Transwestern names Knisely managing director, market leader

Robert Knisley

Robert Knisely was appointed managing director and market leader to head up Transwestern’s operations throughout Colorado.

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Based in Denver, he will focus on elevating and innovating client services, attracting new talent, building market presence, and strengthening business development for the firm and his team.

Knisely brings more than 20 years of extensive commercial real estate experience with a heavy focus on institutional landlord representation and project leasing in the Denver market. This knowledge base, coupled with his team-oriented mindset and deep ties to the community, equip him to build long-standing relationships with colleagues, owners, tenants, brokers and business leaders throughout Colorado.

Knisely began his career at Fuller Real Estate, where he was a shareholder. Through a series of acquisitions, Knisely gained experience in agency leasing, tenant advisory and asset services at several large global services firms. He most recently served as first vice president at CBRE, overseeing an office leasing portfolio of more than 15 million square feet.

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Knisely attended the University of Denver, where he majored in finance marketing and economics, and played competitive lacrosse.

He has been repeatedly named a CoStar Power Broker and was part of Denver’s Top Leasing Real Estate Team in 2018.

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…