DENVER, COLO. — Aug. 30, 2022 — Forte Commercial Real Estate today announced the appointment of Jill Shannon as Operations Specialist to further strengthen the delivery of exceptional service to the company’s diverse clients. Forte CRE is a Denver-based corporate and nonprofit advisory firm that supports client real estate needs through a mission-centric and sector-focused approach. 

“Jill’s extensive background in operations, as well as her spirit of volunteerism and service, makes her a great fit for our growing team,” said Dustin Whistler, principal of Forte CRE. “We look forward to benefiting from Jill’s expertise in operations, and we are excited to have her on board.”  

Shannon will be instrumental in strengthening and expanding Forte CRE’s operations through marketing, transaction support, customer service and office management. Prior to joining Forte CRE, Shannon provided marketing support and project management for leading technology companies, including MapQuest and Verizon. She also previously owned a branding and document management company. 

“I’ve long admired Forte CRE’s unique approach of combining its real estate expertise into the fabric of the communities they serve,” said Shannon. “I’m excited to support the company’s growth and success, and to create innovative processes that will enhance the company’s ability to serve all clients.” 

Shannon is active in the Denver metro area community, and most recently served a seven-year term as the Wheat Ridge Cultural Commissioner for District II. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and communications from the University of New Mexico.