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Brett Severson, Vice President

Brett Severson

Vice President

Brett Severson

Vice President
+1 952 9244869
+1 952 8318023

Minneapolis-St. Paul

800 LaSalle Avenue
Suite 1900
Minneapolis, MN 55402
+1 952 924 4600
+1 952 831 8023

Professional Experience

By providing up-to-date market knowledge, tailored financial analysis, contract expertise and significant data center real estate and colocation transaction experience, Brett works with clients to build sound data center strategies.

Currently, he serves as Vice President of CBRE’s National Data Center Solutions specialty practice group where he assists companies of all sizes in the procurement of data center services and real estate.

He has worked throughout North America on site and colocation selection projects and since 2009 has executed over 400,000 square feet and 9MW’s of data center transactions. His focus on the data center needs of local, regional and Fortune 500 companies over the last 10 years has made Brett an expert in providing his clients with solutions that achieve business objectives while minimizing costs and maximizing flexibility.

 

Achievements

Client ​Deal Type ​Deal Size
​Confidential Healthcare Co. ​Colocation ​1MW
​Confidential Healthcare Co. ​Colocation ​1.2MW
Confidential Insurance Co. ​Lease Renewal ​500Kw
​Stream Data Centers ​Land Site Selection & Build-to-Suit ​75,000 SF
​Confidential Mfg. Co. ​Colocation ​150kW
​ViaWest ​Building Site Selection - Purchase ​160,000 SF
​DataBank ​Building Site Selection - Lease ​90,000 SF
 

 

Professional Affiliations And Accreditations

  • AFCOM of Greater Minnesota, Member
  • Minnesota Commercial Association of Real Estate, Member
  • National Association of Industrial and Office Parks, Member

Education

  • University of Kansas, Bachelor of Arts, Business Communications
  • Brett also completed studies at the Spanish-American University in Seville, Spain

Partial Client List

  • Prime Therapeutics
  • Stream Data Centers
  • Donaldson Cos.
  • Kroll Ontrack
  • ViaWest
  • DataBank
  • Unisys
  • Assurant

Brett Severson

Vice President
+1 952 9244869
+1 952 8318023

Minneapolis-St. Paul

800 LaSalle Avenue
Suite 1900
Minneapolis, MN 55402
+1 952 924 4600
+1 952 831 8023