Jay Despard

Mr. Despard is a senior managing director and city leader at Hines Interests L.P. in Denver, Colorado, where he is responsible for all development, acquisitions/dispositions and asset management of projects throughout Colorado and within the Southwest Region of the United States. 

Since joining the firm in 1999, Mr. Despard has contributed to the management of more than $700 million worth of development projects, including 1144 Fifteenth, a 40-story office tower that recently altered the skyline in downtown Denver.

Despard graduated with a BBA from the University of Colorado at Boulder and holds a master's degree in real estate development and finance from New York University.