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Cohen expands Southwest presence with two new hires, Copyright: valeriylebedev
August 26, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Cohen Financial, a national real estate capital services firm, has announced that it has hired Kevin Sellers, Director of Capital Markets, and Krisie Holdaway, Associate, in the company’s Phoenix office.  Mr. Sellers and Ms. Holdaway report to Manny Brown, President of Capital Markets. In May 2015, Neal Churney joined Cohen Financial to lead the Phoenix office.… Read More →

SRS Real Estate Partners hires new senior vice president inq
August 24, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

SRS Real Estate Partners has welcomed Brad Balbo as senior vice president in the Phoenix office. A well-known individual in the Phoenix industry with an established reputation, he specializes in the leasing, valuation, and operations of retail shopping centers and excels in all things restaurant related. He will focus primarily on landlord and tenant representation… Read More →

McGough Construction expands team to support growth  Sergey Nivens
August 22, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

McGough Construction has announced the addition of several senior team members to support and drive recent growth of its Phoenix office and Southwest Regional hub. Oscar Salazar has joined the McGough Southwest team as Director of Preconstruction Services. With 20 years of experience, Oscar has a proven ability to control costs and perform detailed value… Read More →

Justin Kelton of McCarthy joins American Heart Association

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August 19, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Justin Kelton, executive vice president of McCarthy Building Companies Inc., was recently named to the Greater Phoenix board of directors for the American Heart Association, a nonprofit organization dedicated to building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. McCarthy Building Companies has a long-standing relationship with the American Heart Association on a national level and… Read More →

Steve Backman joins Phoenix VanTrust team

August 18, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Steve Backman has joined VanTrust Real Estate, LLC as Vice President, Development. Mr. Backman’s new affiliation with VanTrust will further enable the Phoenix office to continue to grow. “I am truly excited to be joining the VanTrust Real Estate Team. The culture of the company, the exceptional team they’ve assembled and their desire to grow… Read More →

Bob Bambauer named senior vice president of Sunbelt

August 15, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | Featured | Newsmakers

Sunbelt Holdings has promoted Bob Bambauer, P.E., to senior vice president. Bambauer, who has been with Sunbelt Holdings since 2007, oversees the planning and development of Sunbelt Holdings’ large-scaled properties in the West Valley and Tucson markets. A veteran to civil engineering and home building, Bambauer has over 30 years’ experience in entitlements, land acquisitions,… Read More →

ViaWest continues rapid growth with nine new hires

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August 14, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | Careers | Newsmakers

ViaWest Group continues to build on their impressive portfolio growth by acquiring more than just properties. The commercial real estate company recently hired nine new employees to their team. With over 2.0MM s.f. of properties owned and 2.5MM s.f. of properties under management, ViaWest has seen unprecedented growth coming out of the recession a few… Read More →

Marcus & Millichap elects executive vice president investments Sergey Nivens
August 9, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Marcus & Millichap, a leading commercial real estate investment services firm with offices throughout the United States and Canada, has named Peter Katz an executive vice president investments, according to John J. Kerin, president and chief executive officer, and Don Morrow, regional manager of the firm’s Phoenix office. Most recently Katz held the position of… Read More →

Janielle Penner joins Sperry Van Ness

July 28, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

The commercial real estate brokerage of Sperry Van Ness, LLC has announced that Janielle Penner has joined the brokerage as a Junior Advisor.  She will be working closely with industry leader and National Council Chair of Multi-tenant Retail, Shari A. Tucker-Gasser, specializing in retail property acquisitions and disposition, as well as the leasing of multi-tenant… Read More →

Walton Development hires new CFO

July 27, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | Featured | Newsmakers

The Walton Group of Companies (Walton), a privately-owned real estate investment and development group, has named Steven Friedman Chief Financial Officer of Walton Development & Management (USA), Inc. (WDM).  Friedman is an industry veteran with more than 30 years of experience and a strong track record of financial leadership and counsel. He joins Walton after… Read More →

Flower joins Vertical Design as project architect

July 25, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Vertical Design Studios, Phoenix, announced Patricia (Trish) Flower has joined the firm as a project architect. She is a licensed architect and a LEED accredited professional with over 26 years in commercial architecture. In this role, Flower will work with retail developer clients in design, entitlements, CD production and construction administration. Flower brings more than… Read More →

Lee & Associates promotes Kurt Saulnier to Principal

July 24, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Lee & Associates Arizona has announced the promotion of Kurt Saulnier to Principal. This significant accomplishment is the result of his strong work ethic and teamwork. Saulnier joined Lee & Associates in 2012 as an Associate and has been a consistent and significant contributor to the firm since his arrival. “Kurt is an excellent asset for… Read More →

Meridian Capital Group gets a new senior managing director

July 23, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Meridian Capital Group, America’s most active debt broker, announced today that Mike Edelman joined the Company today as a Senior Managing Director, reporting to Ralph Herzka, Meridian’s Chairman and CEO. Mr. Edelman will be responsible for originating new debt opportunities, augmenting existing client relationships, and providing leadership of Meridian’s national agency business. He will also… Read More →

ULI Arizona takes on new leadership with Steven La Terra inq

Longtime ULI leader Steven La Terra, Managing Director and Principal of Paradigm Private Equity Holdings, has been selected as the new Chair of the Urban Land Institute, Arizona District Council (ULI Arizona), serving on a voluntary basis for a two-year term that starts July 1. La Terra, a Full Member of the Urban Land Institute… Read More →