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Executive Managing Director

Executive Managing Director Sam DePizzol is a trusted real estate advisor to many of the most acclaimed professional service firms and industry-leading corporations headquartered in Metro Denver. Throughout his 20 years in the real estate business, Mr. DePizzol has represented hundreds of tenants in successful real estate transactions totaling over 10 million square feet of space under roof.

With a career dedicated to the exclusive representation of occupiers, Mr. DePizzol specializes in the creation and execution of real estate strategies for the world's premier corporations and professional services firms. He is widely regarded as one of Denver's leading tenant representation specialists and law firm experts and is noted for strong client performance and multiple repeat business relationships. He is also a recognized expert on downtown Denver.

Mr. DePizzol recently joined NKF from CBRE, where he was an executive vice president and highly acclaimed service provider within the Denver office. During his 13 years at the company, Mr. DePizzol was instrumental in growing the office to over 50 brokerage professionals prior to its merger with Trammell Crow Company. Previously, he was a highly awarded tenant representation advisor at The Staubach Company, a pioneer in the business of exclusive occupier services.

A talented tenant advocate, Mr. DePizzol is skilled at securing superior transaction terms for his clients and advising them on their real estate strategies. He is a respected partner to his clients and an esteemed mentor and leader at NKF. A former JAG lawyer and lieutenant commander in the United States Naval Reserve, he lives in Littleton, Colorado, with his wife, Michelle, and their five children.

Partial Client List

  • Norton Rose Fulbright
  • Denver Regional Council of Governments
  • Snell & Wilmer
  • Gates Corporation
  • Johns Manville

Professional Achievements

  • Top 10% National Performer and Top Occupier for Denver, CBRE, 2016
  • Consistent Top 10 performer for CBRE Denver, 2004 - 2016
  • Frequently quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Denver Post and other leading publications

Mr. DePizzol has a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Denver's Sturm College of Law. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Notre Dame.