Bahman Shafa, President
Bahman has over 27 years of experience in real estate acquisition and development. Having grown up in five countries on four continents, he brings an international perspective to real estate and specializes in identifying promise and potential in urban neighborhoods. Bahman is also president of Focus Corporation, a national retailer of gifts, souvenirs and clothing with permanent retail stores across the United States and temporary superstores at special events around the world. Bahman’s varied and successful ventures in real estate, retail, parking, self storage and dining employ over 55 people in four states.Bahman lives in downtown Denver and has a daughter. He enjoys skiing, tennis, mountain biking and travel.
Josh Fine, Vice President & General Counsel
Josh has 10 years of experience in real estate law, land use and development management. A graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School, Josh practiced at premier law firms in Boston and Denver where he represented developers in all stages of project development including property acquisition, project finance, entitlement, construction and leasing. Josh joined Focus Property Group in 2007 and oversees the company’s portfolio of land assemblage, entitlement and redevelopment projects. Josh is Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of the Colorado Colfax Marathon, Co-Chair of the 14th Street General Improvement District Initiative, and serves on the Board of Directors of the Ballpark Neighborhood Association. He earned a masters degree in real estate and construction management from the University of Denver Daniels College of Business. When not running marathons he spends time with his wife and three children.
Katie Vaughan, Asset Manager
Katie joined the Focus family in February of 2017. For the past few years Katie has grown her career and Real Estate experience in Denver after graduating from the University of Iowa. Her divergent aims and interests allowed her to gain experience in sales, operations, human resources and most recently the coworking movement. Katie attended and graduated the Armbrust School of Real Estate in 2016 and received a Colorado Broker's License. She is passionate about the city of Denver and enjoys skiing, hiking, fly fishing, and all other outdoor activities colorful Colorado has to offer. Katie is excited to work closely with tenants and brokers and further develop her Commercial Real Estate career.