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IPA Expands Phoenix Team with Two CRE Industry Vets

Institutional Property Advisors (IPA), a division of Marcus & Millichap, expanded its team in Phoenix with the addition of Peter Bauman (above left) and Tivon Moffitt (on right), who join as SVP’s. Formerly with JLL, Bauman and Moffitt are accomplished industry veterans with extensive institutional and private client relationships built by helping investors execute acquisitions, dispositions, sale-leasebacks, and recapitalization of industrial and office properties.

Together, Bauman and Moffitt have sold more than $1.5 billion in commercial real estate assets.

IPA’s Alan Pontius says, “The expansion of IPA’s office and industrial coverage throughout North America is one of our primary strategic growth initiatives as a company.”

As part of that effort, the company has boosted its ranks with 10 different moves to incorporate teams or CRE leaders in the past 12 months. Among the additions just this year include:

– Veteran retail property brokers Patrick Toomey and Tom Lagos decamped from JLL last month to join Marcus & Millichap’s IPA division. Both are executive directors based in the Los Angeles area, focusing on the Western U.S. and Hawaii.

– Two institutional agents who grew careers with Marcus & Millichap, Daniel Shin and Brock Zylstra, joined IPA in March in the Salt Lake City area.

– Office investment specialists Anthony Lunceford and Joe Massa joined IPA in Nashville in January, having previously been affiliated with Colliers International.

– Investment sales brokers, Shelton Granade, Luke Wickham and Justin Basquill joined IPA in January in Orlando from CBRE.

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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 integrated marketing communications roles. He is responsible for Connect’s client content operations and public relations strategy. He is involved in a range of initiatives ranging from content strategy, message development, copywriting, Social Media and content marketing services. Dennis’s communications background in the real estate industry includes working with many of the top real estate firms – from brokerage companies, developers, homebuilders, investors, owners, lawyers, asset advisors, lenders, architects and property management firms. • Marketed more than 1 Billion Square Feet of Office Space • 70,000 Multifamily/Condo Units • 15,000 Single Family Homes • 30 Million Square Feet of Retail Space • Representing Roughly $100 Billion in Investment 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. Dennis’s agency background on integrated communications teams at many reputable agencies and has earned an outstanding reputation with organization leaders as a trusted advisor, strategic program implementer, consensus builder and exceptional collaborator. He formerly was President of the Public Relations Society of America’s Los Angeles of public relations professional, and served on the Board of Directors. He also taught a public relations extension course at Loyola Marymount University. Dennis’s 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.

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