HFF Opens Denver Office, Hires Three Production Specialists

Denver—HFF (Holliday Fenoglio Fowler LP) is opening a full-service office in Denver with an immediate focus on debt placement, equity placement, loan sales and investment sales.

Day-to-day operations of the Denver office will be led by Eric Tupler, who joins HFF as a senior managing director. Joining him is Managing Director Mark Fallon, who has worked out of HFF’s Chicago office since November 2010 and specializes in loan sale advisory transactions. Executive Managing Director Jody Thornton, a member of HFF’s Executive Committee, is overseeing the Denver office expansion from HFF’s Dallas office.

Tupler, a former vice chairman at CBRE Capital Markets, has originated, structured, underwritten, placed and closed more than $6 billion of debt and equity real estate investments during his career. Tupler was CBRE’s top Denver sales professional and the leader of the Denver Capital Markets group prior to his departure from CBRE. He was the recipient of many significant accomplishments during his 15-year tenure, including being named the company’s number-one national producer in debt and equity finance in 2004. He was awarded the Manager Innovation Award for Capital Markets in 2007, is a six-time Coldwell Colbert Circle Award recipient, which recognizes the top 3 percent of commissioned CB Richard Ellis salespeople worldwide, and a top 200 sales professional eight times.

Also joining Tupler at HFF are Directors Brock Cannon and Josh Simon, both former vice presidents at CBRE Capital Markets. Cannon will work as part of HFF’s national loan sale advisory group alongside Mark Fallon. Cannon began his career in Houston, working in the CBRE Capital Markets headquarters. His experience includes debt and equity originations, loan servicing and loan sales. Cannon has closed over $3 billion in transactions throughout his career. Simon specializes in debt and equity placement of all property types and has closed more than $3 billion in transactions during his career. Simon brings extensive experience in the placement, underwriting, and structuring of multi-housing financing and is a licensed real estate broker in Colorado.