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Andy Romance to lead water team

May 5, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Dibble Engineering added the new addition of Andy Romance, PE, as Senior Project Manager. Andy’s 29 years of progressive civil engineering design experience is combined with public policy-making government leadership and organizational management achievements. Andy’s diverse expertise will lead Water/Wastewater teams to best meet client needs and goals. Prior to joining Dibble, Andy was Principal… Read More →

Andrew Snedeker joins DTZ

May 3, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

DTZ, a global leader in commercial real estate services, announced today that Andrew Snedeker has joined the firm’s Project and Development Services division as Vice President in the Phoenix office. Mr. Snedeker will be responsible for managing all phases of the development process, including ground-up projects, redevelopments and tenant improvements. “Having someone with Andrew‚s knowledge… Read More →

Katie Kelley joins CBRE

May 2, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

CBRE’s local Healthcare Services team has grown by one. The firm has announced the hiring of Senior Associate Katie Kelley. Ms. Kelley joins the team lead by First Vice President Kate Morris and Vice President Vince Femiano. She will focus her attention on agency leasing and investment services. In her new role she will work… Read More →

Jeff Banks joins Cushman & Wakefield

May 1, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Jeffrey A. Banks has joined the Industrial Properties Division of Cushman & Wakefield of Arizona, Inc. as an Associate. Banks’ primary responsibilities at C&W will be to focus on tenant and agency leasing for industrial properties.  Banks previously was Vice President of Business Development for Facto Express, a freight shipping and trucking company. Prior to… Read More →

Stefanie Teller promoted at Sundt

May 1, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Sundt Construction, Inc. recently promoted Stefanie Teller to corporate director of marketing. Teller, a Sundt team member since 2011, previously served as the general contractor’s marketing communications strategist and marketing writer. In her new role as the head of Sundt’s marketing group, Teller will take the lead in further strengthening and differentiating the Sundt brand… Read More →

Mike Ruppert joins JLL

May 1, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Institutional Investors’ desire to increase property values through the use of property management and agency leasing expertise has led JLL to add experienced talent to its roster. The firm today announced Mike Ruppert has joined its property management platform as Senior Managing Director, Southwest Region and property management lead for the Southwest region, including Phoenix… Read More →

Jack Albert joins Johnson Carlier

April 30, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Johnson Carlier, a locally-based general contractor, announced today that Jack Albert has  joined the company as Senior Project Manager. Albert is a LEED® Accredited Professional with preconstruction and construction management expertise. He has 25+ years of experience in the Arizona construction industry. Albert has been involved in Construction Manager at Risk (CMAR) projects in Arizona since… Read More →

Rosey Koberlien makes Swanepoel’s Top 200 list

April 30, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Long Realty recognized CEO Rosey Koberlein as a member of the Swanepoel Power 200 Most Powerful People in Real Estate. The Swanepoel Power 200 (SP200) list is comprised of the most powerful and influential CEOs, Thought Leaders and Senior Executives in the residential real estate brokerage industry. The SP200 ranks the “Power Players” into five… Read More →

Rick Kratz named CFO of Suntec Concrete


Suntec Concrete, one of the largest concrete contractors in the Western United States, has added Rick Kratz, CPA, as the company’s CFO. Kratz is a 30-year veteran of construction accounting, including having served the past 22 years as a Principal for the CPA firm of Pittman & Murdough, PLLC, who merged with Henry & Horne,… Read More →

David Friedberg joins SimonCRE

April 30, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Commercial real estate developer SimonCRE adds David Friedberg as Project Manager to assist with the development responsibilities of SimonCRE’s growing portfolio of projects. SimonCRE currently has over 50 projects in the pipeline valued at $100 Million, creating thousands of jobs across the country. Friedberg will work closely with the Vice President of Development coordinating and… Read More →

Eric Buchholz named regional ABA chairman

Eric Buchholz
April 27, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Arizona Builders Alliance installed Eric Buchholz, of Sun Mechanical Contracting, as Southern Arizona Chairman.  The new leadership team also includes CORE Construction’s Fred Knapp.  The two were sworn in at the 21st annual ABA Installation Dinner on Friday, April 17th, at the Tucson Country Club.  More than 200 attended the event, including Tucson Mayor Jonathon… Read More →

Westlake Reed Leskosky promotes four staff members

April 25, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | Blogs | Newsmakers

In its 111th year of operation, Westlake Reed Leskosky continues its tradition of design and technical excellence led by its talented and dedicated staff.  In recognition of outstanding performance and contributions that enhance the firm’s fully integrated services and thought leadership, Westlake Reed Leskosky promoted the following individuals: Shawn P. Carr, PE to Principal, Director… Read More →

Denyse Airheart joins City of Maricopa executive team

April 24, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Denyse Airheart has been named Interim Director of Economic Development for the City of Maricopa. In this role Denyse is responsible for attracting new industry, business, and investments to the City of Maricopa and coordinating economic development activities with other City divisions, departments, and the community. “I am pleased to have Denyse Airheart join our… Read More →

Kristie Jones appointed new role at GPE Management

April 22, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

GPE Management Services announced the appointment of Kristie Jones as designated broker. In this new role and as director of operations, she will ensure GPE runs smoothly and is compliant with all real estate regulations.  In addition to being involved in company decisions and strategic planning, Kristie establishes and monitors corporate as well as property… Read More →