NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, has selected 10 young professionals to receive its coveted 2014 Developing Leaders Award. Given to up-and-coming professionals under the age of 35 who have distinguished themselves among their colleagues and show great promise as future industry leaders, the award was presented at Development ‘14: The Meeting for Commercial Real Estate, October 29 in Denver, Colorado.
Recipients of NAIOP’s 2014 Developing Leaders Award are:
Stephanie Anderson, partner, Ward, Getz & Associates, LLP, Houston, Texas
Brian Baker, director, CIBC World Marts Corp., Costa Mesa, California
Lisa Bradford, senior marketing manager, The JBG Companies, Chevy Chase, Maryland
Jake Donaldson, principal, Three Square Design Group, Houston, Texas
Nate Goldfarb, associate, CBRE Inc., Phoenix, Arizona
Steve Haston, associate, Lee & Associates Commercial Real Estate Services, Ontario, California
Jonathan Manekin, vice president - Baltimore region, Colliers International, Baltimore, Maryland
Scott Pertel, associate director, Marcus & Millichap, San Francisco, California
Andrew Slowik, associate, Cushman & Wakefield of Florida, Orlando, Florida
Michael Strand, associate, Snell & Wilmer, LLP, Denver, Colorado
“These individuals are being recognized for their insight and leadership qualities that undoubtedly will help grow the industry, guiding it as it adapts to emerging trends and economic opportunities while instilling diverse and creative thinking,” said Thomas J. Bisacquino, president and CEO of NAIOP. “Their abilities, actions and accomplishments make the industry a powerful example for others to follow.”
Established in 2006, the Developing Leaders Award has been given to rising industry professionals from across NAIOP’s chapter network in all sectors of commercial real estate. This year’s winners were feted during the keynote breakfast on Wednesday, October 29, 2014, featuring foremost economic thought leader K.C. Conway, formerly with Colliers International.
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About NAIOP: NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, is the leading organization for developers, owners and related professionals in office, industrial, retail and mixed-use real estate. NAIOP comprises 19,000 members in North America. NAIOP advances responsible commercial real estate development and advocates for effective public policy. For more information, visit naiop.org.