Pat Rippe

Managing Director, Portfolio Optimization


Pat Rippe is a member of the portfolio optimization team where he leverages his previous experience with strategy development, project management, leasing and operations.  He is a member of the firm's Innovation Committee and is located in the Denver office.

Prior to Pennybacker, Pat led asset management and development for Tishman Speyer in Southern California where he was responsible for developing and implementing asset strategy for a portfolio comprising 11 assets totaling 3 million square feet of Class A creative office space.  In this role, Pat led several major redevelopments and renovations of these assets, oversaw leasing and property management, coordinated debt strategies, and managed partner relationships.  Pat originally joined Tishman Speyer out of business school as a member of the Leadership Development Program and was then promoted to director in the New York development group.  In this role, he was responsible for underwriting and managing major development and redevelopment projects including office, hospitality, and multifamily. Prior to business school, Pat spent 5 years with JLL as a member of the development and asset strategy group in Chicago and as a member of the tenant representation group in Los Angeles where he specialized in office leasing.

Pat holds an MBA from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan where he graduated with distinction.  Pat holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a dual major in Finance and Real Estate from the University of Missouri where he graduated cum laude.