Nader

R. NADER GHADIMI

Founder and Owner, Emerald Management Group

Nader came to Boulder in the 1970s as a student at the University of Colorado – after graduating and receiving his MBA in Finance he began a career in real estate investment, development, brokerage and management spanning more than 45 years and over 2 million square feet in commercial property space throughout Colorado, Texas and California.

An entrepreneur in spirit, in addition to his real estate portfolio and partnerships, Nader has been a part of several other successful endeavors—automated textile factory for private label, bakery wholesale manufacturer, commodities export, store fixtures/display company, and financial consulting/contract negotiating for overseas corporations in construction and banking fields.

Nader divides his time between Boulder and Washington D.C. and enjoys traveling, skiing and spending time with his grandchildren.


Jim

JIM YORK

Partner and Managing Broker, Emerald Real Estate Group and Property Manager, Emerald Management

Jim brings over 20 years of invaluable management ingenuity to the Colorado, Arizona and Texas regions— with over a million square feet of retail, industrial and office space under his belt. In his free time you can find Jim playing hockey or up in the mountains fishing.

Tracie

TRACIE WRIGHT

Property Manager, Emerald Management

Tracie has over ten years of property management experience and has been overseeing our retail properties in Texas and Colorado for the past 5 years. Her management portfolio spans more than a half a million square feet including our largest industrial spaces located in Boulder.

A native of Baltimore Maryland, Tracie has adapted to our Colorado ways, enjoying camping, 4-wheeling, gardening, and concerts at Red Rocks.


Ryan

RYAN GARNEY

Property Manager, Emerald Management

After graduating from the University of San Diego and becoming a licensed real estate broker and development associate, Ryan joined our team 5 years ago to expand his portfolio into property management. Since teaming with us, he has facilitated more than a thousand commercial leasing transactions, becoming a champion in the field and an integral part of Emerald Management.

Ryan enjoys his free time relaxing in Boulder with his wife and their two dogs, Maggie and Bailey.


Lisa

LISA YOUNESSIAN

Bookkeeper and Administrative Professional, Emerald Management

Lisa has an all-encompassing and crucial role managing the office, from handling accounting to assisting managers, she has been a vital part of Emerald Management the past 8 years. She graduated magna cum laude from the University of Wyoming with a BA in Anthropology.

Outside of the office, Lisa is busy crafting crochet, video gaming or working on a cosplay project with Kpop playing in the background.


Andrew

ANDREW GHADIMI

Managing Partner and Director of Real Estate Development, Emerald Investments


Andrew brings an unusual hybrid of expertise in real estate finance, urban planning, architecture, business development and marketing. He manages full-cycle projects on a local and global scale for Emerald Investments and PLANE—SITE, a global agency he co-founded that develops and promotes content at the intersection of culture and the built environment.

Andrew attended New York University and Columbia University with concentrations in economics, architecture and urban planning and proceeded to receive his MBA from IESE in Barcelona. Andrew is a constant wanderer always seeking new experiences across the globe.


Toni

TONI ORTIZ

Assistant Office Manager

Toni joined our team in 2016 after over a decade of management in the fast paced beauty industry. She attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado.

She imparts a genuine friendliness and positivity in her daily role managing the office and working with our clients. When Toni is not at the office she balances motherhood with yoga, nature and naps.