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2024 Awards of Achievement Celebration
Thursday, February 29, 2024, 3:30 PM - 7:00 PM MST
Category: Special Events

37th Annual NAIOP Colorado Awards of Achievement
Presented by Fidelity National Title National Commercial Services
Thursday, February 29, 2024 • Doors open at 3:30 PM, Awards at 4 PM
Seawell Grand Ballroom, Denver Center for the Performing Arts

Join NAIOP Colorado as we celebrate the 37th Annual Awards of Achievement Celebration presented by Fidelity National Title National Commercial Services, honoring the "Best of the Best" in Colorado's Real Estate Industry for 2023 on Thursday, February 29, 2024, from 3:30 PM to 7:00 PM at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts in the Donald R. Seawell Grand Ballroom.

"Are you ready for it?" The excitement is building, and we can't wait to see you there on February 29th. Be there to watch "Sparks Fly" at this year's "Eras Tour" themed event. Be prepared to "Shake It Off" and enjoy the night celebrating in true Swiftie style!  

EVENT ANNOUNCEMENTS:

REGISTRATION:

Members $115 | DL Members $85 | Non-Members $175 | Students $50
Reserved Tables - Half (5 Seats) $875 / Full (10 Seats) $1,750
Elite Tables - Half (5 Seats) $1,000 / Full (10 Seats) $2,000
Extended Deadline is Tuesday, February 27, 2024. 

Registration is Closed


BROKER, DEVELOPER, CAPITAL MARKETS & TRAILBLAZER AWARDS:

Each year, over 20 awards are given to acknowledge achievements in Brokerage, Development, Finance, and Special Categories to include Capital Markets Transaction of the Year; Trailblazer of the Year; and More! 

BROKERAGE AWARDS INCLUDE:

  • Industrial
  • Investment
  • Office-Individual
  • Office-Team
  • Land
  • Multi-Family
  • Retail
  • Broker Rising Star Award

VIEW THE BROKER FINALISTS

 

DEVELOPMENT & OTHER
AWARDS INCLUDE:

  • Capital Markets Transaction
  • Industrial
  • Multi-Family
  • Office
  • Retail
  • Innovative
  • Community Impact
  • Deal of the Year

VIEW THE DEVELOPER FINALISTS 


PRESIDENT'S AWARD - LARRY LANCE

NAIOP Colorado's most prestigious award recognizes outstanding contributions to the industry and/or the community involving either a specific issue, cause, project or lifetime body of work.

This year's honoree President's Award honoree, Larry Lance, has been an active member of NAIOP for almost 30 years, serving on both the local Colorado and National Board of Directors. A Trustee of the NAIOP Corporate PAC and Research Foundation Governor, Larry served as Chairman of the National Board in , serving on both the NAIOP National and Colorado Board, most recently as Chairman of the National Board in 2020. 

Formerly serving as the Senior Vice President and Head of Development, Larry played a pivotal role as a key member of the Investment Committee at Sagard Real Estate. Before his tenure at Sagard, Larry held a significant position at Everwest Real Estate Investors, where he oversaw the comprehensive spectrum of asset services, including development, asset management, and property management.

In addition to his responsibilities, Larry took charge of cultivating strong joint venture partner relations and managing diverse portfolio capital relationships. His strategic acumen contributed significantly to the planning and success of the company portfolios. Over his remarkable 26-year career with Everwest, Larry successfully supervised the portfolio management of real estate investments exceeding $7 billion.

Prior to his time at EverWest Real Estate, Larry served as the Chief Operating Officer and partner at Alliance Commercial Partners. Before assuming this role, he held the position of Regional President for the Midwest portfolio of 34 million square feet at the Galbreath Company. Larry's extensive experience and leadership have consistently driven success in the real estate industry.


LEGACY BROKER HONOREE - NATHAN JOHNSON
The NAIOP Colorado Legacy Broker Award was created in 2016 to honor individuals from the commercial real estate industry who have proven a high level of achievement and leadership over their career; displayed a willingness to mentor and guide the next generation of industry leaders; and are respected by their peers for their honesty and ethics.

A member of NAIOP Colorado since 2000, Nathan Johnson is recognized as one of the premier office brokers in the Rocky Mountain Region. As executive managing director at Newmark, he maintains one of the highest overall production levels of any broker for the firm over the past 20 years and has personally completed over 500 lease and sale transactions over the past decade. A career spanning over thirty years, Nathan’s professional background includes office leasing, corporate real estate services, investment sales and development.


 SPECIAL GUESTS & OTHER HONOREES

SPECIAL GUEST
DAN METZGER
NAIOP 2024 President,
Chief Operating Officer
Brinkman Real Estate

 


AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
CAITLIN QUANDER
NAIOP President, Partner
Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP

 

  • Additional Honorees to be announced...
    • Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Award View the Finalists!
    • James T. Brubaker Legislative Award
    • Sherman R. Miller Trailblazer of the Year
    • NAIOP Member and Developing Leader Member of the Year
    • Broker Rising Star Award

 


LOCATION:
Seawell Grand Ballroom at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts
1350 Arapahoe Street, Denver, CO 80204
 


SCHEDULE:
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM    Registration & Networking
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Awards Program
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM    Celebratory Reception 
 


ERAS TOUR THEME INSPIRATION / SUGGESTED ATTIRE:
Welcome to the NAIOP Annual Awards "Eras Tour" themed event! Get ready to showcase your inner Taylor Swift with a blend of business professional chic and cocktail flair. Embrace the glitz, glamour, and uninhibited enthusiasm!

Dress with a Swiftie Twist! Swap that blazer for a chic sequined cocktail jacket or opt for a suite with a touch of shimmer. Consider a fun and flirty cocktail dress. Ditch the tie for a sleek pocket square or opt for a slightly more vibrant color. Consider a stylish vest or patterned dress shirt to add a bit of flair. Wear those sparkly flats or stylish sneakers. 

Remember to have fun and let your personality shine through! Whether you're subtly incorporating Taylor Swift elements or going all out with sequins and sparkle, this is your chance to be fearless and fabulous! 


RECEPTION MENU:  A selection of light appetizers will be served, to include vegetarian and gluten-free options. Complimentary sodas, sparkling/still water. No hosted bar, please be prepared with cash or credit card to purchase alcoholic beverages.


HEALTH AND SAFETY PROTOCOLS AND EVENT RELEASE: 
The safety and well-being of event attendees are top priorities for NAIOP Colorado. For meetings in 2024, NAIOP Colorado will follow recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) for events and gatherings, working with the host venue to follow protocols based on current national, local and health advisories and requirements. See our health and safety guidelines.


QUESTIONS:

If you have questions or need any further information regarding the nomination process, please contact Kathie Barstnar or Jayma File at the NAIOP Colorado office by phone at (303) 782-0155 or Email. Thank you. 


THANK YOU TO OUR AWARDS SPONSOR:


Contact: [email protected]