Real Estate Real Estate Team

Our Team

Senior Management

Tim Bertoch
Vice President, Real Estate

Tim’s responsibilities include overseeing all real estate investments for CIG, including all real estate acquisitions, joint ventures, and dispositions. Tim has more than 20 years of experience in the real estate investment industry, including land acquisition, real estate development, construction management, asset management, and financial management responsibilities. He has been with CIG since its founding and is a member of the company’s executive investment committee. He is a graduate of Brigham Young University and is actively involved in his community through volunteer service in the Boy Scouts of America and other youth leadership programs.

Heidi L. Brendemihl
Sr. Acquisition Development Manager

Heidi Brendemihl oversees the Multi-Family portfolio for CIG, the Austin portfolio of apartments, and the Student Living and MF development projects. Prior to joining CIG, Heidi was at Mission Residential in Texas where she was responsible for multi-family acquisitions and asset management, and she has also worked in acquisitions, asset management, and development for JPI and Archon Group. Her experience encompasses multiple property types and asset classes in markets across the United States. Heidi graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a B.S. in Finance and Real Estate.

Nate Miles
Sr. Manager Multi-Family Asset Management

Nate’s primary responsibilities include asset management of multifamily communities in the Houston area, financing and due diligence in various markets and asset classes.  Nate has been with CIG since 2006.  He is a graduate of the University of Colorado and has a masters degree from the University of Denver.

Emily Hemaidan
Sr. Controller

Emily oversees the Real Estate Accounting & Finance team for CIG. She is responsible for planning, implementing, managing and controlling all financial related accounting, reporting and tax planning activities of the division. In addition, Emily manages the insurance program for CIG. Prior to joining CIG, Emily worked over 8 years in affordable housing property management and development overseeing accounting/finance and operations. Emily graduated with a BS in Accounting & Finance from Indiana University, Bloomington.

Tim Bertoch
Vice President, Real Estate
Heidi L. Brendemihl
Sr. Acquisition Development Manager
Nate Miles
Sr. Manager Multi-Family Asset Management
Emily Hemaidan
Sr. Controller

Acquisition Management

Heidi L. Brendemihl
Sr. Acquisition Development Manager

Heidi Brendemihl oversees the Multi-Family portfolio for CIG, the Austin portfolio of apartments, and the Student Living and MF development projects. Prior to joining CIG, Heidi was at Mission Residential in Texas where she was responsible for multi-family acquisitions and asset management, and she has also worked in acquisitions, asset management, and development for JPI and Archon Group. Her experience encompasses multiple property types and asset classes in markets across the United States. Heidi graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a B.S. in Finance and Real Estate.

Chris Winn
Asset Manager

Overseeing CIG’s commercial real estate portfolio of industrial and office properties, Chris directs asset management operations as well as new development and property dispositions.  Prior to joining CIG, Chris held asset management, development, and acquisition roles at New York Life Real Estate Investors and AMB Property Corporation.  Chris received a Bachelor of Science from the University of California, Santa Barbara and an MBA from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.

Brian Bulatovic
Development and Construction Manager

Brian joins CIG with many years of experience in the construction and development industry. He most recently operated his own consulting firm, BJB, Inc., where he provided construction management and development services to his clients. Most notably, Brian has been very involved in the development and construction of the RiNo District, where he oversaw the development and construction of several office, retail, residential, and hospitality projects. Brian has a BS degree from the University of Colorado in Civil Engineering.

Jason Sisk
Acquisitions Manager

Jason Sisk oversees CIG’s acquisitions group and is responsible for the sourcing, due diligence and closing of new real estate investments, development and debt placement.  Mr. Sisk brings more than 15 years of experience in the financing, acquisition, development, renovation and operation of commercial and multifamily investments throughout the United States.  Prior to joining CIG, Mr. Sisk served as Managing Director for Hill Companies, and prior to that as a Vice President at Circle Capital Partners.  Additionally, Mr. Sisk has previously served in meaningful real estate investment and finance roles at the Broe Group and Affordable Residential Communities.  Mr. Sisk earned his B.S.B.A. degree in Finance from the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver.

Justin Price
Sr. Real Estate Analyst

As our Senior Real Estate Analyst, Justin is responsible for reviewing and analyzing new investment opportunities. He plays an integral role in the planning and management of our development projects. His previous experience was in the private equity sector, where he made debt and equity investments in middle market real estate assets while working for JCR Capital.  Justin has an undergraduate degree from San Diego State University and an MBA from the University of Colorado.

Kerry Kiley
Development Associate
Heidi L. Brendemihl
Sr. Acquisition Development Manager
Chris Winn
Asset Manager
Brian Bulatovic
Development and Construction Manager
Jason Sisk
Acquisitions Manager
Justin Price
Sr. Real Estate Analyst
Kerry Kiley
Development Associate

Asset Management

Nate Miles
Sr. Manager Multi-Family Asset Management

Nate’s primary responsibilities include asset management of multifamily communities in the Houston area, financing and due diligence in various markets and asset classes.  Nate has been with CIG since 2006.  He is a graduate of the University of Colorado and has a masters degree from the University of Denver.

Brett Ellen
Sr. Portfolio Manager

Brett joins the CIG Real Estate Team with a wealth of experience in real estate investment and asset management. Before joining CIG, Brett was with the Madison Companies where he was responsible for asset management, as well as sourcing, analyzing, and closing new investment opportunities in multi-family, hospitality, storage, and industrial. Brett has a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in accounting from the University of Denver.

Tyler Butterworth
Portfolio Manager
Nathan Sievers
Residential Project Supervisor & Quality Assurance

Nathan Sievers oversees a diverse portfolio of real estate investments extending throughout the Denver metro area, Maui, Southern California and North Dakota.  Nathan has a strong background in the multi-family and management sector and prior to joining the CIG team in 2008, Nathan came from Carmel Partners where he was involved in management and acquisitions within the Denver metro portfolio.

Nate Miles
Sr. Manager Multi-Family Asset Management
Brett Ellen
Sr. Portfolio Manager
Tyler Butterworth
Portfolio Manager
Nathan Sievers
Residential Project Supervisor & Quality Assurance

Accounting

Emily Hemaidan
Sr. Controller

Emily oversees the Real Estate Accounting & Finance team for CIG. She is responsible for planning, implementing, managing and controlling all financial related accounting, reporting and tax planning activities of the division. In addition, Emily manages the insurance program for CIG. Prior to joining CIG, Emily worked over 8 years in affordable housing property management and development overseeing accounting/finance and operations. Emily graduated with a BS in Accounting & Finance from Indiana University, Bloomington.

Lisa Crew
Accounting Manager

Lisa’s primary responsibilities include the preparation of financial performance reports to assist in decision making, and the review and reconciliation of all internally prepared financials. Lisa is a key lead in budget preparation, in the management of all funding requests, and in partnering with the development team to track and monitor project sources and uses. Prior to joining CIG, Lisa worked for 18 years as an Accounting Manager with a retail grocery store chain. She is a CPA and has a BS degree in Accounting from Minnesota State University Moorhead.

Eren Ramirez
Accountant
Emily Hemaidan
Sr. Controller
Lisa Crew
Accounting Manager
Eren Ramirez
Accountant