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Local: NAIOP Colorado
Email: [email protected]
Address: NAIOP Colorado | 1391 N. Speer Blvd., Ste. 450 | Denver, CO 80204
Phone: 303-782-0155

NAIOP Colorado operates with a small staff. We return all email and voicemail messages within three (3) business days.

Corporate: NAIOP Headquarters
Website: naiop.org
Address: NAIOP Corporate | 2355 Dulles Corner Blvd., Suite 750 | Herndon, VA 20171
Phone: 800-456-4144 | 703-904-7100

NAIOP Colorado Staff

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kathie Barstnar
Executive Director
NAIOP Colorado
(303) 782-0155 ext. 300 · Email

 

 

 

 

 

 Jayma File
Managing Director
NAIOP Colorado
(303) 782-0155 ext. 306 · Email

 

 

 

2022 Board of Directors and Officers

 

 

President 
Ian T. Nichols
Flywheel Capital
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President-Elect 
Caitlin Quander
Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP
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Immediate Past President
Tyler Carlson
Evergreen Development
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Penultimate Past President
Tim Schlichting
Prime West
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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Chair
CJ Manning
Prime West
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Engagement & Communications Chair
Shane M. Mahoney
Community Banks of Colorado
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Finance Chair / At-Large Officer
Dan Metzger
Brinkman Real Estate
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 Brandon Kramer

 

Membership Chair 
Brandon Kramer
Marcus & Millichap
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Programs Chair
Sara Croot
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
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Public Policy Chair
Chris Alcorn
Alcorn Construction
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Developing Leaders (DL) Chair /
DL Board Member

Nick Kitaeff 
Confluent Development
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2022 Rocky Mountain Real Estate
Challenge (RMREC) Chair

Luke Cannon
Koelbel and Company
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Director
Beau Breck
Cypress Equity Investments
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Director
Albus Brooks
Milender White
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Director
Scott Caldwell
Lincoln Property Company
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Director
John Comunale 
Comunale Properties
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Director
Brian V. Dietz
Evergreen Development
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Mara Fabian

Director
Mara E. Fabian
Lowe
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Director
Mindy Humphrey
Land Title Guarantee Company 
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 Erin Kelley

 

Director
Erin A. Kelley
Arch-Con Corporation
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Director
James M. Mansfield
Pinnacle Real Estate Advisors, LLC
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Director
Kevin J. McCabe
Newmark 
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Director
Jessica Ostermick
CBRE
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Director
Courtney Schneider
Hines
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David Smith

 

Director
David H. Smith
Golub & Company LLC
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Wade Warthen

 

Director
Wade Warthen
Messner Reeves LLP
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 John Huemoller

 

National Board Member
John P. Huemoller
First American Title - NCS
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National Board Member
Celeste Tanner
Confluent Development
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Kathie Barstnar 

 

Executive Director
Kathie Barstnar
NAIOP Colorado
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 Jayma File

 

Managing Director
Jayma File
NAIOP Colorado
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2022 Real Estate Challenge Judges

 

 

KEN COPE
DEN Real Estate Development

 

 

DANNY MIENTKA
The Equity Group

 

STEVE EATON
Crescent Real Estate

 

 

JEFFREY MILANAIK
Honorary Judges; 
2022 NAIOP Corporate Chairman
Bridge Industrial LLC

 

 

BOBBY GHISELLI
Quannah Partners

 

 

SIMON PENNER
Miramont Commercial

 

 

STEPHANIE LAWRENCE
Granite Properties

 

 

STEFANIE STEWART
Voya Investment Management

  AIMEE LOVE
Independent Financial
   
       
 

 

Judges Co-Chair
KATIE BENEFIELD
CBRE

 

 

Judges Co-Chair
COOPER WILLIAMS
Essex Financial Group

 

 

 

NAIOP DEVELOPING LEADERS MENTOR PROGRAM 2022

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The NAIOP Colorado Developing Leaders (DL) Mentor Program offers DL Member participants a distinctive opportunity to advance their real estate career and help them establish their foothold in the dynamic real estate industry. 

  • Small Class Size & Highly Selective - Only 15 to 20 applicants are selected to participate.
  • Tailored Fit - A selected mentor is recruited for each participant based off their application, interview, goals, and work history.
  • Graduation Requirements - In order to graduate from the program, an applicant must attend 75all p% of all Mentor Program events, and meet with their mentor on a monthly basis.
  • Program & Events - A number of events and programs are created each year as an opportunity to network not only with your mentor but other mentors/mentees in the program as well.
  • Program Fee: $700 ($2,500 Value) - 
    • The annual program fee is $700, which includes a $50 non-refundable application fee, plus $650 program fee if accepted.
    • These fees include attendance, meals and beverages at all Mentor Program educational, networking and special event programming.
    • PLEASE NOTE: There are a limited number of scholarship opportunities provided by the DL Program Sponsors for those applicants unable to meet the financial obligations. See the online application for more details.  

The DL Mentor Program is typically a 6-month commitment beginning in May through October of the current calendar year. The application process for the 2022 Mentor Program has closed. 

ANNOUNCING THE 2022 MENTOR CLASS

The NAIOP DL Mentor Committee successfully paired 21 Mentors and Mentees for 2022 and recently hosted the Kick-Off and Development 101 event on May 25 celebrating this year's class. For a complete list of the 2022 DL Mentor Class, view the 2022 DL Mentor Yearbook below. 

VIEW THE 2022 MENTOR CLASS
MENTEE APPLICATION PROCESS

In order to apply, participants must be age 35 and under as of December 31, 2022, plus have an active/paid NAIOP Colorado membership. Additionally participants must:

  • Complete the Mentee Application and pay $50 application fee.
  • Complete a phone or virtual interview with DL Mentor Program Committee Member.
  • Agree to attend 75% of all scheduled DL Mentor Program events and programs.
  • Maintain active/paid NAIOP Colorado Membership. Not a Member? Join Today! 

We strive to provide only strong pairings for the DL Mentor Program. We will notify all program applicants of either their acceptance or decline for the program by May 5, 2022. Applications have closed for the 2022 DL Mentor Program. We will begin accepting applications for the 2023 DL Mentor Class in March of 2023. 

MENTOR APPLICATION PROCESS

Interested in shaping the future of the industry? The NAIOP Colorado Mentor Program is designed to match a limited number of mentees with highly experienced industry professionals, who will provide mentees with the opportunity to learn different aspects of the real estate industry. In addition, mentors will share career and professional advise to help mentees succeed in life and in the real estate industry. In order to apply, participants must have an active NAIOP Colorado membership.

Mentor applicants should be senior professional with over 10 years of experience in the CRE industry and have an active NAIOP Colorado membership. The "2022 Mentor Application" extended deadline is April 8, 2022.  Applications have closed for the 2022 DL Mentor Program. We will begin accepting applications for the 2023 DL Mentor Class in March of 2023. 

2022 MENTOR PROGRAM SCHEDULE 

  • 03.01.2022 - Application Process Opens
  • 04.15.2022 - Extended Application Deadline
  • 04.15.2022 - Mentee Interview Period Begins
  • 05.15.2022 - Notification of Mentor Program Pairings
  • 05.25.2022-  Kick-Off Event and Development 101 
  • 06.23.2022 - Happy Hour Networking Event
  • 07.27.2022 - Game Night & Backyard BBQ Team Building and Networking Event
  • 08.23.2022 - Project Tour & Networking Event
  • 09.14.2022 - Bonus! Team Building at Soul Cycle
  • 09.29.2022 - Team Skills Building & Market Update Networking Event
  • 10.26.2022 - Mentor Program Wrap-Up 

 

THANK YOU TO OUR DEVELOPING LEADER PROGRAM SPONSORS

DL PROGRAM SPONSOR:

DL SUPPORTING SPONSORS:

      

 

DL Leadership

This group is responsible for creating programming that provides the tools, networking and resources that will help Developing Leader (DL) members - those members aged 35 and under - reach the next level in their careers. These events and programs include, but are not limited to; Skiing with the Icons, Mentor Program, Educational events, Project Tours, Community Outreach and Networking.

Meeting Frequency:  Monthly, 2nd Thursday

 

Chair 

Alli Stover
Viewpoint Coaching Collective
(720) 884-7994 · Email

 

Vice Chair

Nick Kitaeff
Confluent Development
(617) 771-9350 · Email

 

Staff

Jayma File
NAIOP Colorado
(303) 782-0155 ext. 306 · 
Email

 

 
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