Michael Strittmatter

        PHOENIX, ARIZ. (February 25, 2020) – Michael Strittmatter, First Vice President CBRE Advisory & Transaction Services, Investor Leasing, has been named 2020 Chairman for the Arizona Chapter of NAIOP’s Developing Leaders (DL) program, which serves commercial real estate professionals age 35 and under.

       Strittmatter joined CBRE in 2011. He specializes in landlord leasing throughout Metro Phoenix with a focus on representing Class A building owners and developers. He and his team have completed numerous build-to-suit transactions and have extensive experience leasing, large, ground-up business parks.

       “Thanks to last year’s Chairman, Pat Boyle, for all his hard work setting the tone for this upcoming year,” Strittmatter said. “The Developing Leaders program has a great foundation, and I’m looking forward to welcoming the new members and new ideas this upcoming year. Expanding programs such as the NAIOP-AZ Connections (mentoring) will continue to increase the value of membership.”

     In addition to naming a new chairman, the Developing Leaders selected the 2020 Steering Committee. The other officers are Pat Boyle, Cushman & Wakefield, immediate past chairman; Matthew Krause, Krause Interior Architecture, vice chairman; and Chelsea Porter, The Renaissance Companies, treasurer.

     Additional steering committee members are Chris Beall, JLL; Ellen Boles, Phoenix Design One, Inc.; Liz Collins, Cresa; Tim Colquhoun, National Bank of Arizona; Jack Czerwinski, Majestic Realty Co.; Phil Haenel, Cushman & Wakefield; Jenna Harrison, ViaWest Group; Cullen Mahoney, Trammell Crow Company; Ashley Marsh, Tiffany & Bosco; Thomas Maynard, GPEC; Sterling Pascal, Lee & Associates; Preston Pilcher, Lovitt Touche; Madeline Rumpf, Cresa; Patrick Schrimsher, Cushman & Wakefield; Kyle Seger, JLL; Josh Tracy, Ryan Companies US, Inc.; Bryan Wright, Kimley-Horn; and Mollie Zemer, Barclay Group.

         In 2020 the Developing Leaders will continue to refine the Young Professionals Group (YPG) mentorship program. DL events scheduled for 2020 include a bowling outing, a spring training baseball game, the signature Rookies & Rockstars evening, networking happy hours, a holiday party and an educational speaker event.

          All NAIOP members who are age 35 or under qualify to participate in the Developing Leaders program, whether they joined through the DL membership category or as part of a corporate membership.