NAI Shames Makovsky
1400 Glenarm Place, Suite 100
Denver, CO United States 80202
t(303) 565-3028 m(303) 324-3180 f(303) 565-3046
Managing Broker

Background & Experience
Evan has extensive experience in all facets of commercial real estate brokerage, leasing and acquisitions and related business operations. Evan joined NAI Shames Makovsky in March 2009 as Managing Broker. He was President of Sturm Realty Group where he was responsible for all operations of full service development and asset management organization. Sturm Realty Group managed over $20 million in redevelopment construction costs and completed over 150,000 sq. ft. in new leases with gross lease revenues exceeding $67 million in 18 months. He then actively invested and developed a variety of projects including an office and retail development in Colorado Springs, Colorado and investments in two large development projects in downtown Denver.

Evan was associated with Frederick Ross Company from 1981 until 2006. He directed all operations and activities for the region’s largest full-service brokerage group including retail, office, and industrial leasing and sales; development projects; and related services. Evan was also one of the top performing brokers at Frederick Ross in retail leasing, land sales, office leasing, and industrial leasing/sales, and development projects. He has been actively involved in retail leasing, sales and development.

Previous Experience
• 2009-Present: Managing Broker, NAI Shames Makovsky, Denver, CO
• 2007-2009: President, Sturm Realty Group, Denver, CO
• 1981-2007: Senior Vice President/Partner, Frederick Ross Company, Denver, CO
Professional Associations & Designations
• Denver Metropolitan Commercial Association of Brokers ("DMCAB")
• National Association of Industrial & Office Properties (NAIOP), National Board member (2005-2009) and past President of Colorado Chapter (2003)
• Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation, Board of Governors (2000-2004)
• Downtown Denver Partnership, Board of Directors (1998-2003)
• National Association of Realtors®
• Denver Board of Realtors®
• Office Council for Denver Partnership, Chairman (2002)
• Seminar Leader and Speaker for NAIOP and ICSC
• Active Denver leadership positions in civic and charitable organizations

• University of Denver, Denver CO, Masters of Business Administration in Real Estate & Construction Management

• Drake University, Des Moines IA, Bachelors of Arts in Economics– Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa