Fort Collins, CO, May 5, 2015: Brinkman Partners is excited to name Jay Hardy as their Senior Vice President of Development. He will lead all aspects of Brinkman’s Development service group and will be an instrumental part of the company’s Leadership Team.
In this role, he will direct efforts in securing development opportunities for Brinkman Partners and successfully navigating them through design, entitlement, construction and delivery. His direction will allow the company to further enhance the Northern Colorado, Boulder County and Metro Denver real estate landscapes through new development.
Jay has 20 years of real estate experience including work with university, private sector, quasi-government and public sector parties. Most recently, Jay served as Vice President – General Manager at McWhinney. While there, he held roles as the General Manager for Centerra, the largest master-planned community in Northern Colorado, and the newly branded North Park community in Broomfield.
Prior to that, Jay served as the first Director of The Ranch & Budweiser Events Center in Loveland, Executive Director of the Fort Collins Downtown Development Authority and as Director of Marketing for Colorado State University Athletics.
He holds a master’s degree in Sports Administration from University of Northern Colorado and a bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Sociology from Colorado State University.
“Jay’s expertise in the Colorado real estate market is unmatched. His vision and leadership with recent developments have provided a lasting impact that continues to benefit the communities in which they exist. His understanding of how to structure deals to meet the needs of diverse stakeholders lends to his ability to create mutually-beneficial projects,” said Brinkman President and Co-Founder Kevin Brinkman.
Jay was appointed as Chair Elect by the Governor of Colorado to the State Workforce Development Council and serves on the PVH/MCR Foundation Board and BBVA Compass Bank Northern Colorado Advisory Board. He is currently Co-Chair of the 2015 USA Pro Challenge Committee.