Newsmakers Archives

Mike Duffy joins SRS Real Estate

SRS announced the hiring of Mike Duffy as senior associate in the Phoenix office. He will focus on landlord representation, tenant representation and land brokerage. Duffy joins SRS with more than 20 years of experience in real estate. His introduction to commercial real estate came while at Marcus & Millichap, but his most recent experience… Read More →

Kirk McClure elected to MCC Foundation board

Kirk McClure, Director of Business Development for McCarthy Building Companies, was recently elected to the board of directors for Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation. “Kirk has a passion for higher education and is extremely active within business circles here in Arizona,” said Dr. Steve Helfgot, president & CEO of the Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation.  “We look… Read More →

Tracy Kerns joins Sundt Construction

Tracy Kerns, Sundt Construction
August 15, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Construction | Newsmakers

Sundt Construction, Inc. recently hired Tracy Kerns as operations manager for its Federal operations. In his role, Kerns is responsible for construction oversight and operations of Sundt’s federal portfolio, which includes a wide range of facilities and projects for federal government agencies. With more than 16 years of experience in the construction industry, Kerns has… Read More →

Caretaker Landscape hires, promotes four managers

August 14, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Blogs | Newsmakers

Caretaker Landscape and Tree Management has hired four new managers. Pat Lynch, Senior Account Manager Caretaker Landscape and Tree Management has promoted Pat Lynch to Senior Account Manager.  Lynch is a Certified Desert Landscape Professional (CDLP), Arizona Certified Landscape Professional (ACLP) and Arizona Certified Pesticide Applicator (ACPA).  Lynch joined Caretaker more than nine years ago… Read More →

Craig Schrader joins Cushman & Wakefield

Craig Schrader, Cushman & Wakefield
August 13, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage | Newsmakers

Craig Schrader has joined Cushman & Wakefield of Arizona, Inc. as a Project Manager in Corporate Occupier & Investor Services (CIS). Schrader will be responsible for business development and project management, working with the Property Management team. He will also work in support of Cushman & Wakefield’s brokerage teams. Schrader joins the Phoenix office after… Read More →

Cresa Phoenix adds corporate advisory team

Christopher R. Walton joins Cresa as a Managing Principal of the Phoenix office.

Cresa, a commercial real estate tenant representation firm, just got larger. Cresa Phoenix announced that one of the city’s most successful corporate real estate advisory teams has joined Cresa. Chris Walton will join Cresa’s global platform as a Managing Principal, along with Ryan Burkett as Vice President, and Chris Ellington as Advisor. Alongside the other… Read More →

John Trujillo joins Sperry Van Ness

August 12, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage | Newsmakers

John L. Trujillo comes to Sperry Van Ness with more than a decade of experience in commercial real estate. John will be specializing in retail leasing and sales. His experience includes brokerage leasing and sales, acquisitions and management and commercial property development. Trujillo has also worked for two major general contractors’ real estate divisions in… Read More →

Rich Distler returns to McCarthy Building Cos.

Rich Distler, McCarthy Building Companies

McCarthy Building Companies Inc. recently hired Rich Distler as Vice President of Business Development for the Infrastructure and Water Services team in the Southwest region. His primary focus will include water and wastewater treatment plants for municipalities and private owners. In this position, Distler will play a key role, providing 24 years of industry expertise… Read More →

John Sticht elected to Arizona State Bar executive council

John Sticht, of Jennings, Haug & Cunningham, has been elected to serve on the Arizona State Bar Construction Section’s Executive Council as Secretary. Prior to accepting a one-year term as an officer for the leadership council, Mr. Sticht served for three years in an “at large” position on the council. His term as secretary commenced… Read More →

Ryan Hook promoted at Kitchell

Ryan Hook, Kitchell

Kitchell announced Friday that Ryan Hook has been promoted to project director. Hook started his career at Kitchell in 2001 and has played a key role in several of Kitchell’s signature healthcare construction projects, most notably and recently, the construction of the new tower at Chandler Regional Medical Center. This is one of Kitchell’s largest… Read More →

Paul Sweetland joins Cushman & Wakefield

Paul Sweetland has been named Senior Director in the Industrial Properties Division of Cushman & Wakefield of Arizona, Inc. Sweetland leases and sells industrial properties with a specialization in freestanding owner/user buildings and multi-tenant developments. Clients served by Sweetland include Western Refining, Harsch Investment Properties, Westcore Properties, Washington Federal, MDI Capital, Panattoni Development, Equity Building… Read More →

Chip Kloppenburg joins Sperry Van Ness multifamily team

July 29, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage | Newsmakers

Chip Kloppenburg has joined the multifamily team at Sperry Van Ness, LLC as a Senior Advisor. Kloppenburg brings more than 10 years of commercial real estate experience to the team, having worked previously with CBRE in Rochester, New York and Marcus and Millichap in Phoenix. Kloppenburg holds both the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) and Certified… Read More →

Michael Knapp joins Voit Real Estate Services

July 29, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage | Newsmakers

Voit Real Estate Services, leading  full-service commercial real estate provider serving the Southwestern U.S. market, today  announced that Michael Knapp joined the firm as Senior Associate. Knapp has worked in the commercial real estate industry for more than four years.  He specializes in Office sales and leasing primarily in Phoenix.  Before joining Voit Real Estate… Read More →

Geoffrey Harris joins CBRE Capital Markets

CBRE Group, Inc. today announced that Geoffrey Harris has joined the firm’s Capital Markets’ Debt and Structured Finance team as Senior Vice President. Harris is a financial services professional with more than 15 years of mortgage banking experience. Based in Phoenix, Harris will play a key role in originating net-leased transactions for the firm nationally,… Read More →