Jake is the President of NAI Affinity (formerly known as Chrisland, Inc.). The Affinity Real Estate Partners family of companies includes NAI Affinity, a Northern Colorado based commercial real estate brokerage that is part of NAI Global, and Affinity Partners, LLC, a real estate investment and development company.
Jake has brokered numerous real estate transactions. Notable transactions include: the sale of The Preserve at the Meadows, a 220 unit Class A apartment community in Fort Collins, brokerage of development land for approximately 2,000 multifamily units (including market rate, LIHTC and age restricted projects), representing Midwest Engineered Systems, Inc. in the acquisition of a 47,000 square foot manufacturing building in Loveland, CO and subsequently brokering a lease for the facility with Rubadue Wire, representing Rodelle, Inc. in a 30,000 square foot expansion of their existing Fort Collins, CO facility, sales of triple net leased investment properties, medical office build-to-suits and numerous other sale and lease transactions.
Jake’s prior experience includes serving as Assistant Project Manager for Peak 7 Construction, LLC, a Breckenridge, Colorado based general contracting arm of a resort development and management company. While at Peak 7 Construction, Jake worked on the Grand Lodge on Peak 7, a $100,000,000 time share project.
Jake is a graduate of the Colorado State University College of Business where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration (Real Estate and Financial Planning concentrations and Construction Management minor). He also obtained a Master of Science degree in Real Estate and Construction Management from the Franklin L. Burns School of Real Estate and Construction Management at the University of Denver, where he was honored as the 2011 Society of Office and Industrial Realtors (SIOR) Scholarship award winner and the 2012 Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) Scholarship award winner.
Jake holds a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation, which is achieved by less than six percent of commercial real estate professionals nationally. He was also named to the Northern Colorado Business Report’s 2013 40 Under Forty list, which honored 40 professionals under the age of forty for their professional and community contributions.