Director of Telik, Inc., a San Francisco based Biotechnology Company. Mr. Glick also served as a Director of Republic Financial Corporation, a Denver-based financial services company, from 1982 through 2005. Mr. Glick founded and is also Chairman of Workforce Housing Initiatives, a nonprofit entity that addresses affordable housing issues in Denver. 

Mr. Glick is active in community organizations, currently serving as Chairman of the Rose Community Foundation Board of Trustees, is a member of the foundation’s Education Committee, and was Chairman of its Investment Committee. He is a member of the Colorado Forum, was previously the Chairman of the Downtown Denver Partnership, and Chairman of Denver Civic Ventures. He currently serves as Vice President of the Denver Union Station Project Authority.