Christopher Rising Takes Reins of Rising Realty Partners
Los Angeles-based Rising Realty Partners named co-founder Christopher Rising CEO, having previously served as President. Nelson Rising, his father, will continue as company chairman and as a member of the investment committee.
Rising Realty Partners’ Nelson Rising says, “Together, Chris and I have built our company into one of Southern California’s most reputable and successful real estate brands. Chris has created a culture that has attracted some of the best and brightest talent I have seen in my 40 plus years in our industry. Now is the right time for me to turn over my duties as CEO, and allow Chris to drive our continued growth while I focus my time on raising capital.”
Christopher spearheaded the company’s efforts to reposition large-scale historic buildings into creative office with curated retail, and high-tech amenities. Rising Realty Partners, founded in 2011, currently manages more than four million square feet of commercial office properties including more than 2.6 million square feet in DTLA.
Christopher Rising will be among the featured speakers at Connect Los Angeles. The conference is planned March 21st at the Hotel Indigo Downtown Los Angeles. You can get more information and register onthis link.
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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