Movers and Shakers Week Ending 11.22.19
CBRE Announces New Assignments for Key Senior Executives
CBRE Group, Inc. has announced new leadership assignments for several key executives, effective January 1, 2020. In announcing the new assignments, Bob Sulentic, CBRE’s president and chief executive officer, said: “The moves we are making allow us to bring fresh perspective to the leadership of our three business segments, take maximum advantage of the individual strengths and talents of our senior leaders, and position the company for long-term succession.”
Bill Concannon, currently Global CEO, Global Workplace Solutions, will assume a new senior executive role – Global Group president, clients and business partners. Long one of the sector’s elite client-facing executives, Mr. Concannon will drive greater engagement with CBRE’s largest clients. Mr. Concannon’s role change is in keeping with his plans to retire in the next several years and allows the company to prepare for his retirement.
Jack Durburg, currently Global COO, will succeed Mr. Concannon as Global CEO, Global Workplace Solutions. Mr. Durburg is an exceptional leader who, working with the GWS leadership team, will build on the momentum that GWS has enjoyed under Mr. Concannon’s leadership.
Chris Kirk, currently chief executive talent & administrative officer, will become Global COO. Mr. Kirk was responsible for leading the implementation of the company’s recent reorganization and recruiting several top-notch senior executives. In addition to his existing duties, he will assume responsibility for marketing, research and the coordination of M&A activity between the company’s business units and corporate development team.
Mike Lafitte, currently Global CEO, Advisory Services, will become Global CEO, Real Estate Investments. This new role will capitalize on Mr. Lafitte’s deep base of relationships, broad experience and strong leadership abilities. He has also been an astute investor of the company’s capital over many years.
Darcy Mackay, chief people officer, will be elevated to the company’s cxecutive committee. This move underscores the central role talent plays in CBRE’s ongoing success and the strong progress Ms. Mackay is making to enhance this critical element of the company’s strategy.
Daniel Queenan, currently Global CEO, Real Estate Investments, will become Global CEO, Advisory Services. Mr. Queenan is a premier business operator and leader who, earlier in his career, led CBRE’s Advisory Services business in APAC for two years.
NorthMarq’s Denver Office Welcomes New Senior Vice President Michael Salzman to its Office
The Denver office of NorthMarq announced the addition of Michael Salzman to its production team.
In his new role as senior vice president, Salzman will specialize in in debt and equity placement for commercial real estate, offering financing from a diverse group of capital sources including life insurance company correspondents, Wall Street conduits, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, HUD, debt funds, banks, credit unions, and other prominent sources. Salzman will be joined by his analyst, Brad Schlafer on the NorthMarq team.
“We are thrilled to have Michael join our team. He has a demonstrated track record and fully understands real estate finance. Whether meeting the demands of our Denver clientele or assisting with regional and national-wide financing, he will have an immediate positive impact on our office,” said David Link, managing director of NorthMarq’s Denver office.
The Denver office closes an average of 60 transactions and a volume of $750 million in debt & equity financing on an annual basis.
Salzman’s extensive capital markets experience includes personally arranging more than $850 million of capital placements for a wide variety of property types across the country, including ground-up multifamily construction, over the course of his career. Before joining NorthMarq, he spent seven years at Essex Financial Group in Denver. He also spent nearly five years as a financial advisor in the Denver area.
Salzman received his B.A. In Business Administration from the University of Colorado’s Leeds School of Business.
CORE Consultants Expands Service Offering to Include Development Services
CORE Consultants, Inc. (CORE), a Colorado-based civil engineering, natural resources, and land surveying firm, is pleased to announce that they have expanded their service offering to include Development Services.
Brice Barton and Dave Iadarola will head up CORE’s Development Services group. The team has decades of experience helping land and energy developers navigate the development process from start to finish. Barton and Iadarola specialize in project management, permitting, land acquisition, utility-scale energy development, mineral and surface title, stakeholder relations water development, and FAA mitigation.
“Adding a development services program gives CORE the opportunity to be engaged in all stages of project development, and in tandem with our civil engineering, natural resource, and land survey services will provide our clients with integrated support across the life cycle of their projects,” said Chris Haas, principal at CORE Consultants.
Development services is just a part of the exciting growth on the horizon for CORE in the coming months. The Colorado start-up has been recognized for its growth and outstanding work environment multiple times over the past five years by Inc. Magazine, Zweig Group, The Denver Post and Denver Business Journal.
Atlas Real Estate Aligns Leadership Team For Future Growth
Atlas Real Estate, a full-service realty group specializing in real estate investments, brokerage and property management, today announces the repositioning of company leaders, as well as its plans to expand into additional markets in 2020.
Atlas is prepared for a year of success and swift expansion. Tony Julianelle, formerly titled as president, has recently been named as Atlas’ CEO. This change better positions Atlas for the rapid growth the firm is experiencing and expecting within the next year.
“Atlas Real Estate has reached a remarkable point in its growth trajectory, and with it comes the need for refinement of practices and realignment of responsibilities,” said Ryan Boykin, co-founder and partner. “We’re optimizing leadership roles to deliver the best possible experience for our clients and the communities we serve.”
The continuous expansion can be credited to the development of real estate markets in Colorado and Arizona. Michael Hills, VP of Investment Brokerage, is leading the multi-state charge for investment brokerage services, while Nick Mertens, VP of Property Management, is leading the growth of Atlas’ property management division in both states.
Atlas continues to focus on markets that are prime for growth next year and beyond. The team consists of more than 50 dynamic employees specializing in investment brokerage, property management, institutional acquisition and Zillow Offers partner management.
“Our four diverse divisions have grown significantly over the past year, thanks to our culture of excellence and empowerment,” said Julianelle. “Our leadership team is focused on growth into additional markets driven by the purpose, vision, mission and values that have been the cornerstone of our success.”