Major DL Program Sponsor:

Opportunities Are Available!

Kick-Off Sponsor:

Wrap-Up Sponsor:

Sustaining Sponsor:

Supporting Sponsors:

Major Sponsors

Developing Leaders Mentorship Program

Program 2017 

Click Here to view the 2017 Yearbook!

We have made a number of structural changes in an effort to add more value to an already indispensable program.  Our goal with these improvements is to elevate the program and NAIOP Colorado as a whole.  We are striving to assist Developing Leader participants to advance their own real estate career, and set a precedence for helping the upcoming real estate professional establish their foothold in this dynamic industry. We are hopeful this will lead to superior member involvement, and illustrate the importance in being involved in NAIOP Colorado - Where Deals Get Done TM

  • Small Class Size & Highly Selective - Only 10 to 15 applicants are selected to participate.
  • Tailored Fit - A selected mentor is recruited for each participant based off their application, interview, goals, and work history.
  • Graduation Requirements - In order to graduate from the program, an applicant must at least attend 4 out of 5 program events, and meet with their mentor on a monthly basis.
  • Events:
    1.  Kickoff Event - Network with your fellow program peers and meet your Mentor!  
    2.  Development 101 Event: Learn from a projects Key Team Members in the deal!
    3.  Public Speaking/Interview Training - Meet with Motivation & Training Guru, Susan Murphy!
    4.  Education Event geared towards learning from Entrepreneurial's.
    5.  Wrap-Up Event - Network with Sponsors, Mentees, and Mentors in celebration of the 2017 Mentor Program Class!

Total Program Cost: $500 ($1,500 VALUE) - Price includes all group meals, events, and training's.

Mentee Application Process:

In order to apply, participants must be under the age of 35 and have an active NAIOP Colorado membership.  Additionally participants must:

  • Fill out an application and pay $50 application fee.
  • Complete an in-person interview with admissions staff.
  • We will contact only those applicants in which a mentor has been identified.  We strive to provide only strong pairings.

If interested in becoming a 2017 Mentee Applicant,
please CLICK HERE to access the 2017 Mentee Application Form.
Questions? Contact NAIOP Developing Leaders Liaison Jacey File.
*** Application Deadline: May 5, 2017***

Mentor Application Process:

Past Mentors...
       Christopher R. King
DPC Development Company
    Mary M. Sullivan
Senior Managing Director
     Michael A. Cantwell
Executive Vice President
CBRE, Inc.

Interested in shaping the future of the industry? The NAIOP Colorado Mentor Program is designed to match a limited number of mentees with highly experienced industry professionals, who will provide mentees with the opportunity to learn different aspects of the real estate industry.  In addition, mentors will share career and professional advise to help mentees succeed in life and in the real estate industry.  In order to apply, participants must have an active NAIOP Colorado membership.

If interested in becoming a 2017 Mentor Applicant,
please CLICK HERE to access the 2017 Mentor Application Form.
Questions? Contact NAIOP Developing Leaders Liaison Jacey File.
***Deadline for Mentor Applicants: May 5, 2017***

Important Dates:

  • Feb. 15, 2017  Accepting Mentor/Mentee Applications (Deadline: April 28, 2017 - Deadline Extended to May 5th!)
  • April 28, 2017 Deadline for Mentee Applications
  • May. 1, 2017  Mentee Interviews (Between May. 1, 2017 - May 31, 2017) 
  • Jun. 30, 2017 Notification regarding selection of Mentor/Mentee Pairings
  • Jul. 17, 2017   Kick-off Event at Coors Field for The Colorado Rockies vs. Padres
  • Aug. 29, 2017 Development 101: Union Tower West Event at Hearth & Dram.
  • Sep. 20, 2017 Interview/Speaking Coach w/Susan Murphy at NAIOP Office (Mentee Only Event).
  • Oct. 16, 2017 Educational Event: Mile High Moguls at INDUSTRY Denver.
  • Nov. 8, 2017 Wrap Up Event at Bigsby's Folly.

Important Dates:

It is an exciting time of year as we are about to kick-off our new and improved Developing Leaders’ Mentor / Mentee Program. This program will be a stepping stone for our emerging leaders to get connected to the greater NAIOP chapter. The program provides one –to – one mentorship as well as educational programs and training by a nationally recognized presentations coach. 

We are looking for companies that would be interested in sponsoring the program. We are accepting sponsorship commitments in the amount of $750 for Supporting Sponsor, $1,500 for Sustaining Sponsor, $3,000 for Kick-Off Sponsor, $2,000 for Wrap-Up Sponsor.  As a sponsor of this premiere commercial real estate program, you will have the opportunity to mix and mingle with the hand-selected Developing Leaders’ class as well as their mentors which includes owners, developers, and top performing brokers. 

Sponsorship includes admission to the kick-off and wrap-up events your company’s logo and recognition at upcoming NAIOP events such as the Mid-Year Economic Forecast.  We hope you will consider becoming involved in the NAIOP Mentor/Mentee Program and look forward to partnering with you to benefit the success of our rising commercial real estate stars. 

Various Sponsorship Opportunities are available for the 2017 Mentor Program Events.  If you or your company are interested, please contact Developing Leaders Co-Chair Erin Kelley, with Powers Brown Architecture, 
for more details.

Thanks for your consideration!

Special Thank You To Committee Volunteers & Mentor Program Alumni...
Erin Kelley, Powers Brown Architecture
Adam Loveland, Citywide Banks
Abby Kirkbride, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, 2015 Alumni
Cody Stambaugh, Pinnacle Real Estate Advisors, 2016 Alumni
Courtney Schneider, United Properties, 2016 Alumni
Ian Nichols, Baron Properties
Jason Bonanno, Ten-X, 2015 Alumni
Jason White, JLL, 2016 Alumni
John Daskam, Spierer Woodward Corbalis Goldberg, 2016 Alumni
Kevin Kohrbough, Atwell, LLC, 2016 Alumni
Nick Kitaeff, Confluent Development, 2015 Alumni
Mike Cantwell, CBRE, Past Mentor