Joe Ballestrasse

Board of Directors at Thistle

Joe joined Thistle’s Board in 2000 and is currently the Vice President/Senior Relationship Manager of Community Banks of Colorado in
Boulder. Joe has been a commercial real estate lender for over 18 years. In the last 12 years, he financed over $800 million of real estate projects throughout the
Boulder County and Metro Denver area ranging from $1 million to over $50 million, including mixed-use projects, multi-building office developments, high-end condominiums and single-family developments. Joe served as Board President from 2006 to 2013. He is currently an active advocate for workforce housing in the community.