End of the movers and shakers week on 06/25/21
Denver Housing Authority Announces Keo Frazier as New Director of Communications and Public Affairs
The Denver Housing Authority (DHA) has announced that Keo Frazier is the new director of communications and public affairs. Frazier will be part of the leadership team working closely with Executive Director David Nisivoccia, to align the strategic path and organizational message with the City and County of Denver, and to reflect on how the DHA brand is. communicated internally and externally.
At the start of 2021, the Council of Commissioners set the priorities for the new year. These priorities included reaffirming DHA’s mission to serve the residents of Denver by developing, owning and operating safe, decent and affordable housing in a way that fosters thriving communities and by becoming more enterprising in efforts to increase partnerships with other entities.
“We anticipate that Keo’s leadership will help increase the organization’s brand awareness and forge closer ties with the community to further the mission of the Denver Housing Authority,” said David Nisivoccia, executive director of DHA. “Keo is joining our team at a pivotal time, and we are delighted to have him on board.”
Frazier comes to Denver Housing Authority with a solid background in marketing, communications, strategic leadership and brand commitment. Most recently, she was Vice President of Communications and Engagement at Emily Griffith Technical College. She has owned multiple businesses and influenced many brands from Colorado to Colorado and nationwide including rebranding the City of Denver Department of Transportation, reimagining the Park Hill Golf Course, 40 McWhinney Projects across the country, Shaw Construction, a “We Educate Colorado” campaign for Metropolitan State University, United Airlines TED fleet, Forest City Stapleton, Five Points Business District, many departments in Denver City and County, University of Colorado and University of Denver, among others.
CRE industry veteran Mike Deatly joins Tributary Real Estate
Tributary Real Estate recently announced the expansion of its brokerage team with the hiring of industry veteran Mike Deatly, who will serve as the company’s vice president.
“Mike’s extensive experience in the Denver market and his in-depth knowledge of finance makes him the perfect addition to our team,” said Andy Cullen, Partner and Management Broker at Tributary. “He employs a balanced combination of creativity, foundational knowledge, work ethic and strong relationships to meet the many needs of clients in today’s complex and rapidly changing commercial real estate market.
Deatly offers over 15 years of experience in commercial real estate and six years of work in sales, marketing and finance, including four years as vice president at GE Capital. Most recently, he was General Manager of the Savills Denver office after spending 10 years with JLL. He has specialized in tenant representation throughout his career in commercial real estate, which has given him extensive experience in finding spaces for his clients, ranging from standard office to laboratory and office space. research and development.
“My professional passion is helping my clients find the perfect space for them to operate and grow their business,” said Deatly. “Tributary’s approach to building relationships and ensuring long-term client success is the way I’ve always thought of doing business. We’re here to help our clients succeed.
An active advocate for youth in the Denver metro community, Deatly is a founding member of the Colorado Connect Youth organization and serves on the board of directors of Special Olympics Colorado and Denver Young Life. Mike is a graduate of the Denver Leadership Program and sits on the Board of Directors of the Association for Corporate Growth Denver.
Robert Bratley joins JLL’s Denver Capital Markets team
JLL Capital Markets announced today that it has added Robert Bratley as a Senior Director in its Denver office. In this role, Bratley will work alongside JLL’s Jordan Robbins and Pam Koster to complete multi-unit investment sales advisory transactions in Colorado and the western United States, with a particular focus on transactions on the middle market.
“Over the past year, we have seen an increased focus of investors in the mid-market segment of the collective housing sector,” said Eric Tupler, senior managing director and head of the Denver Capital Markets practice at JLL. “We look forward to seeing an industry veteran like Robert join the team and provide a more specialized approach to this particular segment for our clients. “
With over 12 years of experience in commercial real estate, Bratley has successfully completed over $ 330 million in multi-unit transactions in the Denver area for a variety of clients. Prior to joining JLL, he worked as Senior Vice President and Director of two global commercial real estate companies.
Bratley received his Bachelor of Business Administration from Colorado State University. He is also a member of the Denver Metro Commercial Association of REALTORS.
“I am delighted to join the Jordan and Pam advisory team and expand JLL’s presence on mid-market multi-unit investment sales throughout the region,” added Bratley.
SmithGroup hires Jen Riedl to lead business development in Denver
SmithGroup hired Jennifer (Jen) Riedl as Director of Business Development in the company’s Denver office. Riedl will strive to enhance the company’s presence in the Rocky Mountain region by connecting customers requiring strategy and design solutions with the health and higher education experts at SmithGroup.
“Jen is focused on building relationships and understanding each client’s long-term needs,” says Brad Woodman, director of SmithGroup’s Denver and Phoenix offices. “Her experience and understanding of the Denver market make her an excellent partner for healthcare, higher education and business leaders who need integrated and strategic design solutions to set themselves apart.
Riedl will work in partnership with health studio leader Brenna Costello and higher education studio leader Mecayla Cobb to cultivate and maintain key relationships with higher education and health leaders in Denver and the region. of the Rockies.
SmithGroup’s recent health and higher education clients in the region include Craig Hospital, Centura Health, Colorado Children’s Hospital, Colorado Mesa University, Colorado and the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, among others.
Prior to joining SmithGroup, Riedl was Senior Director of Business Development for Mortenson Construction, where she focused on building key relationships with higher education, business and civic leaders in Denver and throughout Colorado.
Riedl received a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies, a Master of Architecture, and a Master of Science in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is currently the Leader of the Leadership Connections Committee for the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Women’s Leadership Initiative in Colorado. She also sits on the board of directors of the Colorado Montessori Academy.
Sterling Ranch Development Company Welcomes Susan Beckman as Director of rights
The Sterling Ranch Development Company is pleased to welcome Susan Beckman as the Company’s Director of Rights. Ms. Beckman will be responsible for coordinating, negotiating and presenting all rights activities and strategies for Sterling Ranch. Sterling Ranch Development Company is the developer of Sterling Ranch, a planned 21st century community providing residents with an innovative, well-equipped place to feel at home.
“I am very excited to join the team at Sterling Ranch Development as they continue to provide a beautifully designed planned community that emphasizes safety and sustainability for all of their residents,” said Ms. Beckman. “There is such a demand for high quality housing today and this makes it an exciting time to join Colorado’s first planned community. “
Prior to joining Sterling Ranch Development Company, Susan held various senior positions including her role as President of the White House, as Director of Region VIII of the US Department of Health and Human (USDHHS ); an elected Colorado state legislator for HD 38 (Littleton, CO); office manager in the Department of Social Services; An elected Arapahoe County Commissioner and Chairman of the Arapahoe County Commissioners Board of Directors, Centennial Airport Chairman, Metropolitan Area County Commissioner Chairman and Counties Front Range District Commissioner Chairman from Colorado. She has also served on the board of directors of the Arapahoe Douglas Mental Health Network.
Susan received the prestigious Gates Family Foundation Fellowship and participated in the John F Kennedy School of Government Executive Education Program at Harvard University. Susan’s introduction to local government came when she was elected to Littleton City Council.