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Tributary Real Estate Expands Brokerage Team

Tributary Real Estate, a fully integrated Denver-based brokerage, development and investment firm, recently welcomed Associate Broker Jake Gustafson to its growing team.

“We’re always on the lookout for brokers who share our passion for delivering a high level of service in everything we do,” said Andy Cullen, managing broker for Tributary. “Jake’s results-driven approach and innate leadership skills make him a valuable asset as we continue to work to build strong relationships with new and existing clients.”

Prior to joining Tributary, Gustafson honed his relationship management skills as a supply chain consultant at Cerner Corporation and trade controller at Gavilon in Kansas City. In both roles, he combined his love of analytics and building relationships to improve multiple processes and systems. He also gained experience as part of the Quality Brands of Omaha-Budweiser marketing team, where he was responsible for executing multiple campaigns and events to support sales and marketing strategies.

Gustafson received a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a minor in marketing from the University of Nebraska-Omaha.


CBRE Appoints Joe Wallace President of the Mountain-Northwest Division

CBRE announced that Joe Wallace has been promoted to president of the Mountain-Northwest Division. In this role, Wallace has executive oversight for the Bay Area, Sacramento/Reno, Seattle, Portland, Denver, Salt Lake City, Las Vegas and Albuquerque.

Wallace was previously executive managing director for CBRE’s Bay Area operations, which is comprised of six offices including the region’s flagship operations in San Francisco. Wallace succeeds Chris Connelly, who was appointed global president for the company’s Asset Services and Investor Leasing business lines.

“This role presents an opportunity for Joe to expand his leadership responsibilities in the Americas,” said Mike Lafitte, CBRE’s global chief executive officer, Advisory Services and interim chief executive officer, the Americas. “The Mountain-Northwest Division represents a significant portion of our business in the Americas and under his capable leadership, we will continue to advance our market-leading positions in each of these important markets, while enhancing our focus on delivering exceptional client outcomes across all of our lines of business.”

With more than 30 years of commercial real estate experience, Wallace has held leadership positions in a wide range of real estate services and investment enterprises. Previously, he led CBRE’s Occupier Advisory and Transaction Services practice in the Washington-Baltimore region. From 2005 to 2006, Wallace served as senior managing director, co-managing CBRE’s Dallas office.

“Joe is a great successor to take over this important business. I’ve had the pleasure of working with him over the last two years, and he’s an outstanding executive in every aspect,” said Connelly.

Prior to joining CBRE, Wallace served as chief executive officer and co-founder of the Preferred Group, LLC, a privately held Washington, D.C.-based office provider, which he built into a national platform. He also spent time at CarrAmerica Realty Corporation earlier in his career and was the executive vice president and chief operating officer of HQ Global Workplaces, an international office solutions company with more than 400 locations globally, where he served from 1997 to 2004.

Wallace received a B.S. in commerce from the University of Virginia and an M.B.A from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.


Hord Coplan Macht Expands Housing/Mixed-Use Studio with Addition of Dan Kessler, AIA

Hord Coplan Macht announces that it is expanding its housing and mixed-use practice in Denver with the addition of Dan Kessler, AIA, as studio leader.

Kessler brings more than 22 years of experience to the firm with a strong focus on urban multifamily and mixed-use projects. He is currently overseeing the 208-unit Creekside Silo multifamily project developed by McWhinney in Longmont. Kessler’s previous project expertise spans a variety of construction types including concrete-framed high-rise, hybrid mid-rise, low-rise and podium design.

“Dan’s expertise will help us expand our housing and mixed-use practice in Denver and contribute to the numerous multifamily and mixed-use projects we are designing in other markets across the country,” says Adele Willson, managing principal, Hord Coplan Macht.

Kessler has a Master of Architecture degree from the University of Colorado, Denver, and a Bachelor of Environmental Design from Miami University.

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