Anton DevCo Appoints Luke Daniels President of New SoCal Division
Walnut Creek, CA-based Anton DevCo named Luke Daniels as President for the company’s new Southern California division. He joins from The Richman Group of California and will be based in San Diego.
He will be responsible for managing all aspects of business for the West Coast multifamily developer, owner and operator including site selection and acquisition, team building, project entitlements, project design, management of development-related activities and project capitalization.
Anton’s Steve Eggert says, “Luke is highly talented and has already seen much success in the industry. We’re excited to welcome him to the Anton family.”
Daniels brings more than 20 years of experience and leadership in the multifamily and residential real estate sectors. Over his career, Daniels has capitalized and developed more than 4,000 multifamily units and in excess of 150,000 square feet of ground floor commercial valued at well over $1.5 billion.
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.