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Colliers International adds associate vice president

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The Colliers International Phoenix office announced the appointment of Associate Vice President Nick Ault, who specializes in retail and restaurant real estate services with a focus on tenant representation. Ault will partner with Daniel Ortega, vice president, a highly-regarded retail specialist. The team represents local, regional and national tenants, buyers and sellers in the leasing,… Read More →

Michelle Ogborne honored as top family attorney

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The American Society of Legal Advocates (ASLA) named Michelle N. Ogborne, a founding partner of Phoenix-based Ogborne Law, PLC, as one of the “Top 40 Under 40” Family Law Attorneys in Arizona for 2016. “It is an honor to be selected by the American Society of Legal Advocates for this distinction,” Ogborne said. “It is… Read More →

Colliers International promotes six brokers

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Colliers International in Greater Phoenix promoted six brokerage professionals to executive positions. “Colliers is pleased to announce the well-deserved promotions of six key professionals, who represent best-in-class in our industry,” said Bob Mulhern, managing director of Colliers International in Greater Phoenix. “Their promotions reflect their expertise, achievements and commitment to the success of our clients.”… Read More →

Ak-Chin Indian Community announces chairman

Ak-Chin Indian Community

The Ak-Chin Indian Community Tribal Council selected Robert Miguel, as chairman and Delia M. Carlyle as vice-chairman.  The two will serve one-year terms as the chairman and vice-chairman. Both Miguel and Carlyle have goals to continue the expansion of economic development projects in and around the Community, solidify key partnerships within Arizona and for job… Read More →

Esperança announces new board member


Esperança added Justin Niedzialek to the Phoenix-based nonprofit’s board of directors. Niedzialek is a member with The Cavanagh Law Firm.  He’ has practiced law for eight years and currently focuses on labor and employment law.  He also has experience with commercial litigation, bankruptcy, trustee’s sales, judicial foreclosures, creditor’s rights and land use/eminent domain. Esperança provides programs… Read More →

CBRE hires new director of property tax services


CBRE hired Mark Whitney as its director of property tax services where he will work with clients on any property tax needs. Whitney brings experience in minimizing property and excise tax burdens, which will be critical to CBRE’s Agency Services offering. “Mark is an expert in property tax advisory services and he will be instrumental… Read More →

Knight Management adds new business developer

Knight Management

Commercial property management firm, Knight Management hired Lindsay M. Bennett as Business Developer for the firm. Bennett will be responsible for new business generation, strategically researching opportunities for the company and networking within the commercial real estate industry to establish new customers. She will actively participate in industry associations and build relationships with professionals in… Read More →

Gilbert honors Businessman, Businesswoman of the Year

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The Gilbert Chamber of Commerce honored, Wednesday, business leaders and nominees for the Businessman and Businesswoman of the Year award at a luncheon and award ceremony. The Businessman of the Year award was awarded to Kevin DeRosa of Advance Paper & Maintenance Supply. “I have a passion for helping others. I believe that givers gain… Read More →

GPEC’s Chris Camacho named to Policy Council


Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) President and CEO Chris Camacho, will join nearly a dozen national leaders on the newly formed Economic Innovation Group Policy Council. “It is an incredible honor to be named to the Economic Innovation Group Policy Council,” said Chris Camacho, president and CEO of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council. “The members… Read More →

JDA names Todd Johnson chief customer officer


JDA Software Group, Inc. appointed Todd Johnson as the company’s first Chief Customer Officer, reporting directly to Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Bal Dail. The appointment is effective immediately. In this newly created role, Johnson will lead the company’s customer strategy, ensuring that JDA develops programs that deliver profitable results for customers, increase their satisfaction and… Read More →

Colliers adds Rachael Thompson to team

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Colliers International’s Phoenix office added Rachael Thompson as its senior associate, and she will specialize in healthcare real estate services while focusing on landlord representation. Thompson joined the healthcare services team of Michael Dupuy and Fletcher Perry, both associate vice presidents; and Sean Westfall, associate. She is also a member of Colliers’ Healthcare Services Group,… Read More →

Brian Booker joins Gordon & Rees as partner

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Brian R. Booker joined Gordon & Rees as a partner in the firm’s Phoenix office after 17 years practicing at AmLaw 200 in Phoenix. Booker is a member of the firm’s Commercial Litigation, Tort & Product Liability and Professional Liability Defense practice groups. His commercial litigation practice includes extensive experience litigating matters involving general business… Read More →

Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie names Erb as partner


Todd Erb has been elected partner at Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP. Erb will work in the firm’s Phoenix office, and he is a member of the firm’s litigation practice group and litigates extensively in both Arizona and Nevada. He assists clients in a broad range of litigation matters, with specific expertise in first-party insurance… Read More →

Fennemore Craig member joins management committee


Law firm Fennemore Craig announced the election of James Goodnow, a director and shareholder, as the newest member of the firm’s five-person management committee, succeeding Tim Berg, who served for over ten years. “We congratulate James on his appointment to serve on the firm’s Management Committee and thank Tim for his leadership and contributions as a member… Read More →