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Better communities create better lives.
Lauren Brockman, Principal at Convergence Multifamily Real Estate Group
Lauren’s nearly three decades of experience in multifamily rental real estate operations has included financing, development, construction, construction management, property management and asset management of approximately 10,000 multifamily units with a total aggregate value of $925 million. After leaving Allied Realty, where he served for 10 years as principal, Lauren founded Convergence Multifamily Real Estate Group. He is past President of both the Apartment Association (NAA) of Metro Denver and the Colorado Apartment Association (CAA), as well as Chairman of the NAA Political Action Committee. He currently serves on the boards of the National Multi-Housing Council (NMHC) and Momentum Real Estate.
Joseph DelZotto, Founder, President and CEO at Delwest
Joe founded Delwest in 1993 to bring his extensive experience in construction and land development to the Denver market. His background includes the planning, financing and opening of single-family home, townhome, and condominium communities, multi-family buildings and assisted living facilities, as well as the redevelopment of more than 500 distressed residential properties. Under his leadership, Delwest has grown to be one of the most respected developers in Colorado, with a growing focus on anagement, social impact and programming to help needy residents. DelZotto roots in the industry go back to his grandfather, an immigrant who built what is now one of Canada’s largest residential real estate groups.
Debra Gray, Housing Programs Manager at Denver Housing Authority
Debra has extensive experience in housing production, human services administration, financing and program coordination including multidisciplinary development, capital improvement, project management, housing finance and resource development in complex financial structuring. Prior to joining DHA, she served as Housing Coordinator for the City of Thornton. She is a member of the Adams County Homeless to Home Partnership. Debra also spent nearly a decade in the banking industry with US Bank as a senior loan officer managing marketing and sales, lending, research and analysis for loan underwriting.