Under the mentorship of Bruce Etkin and David Johnson, Etkin Johnson's...

leadership team brings extensive market knowledge and depth of experience, as well as progressive development strategies that are helping the firm attract and retain the next generation of tenants and companies.

Executives

Bruce Etkin
Bruce EtkinChairman

For more than 30 years, Chairman Bruce Etkin has spearheaded the acquisition and development of more than 14.3 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.

David Johnson
David JohnsonPresident

Etkin Johnson Real Estate Partners President David Johnson has been a driving force in commercial real estate management and development for more than 30 years. His impressive track record includes the acquisition and development of 9.2 million square feet of commercial real estate and the asset management of 4 million square feet of properties for financial institutions.

Ryan Good
Ryan GoodExecutive Vice President, Partner

As an executive vice president and partner at Etkin Johnson Real Estate Partners, Ryan Good is head of the company’s leasing, marketing and construction management teams, bringing a deep understanding of what next-generation Colorado businesses need to grow and succeed. He is actively involved in the company’s development, acquisition, disposition and asset management strategies; building long-term relationships within the real estate community which led Etkin Johnson to be named Top Landlord of the Year at the 2016 Heavy Hitters in Commercial Real Estate Awards and a 2019 Top Company by CoBiz Magazine. Over his career, Ryan has been involved in more than 1,000 real estate transactions valued at over $1 billion dollars. He is active in multiple real estate organizations including DMCAR, SIOR, NAIOP and ULI. Ryan is also a member of Colorado Concern, a 2019 40 Under 40 winner and is a graduate of Leadership Denver Class of 2015.

Cyndi Thomas
Cyndi ThomasExecutive Vice President, Partner LEED Green Associate

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 depth of 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.

Derek Conn
Derek ConnExecutive Vice President, Partner

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.

Dave Klebba
Dave KlebbaVice President, Partner

As vice president and partner at Etkin Johnson, Dave Klebba leads the company’s development team, bringing a wealth of experience to his role including the successful development of more than 2.5 million square feet of office, industrial and multi-family projects across the nation. His forward-thinking approach combined with Etkin Johnson’s progressive development strategies help attract Colorado’s most innovative companies to its real estate portfolio.

Barbara Grogan
Barbara GroganExecutive Vice President

Barbara Grogan’s expertise spans more than 30 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.