Movers and Shakers Week Ending 11.09.18
PorchLight Welcomes New Managing Broker, Christina Davies, to its Boulder Office
PorchLight Real Estate Group, a residential real estate brokerage serving the greater Denver metro area and Boulder, announced that Christina Davies will be joining its organization as managing broker of the Boulder office. A Boulder native and a real estate agent since 2005, Davies serves as the immediate past President of the Board of Boulder Area Realtor Association. Davies holds a B.A. from the University of Colorado in Communications, an M.S. from Colorado State University in Strategic Business Management and a Project Management Certification from the University of Denver. PorchLight believes her passion and expertise, coupled with her lifelong knowledge of Boulder County, will be instrumental in serving its agents from the newly opened Boulder office.
“PorchLight has such a unique business model. It is a true blend of boutique agency and full-service brokerage. As the Managing Broker of its newest office in Boulder, I look forward to working with PorchLight’s agents to ensure transaction and contract compliance, so we can continue to provide a better real estate experience for our clients,” said Davies.
PorchLight opened its doors in 2005 and boasts an über-full-service business model, which provides its agents with customized marketing, transaction support, continuing education, and a Managing Broker helpline seven days a week.
“Christina is well known in the Boulder real estate circle and we’re thrilled to have her onboard to build out PorchLight’s new office in her home city,” said Jay Hebb, president & CEO, PorchLight Boulder. “She connects with our mission to evolve our industry to better serve our Boulder-based agents, and in turn, their clients.”
MORGAN Appoints Scott Makee Regional Development Partner for Denver & Phoenix
MORGAN, a leader in upscale multifamily development, construction and property management, has named Scott Makee regional development partner, responsible for overseeing MORGAN’s continued expansion in the Phoenix and Denver markets. MORGAN started construction on the luxury Pearl Biltmore in Phoenix during the first quarter of this year.
“MORGAN is very pleased that Scott has decided to join us as we continue construction on the Pearl Biltmore in Phoenix and affirm our full-time commitment to Denver with a site outside the Denver Tech Center,” said Executive Vice President of Development Philip Morgan. “With Scott’s extensive experience in multifamily and mixed-use community development in Phoenix and Denver, he will be a real asset in helping MORGAN expand our presence in both markets.”
Makee comes to MORGAN from Crescent Communities where he spent 11 years, most recently as managing director of Colorado and Arizona. During his real estate career, he has been instrumental in developing nearly 4,000 multifamily units and deploying $600 million of capital. Prior to joining Crescent, Makee worked for CBRE, Interbrand Wood Healthcare, Numoda Corporation and the Brand Institute.
He earned an MBA with a concentration in real estate from the University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School and graduated cum laude from Wake Forest University with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration/Finance. He is a member of the Urban Land Institute and the National Multifamily Housing Council.
“Phoenix and Denver are perfect locations for MORGAN’s upscale Pearl communities,” Makee said. “I’m excited to have the opportunity to join the MORGAN team and expand the development pipeline in these growing metropolitan areas. The company’s entrepreneurial environment is especially conducive to pursuing unique multifamily and mixed-use communities and I look forward to being part of MORGAN’s future growth.”