The Herd: New hires, departures and promotions 5.21.19

Real Estate

Neville Rustomjee

Rebecca Bakke

Neville Rustomjee has been promoted to first vice president investments with Marcus & Millichap. He is the director of the national hospitality group.

Rebecca Bakke has joined Cresa as a project manager. She had been with Robinson Development Group and is a graduate of Denison University.

Katie Gordon

Michelle Williams

Katie Gordon has been promoted to director of training and culture at Zocalo. She had been management coordinator.

Michelle Williams has been promoted to business development officer with Stewart Title’s Denver Division – Cherry Creek. She had been an escrow assistant.

Natalie Phoenix has joined Impact Commercial Real Estate as a broker associate. She has degrees from the University of Aberdeen in Scotland, University of Calgary in Canada and Edinburgh University in Scotland.

Mauri Cohen

Kristie Henehan

At Matrix Group Inc.:

Mauri Cohen is director of property management. She had been property manager and is a graduate of University of Colorado in Boulder.

Kristie Henehan is property manager. She had been assistant property manager.

Christine Cascella is tenant relations manager. She had been tenant relations advisor at Port Property Management in Portland, Maine and is a graduate of University of Vermont and the Auguste Escoffier School of the Culinary Arts in Boulder.

Christine Cascella

James McCandless

At ColeTaylor:

Christian Merrick is vice president of accounting.

Rick Justice is vice president of engineering.


James McCandless has joined Martines Palmeiro Construction as director of business development and marketing. He had been with 5050Design in Boulder.

Samit Shah

Donald Murphy


Samit Shah has been named dean of the School of Pharmacy at Regis University, effective Aug. 1. He is associate dean of academic affairs at the Keck Graduate Institute School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences of the Claremont Colleges in California.


Joseph Steiskal

Dr. Donald J. Murphy has been named medical director of Halcyon Hospice and Palliative Care. He is the founder of MESA (Medicare Expert Senior Access) and has degrees from the University of Colorado.


Joseph Steiskal is the dual general manager of Boulder’s Embassy Suites by Hilton and Hilton Garden Inn. He had been Renaissance Broomfield Flatiron Hotel and is a graduate of Illinois State University.

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