Dean Hokanson is an Executive Vice President and Secretary of CBRE|MEGA. He has been with the firm since 1984. During this period, Dean raised in excess of $30,000,000 in equity capital for sponsored real estate investments and specialized in the sale and leasing of institutional grade real estate. In addition, Dean continues to be instrumental in growing the firm’s property management portfolio.
Prior to joining CBRE|MEGA, Dean was Vice President and Branch Manager of Merit Capital Corporation, the syndication arm of Merit Corporation. Since Dean has been with CBRE|MEGA for quite some time, he has been involved with many profitable projects, currently he manages the sales and marketing of Lakeside Hills, a 235-acre mixed-use development. The Lakeside property includes a 30-acre anchored shopping center, a 1,000,000 SF office development, an upscale retirement community, a fitness center, luxury apartments, and a health campus that includes Lakeside Hospital. Dean has also been successful in the development of Southport West, a 137-acre mixed-use development in the Southwest Omaha area, which includes Cabela's, two John Q. Hammons hotels, and the La Vista Conference Center.
Dean has been an integral part of the development team for numerous apartment, office, shopping center and industrial properties. He has been interviewed in local newspapers for his perspective on various real estate issues. Dean is also a multi-year recipient of CBRE|MEGA’s Chairman’s Club award for outstanding sales achievement.