Hines announces the hire of four employees and the promotion of four employees who have decades of experience in development, property management and construction, building a robust and strategic Phoenix team.
“We’re cultivating a talented team to reflect Hines’ strong commitment and further investment in the Phoenix marketplace,” said Chris Anderson, Managing Director of Hines. “With the addition of new top market leaders and the promotion of experienced employees, Hines will expand its depth in Arizona projects.”
Brandon Dillingham serves as the Director of Arizona Development for Hines. Dillingham conducts analyses and executes acquisitions and development projects in the Southwest. He previously served as the Development Manager at Macerich. He brings experience in project management and on-time delivery of more than 2.6 million square feet of high-quality projects.
As Property Manager of Renaissance Square, Steve Hamel oversees the 1 million-square-foot twin tower in downtown Phoenix. He previously worked at Cole Real Estate as the Regional Property Manager. He brings 12 years of industry experience and previously oversaw a portfolio of 7 million square feet of retail and office space throughout the Southwest.
Scott King, who previously served as the President at BDT Construction, is Hines’ new Construction Manager. King oversees new ground-up structures, infill renovations and tenant improvements from conceptual estimating and design to project completion. King brings experience in project management and on-time delivery of more than 2.7 million square feet of profitable and high-quality construction projects.
Carol Kleinberg is General Property Manager at Renaissance Square and the Designated Broker for Hines GS Properties. Kleinberg manages a staff of 10 and collaborates with the City of Phoenix, Downtown Phoenix Partnership and GPEC to elevate Renaissance Square’s position. She previously served as the Director of Strategic Alliances at the Plaza Companies. Kleinberg has 25 years of experience in the Phoenix commercial real estate industry, specializing in the operation, management and rebranding of properties. During her career, she has managed more than 3.5 million square feet of office, medical office, retail and industrial properties and provided a key role in the development of 700,000 square feet of office and industrial properties.
Hines promoted Michelle Brown from Assistant Property Manager to Property Manager for 24th at Camelback I & II and Kierland One. She has seven years of experience in commercial real estate. Brown previously oversaw property management operations for 14 tenant improvement projects in a 24-month period, totaling more than 1 million square feet and $20 million.
Darwyn Harp now serves as the Designated Broker for Hines. He previously served as Hines’ General Property Manager & Facility Manager at US Airways and Property Manager at Papago Spectrum. Since joining Hines in 1996, Harp has contributed to the property management of more than 4 million square feet of commercial real estate. He has extensive experience in financial reporting, training and managing personnel as well as the leasing and construction management of occupied and unoccupied space.
Theresa Holder is now the Assistant Property Manager at 24th at Camelback I & II. She is an integral member of the Phoenix NAIOP Chapter and has been heavily involved in the local real estate community for many years.
Martin Ortiz is now an Assistant Engineering Manager at Renaissance Square. He previously served at 24th at Camelback I & II. Ortiz oversaw nearly 300,000 square feet of tenant improvement construction at Camelback II and was a key team member in helping the property achieve LEED EB Platinum certification.