Heather Cronenberg recently returned to the City of Westminster from the private sector where she managed commercial real estate and development projects. Heather brings more than 20 years of real estate expertise and has a proven track record in negotiating complex real estate and development transactions, navigating the entitlement process, and collaborating on public-private partnerships. She is a skilled project manager with strong experience building relationships and collaborating with the community. She holds a real estate broker’s license with the State of Colorado.
Prior to moving into the private sector, Heather worked for the City of Westminster for 11 years in Community Development, Economic Development, and Parks and Open Space. She managed city owned real estate, reviewed development plans, and managed multi-modal transportation projects. While working for the City, she secured over $14 million in outside funding sources, leveraging city funds to acquire over 500 acres of open space. Prior to her work with the City, Heather managed real estate transactions and partnered to secure funding for The Nature Conservancy.
Heather currently sits on the Steering Committee for the Urban Land Institute’s Women’s Leadership Initiative and is co-chair of the Breaking the Glass Ceiling Program. She is a previous member of the 36 Commuting Solutions Board, RTD’s Citizens Advisory Committee, the Metro Denver Nature Alliance Steering Committee, and the Colorado Open Space Alliance Steering Committee. Heather earned her bachelor’s degree at The University of Georgia and is currently working to complete the Executive Masters of Public Administration program at the University of Colorado Denver.