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With decades of experience building businesses and creating value, our senior leadership team understands today’s marketplace complexity, and delivers the unique, creative solutions that capitalize on it.

Doug Wells
Doug Wells CEO Since 2015

Mr. Wells leads all operational, investment, and capital market activities for Broe Real Estate Group and its affiliates. Mr. Wells also leads the Management Committee, which provides strategic direction for the company.

Experience Wells was previously Chief Investment Officer of Shelter Canadian Properties Limited, a real estate investment management company. Before that, he spent 15 years with Lazard Real Estate Partners, most recently as Managing Principal with investment management responsibility for five real estate opportunity funds, which at its peak totaled more than $3 billion of committed partner capital invested in the hospitality, office, industrial, retail, senior living and structured finance sectors. As part of his role at Lazard, Wells also served as President of InTown Suites, Inc., an Atlanta-based extended-stay hotel company with 127 locations. He was previously with The Mutual Life Insurance Company of New York/ARES Realty Capital, and started his real estate career with Shelter Corporation of Canada Limited.

Education Mr. Wells received his B.A. from Trent University in Peterborough, Ontario, and his M.B.A. from the University of Denver.


Ron Corsentino
Ron Corsentino CFO Since 2013

Mr. Corsentino is responsible for all accounting, financial reporting, and administrative functions for the Broe Real Estate Group and its affiliates. In addition, Mr. Corsentino has primary responsibility for risk management, IT, human resources and is directly responsible for the sourcing and execution of all debt financing. Mr. Corsentino is a member of the Management Committee, providing strategic direction to the company.

Experience From 2009 to 2013, Mr. Corsentino was Senior Vice President and Controller at Miller Global Properties, a real estate investment company with over $2 billion of assets under management. From 2006 to 2009, he was Controller and Vice President of Accounting at SCI Real Estate Investments in Los Angeles, one of the nation’s largest tenant-in-common sponsors. He also served as Senior Vice President and Controller for WJ Bradley Company, an investment banking firm specializing in the residential mortgage industry, and was Controller for AMCi, a publicly held wireless technology firm. He began his career with KPMG in 1993.

Education Mr. Corsentino graduated in 1992 with a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Southern Colorado, and received a Master of Taxation from the University of Denver in 1993. He is a Certified Public Accountant.


Peter Albro
Peter Albro Senior Vice President, Asset Management Since 2016

Mr. Albro is responsible for the asset management of the Broe Real Estate Group commercial office and retail assets, including leading operational, leasing and capital strategies for these assets.  Mr. Albro is also a member of the Management Committee, providing strategic direction to the company.

Experience Prior to joining Broe, Mr. Albro was Vice President of Acquisitions and Portfolio Management at Penwood Real Estate Investment Management, a private firm focused on value-add industrial investments.  Prior to Penwood, he was Vice President of Acquisitions at Cigna Realty Investors, where he was responsible for sourcing joint venture equity and fixed-rate debt investments.  Mr. Albro has direct experience in a variety of U.S. markets covering all major property types; total equity transactions exceed $1.3 billion in gross asset value and total debt investments exceed $350 million.  He also has held positions with Starwood Capital Group and Vail Resorts Management Company.

Education Mr. Albro received his B.A. in Economics from Middlebury College, and earned his M.B.A from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College.


Dean Brown
Dean Brown Vice President, Industrial Development Since 2018

Mr. Brown brings over thirty years of experience in design and infrastructure of all commercial/industrial facilities. He oversees the operations and strategic planning for the Great Western Industrial Park.

Experience Prior to joining Broe, Mr. Brown was Director of Construction at Tejon Ranch Company and worked to development water treatment facilities and interstate crossings, among other projects. Mr. Brown has also served as a Project Manager McIntosh & Associates managing heavy industrial construction projects for major oil companies.

Education Mr. Brown is a graduate of Montana State University with a B.S. in Construction Engineering Technology


Andy Poremba
Andy Poremba Vice President, Construction Since 2015

Mr. Poremba is responsible for construction of Broe Real Estate Group’s Country Club Towers II project, and will maintain an office there.

Experience Prior to joining Broe, Mr. Poremba was Director of Construction for ServiceStar, where he spent 14 years in various positions. Mr. Poremba has more than 25 years of construction and development experience.

Education Mr. Poremba is a graduate of Colorado State University with a B.S. in Industrial Construction Management.


Marc Savela
Marc Savela Vice President, Development Since 2018

Mr. Savela oversees all elements of the Land and Development process, including: the identification and assessment of potential properties; detailed management of due diligence, entitlement, platting, and final site designs; and direction of site development and construction activities.   Mr. Savela serves on multiple metropolitan districts associated with several company assets, with a focus on community and development operations as well as public financing of district improvements. Marc is a member of the Management Committee, which provides strategic direction for the company.

Experience Prior to joining Broe, Mr. Savela was Sr. Director of Land Development for Brookfield Residential, where he spent twelve years in various positions – most recently Mr. Savela was responsible for the annual entitlement and delivery of approximately 1,000 residential lots.  Mr. Savela has also served as the President for multiple residential Metropolitan Districts and Home Owners Associations, with extensive knowledge of community operations and public financing.  Prior to joining Brookfield Residential, he practiced as a Civil Consulting Engineer designing residential, commercial, and municipal projects.

Education Mr. Savela is a graduate of the University of Colorado – Boulder with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering with a Business Minor.  Mr. Savela is also a registered Professional Engineer in Colorado.


Reagan Shanley
Reagan Shanley Executive Vice President, Industrial Development Since 2017

Reagan Shanley is responsible for the Industrial Development Group within OmniTRAX. In addition to his role with OmniTRAX, Reagan is a member of the BREG Management Committee helping to facilitate the coordinated efforts of OmniTRAX and BREG in the pursuit of Industrial Development opportunities and to assist BREG with business development initiatives within the real estate investment management business.

Experience Reagan was previously Senior Vice President with Colony Northstar, Inc. in New York. Prior to that, Reagan was with Capmark Finance, LLC as an Executive Vice President where he co-managed the restructuring and liquidation of a $2.5B portfolio of industrial, condominium, multi-family and office property and loans across the United States. Reagan also spent seven years as a Managing Director of RBS Greenwich Capital where he was responsible for business development, origination, structuring, underwriting, and portfolio management of over $4 billion of debt and preferred equity investments.  

Education/Certification Reagan holds a B.A. in Economics with a minor in Business from the University of Texas at Austin and an M.B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with an emphasis in Commercial Real Estate.


Matthew Zisler
Matthew Zisler Vice President, Acquisitions Since 2019

Mr. Zisler is responsible for the acquisition of a wide range of assets and operating companies throughout the Western United States. Mr. Zisler is also a member of the Management Committee.

Experience
Mr. Zisler has 15 years of real estate experience, inclusive of nearly 13 years specifically as co-founder of a boutique real estate investment banking firm. He served as Principal and Co-Founder at Zisler Capital Associates from 2006 to 2017. Of note, Mr. Zisler re-capitalized a $130 million, 7-property portfolio of newly constructed, market-rate apartments with a state pension fund as a new equity partner. During his time at Zisler Capital Associates, Mr. Zisler successfully raised $100 million of 1st and 2nd trust deed financing for the acquisition and development of two large master planned commercial land parcels. In 2013 the principals of Zisler Capital were recruited to join Encore Enterprises, Inc. Here, Mr. Zisler worked as Senior Managing Director and Head of Capital Market until 2015. Prior to Zisler Capital, Mr. Zisler was a Vice President with Buchanan Street Partners and AVP for Heitman in their acquisition groups. Mr. Zisler started his career in equity derivative trading with Goldman Sachs.

Education
Mr. Zisler graduated in 2001 from Boston College with a BA in Economics and holds an active Colorado Real Estate Broker License.


Larry King
Larry King Advisory Board Member Since 2018

Area of Expertise

Larry King has over 45 years of experience in architecture, strategic design, planning, and corporate general management. He is a comprehensive resource for the structuring and implementation of long-term occupancy strategies as well as design solutions requiring sensitivity to client goals.

Recently retiring after 25 years from IA Interior Architects, he founded the Chicago and other IA offices and has been Managing Principal of the New York and Chicago offices prior to his relocation to the Denver office as Managing Principal and the global Client Services Team.  Founded in 1985, IA is the largest global provider of architectural services focused on the interior architecture and workplace with 21 offices worldwide.

During his 16 years of practice in Denver during the 1970’s and 1980’s he was a board member of the Denver Partnership, DURA (Denver Urban & Renewal Authority), Denver Center for Performing Arts, The Denver Club, and Colorado Ballet.

A graduate of Kansas State University, he is NCARB-certified and a registered architect in 33 states. He is a participating member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and past Vice President of the Denver Chapter, Urban Land Institute (ULI) Colorado Chapter, a member of International Facilities Managers Association (IFMA), and the Economic Club of Chicago. As a member of NAIOP, he was a global award winner of the Office Building of the Future competition which is now a published book.  He is the past Illinois State Chairman and National Board of Directors of the Council of Growing Companies (CGC), and a past board member of the University Club and the Tower Club of Chicago, Heartland Alliance, and Harrington College of Design. He was recently honored as a Fellow and Distinguished Alumni of Kansas State University and was a board member of Kansas State University Foundation, the College of Architecture, Denver Art Museum Design Council, Corenet Colorado Chapter, and a frequent speaker and panelist. 

Business Background

Prior to joining IA, Larry  worked for sixteen years with the global architecture firm Gensler, where he served as Managing Principal of the Denver office and member of the firm’s Management Committee. Following he was Chief Executive Officer for the national offices of a Fortune 50 financial services company and its subsidiary PHH Environments, and a partner in the international architectural and engineering firm of Perkins & Will.