NAIOP Selects Seven Outstanding Young Professionals to Receive 2022 Developing Leaders Award

HERNDON, VA – NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, has selected seven professionals to receive its prestigious 2022 Developing Leaders Award. The annual award honors exceptional professionals under the age of 35 for their outstanding professional accomplishments, strong leadership and significant community involvement. The winners will be recognized during NAIOP's CRE.Converge 2022, Oct. 10-12, in Chicago.

Recipients of NAIOP’s 2022 Developing Leaders Award

  • Gregory Boler Jr.

    Managing Director, East Region Investments, Bridge Logistics Properties
    NAIOP Georgia
  • McKenzie Darr

    Development Manager, Grand Peaks
    NAIOP Washington State
  • Shawn Jaenson

    Senior Vice President, Kidder Mathews
    NAIOP Northern Nevada
  • Nicholas Kitaeff

    Senior Department Director, Confluent Development
    NAIOP Colorado
  • James Kline

    Senior Director, JLL Capital Markets
    NAIOP SoCal
  • Sal Perdomo

    Director of Acquisitions and Development, Titan Development
    NAIOP New Mexico
  • Sagar Rathie

    Managing Director, Commercial Office/Mixed-Use, Crescent Communities
    NAIOP Charlotte

Congratulations to the award recipients

“NAIOP is pleased to recognize these remarkable individuals for their commercial real estate leadership and accomplishments,” said Marc Selvitelli, CAE, president and CEO of NAIOP. “These award recipients exemplify drive, talent and commitment to supporting their chapters and giving back to their local communities.”

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 will be honored during a CRE.Converge keynote general session on Tuesday, Oct. 11.

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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 21,000 members in North America. NAIOP advances responsible commercial real estate development and advocates for effective public policy. For more information, visit

Kathryn Hamilton