Ian Elfner
Brokerage Services

Ian Elfner joined NavPoint Real Estate Group in June of 2015. He primarily focuses on commercial and investment sales, leasing, and development of retail properties throughout the Front Range of Colorado. With 18+ years of industry experience, he has created a reputation for going out of his way to protect his clients’ best interests while exceeding their expectations.  Currently, Ian is responsible for assisting all of his clients with every aspect of their real estate transactions, coordinating effective marketing efforts, and providing superior services on every transaction.  Ian’s “client first” long term view of conducting business has created a significant volume of repeat business over the years.  Ian has a vast network of brokerage relationships and related industry professionals to assist with making transactions seamless and smooth.

Ian has extensive experience with site selection analysis and strategic market planning for Tenants and Buyers of all types. Notable nationally branded clients include Culver’s, IHOP, Firehouse Subs, Sprint, and The Joint Chiropractic amongst many others.

Ian also has significant past experience representing national, regional, and local landlords with developing and executing a plan and vision for their existing assets and new developments. Notable Owners and Landlords that Ian is working with or has worked with previously include Stratus Companies, Evergreen Development Company, Drake Real Estate Services, Confluence Companies, the Englewood McClellan Reservoir Foundation, United Development Companies, Miller Real Estate, CNA Enterprises, Cornerstone Advisors, Pine Tree Commercial, and POB Montgomery/Gugenheim.

Prior to joining NavPoint Real Estate Group, Ian worked as Commercial Real Estate Broker at Unique Properties, Fuller Real Estate, and CB Richard Ellis in Denver. In addition, he worked for a Real Estate Investment Management firm based in Denver providing in-house Landlord representation for several regional and neighborhood shopping centers throughout the United States. He was also the in-house site location specialist for a franchised Noodles & Company operation for the States of Missouri and Nebraska and also worked in the Real Estate Department at Quiznos, handling new deals and renewal negotiations throughout the western United States. Prior to moving to Colorado, Ian started his career as an intern and worked his way into becoming a Commercial Real Estate Broker for a CB Richard Ellis partner office in Milwaukee, WI.

 Ian enjoys spending time with his wife Shelly and their 4 year old twins Hadley and Hayden.  Ian enjoys everything the Colodado outdoors have to offer as well as seeing live music and traveling throughout the United States and Internationally.


  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, 2000
    • Degree: Geography/Urban Area Development

Memberships and Associations

  • International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
    • Colorado Restaurant Association (CRA)
  • Currently enrolled in a national commercial real estate coaching program to further advance current business skills, goals, and initiatives which will add additional value to all clients.