Newsmakers Archives

Cody Kollmann joins Cushman & Wakefield

Cody Kollmann has joined Cushman & Wakefield of Arizona, Inc. as an Associate in the Office Division of the Tenant Representation Group. Kollmann, formerly an intern at Cushman & Wakefield this past summer, will be working with Senior Director Jay Hoselton and Senior Associate Chris Nord.  His intern experience included market research, updating tenant information,… Read More →

Gould Evans hires three staff members

Ed Perez

Multi-disciplinary design firm Gould Evans’ Phoenix studio has added key staff members in three of its specialty areas: architecture, interiors and graphics. Since 2007, Gould Evans has worked to build an integrative design staff that is focused on assisting clients in solving complex design problems across markets. These new Gould Evans associates help “connect the… Read More →

Bob Kline joins Cushman & Wakefield capital markets group

Signaling a move to expand its Capital Markets platform, Cushman & Wakefield has added a capital markets and commercial real estate veteran to its leadership roster. Bob Kline of RW Kline Companies has joined the firm as Senior Managing Director of the Equity, Debt and Structured Finance Group (EDSF). Kline was previously CEO of the… Read More →

Alliance Residential’s Bruce Ward named 2014 ‘Executive of the Year’

Bruce Ward, Alliance Residential

Alliance Residential Company announced that Bruce Ward, the company’s chairman and CEO, has been named the 2014 Executive of the Year by Multifamily Executive, one of the leading trade publications for the multifamily housing industry. One of the most prestigious honors of the multifamily industry, the Executive of the Year Award is given annually to… Read More →

Sundt’s Marty Hedlund elected to ABA board of directors

Marty Hedlund

The Arizona Builders’ Alliance (ABA), a statewide construction trade association, formed as an alliance of the Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) and the Associated General Contractors (AGC) welcomed Martin R. (Marty) Hedlund, P.E., DBIA as a newly elected board member.  Hedlund joined Sundt Construction, Inc. in 1984 and currently serves as the Profit Center Manager… Read More →

Healthcare Trust of America hires three employees

Sabrina Nayer, HTA
September 4, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | In The Spotlight | Newsmakers

Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. (NYSE:HTA), has hired Jaime Northam as Senior Vice President, Leasing, Sabrina Nayer as Director of Operations, Midwest Region and Rachael Kimsey as Senior Leasing Associate. Northam will oversee third-party leasing across HTA’s portfolio, while creating new market strategies and identifying new investment and development opportunities.  Northam brings significant experience in commercial… Read More →

CBRE hires two first vice presidents

CBRE has hired First Vice Presidents Brian F. Raczynski and Tim Watters, two tenured, well-respected commercial real estate professionals, to join the firm’s Office Services Group in Phoenix.  They will partner on a team that will deliver integrated, strategic landlord advisory services including asset management and the acquisition, disposition and leasing of office space in… Read More →

Mike Duffy joins SRS Real Estate

Mike Duffy, 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 →