Movers and Shakers Week Ending 09.14.18
CBRE Welcomes Mistene Nugent as a Vice President in Northern Colorado
CBRE announced today that Mistene Nugent has joined its Fort Collins office as a vice president. Nugent will specialize in the sales and leasing of office properties across Northern Colorado, working alongside CBRE’s Pete Kelly.
“We are excited to have Mistene join our team. Her previous experience with finance, accounting and business leadership will be valuable as she focuses on commercial real estate in Northern Colorado. She has a great track record with successful projects and loyal clients,” said Kelly, vice president at CBRE’s Fort Collins office.
Prior to joining CBRE, Nugent co-owned a commercial relocation and furniture business, which was named a Small Business of the Year Finalist by the Fort Collins Chamber of Commerce in 2017. While in this role, she helped a range of clients with their new construction and redesign projects, gaining a deep understanding of the real estate decision-making process. She is a 28-year resident of Fort Collins, active in several local associations, boards and charities.
“I’m looking forward to moving into the brokerage world so I can combine my experience in commercial real estate, perspective gained as a business owner and background in finance to help local companies make the most-informed and strategic decisions for their businesses,” said Nugent. “It’s particularly exciting to be a part of this industry in Northern Colorado as our region continues to mature and face new challenges and opportunities related to population growth, infrastructure improvements and economic diversity.”
Nugent received a Master’s degree in Finance and Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Colorado State University. She is a board member and past president for the Poudre School District Foundation and a member of the Northern Colorado Commercial Association of Realtors.
Stewart Adds Russell Griffith, an Industry Veteran, to Lead and Grow Relocation Services
Stewart is pleased to welcome back Russell “Russ” Griffith to the Relocation Services team as a senior business development officer, working out of Denver. In his role, Griffith will build upon his existing relationships with our vast network of issuing title agents and focus on expanding relocation services over the next year.
Griffith worked in relocation at Stewart for 14 years, creating and building customer relationships across the country. He is an industry veteran with decades of experience simplifying transactions for the customer and ensuring uniform level of quality service is delivered from coast-to-coast.
“I’m looking forward to reconnecting with customers and friends I haven’t seen in a while,” says Griffith. “In all my years with Stewart, I truly enjoyed the work I do. [Coming back] wasn’t a hard decision to make. Our customers trust Stewart and in turn, they trust me and I look forward to strengthening already strong relationships with our relocation customers from Maine to California.”
“Stewart Relocation is very excited to have Russ back on board. His long-time business relationships in the relocation industry makes him a perfect fit for our team,” says John Magness, chief corporate development officer, Stewart Title.
Hensel Phelps Announces the Promotion of David Brooke to Operations Manager
Hensel Phelps announced the promotion of David Brooke to operations manager. Over the course of his 13-year career, he has completed $934 million worth of projects. He participated in the Downtown Denver Partnership Leadership Program and is a recipient of the John Parr Leadership Award. Brooke currently serves on the Board of Directors as chair-elect of the Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. (ABC) Rocky Mountain Chapter and will serve as chair in 2019. He is presently overseeing the Lockheed Martin Space System’s $350M design-build Gateway Center project. As Operations Manager, Brooke will be responsible to Hensel Phelps’ clients for providing the leadership and vision crucial to the success of each project. He graduated from South Dakota State University in 2005 with a degree in construction management and has worked at Hensel Phelps for his entire career.
Tyler Whittaker Joins Swinerton as a Senior Preconstruction Manager
Tyler Whittaker joins Swinerton as a senior preconstruction manager. He brings more than a decade of experience in commercial construction including the office, multifamily, mixed-use, and parking structure markets. His expertise includes integrated design-build delivery, WELL Building and LEED certified projects. Whittaker holds both a Master’s and Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Colorado, Boulder.