• David Zucker

  • Chris Achenbach

  • Susan Maxwell

  • Lisa Sutton

  • Kyle Henderson

  • David Amedick

  • Jesse Rivera

  • Michael "Zach" Zacher

  • Ivan Anaya

  • Chris Schillinger

  • Kristie Lawrence

  • Rhonda Reinholtz

  • Tamera Greene

  • Gina Washington

  • Madeline Grawey

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David Zucker

LEED AP—Principal


David co-founded Zocalo spurred by a commitment to development that balanced investment returns, community impact and environmental respect.

David focused on downtown development as soon as he arrived in Denver in 1990.  David’s first project was the Lofts over the Wynkoop Brewery. Since the Wynkoop, David established the vision for historic conversions such as the Downtown Denver and Downtown San Diego Courtyards by Marriott, which utilized the Historic Investment Tax Credit. In Denver, David was one of the first developers to work through, develop and sell deed-restricted, for-sale units at Silver State Lofts, a program that codified in the Inclusionary Housing Ordinance. 

Since formation, Zocalo has quickly become among the best respected development companies in Colorado, recognized for thoughtful, innovative, well-timed and skillfully-executed projects.  As a LEED-Accredited Professional, David oversees all aspects of project development and management to ensure they meet project specifications, budgets and timelines.  As recognition, David received the Denver Business Journal's Developer of the Year award for 2012.

David received his MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. He is interim board chair of the State Housing Board and was chairman of the board of directors of community jazz station KUVO and co-chair of the Downtown Denver Partnership's Housing Council.  David co-founded the University of Denver's Affordable Housing Conference and co-chaired the Conference's first five years.

David has an appointment to Mayor Hancock's Task Force on Affordable Housing.  He received the Affordable Housing Leader of the Year Award for 2006 from the Denver chapter of the Enterprise Foundation.  

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Chris Achenbach

RA -- Principal

Chris is a licensed Architect, General Contractor, and co-founding Principal of Zocalo Community Development, Inc. As Director of Construction, Chris manages the design and construction of urban, LEED certified mixed-use projects for Zocalo, serving as General Contractor or Construction Manager, depending on project requirements. This architect-led, design-build approach maximizes value, streamlines decisions, and is fundamental to the delivery of high quality sustainable projects.

Recent projects include Cadence Apartments, 219 units in the Central Platte Valley Apartments (LEED Gold registered); Solera Apartments, a 120 unit LEED Gold building completed in 2010; Riverclay Condominiums, a 62 unit mixed-use project and the first condominium building in the Rocky Mountain region to be certified LEED Silver; Zocalo Condominiums, a 42 unit mixed use project; and 2020 Lawrence, a 231 unit LEED Gold apartment building.

Chris received a Psychology degree from the University of Vermont and a Master of Architecture degree from the University of Colorado. He has served as Chair of the Colorado Urban Land Institute (ULI), member on the ULI Colorado Executive Committee, and is Co-Founder of the ULI Sustainable Communities Committee. He has served as Vice Chair of ULI Colorado, on the Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver Sustainable Building Task Force, and the Denver Mayor’s Development Advisory Committee.

Committed to sharing green-building knowledge, Chris has been an instructor for the ULI Real Estate Diversity Initiative (REDI Program), and a mentor for the ULI Partnership Forum program. He is a frequent presenter at conferences including the Urban Land Institute Speaker Events Series, The Colorado Urban Green Conference, The Multi-Family World Conference, and The National Association of Homebuilders. He has served as a guest instructor at regional universities including the University of Colorado, the University of Denver, Colorado State University, and Naropa University of Boulder.

Awards and commendations received included: Denver Business Journal 2012 Powerbook Award - Residential Developer of the Year;  Apartment Association of Denver 2011 Tribute Award - Best Use of Technology at Solera Apartments;  University of Denver Burns School of Real Estate – 2010 Project of the Year Award for Solera Apartments; Environmental Defense Fund – Top Real Estate Innovation of 2009 for the Riverclay Solar Mortgage Program ; University of Denver Burns School of Real Estate – 2008 Project of the year Award for Riverclay Condominiums; Denver Micro Business Development Corp - 2007 Business Leader of the Year; University of Colorado Research Competition – 1st place for the design of An Affordable Alternative Materials House; and the Rocky Mountain Masonry Institute Steve Dach Memorial Award – Honorable Mention for the Design of An Affordable Masonry home.

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Susan Maxwell

CAPS -- Principal


Susan brings more than 25 years of progressive executive management and leadership experience as the creator of Zocalo’s property management operation.  Susan’s strategic role in the development process is to ensure consideration for the operational perspective into design.  Susan leads interior design, common area uses and branding and marketing for new developments.  She also acts as managing partner for operations. She is integral in the acquisition and development planning for Zocalo’s future developments, working directly with equity partners.  

Susan developed Zocalo’s property management foundation, standards of excellence and service culture through the implementation of the entrepreneurial spirit to her team.  She encompasses the communication of the organization’s brand and service mentality through community branding, strategic planning, sales and training, marketing and media relations, process improvement and implementation, online marketing and web reputation.  Employing a robust process for evaluating opportunity gaps to capitalize efficiencies, advance reputation and drive performance. 
Her balance of innovation, analytical skills, creativity and leadership have made Susan a pioneer in the operations role for the Metro Denver real estate market and gained her a place as a finalist in the prestigious Apartment Association of Metro Denver’s 2011 Tributes Awards as Most Outstanding Executive.
Susan has worked with Greystar Real Estate Partners, Riverstone Residential Group, and Lincoln Property Company overseeing new developments, identifying new management opportunities and cultivating relationships with future and existing clients.  Prior to joining Zocalo, Susan served as the Regional Vice President for Campus Advantage where she oversaw a portfolio of over 4,000 beds in a variety of markets in numerous states. 
Susan is in-coming board chair of the Apartment Association of Metro Denver.  She is currently on the Executive Board and is its Treasurer.  She also holds a Certified Apartment Portfolio Supervisor (CAPS®) designation through the National Apartment Association. 



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Lisa Sutton

CAPS -- Director of Real Estate


Lisa Sutton began her career in the multi-family housing industry in 2000 in the emerging Denver Tech Center. Over the subsequent years, Lisa accumulated a vast and diverse array of multi-family experience to include site, regional and executive level property management. Asset types include conventional class A and B, stabilized, lease up and rehab communities. 

Lisa has extensive experience with diverse product type as well as new construction, multi-million dollar renovations and mixed-use properties. She has proven expertise in business plan development, asset positioning, team leadership and marketing. 

In addition to an impressive professional track record, Lisa represents Zocalo Community Development both internally and externally through community participation and chairmanships on industry related groups and committees.   

Lisa currently holds the NAA designations of CAM and CAPS and is a Colorado licensed Real Estate Broker. She lives in Centennial with her husband, two children and their two dogs.

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Kyle Henderson

Director of Development

As Director of Development, Kyle is responsible for identifying, sourcing, underwriting and entitling new development projects for Zocalo.  In his role, Kyle is responsible for investigating the viability of a proposed project and conducting due diligence.  Kyle is both a manager of opportunity and risk, weighing the costs and benefits of each deal. 

Prior to joining Zocalo, Kyle operated his own development company in which he co-developed multifamily projects along the Front Range of Colorado; the Traditions at Englewood, a 180-unit senior affordable 4% LIHTC project, is the redevelopment of the old Masonic Temple in downtown Englewood, Colorado, and; Affinity at Fort Collins, a 155-unit market rate senior project adjacent to Front Range Village along the Harmony Corridor of Fort Collins.  Previous roles include the Director of Real Estate for The Neenan Company and Owner/Managing Broker of Wheeler Commercial. While at Neenan, Kyle lead the development of a 60,000 square foot build-to-suit for OnCore Manufacturing in Longmont, Colorado.    

Kyle received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Colorado State University and his MBA from Cleveland State University.  Kyle is a former licensed real estate broker in Colorado and achieved his CCIM designation in 2007.  He is a graduate of Leadership Fort Collins and previously served on the Board of Fort Collins Habitat for Humanity.  He currently resides in Littleton, CO and serves as a Board Commissioner for South Metro Housing Options (Littleton Housing Authority).   

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David Amedick

PMP, LEED AP -- Vice President of Construction

David is an experienced construction & development professional who has successfully managed over 5 million square feet of construction throughout the United States.  A licensed General Contractor, David is also a LEED AP and Project Management Professional (PMP) with extensive project experience encompassing new construction as well as renovations. His work spans categories ranging from museums and multifamily to commercial, institutional and public projects.

As Vice President of Construction, David heads up Zocalo’s construction affiliate, Zocalo Construction Services (ZCS), overseeing design, construction planning and project execution.  David oversees the construction of multiple projects & assists with establishing project goals, feasibility, timing, constructability, cost, product type, product mix, team & resources required.  David is responsible for budgeting, risk mitigation, contracts, scheduling and quality control as well as leading and developing Zocalo’s construction staff and resources.  

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Jesse Rivera

Director of Accounting


As a CPA with over eight years of experience Jesse is multifaceted, handling accounting for property management, development and construction accounting. His background includes extensive third-party property management in addition to owner managed.  Jesse has had the opportunity to work on accounting for asset acquisitions and dispositions as well as owner development projects.  His experience includes full cycle accounting including financial reporting, cash analysis and management, lender reporting, budgeting, and tax compliance.

Jesse earned his Bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Texas Austin in 2005 and his CPA license in 2011.  He is currently a member of the Texas Society of CPA’s.
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Michael "Zach" Zacher

Senior Construction Superintendent

Michael “Zach” Zacher serves as Zocalo’s Senior Superintendent, overseeing all field construction activities.   With over 20 years of experience as a Construction Superintendent, Zack is well versed in the Denver construction market including many large projects such as the Omni Interlocken Hotel Resort, the Pepsi Center, the Colorado Convention Center expansion (LEED), the Hyatt Regency Convention Center Hotel, and the Spire Denver Condominiums (LEED).   His experience includes extensive concrete supervision, having been assigned to the Denver International Airport South Terminal Redevelopment as a Quality Control Superintendent, and completing 527 caissons and concrete up to the plaza level, with a complicated concrete package including over 3000 embeds, and over 600 on the plaza level alone. Most recently Zach was assigned to the Cherry Creek Sac’s Fifth Avenue demolition and redevelopment of the property which included a new mall grand entrance, valet, mall retail space and a Restoration Hardware Anchor Store.  

Zach started working in construction in 1975 as a laborer on a concrete forming crew.  Three years later after his 17th birthday he enlisted in the United States Navy and completing basic training and submarine school, before being assigned to the USS Mariano G. Vallejo SSBN 658 home ported in Rhoda Spain. In 1980 he was reassigned to the surface fleet onboard the USS Tuscaloosa home ported in San Diego California. During his six years of service he completed formal leadership and supervisory training allowing him to advance to the rank of Petty Officer 3rd class. During this time he was awarded a letter of commendation, battle efficiency ribbon, good conduct ribbon, and an expeditionary metal for operations in the Arabian Sea during the Iranian hostage crisis. He received a honorable discharge in 1984 and started working in San Diego as a carpenter.

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Ivan Anaya

Development Manager


Ivan joined Zocalo in 2014 as a Development Manager, under the direction of David Zucker. In this position, Ivan manages the development process and guides the development team to ensure that each project’s goals are met, driving its financial and sustainable success. Ivan plays an integral role in conducting due diligence, community outreach, executing financial plans, and determining project sustainability goals. 

Ivan’s professional background includes Portfolio Risk Analysis, Mergers & Acquisitions, Strategic Finance, and Project Management. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of Northern Colorado in 2007.  


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Chris Schillinger

LEED AP BD+C -- Project Manager


Chris was born and raised in Colorado and enjoys contributing his construction management skills to our growing community. He has been a LEED Accredited Professional since 2007 and is currently a LEED AP BD+C.  Chris has completed five large commercial/multi-family LEED certified projects, ranging from Gold to Platinum, in the past seven years.  With this experience Chris has developed an extensive knowledge and understanding of managing LEED certified construction projects.  

Chris started his construction management carrier in San Diego, CA in 2007 after graduating from Colorado State University with a Bachelors of Applied Human Sciences in Construction Management.  After successfully completing a 5 story LEED Gold certified office building he moved to Las Vegas, NV to assist in completion of the City Center Las Vegas resort and Casino, which is to this day still known as the largest privately funded construction project in US history.  Soon after the completion of the City Center project Chris was relocated to the San Francisco bay area to build the Solyndra solar panel manufacturing facility and LEED Gold office building.

After spending time on the west coast, Chris decided he wanted to come back and put his stamp on the Colorado construction market.  Since his return to Colorado, Chris has completed a LEED Platinum project for the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, CO along with his most recent project, Zocalo’s Cadence Union Station.  

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Kristie Lawrence

Senior Accountant

Kristie joined the Zocalo team in April 2015 as Senior Accountant.  In her role, she has responsibility over the property accounting of both owned and third-party managed assets, and is accountable for the timely completion of all monthly financial reports for Zocalo’s properties. Kristie acts as liaison to Zocalo’s principals, vendors, external auditors, equity partners and investors on day-to-day accounting matters.  She also assists in development capital budget tracking, construction contract compliance and sales & use tax preparation.

Kristie received her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of California, Riverside in 1999.  She concentrated her studies in Accounting while also completing a minor in English.  After graduating Magna Cum Laude, Kristie began her career working in corporate accounting.  Over the last 16 years, she has gained valuable experience in both public and private industry, including establishing accounting practices in start-ups and growing companies.  She has vast experience in the areas of cash management, general ledger, payroll and accounting software systems.  Kristie also volunteers as bookkeeper for Immersion Workshop, an educational non-profit with programs geared towards practicing architects and architecture students.

Kristie moved to Colorado in 2003 and lives with her husband, 3-year old son, and dog.

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Rhonda Reinholtz



Rhonda Reinholtz supports operations and constructions services as part of the accounting team, responsible for accounts payable, accounts receivable and construction administration.  Rhonda has worked as a full charge Accountant on a freelance and permanent employment basis. She gained the vast experience she possesses in the Accounting Industry while working for Robert Half, an accounting job recruitment agency.

Rhonda has helped many small businesses set up their accounting systems using QuickBooks, Peachtree, Clients & Profits and many other accounting software applications. She has experience filing Sales & Use taxes for various states and cities as well as payroll Federal and State taxes.   She brings knowledge in the construction, restaurant, non-profit, corporate, and small business industries. Rhonda earned her Associates Degree in Business Administration from the Metropolitan State University of Denver, and her Accounting Certificate from Mansfield Business School.  Rhonda is currently working to complete her bachelor’s degree in Accounting at Regis University.  

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Tamera Greene

Community Director


As a property management professional for some of Denver’s largest properties, Tamera brings over 15 years of property management experience to the multifamily industry. In December 2014, she joined the Zocalo team as the Community Director for Cadence Union Station, where she is responsible for managing the daily operations.

Tamera’s strategic management skills have led her to successfully improve and turn around a number of diverse property portfolios, including distressed properties and properties involving significant renovation.  In the area of leasing, she is proud of her track record of increasing occupancy in down markets.  She has streamlined operating budgets, improved financial reporting systems, and developed and implemented new leasing practices which have resulted in improvements in net operating income. She has also lead major property renovation efforts that have resulted in significant gains in customer and owner satisfaction.

As Community Director, Tamera works collaboratively with the Director of Real Estate, implementing exceptional customer service practices, team training and development, brand awareness, marketing and media relations and asset preservation efforts. Tamera leads the property business operations, authoring the annual budget, completing revenue and expense projections and monthly financial reporting to our client.

Tamera has been an active member of the community and has served on the Tributes and Education Council committees for the Apartment Association of Metro Denver.  She has also been “Manager of the year” Tributes finalist for the Apartment Association of Metro Denver for 2002, 2005, 2008, and 2015.

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Gina Washington

Community Director


Gina is seasoned “hands on” energetic, results-proven business manager with leadership experience and success in improving business profitability, service and quality for multi-million-dollar assets in highly competitive markets.  She is tenacious in securing customer loyalty, and forging strong relationships with external business partners.  Gina is an exceptional mentor and coach, with the combine business acumen and innate leadership abilities to recruit build and retain top performing sales teams.

Gina brings more than 15 years’ experience in property management.  She has lead several successful lease ups from a 230 unit midrise to a 518 unit garden style community.  The majority of her experience has been in the luxury market and she brings a strong sense of hospitality and service. In the area of leasing, she is proud of her track record of increasing occupancy and securing customer loyalty.  It’s all about creating a home and a community.  

As Community Director, Gina works collaboratively with the Director of Real Estate, implementing exceptional customer service practices, team training and development, brand awareness, marketing and media relations and asset preservation efforts. Gina leads the property business operations, authoring the annual budget, completing revenue and expense projections and monthly financial reporting to our client.

Gina has received the “Going the Extra Mile” GEM Award in 2004, Real Estate Award for Customer Service Excellence in 2004 and was on the cover of Multi-Family Magazine in 2006. Gina currently holds the NAA designations NALP and CAM.

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Madeline Grawey

Business & Marketing Coordinator


Madeline started her career as a Leasing Professional four years ago in Chicago, IL. She was instrumental in the success of a historical urban redevelopment and was honored with Top Shop Awards for her performance.  Madeline moved to Denver in 2012 and joined the Zocalo family in May 2014.  

Since joining Zocalo, Madeline has shined, continuing to be a top performer at Zocalo's high profile communities, 2020 Lawrence and Cadence Union Station.  She was promoted to the position of Business and Marketing Coordinator where she works directly with Zocalo Principal, Susan Maxwell and Director of Real Estate, Lisa Sutton. As Business and Marketing Coordinator, Madeline influences new development branding, initial operating procedures, and on-going support of the on-site teams. Madeline graduated from College of Charleston in 2010 with a degree in Liberal Arts. 


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