As a transaction manager in Newmark Knight Frank’s Denver office, Brian Bordenave manages a 26-state regional portfolio comprising several accounts, including an account belonging to one of the largest multinational telecommunications companies. Mr. Bordenave brings to his position has substantial expertise in financial analysis, negotiations, strategic planning and dispositions across all asset classes, domestically and internationally. After more than 90 transactions valued at well over $300 million, he has earned a reputation for delivering bottom-line results on time and on budget as well as for finding solutions and reducing occupancy costs.
Prior to joining Newmark Knight Frank in 2014, Mr. Bordeneve worked at McCormack Baron Salazar, one of the nation’s most recognized owners, developers and property managers of affordable multihousing communities. As acquisitions analyst in MBS’s Asset Management Group, Mr. Bordenave screened and evaluated acquisition opportunities in the Salt Lake City and Dallas-Fort Worth markets.
Mr. Bordenave began his career in corporate real estate after relocating with his family from the San Francisco Bay Area and enrolling in graduate school at the University of Denver. While attending the university, he demonstrated his leadership skills by leading the school’s team in NAIOP’s 2012 Rocky Mountain Real Estate Challenge.
Prior to graduate school, Mr. Bordenave held a number of different positions at Citibank after completing the company’s management training program and obtaining his securities and insurance licenses. Mr. Bordenave is a licensed real estate broker in the state of Colorado.
Mr. Bordenave attended the University of Denver’s Franklin L. Burns School of Real Estate & Construction Management, where he earned a Master of Science degree in real estate and construction management focusing on real estate finance. An honor student, he further distinguished himself by winning the 2012 RECM Leadership Award. He also joined Alpha Sigma Gamma, the international real estate honors society. Mr. Bordenave also holds Bachelor of Science degrees in business administration and in journalism and communication from the University of Oregon.