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Summit Overview


See past award winners below:

Current Winners Past Hall of Fame Winners Past Summit Award Winners Past Development of the Year Winners Past Deal of the Year Winners

Each year, the Commercial Real Estate Summit recognizes the outstanding men and women of our community who have made an impact on the commercial real estate industry, as well as the most influential deal and development that has help transform our community. We will announce the 2019 Hall of Fame Class in early 2019 and will be honoring them at the CRE Summit on Friday, April 5th.

Hal Daub, Senior Council, Husch Blackwell
Pat McNeil, CEO, McNeil Company
Roger Morrissey, Vice President, Realcorp Inc.
Allan Murow, Senior Partner and Principal, N&M Brokerage Services, LLC
Jay Noddle, President and Chief Executive Officer, Noddle Companies


Barry Zoob, Senior Vice President and Chris Mensinger, Vice President, Colliers International; and Ryan Ellis, President, PJ Morgan
Real Estate for Flywheel at Millwork Commons


Boyd Batterman and Craig Gies, Owners and Partners, BCI Construction for Schwarz Paper Building Redevelopment


Todd Heistand, President and Owner, NuStyle Development Corporation for Atlas Apartments


The Summit Award, celebrating its second year, was created to recognize a company, organization, or entity that has made an extraordinary impact on Greater Omaha’s real estate development. Selection is based on several criteria including impact on employment, community and financial investments, technology, and construction within the real estate community. The Summit Award winner was chosen by a committee of top leaders in the community.

NuStyle Development


Unable to make the entire conference, but still want to attend the Hall of Fame Luncheon?Luncheon tickets can be purchased for $35 per person, or $350 per table. If you would like to support the above individuals by attending the Hall of Fame luncheon, please contact or check out the CRE Summit website at

Previous Hall of Fame inductees include:

  • 2018

    Robert Freeman Fraser Stryker
    RJ Neary Investors Realty
    LeGande “Mac” McGregor McGregor Interests, Inc.
    George Hancock NAI FMA Realty
    Barry Zoob Colliers International

  • 2017

    Ellen Albrecht First American Title Insurance Company
    Keith Basham and Tim Holland Holland Basham Architects
    Dennis P. Hogan, III Pansing, Hogan, Ernst & Bachman LLP
    Dan Smith Smith Slusky Law LLP

  • 2016

    Jerry Banks NewStreet Properties, LLC
    John Fullenkamp Fullenkamp, Doyle & Jobeun
    Dean Hokanson, Sr. CBRE
    Kent Seacrest Seacrest & Kalkowski, PC, LLO
    Marty Shukert RDG Planning & Design

  • 2015

    John Bendon NorthMarq Capital
    Steve Farrell Investors Realty
    Jerry Heinrichs Investors Realty
    Marvin Krout City of Lincoln
    John Lund Lund Company
    Leslie Peterson Lamp Rynearson & Associates
    Mike Wiese Colliers International

  • 2014

    Sid Dinsdale Pinnacle Bank
    Tom Fellman Broadmoor Development
    Howard Kooper Broadmoor Development
    Bruce Lauritzen First National Bank
    Steve Robinson First Westroads Bank
    Jerry Slusky Smith, Gardner, Slusksy Law
    Ken Stinson Peter Kiewit Sons’, Inc.

  • 2013

    Janet Clark Title Core
    Ken Johnson Omaha Planning Department
    Larry Miller Miller Properties
    Robert Miller Miller Properties
    Erik Wagner Colliers International

  • 2012

    David Lanoha Lanoha Development Company
    Steve Ruff Q10 | Daisley Ruff Financial Corporation
    Rick See Mitchell and Associates
    George Venteicher KVI Associates Inc.

  • 2011

    Paul Brown Quantum Quality Real Estate
    Randy Lenhoff Seldin Company
    Scott Dye Baird Holm
    Roger Sindt University of Nebraska-Omaha Professor of
    Real Estate & Land Use Economics

  • 2010

    Jack Haley Dial Equities/ Haley Associates LTD
    Edward Kelleher American National Bank
    Rodney Shkolnick Creighton University Law Professor
    Mike Hogan Hogan Real Estate
    Robert Peters Robert Peters Company

  • 2009

    Salvatore Carta The Lerner Company
    Steve Jensen City of Omaha
    Jay R. Lerner The Lerner Company
    N.P. “Sandy” Dodge NP Dodge
    Frank Krejci Century Development
    Rod Moseman Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce

  • 2008

    Donald Day DIAL Companies
    Elliott Gosch G&S Construction
    Larry Marinovic Northwest Bank
    Tom Peschio The Peschio Company
    Don Linscott Commercial Real Estate Broker
    John Allen CBS Real Estate
    Lloyd Hinkley RD Hinkley and Associates

  • 2007

    George Haecker Bahr, Vermeer and Haecker Architects
    Jack Hosking TitleCore
    Gene Spence Spence Title
    Sheldon Harris Attorney
    Gil Lundstrom TierOne Bank
    Charlie Vacanti Vancanti and Randazzo

  • 2006

    John Adler Kirkham Michael Engineers
    Bob Dreessen Thompson Dreessen and Dorner
    Harlan Noddle Noddle Companies
    Stanley Slosburg Slosburg Company
    Joseph J. Barmettler  Fitzgerald Schorr Law
    Joseph McNamara First American Title
    Gerald L. Schleich Commercial Investment Properties
    Milo Vacanti Vacanti and Randazzo

  • 2005

    Joe Haller SID Lender
    Ted Hazer Hazer Companies Development
    P.J. Morgan PJ Morgan Company
    Millard Seldin Seldin Company
    Alfred Thomsen The Alfred Thomsen Company
    Joe Hampton Hampton Development
    C. Glenn Lewis UNO Real Estate Professor
    Theodore Seldin Seldin Company
    Stanley Silverman Seldin Company
    Ben Wiesman Wiesman Development

  • 2004

    Dewey E. Crouch Banker
    N.P. (Phil) Dodge N.P. Dodge Company
    Roger D. Haney Roger Haney Company
    Larry H. Myers Countryside Village
    Dan Reeder Developer/Broker
    Lyle E. Davis NBC Bank
    Arlyne E. Geschwender Geschwender Company
    John R. (Jack) Maenner Maenner Company
    Charles (Chuck) Neary
    John A. Wiebe Westroads Developer

  • 2003

    Alden Aust Omaha Planning Director
    Robert Horak First National Bank
    Jim Moore Mega / CBRE
    Joseph Polack Attorney
    Joe Yager Appraiser
    E.T. (Ding) Daisley Q10 | Daisley Ruff Financial Corp.
    Josephy Kirshenbaum Noddle Companies
    William Otis Appraiser
    Ann Spence Spence Title

The Summit Award, celebrating its inaugural year, was created to recognize a company, organization, or entity that has made an extraordinary impact on Greater Omaha’s real estate development. Selection is based on several criteria including impact on employment, community and financial investments, technology, and construction within the real estate community. The Summit Award winner was chosen by a committee of top area commercial real estate firm leaders.


Previous Summit Award Winners include:

  • 2018

    Kiewit Corporation
  • 2017

    UNMC/Nebraska Medicine

The Development of the Year award winner must have successfully constructed, developed and/or planned a deal that has positive consequence to land & area development.


Previous Development of the Year Winners include:

  • 2018

    Hudl Headquarters – Lincoln
    Capitol District – Omaha
  • 2017

    The Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo – African Grasslands
  • 2016

    Blackstone District
  • 2015

    NuStyle Development: collection of work
  • 2014

    Pinnacle Bank Arena

    Chris Beutler City of Lincoln
    Tim Clare University of Nebraska Lincoln

  • 2013

    TD Ameritrade Campus

    Del Reibold
    Bill Gerber

  • 2012

    450 Regency

    John Lund The Lund Company
    Jason Fisher The Lund Company

  • 2011

    TD Ameritrade Ballpark

    Roger Dixon MECA
    Jason Fisher The Lund Company

  • 2010

    Midtown Crossing Turner Park

    Bob Daisley East Campus Realty, LLC
    Jason Fisher The Lund Company
    Molly Skold East Campus Realty, LLC

  • 2009

    Aksarben Village Development

    Jay Noddle Noddle Company

  • 2008

    Saddle Creek-Film Streams Development

    Jason Kubel Film Streams

Deal of the Year

The Deal of the Year award winner must have a brokered deal that distinguishes itself from all other deals and capitalized on market growth.


Previous Deal of the Year winners include:

  • 2018

    Purchase of the Demarco Family Farm
    Michael Miller and Kyle Peterson of Colliers International
  • 2017

    HDR Headquarters
  • 2016

    Green Plains Headquarters
  • 2015

    Pacific Life
  • 2014

    Nebraska Crossing

    Rod Yates OTB Destination
    Frank Krejci Century Development

  • 2013


    Kyle Peterson Colliers International
    Rebecca Harding & Jeff Dozal TACK Architects

  • 2012


    RJ Neary Investors Realty
    Ryan Zabrowski Investors Realty

  • 2011

    FBI Building

    Jay Noddle Noddle Company

  • 2010

    Omaha Royals Stadium

    Roger Langpaul 360 Real Estate Services, Inc.
    Martie Cordaro Omaha Royals

  • 2009

    Old Market Lofts & Butternut Sale

    Jon Pesce Seldin Company

  • 2008

    Saddle Creek- Film Streams Development

    Jason Kubel Film Streams

  • 2007

    Riverfront Place Deal

    Ross Robb Riverfront Partners

  • Others

    Sorensen Park Plaza Deal

    Jim Otis Woltemath-Otis Development

    Village Point Shopping Center Deal

    Paul Brown Quantum Quality Real Estate