INVESTMENTS: Benitez Investments, LLC identifies and invests in commercial real estate in Colorado and Florida (Collier County/Naples). BI invests for its own account, facilitates direct investment for select third parties (Family Offices, private investors), and considers co-investing with aligned investors. Investment targets include multi-family, industrial, office, retail or land; final investment decisions are based on investor goals, property location/condition, and the financial integrity of the investment.


    CONSULTING: John Benitez is a licensed real estate broker and attorney in Colorado. John has developed legal and investment metrics to structure, finance and manage existing and potential real estate investments. John works closely with investors and respective professionals (financial/investment advisors, estate/trust counsel) to thoroughly assess the viability of existing and potential real estate investments.


    NEGOTIATION: John Benitez has trained at Harvard Law School, studies, and speaks professionally about commercial and international negotiations. John serves as a negotiation coach, or lead negotiator on behalf of principals.


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    John R. Benitez, Founder of Benitez Investments, LLC is a licensed attorney and real estate broker in Colorado. John has identified, researched, negotiated, acquired, managed, and liquidated or exchanged office, multi-family, industrial and unimproved properties in Colorado and Southwest Florida (Naples). John specializes in identifying and securing potential investment opportunities in commercial real estate and aligning BI’s investment opportunities with investors.


    John has actively participated in Society of Exchange Counselor (SEC) meetings and is a professional speaker to lawyers and business people on strategies, methodologies, tactics and counter-tactics when negotiating commercial transactions and resolving commercial disputes.


    Professional Experience:

    • Current: Member/Manager ~ Benitez Investments, LLC || President: Benitez Legal(tm)
    • Former: Of Counsel, Moye White, LLP - Co-Chair Real Estate Section (2005 - 2013)
    • Former: Board Member: Novus Energy, LLC (For Profit) || Mile High Squash (Not For Profit)
    • Professional Speaker: Negotiation Methodologies, Strategies, Tactics and Counter Tactics
    • Founder: Benitez Investments, LLC
    • Former: Chairman of the Board/Board Member: The Colorado Sports Hall of Fame.
    • Former: Counsel: The Colorado Baseball Commission.
    • Founder/Co-Creator: Jamaica Juice Company.
    • Founder: Benitez Professional Corporation - Attorneys [Benitez Legal(tm)] (1984)
    • Union Pacific Corporation/Rocky Mountain Energy Company, Uranium (1979-1984)
    • Babcock and WIlcox Corporation - Coordinator State Goverment Relations, Washington, D.C. (1977-1979)
    • United States Senate, Professional Staff Member, Washington, D.C. (1974-1976)



    • Harvard Law School - Program on Negotiation - Executive Certificate
    • Georgetown University Law Center - J.D.
    • Exeter University, Exeter, England - International Law
    • The University of Virginia, B.A. - International Relations
    • The Peddie School, Hightstown, New Jersey
    • Coral Gables High School, Coral Gables, Florida

    Benitez Investments, LLC actively seeks, researches, analyzes and creates opportunities in the following real estate sectors in Colorado and Florida (Collier County/Naples):

    • Industrial

    • Multifamily

    • Office

    • Unimproved Land

    • Retail

    Benitez Investments, LLC has invested, managed, and liquidated (principally through Section 1031 tax-deferred exchanges) commercial real estate for over 25 years. Through established professional relationships with experienced commercial and residential real estate brokers, attorneys, and investors, Benitez Investments, LLC facilitates the identification of and investment in market and off-market investment opportunities.


    299 Milwaukee Street - Suite 326
    Denver, Colorado 80206

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