In reading through the profiles of this year’s 40 Under 40 honorees, it becomes apparent that commercial real estate offers a breadth of experience unmatched by many other industries. No two of this year’s honorees are alike in terms of their responsibilities, their backgrounds or their accomplishments.
A few represent the latest generation of real estate families, while others rose through the ranks at their firms. REAL ESTATE FORUM editors selected the 40 rising stars that are highighted over the next nine pages from among more than 250 nominations. As diverse a group as this year’s honorees are, what all 40 have in common is a commitment to real estate excellence and to making an impact on their chosen fields.
BEAU BEERY, 36, Coldwell Banker Commercial M.M. Parrish
JAMES CASSIDY, 38, Cassidy Turley
CHAD CHRISTENSEN, 39, Cottonwood Residential
NICHOLAS COO, 37, Faris Lee Investments
MARK COSENZA, 38, Inland Real Estate Acquisitions Inc.
SETH DAVENPORT, 33, Voit Real Estate Services
PATRICK DENNIS, 40, Wood Partners
PETER DICORPO, 40, CBRE Global Investors
ANDREW FARBMAN, 37, Farbman Group
BEN FRIEDLAND, 37, CBRE
JEFFREY FULLER, 31, The Bascom Group
BRIAN GARRIGAN, 35, Cole Real Estate Investments
TYLER HENRITZE, 31, The Blackstone Group
ERIC GROFFMAN, 35, Transwestern
DIRK HALLEMEIER, 40, MacFarlane Partners
RYAN HARDING, 32, UGL Services
JAMES KILPATRICK, 36, NAI Northern California
ANDREW KIRSH, 37, Raines Feldman LLP
RYAN KRATZ, 36, Colliers International Tampa Bay, Central Florida, Southwest Florida
EDWARD V. LAPUMA, 39, LCN Capital Partners
AMY LERSETH, 39, The Buzz Oates Group of Cos.
JEFFREY LESSARD, 38, Cushman & Wakefield Inc.
CRYSTAL LOFING, 34, Allen Matkins
MARK LONG, 39, Zimmer Real Estate Services LC
ANDREW LUSTGARTEN, 37, Studley
MAC MCCALL, 33, Franklin Street
JENNIFER MCELYEA, 31, Watt Investment Partners
PATRICK NUTT, 31, Calkain Cos.
DOUGLAS PRAW, 36, Goodwin Procter
JASON PUCCI, 39, The Kislak Co. Inc.
JAKE ROBERTS, 32 Marcus & Millichap Capital Corp.
MELISSA ROMAN BURCH, 36, Forest City Ratner Cos.
FRANK ROMEO, 38, Partner Engineering and Science Inc.
ADAM SAPHIER, 36, Trammell Crow Co.
MATT SCHENDLE, 39, Cousins Properties
LOUIS SOHN, Griffin Capital Corp.
JEFF STAUBACH, 37, Jones Lang LaSalle
MATHIEU STREIFF, 37, American Healthcare Investors
DEBRA TANTLEFF, 33, Roseland Property Co.
HIREN THAKAR, 37, Avison Young
…To read the full profiles of all these rising stars, please visit the October 2012 issue of Real Estate Forum.