Shane Ozment - Vice Chairman

Denver, CO

Shane Ozment joined Newmark Knight Frank in September 2002 and specializes in the marketing and sale of multifamily properties in the metro Denver market.  He is involved in all aspects of the marketing process including valuation, client/prospect contact, contract negotiations and closings. He is consistently recognized by the Denver Metropolitan Commercial Association of Realtors as a Metro Denver Top 10 Apartment Broker.

Prior to joining Newmark Knight Frank, Shane was employed as a stock broker with Morgan Keegan, Inc., and as a financial advisor with Prudential Securities in Portland, Oregon. Mr. Ozment has over 15 year’s experience in securities and investment sales. He received his Master’s Degree in Finance from the University of Colorado and his Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing and Business Administration from the University of the Ozarks.

Terrance Hunt - Vice Chairman

Denver, CO

Terrance Hunt, vice chairmen for Newmark Knight Frank, joined the company in 2004 as a principal and has consistently been one of Denver’s top producing multifamily brokers, handling over $7 billion in multifamily transactions. Transacting the largest multifamily property in Colorado history, The Breakers Resort at $350 million, and The Horizons at Rock Creek at $255 million, are among his many accomplishments.

Prior to joining Newmark Knight Frank, Mr. Hunt worked for Grubb & Ellis where he specialized in the sale of multifamily properties. During his tenure there, he became the top producing apartment advisor and broker at Grubb & Ellis nationwide. Mr. Hunt has extensive experience in all types of multifamily and income properties, having been involved with them the majority of his life.

In 2015, Mr. Hunt was the Top Multifamily Broker of the year in Colorado, a designation awarded by NAIOP DMCAR and the DENVER Business Journal. He was also one of top-producing brokers at Newmark Knight Frank. Mr. Hunt has been recognized for his creative deal structuring, having had two of his transactions listed as “The Most Creative Deals of 2009” by Apartment Finance Today Magazine. Mr. Hunt speaks regularly on multifamily and real estate investments and has spoken at the AAMD Economic Conference, CU Economic Conference, Colorado Real Estate Journal Conference, Biz Now Conference and the Downtown Denver Partnership Conference. He has also spoken on these topics to the State Legislature. Mr. Hunt has been featured in numerous local and national publications including the Denver Post, Denver Business Journal, Western Real Estate, MSN, NPR, CPR, ABC 7NEWS, NBC and 9NEWS.

Mr. Hunt earned a degree in finance and real estate from Colorado State University.

Jeffrey L. Hawks - Vice Chairman

Denver, CO

Jeff Hawks is a 39-year veteran of the real estate business, specializing in apartments for the last 30+ years. In the last ten years he sold in excess of $5.0 billion in Colorado apartment properties. He, along with his partner Doug Andrews, has been the top apartment broker in Colorado for 20 of the last 21 years. Jeff and Doug have sold more Colorado apartments than any other broker in Colorado’s history. 

Doug Andrews - Vice Chairman

Denver, CO

Doug Andrews has worked in commercial real estate in Denver and Colorado Springs since 1983. He has been a specialist in apartments and multihousing land since 1991. Within the last ten years, Mr. Andrews has closed more than $5.0 billion in multihousing transactions, representing a list of clients that include Principal Life, Equity Residential Properties Trust, AMLI Residential Trust, BlackRock, The Carmel Companies, Embrey Partners and Simpson Housing. He has been a member of the portfolio disposition teams for Balcor/American Express ($600 million), Archstone Communities ($650 million), Mitsui Real Estate ($225 million) and Jupiter Realty Corp. ($65.5 million). Mr. Andrews  was honored as the Denver Realtor’s Investment Broker of the Year in 2000 and has been the #1 multihousing specialist in Denver for 21 of the last 23 years.

Chris Cowan - Executive Managing Director

Denver, CO

Executive Managing Director Chris Cowan joined Newmark Knight Frank’s National Land Services Team in 2003, where he focuses on urban infill development and suburban land sales for all multifamily and mixed-use product types. Mr. Cowan has been involved in the sale of land for the development of over 27,000 units with a total consideration in excess of $580 million. He is widely seen as a leader in his market with an unprecedented amount of knowledge relating to land brokerage and multihousing development.

Mr. Cowan's past and present clients include Alliance Residential, Dinerstein, Continuum Partners and Trammell Crow Residential. In 2015 and 2016, Mr. Cowan was awarded the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties’ Top Land Broker distinction. Mr. Cowan was named the Top Producing Land Broker at Denver Business Journal and DMCAR Heavy Hitters in Commercial Real Estate Awards in both 2015 and 2016. He currently serves as Past President on Denver Metro Commercial Association of Realtor’s Board of Directors.

Kevin McKenna - Executive Managing Director

Colorado Springs, CO

Kevin McKenna joined Newmark Knight Frank in 2007 as a broker focused on the Colorado Springs market. Prior to joining Newmark Knight Frank, Kevin held successful brokerage positions with Grubb & Ellis, Marcus & Millichap, and Cushman and Wakefield in Colorado and California.

Throughout his career Kevin has sold over 7,000 apartment units in Colorado Springs with a total consideration in excess of $500 million. These transactions have spanned from 10 units to over 300 units for a full spectrum of clients that include private individuals, nonprofits, institutions, lenders, and special servicers.

Kevin was born and raised in Colorado Springs and graduated cum laude from the University of Colorado Boulder with a degree in Finance.

Steve O'Dell - Executive Managing Director

Denver, CO

Steve O’Dell is a 33-year veteran of the commercial real estate industry, including 20 years as a high-producing broker and 11 years as a commercial brokerage managing director. In the past 15 years Steve has specialized in the sale of multi-housing land, resulting in the sale of over 18,000 units of development land in the Denver-metro area. Steve has a thorough understanding of land development and entitlement, having also participated as a principal in land development. While specializing in the sale of multi-housing land, he has successfully sold low, medium, high density and transit oriented developments of apartments, condominiums, senior and affordable housing. Steve’s highly focused approach to the land business has delivered consistent top-of-the-market results for our clients.

Justin Hunt - Executive Managing Director

Denver, CO

Justin Hunt joined Newmark Knight Frank in 2008 bringing with him 14 years of real estate experience. His background includes property management, private investment activities, as well as a management background in lending, underwriting, and compliance. While at Newmark Knight Frank, Justin’s focus has been on the marketing and disposition of multi-family assets for private clients throughout Metro Denver as well as several mountain communities. Mr. Hunt is consistently named one of the top multi-family brokers in Colorado and in 2014 he was appointed to the DMCAR Board of Directors.

Prior to joining Newmark Knight Frank, Justin was Regional Manager at GMAC Mortgage where he managed operations for 18 states producing $2.5 billion in transactions annually. Justin was raised in Colorado and received his Bachelor of Science degree from Colorado State University with concentrations in Finance and Real Estate.

Andy Hellman - Senior Managing Director

Denver, CO

Andy Hellman joined Newmark Knight Frank in 2005 where he soon became both a director and analyst for the Colorado, Arizona, and Utah markets. During his time at Newmark Knight Frank, Andy has valued in excess of $10 billion in apartment properties and became a leading resource for Colorado's apartment market. Most recently, Mr. Hellman joined Terrance Hunt, Shane Ozment and Justin Hunt on the Private Client Services team and specializes in the marketing and sale of multifamily investments 200 units and below throughout Colorado's front range and mountain territories. Since joining the Private Client Services team in 2011, Andy has helped with the sale of over $70 million of apartment communities.

Andy was born and raised in Denver and graduated from the University of Colorado Boulder in 2004, with a Bachelor's degree in Communications and minor emphasis in Business.

Spencer Bradley - Director

Denver, CO

Spencer Bradley joined Newmark Knight Frank’s Private Client Team to focus exclusively on South Central and West Denver, specifically the University of Denver area, Englewood, Littleton, Lakewood, Wheat Ridge, Edgewater and Golden. With over ten years’ experience building and managing sales teams, Spencer’s consultative focus on understanding the unique goals of each of his clients has enabled him to consistently deliver superior results.

Spencer was born and raised in Colorado Springs and grew up in a real estate family. He graduated from Kenyon College with a Bachelor’s of Arts and earned an MBA from Tulane University.

Saul Levy - Director

Colorado Springs, CO

Saul Levy, director, joined Newmark Knight Frank’s Colorado ­Springs team in 2013 and has since been involved in excess of $200 million in multifamily transactions comprising more than 2,500 units. Mr. Levy specializes in working with private client apartment owners in Colorado Springs and additionally works closely with Kevin McKenna on larger multifamily sales in southern Colorado. He is passionate and dedicated to ensuring the optimal pricing and terms for his clients as well as exceeding their distinct expectations. Mr. Levy is a Colorado native and graduated from Colorado College in Colorado Springs with a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics.

Bryon Stevenson - Associate

Denver, CO

Bryon Stevenson, associate, is focused on land brokerage for boutique urban infill development land sales for all multifamily product types. He works to source niche development sites for private capital clients and maximize land values for sellers.  Mr. Stevenson also focuses on the for-sale condo and townhome market within metro Denver. Prior to joining Newmark Knight Frank he worked for a multifamily developer where he sourced new development deals, performed financial underwriting and market research on new and prospective development projects. Mr. Stevenson was involved in over $250 million dollars of new multifamily development throughout the Midwest. He is originally from the Northwest suburbs of Chicago and received a bachelor of science degree from Indiana University in Bloomington. Mr. Stevenson is very active within the real estate industry and is currently a member of ULI and YLG and holds a leadership position within the Indiana University Real Estate Alumni Network.

Marcus Griffin - Associate Director

Denver, CO

Marcus Griffin, joined Newmark Knight Frank’s Denver-based private client multihousing team in 2017 as an associate director with extensive multihousing brokerage and tier-1 market experience. A Colorado native, Mr. Griffin maintains a client-focused approach to provide property owners with best-in-class investment sales service, market information and property valuations. Prior to joining Newmark Knight Frank, Mr. Griffin successfully brokered over $115 million in apartment and mixed-use transactions in San Francisco. Before that, he worked with a developer in Northern Colorado specializing in retail shopping centers and residential subdivisions.

Mr. Griffin attended Colorado State University in Fort Collins where he earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in real estate finance combined with a minor in economics. Additionally, Mr. Griffin has lectured at the collegiate level on both real estate and economics and has been published in Western Real Estate Business Magazine.

Jessica Graham - Director of Transaction Management

Denver, CO

Jessica Graham is the director of transaction management for Newmark Knight Frank’s Denver operation where she is responsible for executing marketing strategies and client communication, managing the transaction process, maintaining the land database and construction reports and overseeing market research, due diligence and land valuations. With 14 years of multihousing and land experience, Ms. Graham supports both the land and institutional teams, who boast 150 years of combined experience and have handled over $13 billion in transactions. During her tenure at Newmark Knight Frank, Ms. Graham has worked in several local and national roles, including director of operations for Colorado, Arizona and Utah. She was instrumental in the 2014 sale of ARA Denver, and has been intimately involved in strategic business planning, market forecasting and the marketing and disposition of over 600 multihousing and land transactions.

Ms. Graham’s role on both the Denver land and institutional teams elevates their marketing capabilities, client relationships and helps to leverage the Newmark Knight Frank global platform to give international capital reach to Colorado’s debt and equity platform.

Amanda Meldrum - Senior Transaction Manager

Denver, CO

As a Senior Transaction Manager for the Newmark Knight Frank Colorado team, Amanda Meldrum works with Jeff Hawks, Doug Andrews, Shane Ozment, Terrance Hunt, and Anna Stevens with a primary focus on large apartment communities in the metro Denver area. Prior to joining Newmark Knight Frank, Amanda worked as a Due Diligence Analyst for Archstone, a national multi-family REIT. Amanda has been directly involved in the due diligence, underwriting and closing of $779 million in multifamily transactions. Amanda was born and raised in Colorado and earned her Bachelor of Science degree at Colorado State University, concentrating in Finance and Real Estate.

Katie Hufnagel - Transaction Manager

Denver, CO

Katie Hufnagel is the transaction manager for Newmark Knight Frank’s private client team in Denver, CO. She joined Newmark Knight Frank in 2015 as a transaction services coordinator to the private client team and has been directly involved in the due diligence, underwriting and closing of over $1.2 billion in multihousing transactions. Ms. Hufnagel manages all aspects of the transaction process, including underwriting, marketing and closing. Prior to joining Newmark Knight Frank, she worked with AimHire where she helped manage the talent acquisition process for top companies in the Denver metro area.

Ms. Hufnagel was born and raised in Fort Collins, Colorado and earned a Bachelor of Science degree at Colorado State University, concentrating in human development.

Katherine Mosher - Transaction Manager

Denver, CO

Katherine Mosher joined Newmark Knight Frank in 2017 as a transaction manager supporting the Colorado Springs team of Executive Managing Director Kevin McKenna and Director Saul Levy. Prior to joining Newmark Knight Frank, Ms. Mosher worked as an operations manager for Biltmore Holdings, an office and industrial developer in Phoenix, Arizona.

Ms. Mosher graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Science degree in communications and a minor in general business administration