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Rhonda Claxton promoted at DMB

December 20, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

DMB Realty Network recently promoted Rhonda Claxton to vice president of marketing for the company.  Claxton brings more than 20 years of marketing and sales in the luxury real estate sector.  Working hand in hand with DMB Realty Network’s sales teams, developers of communities and with buyers, she continues to lead generation and management as… Read More →

Lisa Autino joins Caliente Construction

Lisa Autino
December 18, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Construction | Newsmakers

Caliente Construction welcomed Lisa Autino, CPA, CCIFP as the organization’s new controller on Thursday. Autino will manage the accounting operations, financial community relationships and lead the effort for continuous improvement in the financial and project management platforms of the firm. Autino began her career in public accounting after graduating from NAU in 1986 with a Bachelor… Read More →

Kurt Rosene creates new firm, NOVO Development

Kurt Rosene
December 11, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Featured | In The Spotlight | Newsmakers

Kurt W. Rosene, formerly Senior Vice President of The Alter Group, has transitioned to his new role as head of NOVO Development, LLC, headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz. Although leaving as a full-time employee of The Alter Group, Rosene will continue to assist The Alter Group’s western region developments, including its signature Phoenix development, Riverwalk Arizona,… Read More →

Jeff Keck returns to Adolfson & Peterson as regional VP

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Adolfson & Peterson Construction (A&P) announced Thursday morning the return of Jeff Keck to the organization. Keck had previously been a vice president with A&P for 12 years before leaving the company in early 2013. Effective this week, he will return and assume the new position of Vice President of Operations for the Arizona region.… Read More →

Julie Brassell joins DIRTT Environmental Solutions

Julie Brassell
December 1, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Blogs | Newsmakers

Julie Brassell has been named business development manager at DIRTT Environmental Solutions. She previously was business development manager at Hunt & Caraway Architects. Her background in the commercial real estate industry includes positions at Brycon Construction, Jokake Construction, DMB Associates and Linthicum Custom Builders. Brassell is a member of AAED, ACE, SMPS Arizona, as well… Read More →

Tucker Macon promoted at Sundt Construction

November 25, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Blogs | Newsmakers

  Sundt Construction, Inc. recently promoted Tucker Macon from senior estimator to preconstruction project manager. In his new role, Macon oversees the planning, coordinating and directing of preconstruction services for various Southwest-area building projects, including the $136 million Biosciences Partnership Building in downtown Phoenix. With more than 28 years of industry experience, Macon has led projects in… Read More →

Mark Seale joins Cushman & Wakefield

Mark Seale, CCIM-SIOR, has joined the Phoenix office of Cushman & Wakefield of Arizona, Inc., as a senior director.  He will be responsible for tenant and landlord representation for clients throughout the region. In a career spanning almost three decades, Seale has represented many of the largest corporations, developers and institutional owners in the commercial… Read More →

Justin Kelton promoted at McCarthy Building Companies

November 22, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Construction | Newsmakers

  McCarthy Building Companies Inc. recently promoted Justin Kelton to executive vice president of Arizona construction in the Southwest Division. In his new role, Kelton will oversee operations and business development in airport, municipal, healthcare, commercial development, solar and renewable energy, parking, higher-education, K-12 and job order contracting construction projects in Arizona. He is also… Read More →

Sundt hires Garren Echols, Kelly Wyllie

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November 19, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Construction | Newsmakers

Sundt Construction, Inc. recently welcomed preconstruction project manager Garren Echols and project engineer Kelly Wyllie to its Southwest office. Echols, with nearly 20 years of construction experience, comes to Sundt after serving as deputy director of estimating for one of the nation’s leading engineering and construction firms. In his role at Sundt, Echols works closely… Read More →

Jason Hammersmith promoted to COO of Ensemble

Jason Hammersmith, Ensemble Real Estate Solutions

Ensemble Real Estate Solutions announced Monday the promotion of Jason Hammersmith to Chief Operating Officer (COO) from Director of Internal Operations. Jason joined Ensemble more than 10 years ago as assistant controller and has since then contributed to the organization in many capacities including IT, human resources, and overall office administration. Five years ago, as… Read More →

GPE vice president appointed to Mesa Economic Development Advisory Board

Dominic M. Perry, CCIM,
Vice President,
GPE Commercial Advisors
November 13, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Blogs | In The Spotlight | Newsmakers

Dominic M. Perry, CCIM, Vice President at GPE Commercial Advisors has been appointed to the City of Mesa Economic Development Advisory Board. The Economic Development Advisory Board acts as the advisory board to the Mesa City Council on matters pertaining to economic development, including goal setting, strategic planning, marketing and business recruitment, retention and expansion.… Read More →

John Goodwin joins Walton Group of Companies

John Goodwin
November 13, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | In The Spotlight | Newsmakers

Scottsdale-based The Walton Group of Companies, a family-owned real estate investment and development group, announced Thursday that John Goodwin will join Walton’s land acquisitions and institutional relationships group, Walton Asset Management-USA, as senior vice president of retail development. Goodwin will focus on retail and commercial development sites owned or managed by Walton. His work will… Read More →

Keith Earnest leaves RED, joins VanTrust Real Estate

November 12, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Blogs | In The Spotlight | Newsmakers

VanTrust Real Estate, LLC announced Wednesday that Keith Earnest has joined the firm as its executive vice president and market leader to grow and manage the local VanTrust real estate portfolio. Prior to joining VanTrust, Earnest spent nine years with RED Development as executive vice president of development. While at RED his resume included the… Read More →

NAIOP Arizona announces new chairman, board members

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November 7, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Blogs | Newsmakers

NAIOP Arizona named Tom Johnston of Voit Real Estate Services as its Chairman for 2015. The industry group also named new officers, three new board members and re-nominated an existing board member. Johnston, Managing Director at Voit, will be joined by new officers Bob Hubbard, Vice Chairman, LBA Realty; Larry Pobuda, Programs Chair, The Opus… Read More →