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Alicia Williams Joins SharpLine from CBRE

Los Angeles-based SharpLine Commercial Partners named Alicia Williams as Senior Associate. Williams is a specialist in retail property sales and leasing, and will focus on transactions in the West Hollywood and Silver Lake submarkets of Los Angeles. Prior to her career in commercial real estate, Williams served in the United States Navy.

Williams previously held brokerage positions at CBRE and Marcus & Millichap. Her areas of expertise include product specialization, developing seamless marketing strategies and in-depth local market knowledge. Some of her notable retail transactions have included: 7-Eleven, MOD Pizza, and Jackson Hewitt.

SharpLine’s Barbara Armendariz says, “As a young firm, we are looking to continue to grow our market share throughout key California markets. Alicia is a strategic new hire for SharpLine, as she brings her talents, excellent customer service and a depth of proven experience in commercial property sales and tenant and landlord leasing representation.”

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Dennis Kaiser is Vice President of Content and Public Relations for Connect Commercial Real Estate. Dennis is a communications leader with more than 30 years of experience including as a journalist and in corporate and agency marketing communications roles. He is responsible for Connect’s client content operations and is involved in a range of initiatives ranging from content strategy, message development, copywriting, media relations, social media and content marketing services. In his most recent corporate communications roles, he led a regional public relations effort across Southern California for CBRE, played a key marketing role on JLL’s national retail team, and was responsible for directing the global public relations effort at ValleyCrest, the nation’s largest commercial landscape services company. In addition to his vast commercial real estate experience, Dennis has worked on communications and launch strategies for a number of residential projects such as Disney’s Celebration in Florida, Ritter Ranch in Palmdale California (7,200 homes, 22,000 acres), WaterColor in Florida and PremierGarage in Phoenix. Dennis’s agency background included firms such as Idea Hall and Macy + Associates. He has earned an outstanding reputation with organization leaders as a trusted advisor, strategic program implementer, consensus builder and exceptional collaborator. Dennis has developed and managed national communications programs for Fortune 500 companies to start-ups, both public and private. He’s successfully worked with journalists across the globe representing clients involved in major-breaking news stories, product launches, media tours, and company news announcements. Dennis has been involved in a host of charitable and community organizations including the American Cancer Society, Easter Seals, BoyScouts, Chrysalis Foundation, Freedom For Life, HOLA, L.A.’s BEST, Reach Out and Read, Super Bowl Host Committee, and Thunderbirds Charities.

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