Movers and Shakers Week Ending 08.28.20
Pinnacle Real Estate Advisors Welcomes Ian Elfner
Pinnacle Real Estate Advisors announced the arrival of Ian Elfner as a senior advisor. Ian comes to Pinnacle from NavPoint Real Estate Group where he spent the past 5+ years. He brings forth an extensive skill set having been in the commercial real estate industry for 20+ years which allows him to lead his clients while delivering best in class brokerage services and results. Ian focuses primarily on retail, office, mixed-use, and land properties throughout the State of Colorado. He takes pride in guiding his clients to commercial real estate wins through investments, acquisitions, sales, leasing, and new development projects. Going forward, Ian will continue to put an emphasis on investment sales and focus on growing this part of his business.
“Ian’s overall retail expertise as well as his past experience working in the south metro Denver sub market provide a strategic addition to the Pinnacle team,” stated James Mansfield, principal and managing director at Pinnacle. “It is always exciting when a well respected broker like Ian joins the Pinnacle team,” said Jeff Johnson, co-founder, principal at Pinnacle Real Estate Advisors. “We look forward to seeing Ian really thrive here in the years to come.”
“I look forward to the opportunity and what the future holds. I also look forward to continuing to grow both personally and professionally. The collaborative Pinnacle platform will allow me the opportunity to continue to service prior clients and to focus on my future goals and initiatives,” said Ian.
John Schmid Joins Mag Mile Capital in Denver
Chicago-based Mag Mile Capital has hired John Schmid as SVP of originations in the firm’s new Denver office. Schmid joins Mag Mile Capital from Denver-based Basis Investment Group.
“John brings a wealth of knowledge and the ability to quickly analyze and convert a deal. He is a great addition to our firm’s culture, brings a tremendous amount of energy to our platform and will add a very loyal following of commercial real estate owners and various stakeholders to our network of resources as well as presence in the Denver marketplace,” says Rushi Shah, founder, principal and chief executive officer of Mag Mile Capital.
Schmid brings more than 10 years of loan originations experience. His recent assignments included a $28 million Denver office bridge loan, numerous Freddie Mac purchase/refinances, a Utah apartment bridge portfolio, and an office preferred equity placement. Schmid previously served at Hunt Real Estate Capital, Marcus & Millichap Capital Markets and Integra Realty Resources.
Atlas Real Estate Expands Team With New Hires in Colorado
Atlas Real Estate, a full-service real estate company specializing in investment brokerage, property management and institutional acquisition, has added two new hires to its Colorado team.
The Atlas team welcomes Kristina Harding and Jose Martinez. Harding will be joining the Fort Collins office and Martinez will be joining the Colorado Springs team.
In addition to recent hires, Atlas has promoted four standout employees. Rebecca Slaughter, regional manager, will now be overseeing the property management team in both Colorado Springs and Phoenix. Michael Bennett, regional manager, has transitioned to Atlas’s Phoenix location to lead and expand the brokerage team. Jacob Mueller, regional manager, will lead the Colorado Springs brokerage team, continuing its growth trajectory. Additionally, Erika Ojeda-Louvier has transitioned from the team’s resident resource manager to the brokerage team where she will focus on helping tenants become first-time
“Our team members are vital to Atlas’s fast-paced growth, allowing us to expand in current and new markets,” said Tony Julianelle, CEO. “I’m deeply grateful for everyone’s contributions and confident that our recently promoted team members and new additions will excel in their new roles and generate value for all of our clients.”
SVN | Denver Commercial Announces Promotion
SVN | Denver Commercial, one of Colorado’s top producing real estate investment brokerage firms, is pleased to announce the promotion of Cobey Wess to a vice president at its Northern Colorado Division.
“Cobey is an outstanding broker and industry representative. She has been active in trade and community associations and has evolved into a sought-after speaker on various commercial real estate topics. She represents SVN’s culture of cooperation with excellence. We are excited to announce this well-deserved recognition and look forward to her further accomplishments,” said Steve Kawulok, managing director at SVN | Denver Commercial.
Cobey has established herself as a strong landlord representative and has great success with the sale of complicated multi-tenant investment properties. Additionally, Cobey continues to demonstrate success in the sale of land and leasing of development projects.