Movers and Shakers Week Ending 01.17.20
Cresa Promotes Three Including Scott Churchley to Principal
Cresa, the world’s only global commercial real estate firm that exclusively represents occupiers of space, announced three promotions this week including, Scott Churchley to principal, Rachel Trice to senior vice president and Matt Burton to vice president.
“Scott keeps his head down and does whatever it takes to get his clients the best deal possible” said Rick Door, Cresa’s managing principal. “He’s a true advocate to his clients and we’re lucky to have him on our team.”
Scott has more than 16 years of experience with a specialized practice in advising corporate clients on real estate issues that have a significant financial or operational impact. He received his bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in finance and real estate at Colorado State University. Some of Scott’s clients include L-3 Technologies, BAE Systems, Oracle, Cypress Semiconductor, EMC and VMware among others.
Rachel Trice has been promoted to senior vice president. As a corporate finance advisor, she analyzes the financial impact of real estate assets to a company’s bottom line emphasizing planning based on business strategy, flexibility, cost savings and value. Rachel received her M.B.A. in finance from the University of Chicago and holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Colorado College. Rachel is a Board Member at the Academy of Advanced Learning. She is also a member of the National Black M.B.A. Association and the Denver Business Series.
Matt Burton has been promoted to vice president. He is focused on helping industrial clients reduce overhead costs when addressing their real estate needs. He takes a holistic approach to their operations and provides solutions that align with business objectives. Matt helps manage four national accounts out of the Denver office alongside Mike Statter. He coordinates everything from putting together the right team, to negotiating business terms and conditions with landlords. Some of Matt’s clients include Voss Lighting, KM Sales, Commencal, Piedmont Plastics and United Access among others.
“This is a great time for Cresa as we continue our leadership growth and further our singular focus on being the world’s leading tenant advisory firm,” said Door.
The RMH Group Announces Two Promotions
The RMH Group (RMH), a mechanical and electrical engineering firm based in Lakewood, announced that RMH project managers/electrical engineers Natasha Hernandez, P.E., and Alberto Barrios Marquez, P.E., have been promoted to group leaders within the organization. Ms. Hernandez will be heading RMH’s Higher Education Group, while Mr. Barrios Marquez will be heading RMH’s Mission Critical Group.
Since joining RMH in 2009, Ms. Hernandez has successfully completed dozens of higher education projects for such prominent clients as University of Colorado Boulder, Colorado Mesa University, University of Northern Colorado, Red Rocks Community College and U.S. Air Force Academy. Several of her recent projects of note include the new Aerospace Engineering Sciences Building at the University of Colorado Boulder and the multi-phase Cadet Gym Renovation at the U.S. Air Force Academy.
Mr. Barrios Marquez joined RMH in 2019 and has extensive experience overseeing and providing design and commissioning services for complex, mission-critical projects including data centers, military facilities, laboratories and corporate campuses. His Accredited Tier Designer designation from the Uptime Institute reflects his thorough knowledge of high-reliability, mission critical facilities.
GE Johnson Hires Construction Executives Adam Burrington and Mark Huber
GE Johnson Construction Co. has hired Adam Burrington and Mark Huber as construction executives to lead expanding market sectors in the Front Range.
Adam Burrington brings his 16 years of industry experience and expertise managing design and construction teams, growing customer relationships, and developing partnerships. He will be heavily engaged in all project phases including business development and the design phase. Adam prides himself on executing every project to maximum efficiency and providing the highest level of client satisfaction possible through process, planning, technology, and the integration of teams.
Mark Huber’s 27 years of working in project management, general contracting, construction management, project development, and design will be applied through leadership of design integration and phasing. He brings architectural and design experience, along with expertise in prefabrication and self-perform in a variety of markets including multi-family residential, hospitality, and mixed-use projects. Mark’s proactive and results-oriented leadership delivers exceptional outcomes.
CBRE Announces Five Promotions in Colorado
CBRE announced the promotions of Mitch Bradley, Melanie Fontenot, Ryan Link, Kyle McClure and Dan Rodriguez, five commercial real estate professionals based in CBRE’s Colorado offices.
Mitch Bradley has been promoted to the role of senior vice president with CBRE Advisory & Transaction Services. With 24 years of experience as a specialist in the Denver office market, Mr. Bradley represents property owners in the leasing of office space across south metro Denver. He is based in CBRE’s Denver Tech Center office.
Melanie Fontenot has also been promoted to the role of senior vice president with CBRE Advisory & Transaction Services. Ms. Fontenot is part of a 32-person group based in Denver that specializes in representing local, national and international corporate occupiers, assisting with real estate strategy and portfolio management. She is also based in CBRE’s Denver Tech Center office.
Ryan Link has been promoted to first vice president with CBRE Advisory & Transaction Services, focused on office occupier representation in Denver. Much of Mr. Link’s work is representing high-growth software and technology companies along with law firms.
Serving as an advocate and consultant in providing best-in-class real estate services, Mr.Link conducts comprehensive studies of his clients’ business in order to develop sound real estate strategies that accomplish long-term organization goals. He has executed in excess of 3.0 million square feet of lease and sale transactions since joining CBRE in 2013.
Part of CBRE’s Industrial & Logistics practice in Denver, Kyle McClure has been promoted to vice president. Mr. McClure specializes in representing industrial owners and users and is based in CBRE’s downtown Denver office.
Finally, Dan Rodriguez has been promoted to the role of vice president with CBRE’s Retail Services. Based in CBRE’s Colorado Springs office, Mr. Rodriguez specializes in landlord and developer representation of Class A retail properties across Southern Colorado. He currently lists more than 3.5 million square feet of retail space with properties ranging from large-scale power and lifestyle projects to grocery-anchored centers.