For the past 25 years, Chairman Bruce Etkin has spearheaded the development of more than 4 million square feet and the acquisition of over 3.5 million square feet of real estate. He is a frequent speaker at the Urban Land Institute, National Association of Industrial and Office Parks, and the International Building Owners and Managers Association.
Etkin Johnson Real Estate Partners President David Johnson has been a driving force in commercial real estate management and development for more than 25 years. His impressive track record includes the development of 2.5 million square feet of commercial real estate and the asset management of 4 million square feet of properties for financial institutions.
Ryan Good is an executive vice president and partner at Etkin Johnson Real Estate Partners. As a member of the senior leadership team, Ryan brings a deep understanding of the development and facilities needs of a new generation of Colorado businesses, culled from his experience as head of Etkin Johnson’s Leasing & Sales team. Ryan’s forward-thinking approach and commitment to developing thriving long-term relationships with our tenants and brokers helps ensure Etkin Johnson tenants often choose to grow their businesses within the Etkin Johnson portfolio of properties.
As a partner and executive vice president of Etkin Johnson’s Asset Management team, Cyndi Thomas oversees the management, financial performance and business strategy for the company’s extensive property portfolio. Leveraging her extensive experience in real estate acquisitions, financing, restructurings, and asset management, Cyndi helps drive a progressive approach to Etkin Johnson’s asset management that consistently results in income-producing properties with favorable appreciation. Outside of Etkin Johnson, Cyndi is an executive committee board member of the Urban Land Institute – Colorado Chapter and a member of the CU Real Estate Council Board of Directors.
As a partner and executive vice president, Derek Conn is responsible for all financing activities on Etkin Johnson’s existing assets as well as sourcing new acquisitions for the company. His financing experience, including acquisition underwriting, default workout strategies and execution, combined with Etkin Johnson’s strong financial resources and long-standing relationships help bring Etkin Johnson’s visionary acquisition approach to fruition. In addition to his work, Derek is an active member of NAIOP and the Wisconsin Alumni Association.
Barbara Grogan’s expertise spans more than 23 years in Colorado’s commercial real estate industry. She joined the Etkin Johnson team in 1987 and today oversees the company’s day-to-day operations, including human resources, development, acquisitions and financing. She concurrently leads the long-term planning and management initiatives for Etkin Johnson’s hotel holdings.
A member of the company since its inception, Henry Johnson is the Executive Vice President of Etkin Johnson Real Estate Partners. With a direct focus on daily interaction with tenants, he is the leader of Asset Management for a large portion of the portfolio and oversees the administration of Preferred Industrial Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Etkin Johnson Real Estate Partners.
Linda Chandler oversees the Accounting staff as Controller of Etkin Johnson Real Estate Partners. Linda has been an integral part of the company’s growth into a leading developer, owner, and manager of investment real estate in the Denver area through more than 20 years of service, and brings both experience and leadership to her role.
James Vasbinder, Vice President of Development of Etkin Johnson Real Estate Partners, has successfully developed more than 5.5 million square feet of office, commercial, industrial, hotel, retail and multi-family projects across the United States. He brings with him unparalleled expertise and professionalism as a registered professional engineer and real estate broker.