Pittman joins McWhinney

Ray Pittman

Ray Pittman joined McWhinney as president and chief operating officer.

Pittman will manage the strategic direction and day-to-day operations for the Colorado-based real estate investment and development firm.

Most recently, Pittman served as global chief client officer for CBRE, overseeing account management and client experience programs.

His past roles also include president and CEO of CBRE’s Pacific Region, where he managed more than 2,500 employees in 22 offices across Australia and New Zealand, and senior vice president of Catellus Development Corp. in Colorado.

With the addition of Pittman to the senior leadership team, Peter Lauener will focus his efforts and expertise toward building and advancing the company’s development efforts as president of development.

Pittman will officially join the company in early October.

Jennifer Hayes has been an editor with the CREJ since 2000. Jennifer covers multifamily and retail news in the Denver metro area plus all property types in Colorado Springs and Southern Colorado. She also covers the finance market as well as solicits bylines articles and is editor of the Health Care Properties Quarterly. Before joining…