Mike Zoellner of ZF Capital has been named vice chair for the Colorado District Council of the Urban Land Institute (ULI Colorado). He will serve in that role with chair Tracy Huggins, executive director of the Denver Urban Renewal Authority, through June 2019, when he succeeds Huggins for a two-year term as chair.
ZF Capital is a Colorado investment company focused on developing and acquiring multifamily and mixed-use properties. Before forming ZFC this year, Mike was a founding partner of RedPeak Properties (15 years) and Legacy Partners (formerly the western region of Lincoln Property Company) for 17 years. During this time, he developed and managed 70+ apartment projects in the region totaling more than 11,500 units. He is a licensed real estate broker in Colorado.
Mike is member of ULI’s National Multi Housing Council. Previously for ULI Colorado, he, chaired the 2008 National Placemaking Conference in Denver, served as a mentor in the Real Estate Diversity Initiative (REDI), and is currently a co-chair of the Multifamily Housing Council.
Among many other community activities, Mike also chairs the Colorado Multifamily Housing Alliance; sits on the Board of Directors for Citywide Banks of Colorado; is vice chairman of Downtown Denver, Inc.; and past treasurer of the Downtown Denver Partnership. Mike has a BSBA in Finance from Creighton University as well as a Juris Doctor degree from the School of Law at Creighton.
A fourth-generation Colorado native, Mike and his wife, Nancy, live in downtown Denver. They have three married children and a growing number of grandchildren.
With 1,300 members, ULI Colorado is one of the largest in ULI’s global network of 75 District Councils. Staff offices are located in Lower Downtown Denver. Huggins and Zoellner preside over a volunteer executive committee consisting of 20 leading ULI members who run 15 committees.