SEC FORM 3 SEC Form 3
FORM 3 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Saracino Frank V

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O COLONY CREDIT REAL ESTATE, INC.
515 S. FLOWER STREET, 44TH FLOOR

(Street)
LOS ANGELES CA 90071

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
11/09/2018
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Colony Credit Real Estate, Inc. [ CLNC ]
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Chief Accounting Officer
5. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 4) 2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned (Instr. 4) 3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Class A Common Stock 12,355 D
Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Explanation of Responses:
Remarks:
/s/ David A. Palame, Attorney-in-Fact 12/03/2018
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
Reminder: Report on a separate line for each class of securities beneficially owned directly or indirectly.
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                               POWER OF ATTORNEY

             Know all by these presents that the undersigned hereby constitutes
and appoints each of David A. Palame and Ronald M. Sanders, signing singly, and
with full power of substitution, the undersigned's true and lawful attorney-in-
fact to:

             (1)    as necessary, prepare, execute in the undersigned's name
and on the undersigned's behalf, and submit to the U.S. Securities and Exchange
Commission (the "SEC") a Form ID, including amendments thereto, and any other
documents necessary or appropriate to obtain codes and passwords enabling the
undersigned to make electronic filings with the SEC of reports required by
Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or any rule or regulation
of the SEC;

             (2)    execute for and on behalf of the undersigned, in the
undersigned's capacity as an officer and/or director of Colony Credit Real
Estate, Inc. (the "Company"), Forms 3, 4, and 5 in accordance with Section 16(a)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the rules thereunder, and any other
forms or reports the undersigned may be required to file in connection with the
undersigned's ownership, acquisition, or disposition of securities of the
Company;

             (3)    do and perform any and all acts for and on behalf of the
undersigned which may
 be necessary or desirable to complete and execute any such
Form 3, 4, or 5, or other form or report, and timely file such form with the SEC
and any stock exchange or similar authority; and

             (4)    take any other action of any type whatsoever in connection
with the foregoing which, in the opinion of such attorney-in-fact, may be of
benefit to, and in the best interest of, or legally required by, the
undersigned.

             The undersigned hereby grants to each such attorney-in-fact full
power and authority to do and perform any and every act and thing whatsoever
requisite, necessary, or proper to be done in the exercise of any of the rights
and powers herein granted, as fully to all intents and purposes as the
undersigned might or could do if personally present, with full power of
substitution or revocation, hereby ratifying and confirming all that such
attorney-in-fact, or such attorney-in-fact's substitute or substitutes, shall
lawfully do or cause to be done by virtue of this power of attorney and the
rights and powers herein granted. The undersigned acknowledges that the
foregoing attorneys-in-fact, in serving in such capacity at the request of the
undersigned, are not assuming, nor is the Company assuming, any of the
undersigned's responsibilities to comply with Section 16 of the Securities
Exchange Act of 1934.

             This Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and effect until
the undersigned is no longer required to file Forms 3, 4, and 5 with respect to
the undersigned's holdings of and transactions in securities issued by the
Company, unless earlier revoked by the undersigned in a signed writing delivered
to the foregoing attorneys-in-fact.




       IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has caused this Power of Attorney to
be executed as of this 28th day of November, 2018.

                                                         /s/ Frank V. Saracino
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                                                         Name: Frank V. Saracino