BA in Accounting from Santa Clara University, and an MBA from University of Denver.
James “Jim” Cortney joins The Quiat Companies with a career in real estate that spans over 29 years in positions that include: brokerage, portfolio management, acquisitions, dispositions, development and corporate real estate management. Prior to joining The Quiat Companies, Jim was a real estate broker with NAI Shames Makovsky where he worked with both tenants and landlords of retail and office space. Jim has previously served as Associate Vice President and Director at Grubb & Ellis where he was responsible for corporate relations and business development in the Rocky Mountain Region. He has also been the Manager of Real Estate for Level (3) Communications managing the acquisitions, leasing and management of Level (3)’s real estate assets owned and leased throughout North America. Prior to these roles, Jim worked for a privately owned real estate investment company, Amstar Group, as an Asset and Acquisition Manager overseeing the acquisition, leasing, asset management and disposition of the company’s commercial real estate investments throughout North America. He began his real estate career in 1989 at Aetna Realty Investors, Inc., as a Real Estate Analyst working on all property types and all facets of real estate.He is a member of the Denver Commercial Association of Realtors and has his Colorado Real Estate Broker License