Movers and Shakers Week Ending 02.26.21
Coventry Development Corporation Welcomes Back Darryl Jones as Senior Vice President
Coventry Development Corporation, the master community developer for the RidgeGate mixed-use community, announced this week that Darryl Jones has been appointed as senior vice president. Jones previously served on the Coventry team for twelve years in development and project implementation and is rejoining the team after an almost five-year tenure with Denver International Airport. Jones will be responsible for the overall management of portfolio assets involving land and development transactions, public relations, marketing, project and site design review, and infrastructure management and facilitation.
“We are thrilled to welcome Darryl back to the Coventry team as senior vice president,” said Keith Simon, executive vice president and director of development for Coventry Development Corporation. “His strong leadership, industry experience and business insight will be integral as we continue to build and expand the RidgeGate community.”
Coventry has expertise in methodically creating mixed-use urban communities, adhering to best practices in all aspects of land design and infrastructure, as well a residential and commercial vitality. Jones previously served as vice president and development manager of Coventry Development Corporation, where he managed major land planning and development projects in Colorado, Florida and Texas.
Bringing to bear 32 years of experience in management and community development, Jones rejoins the Coventry team from Denver International Airport where he served for nearly five years as chief real estate officer and executive vice president. Here he was responsible for the continued development and economic expansion of the airport’s real estate program on 16,000 developable acres. Jones also served as the Director of Planning and Government Affairs for Oakwood Homes and as Planning Manager for the Community Development Department of the City of Greenwood Village.
“I am elated to rejoin the Coventry team during such an exciting time for the RidgeGate community as the east side begins to take shape,” said Jones. “I look forward to leading the team into the future as we work to transform the south metro Denver area in the years to come.”
Retail Expert Jacey Siller Joins CBRE as a Vice President in Aspen
CBRE recently announced it has expanded its Retail Advisory & Transaction Services in Colorado with the addition of Jacey Siller, who will be based in Aspen.
Ms. Siller joins CBRE as a vice president, focusing primarily on luxury and urban retail in Aspen. She joins fellow retail expert Bryan Semel, who recently joined CBRE in February of 2020. The team is currently leasing a new retail development on Hyman Avenue in Downtown Aspen.
“The addition of Jacey in Aspen bolsters CBRE’s retail expertise in a top retail market that has continued to thrive throughout the pandemic. Jacey’s strong relationships with retailers from across the country will be invaluable as we continue to grow our presence in the Aspen and surrounding mountain community retail markets,” said Pete Schippits, president of CBRE’s Mountain-Northwest Division.
Prior to joining CBRE, Ms. Siller most recently served as a leasing representative for Brookfield Properties in Los Angeles. While with Brookfield, she was the exclusive leasing agent for Galleria at Tyler, a mall in Riverside, Calif. with 184 tenants and approximately one million square-feet of retail space. She has also held roles at Combined Properties in Los Angeles and The Comras Company in Miami Beach, where she initiated leasing for CocoWalk in Coconut Grove, Flor. and The Shops at Sunset Place in South Miami, Fla.
“I are extremely excited to join CBRE and leverage the firm’s unrivaled breadth and depth of resources in multiple service lines as it will allow us to better serve our clients,” said Ms. Siller.
Atlas Hires Three New Team Members
Denver-based Atlas Real Estate recently announced the addition of three new team members.
Evan Rice, Investment Specialist
Evan comes to Atlas with years of experience in business development. As an investment specialist Evan is ready for the opportunity to serve his clients in a fun, fast paced environment with a team that is focused on living and teaching its mission ‘to uplift humanity through real estate’ by teaching the benefits of buy and hold investing. Evan has a bachelor’s degree from Murray State University.
Jeff Fox, Inside Sales Associate
Jeff is a Colorado native that grew up in the Denver area. Shortly after graduating from Colorado State University with a degree in Business Administration, he moved to Durango, CO where he lived for 22 years. Jeff has 26 years of experience growing small to mid-sized companies in a sales and marketing role. His first real estate investment was in 2005 and I was immediately hooked. Today he owns investments in CO, IN, TN, AZ, and TX. In 2010 he successfully graduated from the College for Financial Planning and passed the national Certification Exam, but then opted to focus on real estate instead of Wall Street.
Mike Murphy, Investment Specialist/IRA
Mike Murphy was an Atlas client long before he joined the team. His journey to real estate investing began after hearing ,VP of Brokerage at Atlas speak on the radio. In 2021 he retired from a successful 35-year career as a Managing Director in Financial Communications where he assisted private companies through the complex SEC initial public offering process. After retirement, he was finally able to pursue his real estate passion full time and joined Atlas as an Investment Specialist. Mike has keen expertise on the many benefits of real estate investing within an IRA. Having lived it himself he teaches from experience, providing his clients a path to a successful retirement plan through wise real estate investing within a self-directed IRA.