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About Us

REC provides buyer and tenant representative services to businesses and real estate investment firms. Unlike most commercial brokerages, REC never represents sellers or landlords. The result is a cleaner approach to commercial real estate acquisitions, void of any conflicts of interest. In other words, when you engage REC you can rest assured that our goal is to find the real estate you want to purchase or lease, and to negotiate the best terms possible on your behalf. Through our team’s diverse background in law, business and real estate, we strategize with you to use real estate as a tool to achieve your goals. We look forward to working with you!

James A. Hopkins

President

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Jim founded REC in Illinois over forty years ago, and co-founded REC in Colorado, serving as President, Chief Executive Officer, and Managing Broker for both companies. As an expert in  commercial real estate development with a lifetime sales volume in excess of one billion dollars, Jim consults with clients in the areas of asset repositioning, sales and leasing. Previously, Jim held positions at a global insurance company where he serviced the company’s billion dollar real estate portfolio and a railroad where he managed sales, leasing and the appraisal of railroad-owned land and buildings as well as the acquisition of right-of-way as required for railroad use.

Education

  • BA from Monmouth College

Affiliations & Accreditations

  • Licensed Real Estate Broker - IL, IN, CO
  • CO Real Estate Broker Lic #100002161
  • Elevated Results Networking After Hours
  • RINO Business 2 Business
  • Summit County Chamber of Commerce
  • Member - Institute of Real Estate Management with designation of Certified Property Manager (CPM) since 1977

Alexander F. Becker

Principal

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Alex co-founded REC and oversees the company’s buyer and tenant representation program. Previously, Alex held positions at a California-based tech company where he developed a market entry strategy into the Asia Pacific region, and at an oil company in the Middle East where he generated solutions to complex legal issues ranging from international mergers and acquisitions to land use permit compliance. Prior to law school Alex was an award-winning adaptive ski instructor.

Education

  • MBA from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey
  • JD from Widener University School of Law
  • BA magna cum laude from the University of Colorado Boulder

Affiliations & Accreditations

  • CO Real Estate Broker Lic # FA.100038431
  • Board of Advisors, University of Colorado International Affairs Program

Foreign Language

  • Deutsch

Elizabeth Leibsle

Senior Consultant

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Liz is a Senior Consultant, bringing a diverse background of legal, financial, and cross-cultural experience to her brokerage practice. Previously, Liz held positions at the M&A department of a large corporate law firm in Buenos Aires, Argentina; a multi-national immigration law firm in New York City; a Denver immigration law firm; and the Peace Corps in Honduras where her work with local farmers led to the formation of savings and loan cooperatives.

Education

  • JD from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law
  • BBA from the University of Wisconsin

Affiliations & Accreditations

  • CO Real Estate Broker Lic # FA.100070856
  • Global Chamber
  • University of Wisconsin Real Estate Alumni Association
  • The Denver Dames
  • Naturally Boulder
  • National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP)

Foreign Language

  • Español

Bridgette G. Gallagher

Commercial Consultant

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Bridgette is a Commercial Consultant, bringing her corporate law, tax and litigation expertise to her brokerage practice. Previously, Bridgette was a law clerk in Cody, Wyoming; an associate at a civil defense litigation firm in Cheyenne, Wyoming; and has held positions in the tax resolution and bio-pharmaceutical industries.

Education

  • JD from the Vermont Law School
  • BA from the University of Arizona

Affiliations & Accreditations

  • CO Real Estate Broker Lic # FA.100076361CO
  • Vermont Law School Alumni Association

Clay A. Brown

Commercial Consultant

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Clay is a Commercial Consultant, bringing experience from his natural resource, title, and legal finance career to the world of commercial real estate. Previously, Clay was an associate at a Texas-based estate planning law firm. As an undergraduate, Clay  was a four-year member of his university’s rodeo team.

Education

  • JD from Texas Tech University School of Law
  • BA from Texas Tech University

Affiliations & Accreditations

  • CO Real Estate Broker Lic # FA.100080539
  • Mile High Young Professionals
  • Urban Land Institute

Adrienne M. King

Administrative Manager

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Adrienne is REC’s Administrative Manager. Previously, she held positions in the veterinary industry in Washington. Adrienne moved to Colorado to pursue a fine arts education before pursuing her passion in real estate. In her free time, she enjoys the mountains, hiking, skiing and camping with her 2 Pomeranians.

Affiliations & Accreditations

  • CO Real Estate Broker Lic # FA.100080581
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Chicago, IL

REC provides buyer and tenant representative services to businesses and real estate investment firms. Unlike most commercial brokerages, REC never represents sellers or landlords. The result is a cleaner approach to commercial real estate acquisitions, void of any conflicts of interest. In other words, when you engage REC you can rest assured that our goal is to find the real estate you want to purchase or lease, and to negotiate the best terms possible on your behalf. Through our team’s diverse background in law, business and real estate, we strategize with you to use real estate as a tool to achieve your goals. We look forward to working with you!

James A. Hopkins

President

James A. Hopkins Headshot
Mail IconPhone IconLinkedIn Icon

Jim founded REC in Illinois over forty years ago, and co-founded REC in Colorado, serving as President, Chief Executive Officer, and Managing Broker for both companies. As an expert in  commercial real estate development with a lifetime sales volume in excess of one billion dollars, Jim consults with clients in the areas of asset repositioning, sales and leasing. Previously, Jim held positions at a global insurance company where he serviced the company’s billion dollar real estate portfolio and a railroad where he managed sales, leasing and the appraisal of railroad-owned land and buildings as well as the acquisition of right-of-way as required for railroad use.

Education

  • BA from Monmouth College

Affiliations & Accreditations

  • Licensed Real Estate Broker - IL, IN, CO
  • CO Real Estate Broker Lic #100002161
  • Elevated Results Networking After Hours
  • RINO Business 2 Business
  • Summit County Chamber of Commerce
  • Member - Institute of Real Estate Management with designation of Certified Property Manager (CPM) since 1977

Alexander F. Becker

Principal

Alexander F. Becker Headshot
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Alex co-founded REC and oversees the company’s buyer and tenant representation program. Previously, Alex held positions at a California-based tech company where he developed a market entry strategy into the Asia Pacific region, and at an oil company in the Middle East where he generated solutions to complex legal issues ranging from international mergers and acquisitions to land use permit compliance. Prior to law school Alex was an award-winning adaptive ski instructor.

Education

  • MBA from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey
  • JD from Widener University School of Law
  • BA magna cum laude from the University of Colorado Boulder

Affiliations & Accreditations

  • CO Real Estate Broker Lic # FA.100038431
  • Board of Advisors, University of Colorado International Affairs Program

Foreign Language

  • Deutsch

Elizabeth Leibsle

Senior Consultant

Elizabeth Leibsle Headshot
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Liz is a Senior Consultant, bringing a diverse background of legal, financial, and cross-cultural experience to her brokerage practice. Previously, Liz held positions at the M&A department of a large corporate law firm in Buenos Aires, Argentina; a multi-national immigration law firm in New York City; a Denver immigration law firm; and the Peace Corps in Honduras where her work with local farmers led to the formation of savings and loan cooperatives.

Education

  • JD from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law
  • BBA from the University of Wisconsin

Affiliations & Accreditations

  • CO Real Estate Broker Lic # FA.100070856
  • Global Chamber
  • University of Wisconsin Real Estate Alumni Association
  • The Denver Dames
  • Naturally Boulder
  • National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP)

Foreign Language

  • Español

Bridgette G. Gallagher

Commercial Consultant

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Bridgette is a Commercial Consultant, bringing her corporate law, tax and litigation expertise to her brokerage practice. Previously, Bridgette was a law clerk in Cody, Wyoming; an associate at a civil defense litigation firm in Cheyenne, Wyoming; and has held positions in the tax resolution and bio-pharmaceutical industries.

Education

  • JD from the Vermont Law School
  • BA from the University of Arizona

Affiliations & Accreditations

  • CO Real Estate Broker Lic # FA.100076361CO
  • Vermont Law School Alumni Association

Clay A. Brown

Commercial Consultant

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Clay is a Commercial Consultant, bringing experience from his natural resource, title, and legal finance career to the world of commercial real estate. Previously, Clay was an associate at a Texas-based estate planning law firm. As an undergraduate, Clay  was a four-year member of his university’s rodeo team.

Education

  • JD from Texas Tech University School of Law
  • BA from Texas Tech University

Affiliations & Accreditations

  • CO Real Estate Broker Lic # FA.100080539
  • Mile High Young Professionals
  • Urban Land Institute

Adrienne M. King

Administrative Manager

Adrienne M. King Headshot
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Adrienne is REC’s Administrative Manager. Previously, she held positions in the veterinary industry in Washington. Adrienne moved to Colorado to pursue a fine arts education before pursuing her passion in real estate. In her free time, she enjoys the mountains, hiking, skiing and camping with her 2 Pomeranians.

Affiliations & Accreditations

  • CO Real Estate Broker Lic # FA.100080581
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