The Opus Group® Announces Appointment of Peter Coakley as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Denver Office


​DENVER – The Opus Group (Opus) announced today that Peter Coakley will join Opus Development Company, L.L.C. as senior vice president and general manager in the Denver office effective Aug. 11, 2014.

As a seasoned veteran of the commercial real estate industry, Coakley will lead Opus’ Denver office, managing operations and seeking new development opportunities in the Denver market. Coakley brings more than 30 years of industry experience to Opus in areas ranging from leasing to investments to build-to-suit projects.

“We’re thrilled to welcome Peter to our team,” said Dave Menke, president of Opus Development Company, L.L.C. “His vast expertise in diverse sectors and projects makes Peter an ideal fit for Opus’ presence in the Denver real estate community.”

Most recently, Coakley was a principal at Inverness Properties, L.L.C. where he managed brokerage operations and oversaw material leasing and sales activities for the company. Prior to that, Coakley served as vice president of development at McWhinney Enterprises. He has also worked with Transwestern, Grubb & Ellis Company, Premisys Real Estate Services and Trizec Properties.

“I’m excited to contribute to Opus’ work and success in Denver,” said Coakley. “I look forward to working closely with Opus’ team of experts to capitalize on the many great opportunities the area has to offer.”  

Coakley graduated from Boston College, School of Management with a Bachelor of Science degree in finance. He is a long-time member, previously serving as president and board member, of the Colorado chapter of NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, as well as the Downtown Denver Partnership. Coakley also serves as chairman of the board for the Denver Bike Sharing Program and is a member of the Special Olympics Colorado board of directors.

About The Opus Group
The Opus Group® is a family of commercial real estate development, construction and design companies headquartered in Minneapolis with offices and projects across the country. Opus operates as an integrated, multidisciplinary team with expertise in development, capital markets and finance; project management and construction; architecture, engineering and interior design; sales and leasing. The Opus Group includes Opus Holding, L.L.C. and its operating subsidiaries: Opus Development Company, L.L.C., Opus Design Build, L.L.C. and Opus AE Group, L.L.C. Specializing in office, industrial, retail, institutional, residential and government projects, The Opus Group has broad capabilities, deep experience and a proven design-build model that delivers solutions for customers on time and on budget. For more information, visit and follow @TheOpusGroup on Twitter.