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Commercial Brokers - Top 25

Ranked by licensed Minnesota brokers | List information taken from the 2014 Black Book
Source: Company representatives and websites. If you were not contacted for this list but would like to be in the future, please contact research@tcbmag.com.
Firm
Address
Phone • Website
Founded/
Headquarters
Licensed MN brokers1
Employees in MN/
worldwide
Top local executive
Brokerage services provided
Sample of current brokerage projects/clients in MN
1
CBRE
4400 W 78th St., Ste. 200
Bloomington, MN 55435
952-924-4600 • cbre.com/minneapolis
1906
Los Angeles
130
900
37,000
Blake
Hastings
Brokerage services for office, industrial, and retail properties; investment; global corporate services; property and project management; capital markets; private client groups; property acquisition, disposition, and leasing
601 Carlson Parkway (Minnetonka), 701 Building (Minneapolis), Diamond Lake Industrial Center (Rogers), Gateway North Business Center (Otsego), Shady Oak Lake Corporate Center (Minnetonka) Moneygram and 1600 Tower (St. Louis Park)
2

Cushman & Wakefield/NorthMarq
3500 American Blvd. W, Ste 200
Bloomington, MN 55431
952-831-1000 • cushwakenm.com
1916
New York
81
376
15,000
Mike
Ohmes
Landlord and tenant representation, investment sales, capital markets, real estate advisory and consulting services
Atria Corporate Center (Plymouth), Bass Creek Business Center (Plymouth), Centennial Lakes Office Park (Edina), Metropoint (St. Louis Park), Normandale Lake Office Park (Bloomington), Plymouth Business Center (Plymouth), The Shoppes at Arbor Lakes (Maple Grove)
3

Colliers International | Minneapolis-St. Paul
4350 Baker Road, Ste. 400
Minnetonka, MN 55343
952-897-7700 • welshco.com
1977
Minnetonka
75
257
257
William
Wardwell
Office, retail, industrial, health care, and multi-family projects; land brokerage; investment sales; corporate real estate services; tenant representation
Not provided
4
KW Commercial International
659 Bielenberg Drive Suite 100
St Paul, MN 55125
651-283-6803 • kwcommercial.com
2009
Austin, Texas
38
38
1,200
Scott
Miller
Owned properties; office, industrial, retail, and land sales; hotel sales; investment sales; tenant representation
Not provided
5
Sunbelt Business Brokers and M&A Advisors
3212 Rice St.
St. Paul, MN 55126
651-484-2677 • sunbeltmidwest.com
1978
Cleveland
29
Not provided
1,400
Chris
Jones
Business Brokerage services for companies under $5 million in sales. M&A Advisory services for companies of $5 - $50 million in sales. Complimentary Value Assessments.
Business sales are confidentially marketed. To find current businesses for sale, visit sunbeltmidwest.com or sunbelt-business-advisors.com
6
Calhoun Companies
7600 Parklawn Ave., Suite 225
Edina, MN 55435
952-831-3300 • calhouncompanies.com
1908
Edina
23
26
26
Wally
Kocemba
Andy
Kocemba
Business Brokerage
Not provided
7
Northco Real Estate Services2
5353 Wayzata Blvd., Ste. 400
Minneapolis, MN 55416
952-820-1600 • northco.com
1975
Minneapolis
20
35
35
Frank
Jermusek
Golf and hospitality properties, consulting, leasing, sales, tenant representation, property management, investment
Wedgwood Commerce Center (Maple Grove), Northstar Center (Minneapolis), 5353 Wayzata Boulevard (St. Louis Park)
8
Granite City Real Estate, LLC
58 10th Ave. S
Waite Park, MN 56387
320-253-0003 • granitecityproperties.com
2004
Waite Park
19
34
343
Jim
Pflepsen
Listing and property sales, leasing, tenant representation, and commercial property management
Gannett, IRET (Investors Real Estate Trust), Quinlivan & Hughes Law Office, Bremer Bank, Falcon Bank (St. Cloud), several commercial leases (St. Cloud)
8
Jones Lang LaSalle
45 S 7th St., Ste. 3051
Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-217-5150 • us.joneslanglasalle.com
1783
Chicago
19
156
45,000
Chris
Rohrer
Tenant representation, agency leasing, capital markets, investments, project management, facilities management, lease administration
Piper Jaffray (Minneapolis), Olson (Minneapolis), U.S. Trust (various locations), Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly (Minneapolis), Eide Bailly (Minneapolis), Ernst & Young, (Minneapolis), Fair Isaac Corporation (FICO) (Arden Hills), The Toro Company (various locations)
10
Cassidy Turley
200 S 6th St., Ste. 1400
Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-341-4444 • cassidyturley.com
1909
St. Louis
18
72
3,800
Dennis
Panzer
Brokerage for office, industrial, retail, and multi-family projects; investment sales; property and facilities management; corporate services
Colonial Warehouse building (Minneapolis), Hines office/flex portfolio (Minneapolis), Crosstown North Business Center (Brooklyn Park), Northland Interstate Business Center (Brooklyn Park), River Road Industrial Center (Fridley), Grand Oak Business Park (Eagan), North Branch Outlets (North Branch), Beacon Bluff (St. Paul)
10
Cresa Minneapolis4
920 2nd Ave. S, Ste. 900
Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-337-8498 • cresa.com
1998
Boston
18
23
855
Thomas
Sexton
Transaction and project management, relocation planning and management, strategic planning, site selection and incentives, subleases, dispositions, lease administration, capital markets, facilities consulting, sustainability consulting, property tax appeals
West Side Community Health, Lund's, Allianz, Sabathani Community Center, Animal Humane Society
10
Marcus & Millichap
8300 Norman Center Dr., Ste. 810
Bloomington, MN 55437
952-852-9700 • marcusmillichap.com
1971
Encino, California
18
22
1,400
Craig
Patterson
Investment real estate brokerage, including multi-family, retail, office, single-tenant net leased, hospitality, self-storage, senior housing, industrial, and land
1225-unit apartment (St. Paul), 100,681-square-foot office building (Bloomington), 130-room Days Inn hotel (Minneapolis), 13,722-square-foot retail center (Blaine)
13
CSM Corporation
500 Washington Ave. S, Ste. 3000
Minneapolis, MN 55415
612-395-7000 • csmcorp.net
1976
Minneapolis
16
1,066
2,074
Paul
Sevenich
Brokerage services for retail, office, and industrial properties
University Industrial Park ( Minneapolis), Chanhassen Business Center (Chanhassen), Airport Business Center (Bloomington), Shops at Lyndale (Richfield), West Ridge Market (Minnetonka), Waters Business Center (Eagan), Shops at Plymouth Creek (Plymouth), Kasota Business Center (St. Paul), Westgate Business Center (St. Paul)
14

Frauenshuh Commercial Real Estate Group
7101 W 78th St.
Bloomington, MN 55439
952-829-3480 • frauenshuhcommercial.com
1983
Bloomington
14
54
54
Dean
Williamson
Corporate services, brokerage, property and asset management, construction administration and development
7700 France Avenue (Edina), Normandale Tech Center (Bloomington), Metro Office Park (Bloomington), Southdale Square (Edina/Richfield), France Place (Bloomington), Champlin Town Center (Champlin), 5108 Edina Industrial Boulevard (Edina)
15
Coldwell Banker Commercial Orion
630 1st St. S
Waite Park, MN 56387
320-251-1177 • cbcorion.com
2002
Parsippany, New Jersey
12
12
3,000
Michael
Schmitt
Business and real estate investment brokerage; office, retail, commercial, and industrial sales and leasing
Approximately 100 various types of Minnesota real estate listings.
15
Coldwell Banker Commercial Griffin Companies
1221 Nicollet Ave. S., Ste. 300
Minneapolis, MN 55403
612-338-2828 • cbcgriffin.com
1969
Madison, NJ
12
23
23
William
Ostlund
Acquisitions, advisory, business brokerage, corporate solutions, investment solutions, dispositions, leasing, owner representation, tenant representation, special asset solutions
1221 Nicollet Mall (Minneapolis)
15
Mid-America Real Estate-Minnesota, LLC
5353 Wayzata Blvd., Ste. 650
Golden Valley, MN 55416
952-563-6600 • midamericagrp.com
1985
St. Louis Park, MN.
12
31
175
Doug
Sailor
Retail leasing, tenant representation, buyer and seller representation, restaurant representation, Investment Sales
Shingle Creek Crossing (Brooklyn Center), Eagan Promenade (Eagan), Tamarack Village (Woodbury), Woodbury Village (Woodbury), Town Centre (Eagan), Dunkirk Square (Maple Grove), North Branch Marketplace (North Branch), The Promenade of Wayzata (Wayzata)
15
Transwestern
706 2nd Ave. S, Ste. 100
Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-343-4200 • transwestern.net
1996
Houston
12
40
1,850
Michael
Salmen
Tenant advisory services, agency leasing and sales, capital markets, property and facility management, market research services, development
Baker Center (Minneapolis), Waters Business Park (Eagan), St. Paul Industrial Properties (Arden Hills), BLN Office Park (Bloomington), Northpark Corporate Center (Arden Hills)
19
Upland Real Estate Group, Inc.
50 S 6th St., Ste. 1418
Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-332-6600 • upland.com
1995
Minneapolis
10
12
12
Keith
Sturm
Net-lease investment property sales, tenant representation, project leasing, land sales, landlord representation, user property sales, investment property sales, alternative real estate investments, IRS Section 1031 expertise
CVS Pharmacy (Apple Valley); Six Quebec Building (Minneapolis); Total Hockey stores (throughout Minnesota)
19
Wellington Management, Inc.
1625 Energy Park Dr., Ste. 100
St. Paul, MN 55108
651-292-9844 • wellingtonmgt.com
1985
St. Paul
10
25
25
Stephen
Wellington
Leasing services for businesses of all sizes; brokers exclusively for buildings that it manages
Bandana Square (St. Paul); Energy Technology Center (St. Paul), River Bend Business Park (St. Paul), Penn Lowry Crossing (Minneapolis)
21
DTZ a UGL Company5
333 S 7th St., Ste. 1370
Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-605-4060 • DTZ.com
1784
Los Angeles
9
9
47,000
Mark
Evenson
Transaction management, strategic advising, project management, facility management, portfolio management, data management
All projects are tenant-related, fluid, and confidential in nature
21
Kraus-Anderson Realty Company
4210 W Old Shakopee Road
Bloomington, MN 55437
952-881-8166 • www.karealty.com
1965
Bloomington
9
37
40
Daniel
Engelsma
Daniel
Engelsma
Landlord and tenant representation
Southtown Shopping Center (Bloomington), Northcourt Commons (Blaine), Crossroads of Chanhassen (Chanhassen), Prairie Lakes Corporate Center (Eden Prairie), Gateway Office Plaza (Burnsville), Primetech Office Center (Eden Prairie), Brighton Village (New Brighton), Woodlake Office Center (Woodbury)
23
Gaughan Companies
56 E Broadway Ave., Ste. 200
Forest Lake, MN 55025
651-464-5700 • gaughancompanies.com
1969
Forest Lake
7
110
110
Patrick
Gaughan
Office, industrial, retail, and land sales and leasing; tenant representation; buyer representation; property management; consulting
Minnesota Medical Enterprise Center (Coon Rapids), Town Centre (Eagan), Northtown Financial Plaza (Coon Rapids), Whitewater Plaza (Minnetonka), Oakridge Business Centre (White Bear Lake), Maplewood Medical Building (Maplewood), Mendota Heights Executive Center (Mendota Heights)
23
Paramount Real Estate Corporation
3601 Minnesota Dr., Ste. 925
Bloomington, MN 55435
952-854-8290 • paramountre.com
1996
Bloomington
7
11
11
Fred
Hedberg
Landlord and seller representation, tenant and buyer representation, consulting for property and asset management, project management, real estate development
West Bloomington Business Center (Bloomington), Eagandale Crossing (Eagan), Lone Oak Business Center I and II (Eagan), River Bend Business Park (St. Paul), Northwoods Business Park I, II, (Eagan), Excelsior Office Center (Excelsior)

1 As of April 15, 2013
2 Formerly Grubb & Ellis|Northco Real Estate Services
3 Does not include agents or brokers
4 Formerly CresaPartners
5 Formerly UGL Services - Equis Corporation