Ogden & Company’s Michael Testa Receives NAIOP’s 2023 Developing Leaders Award

October 20, 2023 | Seattle, Washington

Michael Testa

NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, has recognized Michael Testa, business development manager and senior broker associate, Ogden & Company, with its prestigious 2023 Developing Leaders Award.

“Michael Testa stands apart for the vision, leadership and dedication he brings to NAIOP and commercial real estate,” said Marc Selvitelli, CAE, president and CEO of NAIOP. “We are pleased to recognize his accomplishments and work in creating vibrant communities in which to work, live and play. We look forward to a bright future for him.”

Testa’s brokerage activities with Ogden & Company include prospecting, negotiating complex lease and sale agreements, marketing, and providing holistic, enterprise-level solutions for clients to maximize value and returns. He acts as a mentor/leader for the broker associate team. In addition, he acts as an advisor for the company’s clients on all of their real estate needs, providing solutions including property management, brokerage, acquisitions/dispositions, asset management, new development and investments. Testa is involved with NAIOP Wisconsin and was recognized by the chapter with their Developing Leader All Star award in 2021, 2020 and 2019, in addition to being honored by the chapter as Principal of the Year in 2020. Testa is an accredited residential manager and a licensed real estate salesperson.

One of five young professionals to receive NAIOP’s honor this year, Testa was honored during an awards ceremony on Thursday, Oct. 19, at NAIOP's CRE.Converge 2023 conference in Seattle.

Established in 2006, the Developing Leaders Award is given to young industry professionals from across NAIOP’s chapter network in all sectors of commercial real estate. The annual award honors exceptional professionals under the age of 35 for their remarkable professional accomplishments, strong leadership and significant community involvement.

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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 naiop.org.

Kathryn Hamilton