Newsmakers Archives

Nelson Brown elected to ABA Board of Directors

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The Arizona Builders Alliance welcomed Nelson Brown, president of J.B. Steel as a newly elected board member of the ABA’s statewide board at the January 2015 board meeting.  J.B. Steel is an AISC certified fabricator and erector of structural and miscellaneous steel servicing Arizona. Nelson earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic… Read More →

Matt Nebeker joins Cushman & Wakefield

January 26, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage | Newsmakers

Matt Nebeker has rejoined the Office Properties Division of Cushman & Wakefield of Arizona, Inc. Nebeker is a 10-year veteran of the Phoenix commercial real estate industry, focusing on East Valley office leasing. He previously worked at Cassidy Turley (now DTZ) and Trammell Crow, and returns to Cushman & Wakefield, where he worked from 2006-2008.… Read More →

Carrie Bailes joins AME Landscape Cos.

CarrieBailes, AME Landscape, WEB
January 21, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

AME Landscape Cos. announced that Carrie Bailes has joined the company as director of business development. Bailes, who brings over 13 years of sales and business development experience and relationships in the commercial real estate industry, will be responsible for client services and strategic client development. In this role, Bailes will participate in industry associations… Read More →

AME Landscape promotes Eric Garduno

Eric Garduno
January 20, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

AME Landscape Cos. announced today that Eric Garduno has been promoted to Director of Field Operations, assuming oversight of all field staff and client properties. He previously served as senior account executive for more than four years with three years as a project manager.  Garduno, who has been with the family-owned company since 2006 will… Read More →

CVL Consultants announce new president, Ryan Weed

Ryan Weed, president, CVL Consultants
January 15, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | Featured | Newsmakers

Design and engineering firm CVL Consultants, announces new President Ryan Weed, PE, to succeed retiring leader Les Olson. Effective today, Weed is named president of Arizona while Olson will serve as president emeritus until his complete retirement, which is expected in May. Weed, previously executive vice president, has been with CVL since 1997 and worked… Read More →

BOMA Greater Phoenix announces 2015 president

Lincoln Property Company (LPC) announced the appointment of Senior Property Manager Megan Watkins as 2015 President of the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA)–Greater Phoenix. With 315 current members, BOMA-Greater Phoenix serves as one of the Valley’s leading organizations providing education and advocacy for the commercial real estate industry. Watkins joined BOMA-Greater Phoenix in 2004.… Read More →

Vanessa Hickman resigns for role at ASU

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On Jan. 9, Arizona State Land Commissioner Vanessa Hickman informed Gov. Doug Ducey of her resignation. Hickman has accepted a role at Arizona State University, which she will pursue after Jan. 12. Hickman has worked at the Arizona State Land Department for five years and has been the commissioner since Nov. 2012. As state land… Read More →

Velocity Retail promotes two brokers

John Jackson
January 9, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Velocity Retail Group, LLC announced Friday that retail brokers John Jackson and Larry Miller, Jr. have been promoted to associate vice president. “Both John and Larry are known for providing their clients with excellent service and superior real estate expertise,” said Greg Coxon, Chief Administrative Officer at Velocity.  “They are an integral part of the… Read More →

Nick Jensen joins Polsinelli

December 23, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Nick Jensen has joined the national law firm Polsinelli in its Phoenix office as an associate.  A real estate attorney and certified public accountant with an LL.M in taxation, Nick will be assisting clients with real estate and finance transactions including commercial real estate acquisitions and dispositions, real estate construction and development, joint ventures, syndication,… Read More →

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 →