Teresa Kerrigan
President
Teresa formed Raw Land Solutions in 2005 after practicing land use, development and finance law at Holme Roberts Owen. Earned degrees in Law from CU and in Economics and Political Science from Meredith College. Active member of American and Colorado Bar Associations and serves on FACE Board and Executive Committee.
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 Suzanne Wilson
Senior Project Manager
Suzanne joined Raw Land Solutions as a Project Manager in 2008. Prior to joining RLS, she was an associate in the Real Estate, Development, Land Use and Finance group at the Denverbased law firm of Holme Roberts Owen, LLP. In this capacity, she has successfully taken numerous large real estate transactions to the closing table, both on behalf of buyers and banks. She has worked with municipalities and counties in numerous jurisdictions in the permitting process and has assisted clients with both the acquisition and development of their property. She brings experience in both real estate development and finance to RLS as well as a commitment to assisting her clients with even the most complicated real estate issues. Suzanne graduated from the University of Denver College of Law with honors (Order of St. Ives). While at DU, she was selected as a teaching assistant in the legal writing program and worked with Professor Jan Laitos on the 2003 update to Law of Property Rights Protection Limitations on Governmental Powers. Prior to entering law school, Suzanne was the International Media Relations Coordinator for an international business newswire. She graduated from Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN with a degree in history. Originally from Detroit, Michigan, Suzanne enjoys spending time with her husband, Ben and their children as well as running, skiing and cooking.
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 Joe Knopinski
Project Manager
Joe Knopinski brings a broad range of development and municipal management experience to serve the clients of Raw Land Solutions, LLC. In his varied career he has: Overseen the planning, development and sales of many communities including The Farm at Arapahoe County and The Meadows in Castle Rock; Been a City Manager and water district manager; Managed metropolitan districts and has served on over fifteen metropolitan district boards; Provided work-out services for banks on REO properties. Joe earned both masters and bachelor's degrees from the University of Colorado. He is active in the Urban Land Institute, Home Builder Associations, Thompson Education Foundation and the High Plans Environmental Center. Joe was honored in 2005 with the highest award from the Home Builders Association of Metro Denver, the Home Builder of the Year.
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Speaking Engagements

Colorado Open Space Alliance Conference2011
Teresa Kerrigan and Suzanne Wilson
Presented to members of the Colorado Open Space Alliance at the annual COSA conference on putting together a complete due diligence package. The focus of the presentation was Due Diligence 101 and aimed to teach the participants the basics of due diligence when buying, selling or dedicating real property.
 
Boulder Real Estate Bar Association2010
Teresa Kerrigan and Joe Knopinski
Presented to 25 members of the Boulder Real Estate Bar Association regarding land and development due diligence in the "new" economy. The focus of this presentation was troubled and distressed real estate assets.
 
Denver Real Estate Bar Association2010
Teresa Kerrigan and Joe Knopinski
Presented to 40+ members of the Denver Real Estate Bar Association regarding land and development due diligence in the "new" economy. The focus of this presentation was troubled and distressed real estate assets.
 
Mile High Exchangers2010
Teresa Kerrigan and Joe Knopinski
Presented to 20+ members of the Denver Mile High Exchangers broker group regarding land and development due diligence in the "new" economy. The focus of this presentation was troubled and distressed real estate assets.
 
Denver Metro Commercial Association of REALTORS (DMCAR)2010
Teresa Kerrigan and Joe Knopinski
Presented to 35 members of the DMCAR regarding land and development due diligence in the new economy. The focus of this presentation was troubled and distressed real estate assets.
 
Women in Real Estate (WIRE)2010
Teresa Kerrigan and Joe Knopinski
Presented to 20+ members of the Denver real estate development community regarding land and development due diligence in the "new" economy. The focus of this presentation was troubled and distressed real estate assets.
 
Various Lenders2009
Teresa Kerrigan and Bob Holmes
Presented to various lender groups ranging in size from 520 people in the bank regarding due diligence and research regarding troubled and bank owned real estate assets. The focus of these presentations if loss prevention and realistic pricing of special assets for sale.
 
Colorado Nonprofit Association Conference2009
Teresa Kerrigan and Mary Groves
Presented with an attorney and lender regarding bond financed real estate investments and development focused on nonprofit uses. The focus here was on due diligence, feasibility and proforma building.