Phoenix, AZ.

Trammell Crow Company Phoenix Promotes Krager To Vice President and Makes Two Strategic Hires

January 7, 2020


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Elise Maguire Ferrara

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The Phoenix office of Trammell Crow Company has announced it has expanded its team with an internal promotion and two strategic hires. Stephen Krager has been promoted to Vice President and Vicente (Vince) Ruiz and Ashley Nye have joined the firm as Development Managers and will be responsible for the daily oversight of design and construction activity for various projects.


Krager joined Trammell Crow Company in April 2015 and has successfully demonstrated his breadth of development management expertise across multiple property types including industrial, office, retail and multi-family.  Prior to joining the firm, Stephen spent 14 years as Principal of Euthenics Architecture and Interiors LLC, a full-service architecture and interiors design firm. In his new role as Vice President, he will lead the development management platform for the Phoenix office.


“Stephen’s commitment to providing great outcomes for our clients and our company is at the heart of everything he does,” said Cathy Thuringer, Managing Director and Business Unit Leader of the TCC Phoenix office. “We look forward to Stephen’s new leadership role and continued success with our development projects.”


Vince Ruiz joined TCC in August 2019 and is a licensed Professional Engineer with more than 13 years of experience in civil design and project management.  Vince previously worked for notable civil engineering firms David Evans & Associates and Wood Patel on a variety of public and private projects providing best in class design solutions to challenging infrastructure issues on behalf of his clients.  He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Florida State University.


Ashley Nye joined TCC in November 2019 and has more than eight years of experience as a designer/project manager working in both Phoenix and Seattle, WA.  Prior to joining Trammell Crow Company, Ashley worked for notable firms Norris Design, Mithun and Smithgroup with an emphasis in landscape design and most recently as a Project Manager for Point B focusing on site acquisitions and due diligence, and managing design, permitting, scheduling and construction activity. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Arizona and a master’s degree in Landscape Architecture from Arizona State University.


“We are thrilled to welcome both Vince and Ashley to Trammell Crow Company.  Both individuals bring a depth of project management experience that will be an incredible asset to our Phoenix team,” added Thuringer.

Trammell Crow Company

Trammell Crow Company (TCC) is a global commercial real estate developer and wholly-owned subsidiary of CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBRE), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Dallas. Founded in 1948, TCC has developed or acquired nearly 2,900 buildings valued at $75 billion and over 655 million square feet. As of September 30, 2023, TCC had $15.4 billion of projects in process and $14.5 billion in its pipeline. It employs 650 professionals in 28 major cities throughout the United States and Europe. The company serves users of and investors in office, industrial/logistics, healthcare, life sciences and mixed-use projects, as well as multi-family residential through its operating subsidiary High Street Residential. For more information visit