Alliance Partners

Our Trusted Lender

Joe Massey with Castle & Cooke Mortgage

About Joe Massey

Joe has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Economics from the Colorado School of Mines and has been involved in residential lending since 2002. Joe is an expert in all aspects of residential lending including Conventional Loans, FHA, VA and USDA. He has personally closed more than 2,800 loan transactions and has supervised more than 6,000 transactions closed by his staff. We appreciate Joe being one of our trusted alliance partners for more than 10+ years.

Phone: (303) 809-7769

Colorado Lender ID: 100017422 – NMLS#: 7538

About Castle & Cooke Mortgage, LLC

Castle & Cooke has proven its commitment to clients since 1851. Castle & Cooke was founded by Samuel Castle and Amos Cooke operating a general store in Hawaii. In 2005, Castle & Cooke Mortgage, LLC was developed as a privately held portfolio company of David Murdock to meet the ever-growing demand for a better mortgage lending experience. Today, Castle & Cooke Mortgage continues to transform the home financing landscape with efficiency, speed and a paperless system that streamlines and accelerates the home buying process.

Regulated by the Division of Real Estate. NMLS #1251.

Recipients of this information may utilize the services of either entity mentioned independent of the other entity.

Our Trusted Fix & Flip/iBuyer Company

Derek Marlin with Elevation

About Derek Marlin

Derek is a redevelopment (fix & flip) expert and the creator of the Elevation Academy. With over 10 years of experience in the real estate investment industry, Derek has generated over $40 million in profitable redevelopment properties in Denver and Cincinnati. Derek is the co-author of “The 2019 Guide to Denver Real Estate Investing Strategies” and co-host of the “Elevate your Flip” a Denver Real Estate Investing podcast. The seven-part series podcast airs on Denver Investment Real Derek has first-hand investment experience working on Wall Street in the fixed income sector. He holds an MBA from the University of Florida, Series 7 and 63 securities licenses, has completed the Tony Robbins Business Mastery Program and numerous real estate focused seminars. His investment acumen was also refined with 12 years of experience working in corporate sales and marketing with the Denver Broncos and CBS television. Derek enjoys spending time with his wife Ann and their three teenagers, coaching youth athletics, traveling abroad and personally training for endurance outdoor-obstacle course events such as Tough Mudder and Spartan Races training for endurance outdoor-obstacle course events.

Phone: (720) 545-0490

About Elevation

Elevation is a boutique real estate investment company which provides full circle value to our clients, employees, and business partners. We specialize in property re-development (Fix & Flip), consulting, wholesaling, and our unique Partnership Flip system. Our decisions are made using the following company values: value creation, creative problem solving, integrity, passion for continuous improvement, organized systems.

We know people have many options when it comes to who they sell their property to, learn from, buy from, and partner with so we take our responsibility very seriously. We’ve been doing business in metro Denver since 2009 and look forward to providing value to others for decades to come! Elevation also has a sister company Flow Investments which specializes in commercial real estate investments throughout the Mid-West in the multi-family and self-storage sectors.

Our Trusted Property Management Company

Jason Lewis with Ecospace Property Management

About Jason Lewis

Jason simply LOVES real estate. As a young farm kid going to farm auctions he realized he was addicted to the buying and selling of property. After college he decided to focus on a more scalable property than farm ground; residential and commercial properties. Over the years he has utilized his success as a real estate broker to start a full service property management company.

Phone: (303) 949-8662

About Ecospace Property Management

At Ecospace Property Management, we take a great deal of pride in the fact that we’re not just another property management company in the generic sense of the term. Each and every day, we strive to offer something far deeper than that – something more than most people have likely been able to find in the past. We are here to assist both our tenants and our property owners with anything and everything that they need – no questions asked. If you have a problem, we will work hard to help you solve it. If something needs to be fixed, we’ll fix it – or we’ll find the people who can. The last thing we want to do is try to cram you into a “one size fits all” box when it comes to property management. When we say that we’re ready and willing to go the extra mile when it comes to making your experience a memorable one, we want you to know that we’re being literal.

Our Trusted Transaction Management Company

Jessica Jaramillo with Cornerstone Transaction Management Services

About Jessica Jaramillo

Jessica Jaramillo is a lifelong entrepreneur with a 20 year track record in creating and building successful real estate affiliated businesses and was a pioneer in transaction management in Denver. Cornerstone Transaction Management was founded in December of 2011. Since then our dynamic team has managed over 12,000 transactions. Our team strives to provide dedicated, dependable support; Giving Realtors the freedom for balance and growth.

Phone: (720) 475-0880

About Cornerstone Transaction Management Services

Cornerstone Transaction Management Services will give you peace of mind! We provide the processing, organization, and communication assistance to manage your Real Estate transactions with speed, accuracy and professionalism. The #1 statement from our clients after they start working with us: “I wish I hired you sooner. I can finally sleep at night!”

Our Trusted Exchange Company

Steven W. Hickox with

About Steven W. Hickox

Steven Hickox emigrated to Colorado in 1973 and attended Colorado State University, graduating with a degree in Economics in 1977. He then attended the University of Colorado Law School and received his J.D. in 1980. In 1981, He was admitted to the Federal and Colorado Bar. In 1994, he founded, Inc. and holds an active law and real estate broker license in the State of Colorado. We appreciate Steve being one of our trusted alliance partners.

Phone: (303) 504-0144


Our alliance partner,, Inc. is a trusted resource for real estate investors looking to save money on their taxes. Founded by attorney Steven W. Hickox and broker Christopher T. Sayre in 1994, we have grown to service all 50 states and represent billions of dollars in successful like-kind exchanges. Our loyal clients keep returning for our honest, objective and reliable 1031 exchange services.

Member of the Federation of Exchange Accommodators (FEA).

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