Your successes are our own.

We help you realize your company vision by identifying opportunities within the commercial real estate market. In our journey together, we protect your interests as if you were family.


We offer:


Brokerage Services

Whether you're an investor, landlord, or tenant, we offer brokerage services tailored to your needs. Learn more about what we can do for you here.

Franchisor Real Estate Support

For franchisors looking to add value to their franchise offering, without adding the overhead for a Director of Real Estate, we provide the services found here.

Franchisee Real Estate Support

For the franchisee candidate and franchisee, we help ensure the franchise in question is positioned to thrive. Learn more here.

Market Evaluation and Reporting

For any individual or entity looking to invest in commercial real estate, we make sure you have the information you need to make well-informed decisions. Learn more here.


Let's talk about the elephant in the room...


While we may appear to be obsessed with elephants, it’s for good reason. Elephants are well-known for their sense of family. In fact, they recognize each other after years of absence and, in many cases, relationships between elephants last a lifetime. They are loyal, protective, and thoughtful animals.

At Kin Commercial we also believe that creativity leads to success in negotiation and in identifying opportunities. We are proud of our elephant aspirations and abilities to think outside the box.



Kathryn Hummer, President

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Kathryn (Katie) Hummer is a commercial real estate consultant who has demonstrated an aptitude for start-up development and franchise expansion. In 2001, she earned a B.A. with dual degrees from Saint Mary’s College in Notre Dame, Indiana. Soon after, she began her real estate career with the world-renowned resort development company, Intrawest.

In 2011, as a Senior Broker with Colliers International, Katie was selected as one of two consultants to facilitate the national development of Denver-based Sola Salon Studios, a concept that was awarded by Forbes Magazine in 2015, “the #1 Franchise to buy in America.” Two years later, she accepted a position as the Director of Real Estate for LYFE Kitchen, a start-up restaurant concept founded by the former COO of McDonalds, where she implemented a development plan for the Central U.S. In 2014, Katie formed Kin Commercial as a sole proprietor.

Katie has also provided real estate solutions for national landlords and tenants, such as Forest City Commercial Group, General Growth Properties, Black Rock, Fidelity Investments, Bloomin Brands, Rubio's Coastal Grill, and Great Divide Brewing Company. A native of Shaker Heights, Ohio, she's an avid cyclist, yogi, and alpine skier. Katie is a supporter of Boys Hope Girls Hope of Colorado, an organization serving at-risk children. She is also a member of Impact100, an all-women collective giving organization that, in 2018, raised more than $190,000 in funds to grant to Denver area non-profits.


Lisa Snead, Senior Vice President

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Lisa Snead joined Kin Commercial in 2019. She is a deal-maker who has a knack for taking on large-scale leasing assignments and significantly improving co-tenancy and overall sales performance. On several occasions, Lisa has elevated an asset through execution of dramatic repositioning.

Lisa has dedicated her entire post-graduate life to retail real estate strategy. Thirty-ish years of experience have enabled her to be thoughtful and succinct in her approach to proforma analysis, as well as development and implementation of merchandising plans. Currently, she is utilizing her knowledge of retail sales volume throughout the country - as well as her knowledge of landlord expectations - to represent tenants.

Through her tenure with Simon (2009-2016), the largest REIT in the world, she developed tenant relationships across the U.S. and Europe. She successfully executed 200,000 square feet of retail space, per year, at various super-regional and outlet/entertainment portfolio projects, with particular focus on Colorado Mills in Lakewood, CO, and Sawgrass Mills in Sunrise, FL (near Fort Lauderdale).

From 2001 to 2006, as Group Vice President for the Mills Corporation, Lisa managed a 12-person team to execute leasing for Madrid Xanadu, the first super-regional retail and leisure center developed by a U.S. REIT in Europe. Lisa has also had success with smaller assignments, such as tourist destinations Faneuil Hall and Bayside Marketplace.

As an adventurer and aspiring artist, Lisa enjoys extensive travel throughout the world, having already visited 52 countries! After living in Washington DC, London, and Florida, Lisa planted roots in Denver in 2006. In her free time, she thrives on hot yoga and hiking. Her compassion for others is evident through her philanthropic dedication to organizations such as Warren Village, Metro Caring, Project Worthmore, and Impact100. Lisa is licensed to practice real estate in Florida and Colorado.