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Katie Benefield is the Managing Director and Co-Head of CBRE's Capital Markets Associate program. In this role, she oversees recruitment, training and management of Investment Sales and Mortgage Broker professionals across the U.S. Prior to spearheading the launch of CBRE’s investor sales management platform in Colorado in 2015, Ms. Benefield served as Capital Markets Operations Manager with CBRE’s Joint Venture and Structured Capital Services. Before joining CBRE, she worked in sales management for Ecolab and in marketing for the investment bank Piper Jaffray, both in Minnesota.


Ms. Benefield holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Denver and a Bachelor’s degree from Gustavus Adolphus College in Minnesota. She is an active member of the Urban Land Institute, NAIOP and the University of Denver Burns School of Real Estate alumni network.