Movers and Shakers Week Ending 09.21.18

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D Bergin Joins CBRE in Denver as a Managing Director Serving the Colorado Region 

CBRE announced this week that D Bergin has been promoted to managing director with Advisory & Transaction Services. A 15-year commercial real estate industry veteran, Bergin will oversee office occupier and industrial services for CBRE’s five Colorado offices in downtown Denver, the Denver Tech Center, Boulder, Fort Collins and Colorado Springs. A native Coloradan, Bergin transferred from CBRE’s Seattle office, where he was director of sales management for CBRE’s Northwest region, spanning Seattle, Bellevue, Tacoma and Portland.

“D is a recognized leader, mentor and role model who has had a major impact on the Northwest commercial real estate community. He excels at increasing value for clients by connecting professionals, technology tools and other resources to help companies execute their real estate strategies. We are fortunate that he has relocated and will build on his career at CBRE in Colorado,” said Pete Schippits, senior managing director of CBRE’s Mountain States.

While based in the Northwest, Bergin oversaw all reporting aspects related to managed brokerage and business planning, as well as providing a full-time management presence in CBRE’s Bellevue office. He worked closely with brokers across all service lines on strategic business development as well as training on CBRE’s platform and industry-leading technology. He played an integral role in establishing the Seattle market as a beta test site for new CBRE initiatives and technology and also assisted with the roll-out of key CBRE programs nationally. Mr. Bergin also served as a leader within CBRE’s national Sales Management organization.

“I am excited to be returning to Colorado. The growth along the Front Range of industries like technology reminds me of the growth that I have seen in Seattle over the last 15 years. My focus will be on leveraging this experience and my knowledge of CBRE’s resources to bring value to our clients,” said Bergin.

Prior to joining CBRE, Bergin worked with Cushman & Wakefield, where he served as director of operations for the firm’s Washington offices.

Bergin received his Master of Business Administration degree from Colorado State University. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Northern Colorado.

Craine Architecture Announces Promotion of Brad Gassman and Three New Hires

John Yoon
Brad Gassman

Craine Architecture, a Denver-based firm providing clients with innovative solutions and timeless design, announced the promotion of Brad Gassman from senior project manager to studio director.  He has nearly two decades of architectural experience, including a half-decade with Craine.  He has spearheaded a variety of project types for the firm, including Summit Sky Ranch, a residential mountain community in Silverthorne.

In addition to the promotion of Gassman, the firm has also announced three new hires:

Joe Mendoza II joins the firm as an Architectural designer. He has nearly a decade of experience as a job captain and previously worked in Santa Barbara at a firm that specialized in high end residential and boutique resort architecture. He is a Notre Dame graduate and furthered his studies while living in Rome.

John Yoon joins the firm as an architectural intern. He is a graduate of the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning at the University of Michigan where he earned his Master of Architecture.  He has worked at several award-winning architectural firms across the country from Washington DC to Denver.

Cory Cook
Joe Mendoza II

Cory Cook joins the firm as an Architectural Intern. He recently earned his MArch from the Wentworth Institute of Technology where he earned a Merit Scholarship and a Design Excellence award.  He has worked for several nationally recognized winning architectural firms while in Boston and brings with him experience in high-end and multifamily residential projects.

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