Salt Lake City, UT–March 2, 2020–The Utah Chapter of CCIM today announced finalists for the 2020 CCIM Excellence Awards, an honor bestowed upon professionals within Utah’s commercial real estate industry who exemplify the highest degree of business excellence. Recognizing individuals spanning more than 15 specialties, the award recipients will be announced at an event held at the Grand America Hotel on Saturday, March 7, 2020. This year’s event theme is “Transformation,” and will focus on the influence the commercial real estate industry has had on Utah’s transformation throughout the latest economic expansion.

In addition to the 15 categorical awards, several additional award honorees will be recognized. Recipients for the top commercial sale and lease transactions of the year will be awarded in each property type. The top developments of the year and annual Hall of Fame recipient will also be awarded; this year’s Hall of Fame recipient is Vasilios Priskos, the founder of InterNet Properties. (Reward is being given posthumously.)

Held annually, the Utah CCIM Excellence Awards event honors professionals within Utah’s commercial real estate industry who exemplify the highest degree of business excellence. The event recognizes individuals spanning more than 15 specialties within the industry, the pinnacle award being the Hall of Fame, which highlights an institution or individual that has had a dramatic and valuable impact on the Utah commercial real estate market. The full list of award recipients will be announced at an event held at the Grand America Hotel on Saturday, March 7, 2020.

The 2020 finalists in each category are:

Hall of Fame                                                                                                          

Vasilios Priskos (posthumous)

InterNet Properties, Inc.                                                                                         

Architectural Firm of the Year

FFKR                                                      ajc architects                                          Jacoby Architects

Architectural Project of the Year

Blue Sky                                                  Noorda Center for the Performing Arts at UVU

AJC Architects                                        Method Studio

General Contractor of the Year

Big-D Construction                                 Jacobsen Construction                           Layton Construction

General Contractor Project of the Year

Utah Valley Hospital                               Blue Sky                                                  Noorda Center for the Performing Arts at UVU

Jacobsen Construction                           Big-D Construction                                 Layton Construction

Community Lender of the Year (Under $75 Million)

Scott Nebeker                                         Kyle Thomas                                          Steve Diamond

Zions Real Estate Banking Group           Mountain America Credit Union               Bank of Utah

Commercial Lender of the Year (Over $75 Million)

Tim Raccuia                                           Nik Muelleck                                           Wendy Leonelli

Zions Bank Real Estate Banking Group  Key Bank Real Estate Capital                 Zions Bank Real Estate Banking Group

Commercial Mortgage Broker of the Year

Johnny Clawson, CCIM                          Zachary David Barber                            Colton Smith

The Clawson Group                                Bonneville Real Estate Capital                Marcus & Millichap Capital Corporation

Private Money Lender of the Year

Heston Nielson                                       Rocky Derrick                                         Andrew Peterson

Keystone National Group                        Taylor Derrick Capital                             Sundance Bay Debt Partners

Industrial Broker of the Year

Jeff Richards                                          Tom Dischmann                                     Kyle Roberts

CBRE                                                      CBRE                                                      Newmark Grubb ACRES

Investment Broker of the Year

Danny Shin                                             Kip Paul                                                  Bryce Blanchard

Marcus & Millichap                                  Cushman & Wakefield                           Newmark Grubb ACRES       

Multifamily Broker of the Year

Greg Barratt                                            Eli Mills                                                   Mark Jensen

Berkadia                                                  CBRE                                                      Colliers International                    

Office Broker of the Year

Jordan Wall                                            Brandon Fugal                                        Jim Balderson

Colliers International                               Colliers International                               JLL

Retail Broker of the Year

Stuart Thain                                            Joe Mills                                                 Christopher W. Hatch

Colliers International                               Legend Partners                                     Legend Partners

Specialty Broker of the Year

Barb Johnson                                         Mary Street, CCIM                                  Ryan Flint

CBRE                                                      Colliers International                               Colliers International

Rookie of the Year

Jorgi Paul                                                Tanner Olson                                         Jordan Farrer

Cushman & Wakefield                            Legend Partners                                     Marcus & Millichap

Click Here for link to headshot photos of each finalist.

For more information about the Excellence Awards, visit: http://www.utahccimchapter.com/about-the-excellence-awards

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CCIM Utah

The Utah CCIM Chapter created the Utah CCIM Excellence Awards, now the premier gathering of business leaders in Utah, to recognize the accomplishments of outstanding men and women who exemplify the highest degree of business excellence in the commercial real estate industry. The CCIM designation, or Certified Commercial Investment Member, is a premier commercial real estate certification that requires 100+ hours of training and considerable investment. Learn more at utahccimchapter.com.