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Trio of Office Brokers Join CBRE from Avison Young

CBRE expanded its office leasing and tenant rep team in Los Angeles with the addition of Jacob Bobek, Scott Steuber and Jeff Vertun. The trio join from Avison Young, and will be part of the firm’s occupier advisory and transaction services group. They will be based in DTLA.

Bobek joins CBRE as EVP and brings more than 15 years of commercial real estate experience. That includes representing tenants in a variety of industries, including entertainment, gaming, technology and automotive.

Steuber, a corporate-occupier specialist and LEED-accredited professional, joins as a SVP and brings more than 13 years of CRE experience in lease, sales, financing and construction needs. Steuber helped form and run Avison Young’s tech/new media practice group, and currently serves as president of the board of directors for CoreNet’s Southern California chapter.

Vertun, who joins CBRE as FVP, specializes in working closely with technology, media, and professional service companies.

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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.